Careers

Jobs that make a difference

We advertise positions only when they become vacant and resumes will not be held on file for future vacant positions.

Vacant career positions

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.

 

Lead Educator Position 2019

Ballajura – 37.5 hrs per week

The Lead Educator will have a range of responsibilities including:

  • Quality Improvement Plan
  • Curriculum
  • Reconciliation Action Plan Champion

Lead Educators report directly to the Centre Director and share and guide others in a passion for working with children and providing an optimum learning and safe, nurturing environment for children. Key leadership skills include leading the ELP team – educators, Inclusion Support, volunteer and family and community engagement.

Our selection requirements are:

  • We are seeking candidates 21 years or over.
  • The minimum qualification relevant to this position includes a Diploma of Children’s Services or approved equivalent or Bachelor of Early Childhood Education.
  • a working knowledge of appropriate curriculum frameworks and an ability to develop and implement a high quality educational program that reflects the diverse nature of the centre, local and wider community, based on the curriculum frameworks
  • a working knowledge and understanding of the developmental needs of children aged 2-5 years , including children with additional needs
  • a working knowledge of the National Quality Standards, the Education and Care Services National Law Act 2012 and the Education and Care Services National Regulations 2012
  • demonstrated experience building partnerships with families
  • computer skills (word processing, spreadsheet where applicable)
  • demonstrated experience in the education and care of children
  • demonstrated experience and ability to establish warm nurturing and responsive relationships with children and to sensitively meet their needs
  • well-developed interpersonal and communication skills with both children and adults
  • demonstrated ability to work with families, children and educators 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
  • working knowledge of state government funding for kindergarten and data collection (if applicable).

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 leanne.lee@meerilinga.org.au by the 6 December 2018. 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.

Visit the website for more information about Meerilinga at www.meerilinga.org.au

Applications will be open with suitable candidates interviewed as received until a successful applicant is appointed.

We are an EEO (Equal Employment Opportunity) employer, where all applicants are treated with fairness and respect and have equal access to the opportunities available.

 

 

Casual Educator positions available, various locations and hours.

The Educator will support the educator co-ordinator with the day to day coordination of an Early Learning Program and has a range of responsibilities. Guided by the philosophy of “Play with Purpose” ensuring opportunities for positive learning experiences are achieved through play.

Our selection requirements are:

  • We are seeking candidates 21 years or over.
  • The minimum qualification relevant to this position includes a Diploma of Children’s Services, Certificate 3 of childrens services approved equivalent or Bachelor of Early Childhood Education.
  • a working knowledge of appropriate curriculum frameworks and an ability to develop and implement a high quality educational program that reflects the diverse nature of the centre, local and wider community, based on the curriculum frameworks
  • a working knowledge and understanding of the developmental needs of children aged 2-5 years , including children with additional needs
  • a working knowledge of the National Quality Standards, the Education and Care Services National Law Act 2012 and the Education and Care Services National Regulations 2012
  • demonstrated experience building partnerships with families
  • computer skills (word processing, spreadsheet where applicable)
  • demonstrated experience in the education and care of children
  • demonstrated experience and ability to establish warm nurturing and responsive relationships with children and to sensitively meet their needs
  • well-developed interpersonal and communication skills with both children and adults
  • demonstrated ability to work with families, children and educators 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 a covering letter addressing the selection requirements, and resume via email at leanne.lee@meerilinga.org.au.  Due to high volume of applicants, only short listed individuals will be contacted.

Visit the website for more information about Meerilinga at www.meerilinga.org.au

Applications close 5 pm, Wednesday 12 Dec 2018

We are an EEO (Equal Employment Opportunity) employer, where all applicants are treated with fairness and respect and have equal access to the opportunities available.

 

 

Lead Educator Position 2019

ECT or Diploma

Cockburn (Coolbellup) – 37.5 hrs per week

 

A unique opportunity to lead a small team of Diploma trained Educators in a pre-kindy environment. Our beautiful service is integrated within the Children and Family Centre in Coolbellup.  This 20 place service offers children aged 2.5 years to 4 years play based learning from 8.30am to 4.30pm, 5 days per week.

The Lead Educator will have a range of responsibilities including:

  • Curriculum planning and implementation
  • Reconciliation Action Plan Champion
  • Leading a team of amazing and passionate Educators
  • Ensuring the program exceeds National Standard with support from all the team

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 (must be operating at a high level) or approved equivalent or Bachelor of Early Childhood Education.
  • excellent knowledge of National Quality Framework and are able to implement a curriculum at exceeding level
  • demonstrated experience building partnerships with families
  • demonstrated experience in the education and care of children
  • demonstrated experience working with children with
  • 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 margi.smolders@meerilinga.org.au by Thursday 13 December 2018. 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.

Visit the website for more information about Meerilinga at www.meerilinga.org.au

Applications close 13 December 2018.

We are an EEO (Equal Employment Opportunity) employer, where all applicants are treated with fairness and respect and have equal access to the opportunities available.