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Early Childhood Teacher (Multiple Positions) - Rowan View
  • Multiple positions available – Full-time fixed term contracts until December 2026 and Casual Roles
  • KG 2.1 - 2.5 salary range from $95,937 - $110,897 per annum inclusive of leave buy back, plus super
  • Join our new children's centre located in Rowan View, Wendouree

Multiple full-time fixed term contracts until December 2026 

Multiple Casual roles also available 

KG 2.1 - 2.5 salary range from $77,998 - $90,163 per annum plus leave buy back. In accordance with the Early Education Employees Agreement 2020, the successful candidates will receive an additional payment for the purchase back of six weeks of annual leave. You will be entitled to the four weeks of leave negotiated with the coordinator. This means the salary range is $95,937 - $110,897 per annum inclusive of leave buy back, plus superannuation.

As the program continues to grow and expand, we are looking for more passionate Early Childhood Teachers to meet the increasing demand for quality education and care. 

The Role:

Are you an Early Childhood Teacher looking for a rewarding role? We are currently seeking an experienced Bachelor qualified Early Childhood Teacher to lead a small team in our Safe Haven program.

Benefits of the role:

  • 5 hours contact time each day.
  • Daily non-contact time for planning, collaboration, professional supervision and training for you and your team.
  • Opportunity to work with babies and/or toddlers.
  • Higher ratios with higher qualified and experienced educators.
  • Key educator model means an allocation of three children per educator.
  • Access to a Multidisciplinary Leadership Team including the Centre Coordinator, Infant Mental Health Consultant, Family Services Practitioner and Pedagogical Leader.
  • Contribute to a research replication that is a unique and targeted early education program designed to change outcomes for children’s future.
  • Professional Development with the remarkable Parkville Institute.
  • Paid training courses including First Aid, CPR and professional development.
  • Paid registrations including WWCC and VIT.

This is an extremely rewarding position suiting an experienced early years professional who has an interest in trauma informed practice and attachment theory. 

About You: 

In this role you will support a team in providing quality education and care in a safe, secure, stimulating and healthy environment and ensure the developmental needs, interests and experiences of each child in care are being met.  

To be successful in this full time, fixed term and casual position until December 2026, we are seeking an individual who has: 

  • Knowledge and understanding and a genuine interest in meeting the early developmental needs of young children and families. 
  • Desire to be part of a team of early year professionals and contribute to a positive sense of teamwork. 
  • An enthusiastic and self-motivated approach to life. 
  • A Bachelor's degree (minimum) in early childhood (or equivalent as approved by Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority)  and substantial professional experience in Early Years’ services.  
  • Previous experience working with vulnerable communities within a child-centred, trauma informed, family-focused framework. 
  • You will be naturally able to motivate, support and guide educators across all aspects of service provision to achieve desired outcomes within the service's parameters.   

Next Steps: 

To apply please click on the Apply button and submit your application. The closing date for this position is 26 July 2024.Please ensure that you provide a cover letter and current resume. 

For any additional questions, please contact Susan Martin, Coordinator of the Rowan View Children’s Service on 0408 304 705.  

The successful applicant will be required to undergo a full employment medical and police 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: CJ000268
Submitted: 26-06-2024

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