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Early Childhood Educator (Diploma)

Ballarat VIC, Australia

  • Two (2) Permanent Full time Vacancies
  • Band 4 Salary from $62,630.98 to $66,755.65 per annum, plus statutory superannuation
  • Located at Wendouree Children’s Centre
  • Two (2) Permanent Full time Vacancies
  • Band 4 Salary from $62,630.98 to $66,755.65 per annum, plus statutory superannuation
  • Located at Wendouree Children’s Centre

The role

We are currently seeking two (2) enthusiastic and dynamic Diploma Qualified Early Childhood Educators to join Council’s Wendouree Children’s Centre established team. The positions would suit experienced educators who can work collaboratively within a team and are passionate about excellence in Early Childhood Education and Care.

With an outstanding reputation for innovative and responsive programs, City of Ballarat Children’s Services provides an excellent opportunity for educators to grow and make their mark in the early childhood field. A commitment to teamwork is essential to ensure provision of quality education and care in a safe, secure, stimulating and healthy environment.

About you

The successful applicants will be Diploma qualified and have an understanding of the Children’s Services Regulations and Early Years Frameworks.

With a genuine interest in meeting the needs of children and their families you will demonstrate an ability to support a holistic approach to the care, education and development of children that reflects an awareness of the wellbeing of children in your care.

Strong interpersonal skills and an understanding of and respect for diverse social and cultural values and attitudes in relation to caring for children are crucial skills we’re looking for in the successful applicant.

To apply 

To apply for this position please click on the Apply button and submit your application. The closing date for this position is 12pm Monday 31st January 2022.  Please ensure that you provide a cover letter, current resume and answer screening questions based on the key selection criteria

The successful applicant will be required to undergo a full employment medical and police check. Covid-19 Vaccinations are required for this role.


For any additional questions, please contact Rebecca Karslake, Manager Integrated Children Services on 0437 081 012.

The City of Ballarat is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to providing a safe and inclusive working environment that embraces and values child safety, diversity and flexibility.?We welcome applications from all walks of life and celebrate the diversity and richness this brings to our workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from people living with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer.? We support flexible and accessible working arrangements for all and are committed to ensuring that all jobs in our workforce can be performed flexibly. If you're short listed for a role and are looking for flexibility, we encourage you to start the flexible working conversation with the hiring manager to find out what options may be possible for the role you're applying for. 

Position Description - Early Childhood Lead Educator (Band 4).pdf

Contract Type: Permanent

Job Classification: Education & Training

Reference ID: LS000087

Date Posted: 14/01/2022