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Early Childhood Educator (Casual)
  • Casual position
  • Band 3 - Band 4 (Depending on Qualification) $29.74 - $34.26 per hour plus casual loading
  • Located at our multiple sites

About the role 

City of Ballarat Children's Services encompasses three (3) sites, Girrabanya Integrated Children's Services, Wendouree Children's Centre and occasional care at the Ballarat Aquatic and Lifestyle Children's Centre, with a new site to be developed during 2023 in Wendouree which will be known as the Rowan View Children's Centre.

We openly welcome interest from individuals who would like to join our casual pool of Educators to work across all of our sites to deliver educational and care programs to children and their families. 

Our casual educators may be either Certificate III and/or Diploma qualified and will work closely with the relevant Centre Coordinator, Educational Leader and Lead Educator to collaborate as a team of early childhood professionals, working within the National Quality Framework.

With an outstanding reputation for innovative and responsive programs, City of Ballarat Children's Services provide an excellent opportunity for educators to grow and make their mark in the early childhood field.

About you 

To shine in these roles, you will need to:

  • Hold an Early Childhood qualification - either Certificate III or Diploma
  • Be a team player
  • Demonstrated a knowledge & understanding of the Children's Services Regulations and Early Years Frameworks.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with ability to interact with people from diverse social and cultural backgrounds


Certificate III Educators are classified at a Band 3 level with a starting hourly rate of $37.17. Diploma qualified Educators are classified at a Band 4 level with a starting hourly rate of $40.17. Pay rates are inclusive of 25% casual loading.

Next steps

To submit your interest please click on the Apply button and submit a cover letter and current resume.  

For any additional questions, please contact Melissa Lloyd, Coordinator Girrabanya Integrated Children's Centre on 5320 5150 or Renee Harvey Coordinator Wendouree Children's Centre.

Successful applicants will be required to undergo a full employment medical, police check and hold a current Working with Children Check.

The City of Ballarat is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a safe and inclusive working environment that embraces and values diversity, flexibility and child safety. We welcome applications from all walks of life and celebrate the diversity and richness this brings to our workplace and reasonable adjustments will be made to the process to ensure equitable access.  We undertake an employment screening process to ensure this commitment is upheld, this includes ensuring the successful candidate holds a valid working with children check and satisfactory criminal history record check. 

Job Ref: CJ000109
Submitted: 21-09-2023

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