Early Childhood Educators

Casual and Permanent Full-Time Contracts

Starting Hourly Rate - Cert III $26.87, Diploma Qualified $30.71, Casual $33.58


The Town of Bassendean Children’s Services operates two quality Early Childhood Centres both of which ‘exceed’ the NQS; Wind in the Willows.


Wind in the Willows are places where childhood is cherished and children have a right to be heard. The dynamic and highly qualified team work respectfully and cohesively in the best interest of the children and the community. 


We are seeking self-motivated and vibrant Early Childhood Educators to join our fantastic team at Wind in the Willows. The successful applicants will demonstrate high levels of teamwork ethic as well as a passion for upholding the rights of the child in accordance with the ECA code of ethics. Positivity, honesty and an ability to build respectful reciprocal relationships with children, families and each other are essential.


If you are a nurturing, highly skilled and dedicated early childhood professional then we would like to hear from you.


A minimum Cert lll in Early Childhood Education is required. A valid Working with Children Check and police clearance is also required prior to commencement. Any additional skills, talents and interests such as music, dance or drama would also be desirable.


Working Hours

Working hours are 37.5 per week, Monday to Friday based on a rotating roster of the Centre’s operational hours, 7am to 6pm.


Salary and Benefits

The permanent full-time position is classified Level 2/3 with a salary range of $53,086 to $60,689 per annum dependent on qualifications and experience plus 10% superannuation.

The casual opportunity attracts an hourly rate of $33.58 (including 25% casual loading). 


Would you like to know more?

Further information is available in the Employment Information Pack or for position related queries please contact Sally Griffiths, Manager Children’s Services on 9279 3773.


How to Apply

To be considered for this fantastic opportunity please email your resume and cover letter to humanresources@bassendean.wa.gov.au


Application period closes 4pm on Friday 4 February 2022. Please note we may commence shortlisting and interviewing of candidates prior to the closing date.


Peta Mabbs

Chief Executive Officer

The Town of Bassendean is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages Indigenous Australians, young people, people with disabilities, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and women to apply for positions within our agency. The Town also promotes flexible working arrangements.

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