Early Childhood Teacher

  • Cumberland Council
  • Greater Western Sydney, NSW, Australia
  • 17/05/2019
Full Time - Flexible Community Services Education & Training

Job Description

  • Permanent Full-time Opportunity
  • Be part of an Innovative Education and Care team

About the Organisation

Cumberland Council is a Child Safe organisation which offers a range of employment in both indoor and outdoor work across a variety of professions and trades and supports the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity, Work Health and Safety, cultural diversity and professional development of staff. Cumberland Council provides extensive services to its residents with the Cumberland Local Government Area being located some 18km west of the Sydney CBD and having an estimated resident population of 219,312.

Council’s long-term Community Strategic Plan focuses on a commitment to social and cultural cohesion, the local economy, our natural and built environments and local leadership. As a member of our organisation, you will have an opportunity to drive community outcomes, programs and services and be part of a Council focused on being innovative, inspiring and delivering change

About the Opportunity

Be part of an innovative educational program for children that provides a caring environment that enriches the lives of children and their families. You will hold a Early Childhood Teacher qualification with experience in Education and care. You will possess skills in and experience in customer service, be an excellent communicator and work well in a team environment. 

Council is committed to providing an accessible, safe and inclusive workplace for all. If you require additional support or any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know during the application process.  

Council fully supports the aims and objectives of NSW Child Protection Legislation, and associated provisions, and will implement all necessary measures to ensure a safe and supporting Council environment, which endeavours to promote child safe child friendly practices. It is essential for applicants to submit their WWCC number with their application. It is an offence under NSW legislation for barred workers to apply for or otherwise attempt to obtain, undertake or remain in child-related employment.

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Salary: Employment is under the Local Government (State) Award. This position is placed in Grade 8 of the new Cumberland salary structure with a salary range of $1,141.58 to $1,312.82 per week plus superannuation. Commencement salary will depend upon qualifications, experience and competencies. Council is willing to pay for all training, renewal of teacher accreditation and WWCCC fees.

Conditions of Employment:  This is a permanent full-time position based on 9 day, 70 hour fortnight, rostered hours between 6:00am and 6:00pm, Monday to Friday working 7.75 hours per day. You may be required to work across any one of Council's 17 children's services centres in the Cumberland Local Government Area. You may also be required to attend training, educator events and staff meetings outside of your normal working hours.  All final applicants for this position will be asked to consent to a criminal record check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits. 

Position File Number: SP-LC-105/02

EnquiriesTelephone Jennifer Kingston on 8757 9775 for further information.

Closing Date: 11:30pm, Wednesday 29 May 2019


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