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Assistant Educators - Kalgoorlie Early Learning Centre


Are you looking for a rewarding career in childcare, with career growth opportunities?

  • In November we are opening a brand-new, state-of-the art, custom built Early Learning Centre (ELC) in Kalgoorlie
  • We are recruiting Assistant Educators to join our amazing team.
  • Permanent full-time, part-time or casual positions available.

Our vacancies:

If you are someone who puts the children’s needs first, you want to see them grow, learn, and succeed, then join us at our new 92 place childcare centre, where we will be caring for and nurturing children from 6 weeks to 5 years.

We are looking for Assistant Educators who will provide a safe and stimulating environment for every child attending the centre.

You will provide support to children, families, and staff. You’ll assist in the preparation, implementation, and evaluation of appropriate programs for individual children or groups. Using a variety of strategies, you will encourage the children to participate in fun activities and monitor their behaviour using positive guidance.

Permanent full-time, part-time or casual positions available.

Who is the Y WA and what we do?

  • The Y WA, formerly known as YMCA WA, is one of the most successful not for profit providers of children’s services in Australia.
  • We also provide impactful youth and community programs, and health and wellness facilities.
  • We reinvest any surpluses back into youth and community projects.
  • The YMCA movement is the largest and oldest youth organisation in the world!
  • We currently employ over 600 people and have 49 services state-wide. So, if you want your job to be interesting, enjoyable AND rewarding join the Y WA!

The new early learning centre:

Our spacious and vibrant new centre, which will be ran by one of our experienced Directors who is relocating for this great opportunity, focuses on nature and sustainability, encouraging play and learning, both indoors and outdoors. The environment will align with our childcare philosophy and the Y’s Approach to Learning, which has been proven to provide children with the best start in life and where we will help prepare them for school. Our programs are designed to meet the individual interests and needs of the children and support their learning journey.

So, why don’t you become part of this brand-new journey with us from the get-go?

Essential requirements

  • Either achieved an ACECQA approved Diploma OR CERT III in Early Childhood Education and Care or equivalent from a recognised institution, or working towards to a CERT III
  • Current Working with Children Check and National Police Clearance (or willingness to obtain).

So, why join us?

  • Great career opportunities in a spectacular new and inspiring childcare centre.
  • Additional above award payments*
  • Traineeships offered for those wanting to study a Certificate 3 or Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.
  • Generous discounted childcare for your own children.
  • Support from an experienced Centre Director who will help you settle in from day one.
  • Ongoing professional development, training, and support.
  • A comprehensive induction process.
  • Approachable, professional, and supportive teams, including HR, always on hand to support you no matter what!


  • Free gym membership.
  • Discounted corporate healthcare.
  • Free off-street parking.
  • Salary packaging available.
  • Free employee assistance program.
  • Be part of a dynamic team!

Y opportunities

With services across the state, we regularly promote opportunities to move within the Y WA family. You will receive expert support and advice not only from your local team, but from everyone you meet within the Y WA. But it does not stop there! There will be even more potential opportunities for you to explore when you become part of the Y Australia family.

How to Apply

Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity! To apply click Apply Now. Full position descriptions are available on the website. Should you require any further information please call Matthew Ball on 08 9473 8427.

The Y, including Boards of Directors, is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people in accordance with our Safeguarding Children and Young People framework. The Y requires that all applicants undergo satisfactory screening prior to commencement, including but not limited to:

  • National criminal history check.
  • International criminal history check where applicants have worked overseas.
  • Holding or obtaining a Working with Children Clearance/ equivalent in accordance with state/ territory laws.
  • Two reference checks.
  • Diana screen.

Any successfully appointed applicant will be required to adhere to the Safeguarding Children and Young People framework, which includes a thorough safeguarding children and young people induction and committing to upholding the safety and wellbeing of children and young people throughout their engagement with the Y.

We reserve the right to commence the recruitment process prior to the nominated closing date. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Visit our website for further information.

*Payments will be offered for the first 12 months of employment only for all non-casual positions only.

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