Early Childhood Educator (Diploma)

  • Work in a friendly and collaborative team
  • Fantastic working environment in a modern facility
  • Attractive salary and benefits

The Role

  • Continuing, Part-Time (4 days per week)
  • $64,633 to $70,162 pro rata p.a. (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Wagga Wagga

As an Early Childhood Educator with Charles Sturt University, you will be responsible for providing developmentally appropriate care and education programs for the group of children within your care. You will work as a member of our cooperative team to plan, prepare, implement and evaluate, indoor and outdoor learning environments, acknowledging children’s individual needs, within the needs of the group as a whole.

To be successful you will have:

  • Diploma of Community Services (Children’s Services) and
  • Experience working in a Day Care or Pre-School environment
  • Proven experience developing and implementing high-quality educational programs, incorporating the Early Years Learning Framework.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to interpret and implement Education and Care Services Regulations 2011.

As part of this recruitment, Pre-employment Functional Screening is required.

The appointment is also conditional upon the successful applicant producing, satisfying and maintaining a “Working with Children Check”, in accordance with the Commission for Children and Young People Act (NSW).

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

Evidence of having received a full course of a COVID-19 vaccination approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration is required as a condition of entry onto Charles Sturt University campuses.  Accordingly, evidence of vaccination or a valid exemption is a condition of employment at Charles Sturt University.

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Office of the Chief Operating Officer includes the functions of Finance, Information Technology, Facilities Management, People and Culture and Strategy and delivers professional services and support to the University community commanding the management and deployment of a significant asset base.  The Portfolio has the overarching responsibility and commitment to lead the physical and technological development of the University; to lead organisational change and development of our people in the service and support areas of the University as part of the University Strategy 2017–2022.

The Division of Finance is responsible for the provision of financial services to the University. The Division’s goal is to provide timely, flexible and responsive financial information to facilitate efficient and effective management throughout the University.

Charles Sturt University offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. This is demonstrated through our Workplace Gender Equality Agency Employer of Choice Citation and our Athena SWAN Bronze Institutional Award. Charles Sturt is also a participating member in the Australian Workplace Equality Index. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQA+; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the Position Description or by contacting:

Megan Isaac | Director, Children’s Centre | misaac@csu.edu.au | Ph: 02 6933 2665

Closing Date: 11 pm, 29 June 2022

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About Charles Sturt University

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Division of Finance is responsible for the provision of financial services to the University. The Division’s goal is to provide timely, flexible and responsive financial information to facilitate efficient and effective management throughout the University.

Charles Sturt University offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. This is demonstrated through our Workplace Gender Equality Agency Employer of Choice Citation and our Athena SWAN Bronze Institutional Award. Charles Sturt is also a participating member in the Australian Workplace Equality Index. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQA+; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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