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Early Childhood Educators x2 - Certificate III

Employer: Melbourne City Mission
Work Type/s: Contract, Part Time
Classification/s: Early Childhood, Education & Training
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 09 January, 2019.
Applications close: 23 January, 2019. (Expired)

  • 1x Early Childhood Educator - Certificate III, Pre-Kinder room
  • 1x Early Childhood Educator - Certificate III, Nursery room

We're looking for two motivated & nurturing Early Childhood Educators to work at our Bassetts Road Early Learning Centre!

  • Part-time fixed-term (12 months)
  • Available to work 15 to 37.5 hours per week
  • Competitive remuneration package with salary packaging benefits available
  • Doreen location: Bassetts Road Early Learning Centre

Melbourne City Mission

At Melbourne City Mission we’re changing lives every day. We’ve been around for almost as long as Melbourne itself and are a responsive, creative and flexible organisation transforming the lives of people experiencing disadvantage. Our services extend across disability, homelessness & justice, palliative care, and education and early years. A career with us means you are part of an organisation making a real difference.

Click here to find out more about us!

About the program

This is an exciting opportunity to work at Melbourne City Mission’s Bassetts Road Early Learning Centre. The 120 place multi-purpose childcare centre provides a quality educational program for children from birth to 5 years of age. Bassetts Road ELC offers children and families an integrated early learning environment where children are nurtured to reach their full potential. High quality programs are developed under the National Early Years Learning Framework by qualified and experienced educators.

About the role

We are currently seeking two motivated, dedicated and nurturing professional Certificate III Educators. These educators will be able to foster a caring and educational environment through team work and contributing to a high quality program. The successful applicants will have a sincere passion for childcare with a positive and enthusiastic attitude.

The successful applicant will be:

  • Ability to provide support and assistance to enable participation and access for all children.
  • Experience working in a long day care environment.
  • Commitment to providing a safe, caring, non-judgemental and supportive environment for children and their families.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to quality improvement and the Assessment and Rating Process for early year’s services.
  • Ability to engage with and support children in an educational setting.
  • Ability to contribute to the program and planning in consultation with the Room leader.
  • Sound knowledge of child development.
  • Demonstrated capacity to guide children’s behaviour.
  • Awareness of the cultural needs of families.
  • Ability to ensure confidentiality of information.
  • Capacity to work positively within a team environment.
  • Organisational skills and the ability to prioritise tasks.
  • Available to work a minimum of 15 to a maximum of 37.5 hours per week.
  • Ability to work between the hours of 6:30am-6:30pm on rotating roster

Skills and experience

  • Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care or Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
  • Must have knowledge of Early Years Learning Framework.
  • Current first Aid Qualification with ACECQA guidelines.
  • Current Anaphylaxis, Asthma & Food Handling certificates
  • Capacity to respond appropriately to children at risk of harm or neglect


We offer a competitive remuneration package including an attractive salary, access to tax-effective salary packaging arrangements and supportive work/life balance provisions. MCM recognises the importance of investing in the training, learning and development of our staff.

A position description containing further information is attached below.

How to apply for this job

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.