Early Childhood Educator - Certificate III

  • Friendly and positive work environment with a supportive team
  • $59.8K-63.9K per annum + superannuation
  • Full time, permanent opportunity

About the role
Come and join a great team culture where you play an integral role in shaping how we influence the lives of children. We pride ourselves on Exceeding National Quality Standards and providing a service that is innovative and tailored to the children's needs and interests.

As an educator at Glen Eira City Council, you will support the room leader in delivering high quality care and education that is safe, stimulating and educationally appropriate for children. You will be supported by an exceptional Team Leader and Early Childhood Teachers and will be given every opportunity to learn and grow.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with the implementation and delivery of the curriculum, programs and activities.
  • Assisting with room set up/pack up and cleaning.
  • Engaging with children and ensuring they have a fun and exciting day!
  • Liaising with families to ensure their children's needs are met.
  • Ensuring all relevant records are accurately maintained

About you
We are seeking educators that have a passion for early childhood education and will be matched by their reflective nature, analytical skills, sense of curiosity and fun.

Do you possess these qualities?

  • positive, enthusiastic and upbeat;
  • flexible, energetic and committed;
  • focused, driven and passionate;
  • caring, responsive and intuitive;
  • experienced and professional whilst maintaining a fun sense of humour.

Qualifications and Skills

You will have:

  • A clear understanding of child development
  • Experience in behaviour management
  • Detailed understanding of Education and Care Services National Regulations and laws
  • Employee Working with Children Check
  • Minimum of a Certificate III in Children's Services or equivalent
  • Current CPR and First Aid qualifications (including Anaphylaxis and Asthma management)

Important information

  • This position is primarily located at either Caulfield or Murrumbeena Early Learning Centre however you may be required to work at Council's other Early Learning Centres from time to time.
  • Applicants must be willing to undergo a police records check and work based medical for the purposes of employment.
  • In accordance with government requirements, the preferred candidate will be required to demonstrate evidence of approved COVID-19 vaccination or authorised medical exemption.

About Glen Eira's Early Learning Centres
Council has three Early Learning Centres (Caulfield, Murrumbeena and Carnegie) which provides a creative, safe and nurturing environment that enhances each child's curiosity and natural desire to learn. Each Centre offers full day care and kindergarten programs for children from six months to school age.

We have recently been assessed to be "Exceeding" National Quality Standards in all 7 quality areas. We are very proud to be a high quality early learning centre and our team are very dedicated to delivering exceptional educational curriculums.

How to apply
Please attach your resume along with a cover letter detailing your experience and how it relates to the role.

For further enquiries, please call Nicole Brunhierl on 9524 3294


Glen Eira City Council prides itself on being an equal opportunity employer and a child safe organisation. As a Council, we are committed to:

  • Providing a diverse and inclusive workplace that values the safety and wellbeing of children and young people, as well as all our employees;
  • Receiving applications from people of all diverse abilities, skills, languages, cultures and backgrounds including: people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and LGBTIQ and gender diverse people;
  • Reconciliation and supporting the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander aspirations.

If you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and require advice and support with the recruitment process, contact our Aboriginal Civic and Cultural Officer on T: 03 9524 3333 or E: MBickford@gleneira.vic.gov.au

We value the knowledge, skills and talents that all people can share with our workforce and community.