Children's Services Educator – Qualified (7-Month Paternity Leave Backfill) – READVERTISED

Glenorchy is Tasmania’s fourth largest city with a population of 46,790.  The City lies on the western shore of the Derwent River, next to the City of Hobart. Glenorchy is the second biggest employment location in greater Hobart and the industrial centre for Tasmania.  Home to the world-famous Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), Glenorchy also has vibrant retail and community services sectors.  Our community’s vision for the City is to be a proud city; a city of arts; of opportunity; of partnerships; a city that makes exciting things happen.We are looking for a suitably qualified Children Services Educator to join the teams at Berriedale and Benjafield Child Care Centres. The Candidate:  To be considered, you will need to have the following:Proven experience and knowledge of developing and implementing flexible programs for children (birth to 7 years);Demonstrates a sound understanding and knowledge of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and Quality Standard;Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and foster a positive team atmosphere, communicating effectively and providing a positive role model to other educators;Ability to ensure that children are well supervised and that their health and safety is maintained. Qualifications: The successful candidate will hold a Diploma of Children’s Services, Associate Diploma Social Science (Child Care) or equivalent (as per the ACECQA website) and a current Vulnerable Persons Check and First Aid Certificate (HLTFA301C)Position Number: CD0117Position Hours: Fixed term (7 months). Part-time (10 hours base to 38 hours per week)Salary: Schedule C, Salary Point 3 to 4: $51,888.01 to $57,808.63, pro-rata in accordance with Glenorchy City Council’s Enterprise Agreement 2016Please note that all successful applicants will be required to provide a current vulnerable People Check prior to commencement of employment.For further information on this position, contact Kate Whitbread, Child Care Delivery Coordinator on (03) 6216 6800.How to apply:  Applications for this position must be lodged on this submission site or on the Glenorchy City Council website www.gcc.tas.gov.au - Careers page. To be considered for this role, all applicants must address the key selection criteria in the Position Description and provide a current resume.  A copy of the position description can be found by clicking the below hyperlink or on the Glenorchy City Council website. Applications close at 8pm on Sunday, 7 March 2021.Position Description - Children's Services Educator 51888 AUD Glenorchy 7010