Early Childhood Educator Roles- Multiple

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Early Childhood Educator roles – Multiple

  • Early Childhood Educators- Cert III
  • Early Childhood Educators- Diploma 
  • Kindergarten Educators 46/52 – Diploma

Permanent and Temporary roles / Full-time and Part-time roles


  • Early Childhood Educators- Cert III- $63,316.57 - $68,504.94 (hourly rate $32.04 - $34.67) 
  • Early Childhood Educators- Diploma- $69, 505.50 - $74,866.87 (hourly rate $35.17 to $37.89)
  • Kindergarten Educator Level 2 (Diploma level) + 10 weeks paid term break leave - $61,485 to $66,226 (hourly rate $31.12 to $33.52)

Are you looking to join an organisation that values the meaningful work that you do as an early childhood educator?

Yarra City Council Children’s Services are seeking dedicated educators for our Long Day Care and Kindergarten programs in Richmond, Fitzroy, Collingwood and North Carlton.

To find out more about our Long Day Care Centres, Occasional Care programs and Kindergartens visit us on https://www.yarracity.vic.gov.au/services/family-and-children

Early Childhood Educators employed at Yarra enjoy the generous employment conditions of the Yarra City Council Enterprise Agreement 2021-2025 including:

  • Annual increments
  • Dedicated off-the-floor planning time (pro-rata)
    • Cert 3 – 2 hours
    • Diploma – 4 hours
    • Educators working in a funded kindergarten program (8 hours)
  • Full time 52/52 educator receive a monthly RDO
  • Additional leave entitlements including ceremonial leave and parental leave
  • Exceptional professional development and career opportunities
  • Recognition of service incentives
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme

Yarra is a child safe organisation and as such you will understand the important role that educators play in protecting and advocating for children’s wellbeing.

To be successful in this role, the following is required:

  • Minimum qualification of Certificate 3 or Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care, (or equivalent)
  • Up to date First Aid, CPR, EpiPen and Asthma Management qualifications
  • Valid Working with Children Check
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate responsive routines and programs guided by the approved learning frameworks
  • Current mandatory reporting training
  • Team focused approach
  • You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.

Yarra City Council is an exciting and flexible organisation. We pride ourselves on inclusive culture and diversity. We aim to make a positive difference in people’s lives and continually improve service to the community.

For further information, please see the position descriptions below or contact Rachel Davies, Team Leader of Children’s Services Operations – Early Years, at rachel.davies@yarracity.vic.gov.au.


Early Childhood Educators- Cert III- Download File Early Childhood Educator - Certificate III - Position Description.pdf

Early Childhood Educators- Diploma-  Download File Early Childhood Educator - Diploma- Position Description.pdf

Kindergarten Educators 46/52 – Diploma- Download File Sessional Kindergarten Early Childhood Educator - Level 2 - Position Description.pdf

In your application, please note that the selection panel will assess your CV against the technical skills, ability and qualifications of the Position Description as well as your optional cover letter.

*This position is subject to satisfactory Police Check, Working with Children Check and a Pre-Employment Medical Assessment prior to commencement. Pre-employment checks are not used by Yarra City Council to prevent any applicant from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

Yarra City Council is committed to being a child safe organisation and supports flexible and accessible working arrangements for all. This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer. We draw pride and strength from our diversity, remain open to new approaches and actively foster an inclusive workplace that celebrates the contribution made by all our people.

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