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Meerilinga Young Children’s Services Inc. is a not-for-profit charitable organisation working with children, their families and the community to promote positive childhoods. If you are looking for a rewarding career with a community focus we would like to hear from you.


Educator Position

ECT or Diploma

Various Locations– 37.5 hrs per week


A unique opportunity to be part of a small team of Diploma trained Educators in a pre-kindy environment. Our beautiful services are integrated within the Children and Family Centres.

Our 20 place services offers children aged 2.5 years to 4 years play based learning from 8.30am to 4.30pm, 5 days per week.

The Educator will have a range of responsibilities including:

  • Curriculum planning and implementation
  • Being part of a team of amazing and passionate Educators
  • Collaborating with community and Educators to continue to lead an exceeding Education and Care service.

Our selection requirements are:

  • We are seeking candidates 21 years or over.
  • Minimum qualification relevant to this position includes a Diploma of Children’s Services (at least 2 years experience) or approved equivalent or Bachelor of Early Childhood Education.
  • excellent knowledge of National Quality Framework and are able to implement a curriculum with Educators at exceeding level
  • demonstrated experience building partnerships with families
  • demonstrated experience in the education and care of children
  • demonstrated experience working with children with additional needs
  • well-developed interpersonal and communication skills with both children and adults
  • demonstrated ability to work in a culturally competent manner
  • the ability to work cooperatively and flexibly within a team environment
  • knowledge of child protection law and procedures
  • well-developed organisational skills

In return Meerilinga offers:

  • A friendly supportive working environment
  • Opportunities for professional development training
  • Travel allowance
  • IT supplied
  • Part uniform supplied

Applicants are required to send via email a CV, current working with children check, and qualification/s to by Friday 12 April. Further documents are required and will be discussed with the successful candidate. Due to high volume of applicants, only short listed individuals will be contacted.

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Applications close 12 April 2019.

Meerilinga is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all applicants will be treated with fairness and respect and have equal access to opportunities.