Bachelor Qualified CC Educator (VY741)

Bachelor Qualified CC Educator (VY741)

30 Jun
City of Port Philip
St Kilda

30 Jun

City of Port Philip

St Kilda

Bachelor Qualified Kindergarten Teacher

- Band 5 $69,048-$80,449PA + 9.5% Superannuation

- Full Time permanent

- Based at North St Kilda Children’s Centre

About the Organisation

The City of Port Phillip is an inner-city council with around 1000 employees who deliver more than 100 programs and services to our residents, businesses and visitors. These range from childcare and immunisations, to libraries, management of parks and open space, rubbish collection, road maintenance and more. City of Port Phillip has zero tolerance for child abuse and is a committed Child Safe organisation.

Port Phillip is a city where childhood is honoured. All children are cherished and supported as active citizens with a voice of their own,

secure in their identity and culture; where they can play, learn and contribute to their environments, surrounded by nurturing adults and supportive communities.

About the Role

The City of Port Philip’s Children’s Services Team are enthusiastic, passionate and committed to providing high quality education and care to children, their families and the community.

We are dedicated to embedding continuous improvement to achieve outcomes for children families, community and staff.

This is your opportunity to be part of our journey and become a valued member of our creative, inclusive, positive team environments.


- Develop and maintain meaningful relationships with children, families, colleagues, and the centre community.

- Develop and implement an innovative early learning program reflective of current early years thinking and practice.

- Document children’s learning and development.

- Actively working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders.

Skills and Experience

- A completed Bachelor of Early Education (or working towards).

- Prior experience in long day-care/kindergarten. (minimum 2 years)

- Sound, practical working knowledge and implementation of the National Quality Framework and the Early Years Learning Framework.

Mandatory Requirements

- Current First Aid Certificate HLTAID 004

- Current CPR HLTAID 001

- Current Working with Children's Check Card

- You will be requested to undertake a pre employment medical check

Security requirements and professional obligations

Pre-employment screening will apply to all appointments

Prior to a formal letter of offer, preferred applicants will be asked to provide:

- evidence of mandatory qualifications/registrations/licences,

- sufficient proof of their right to work in Australia, and

- sufficient proof of their identity.

Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check.

Employment of successful candidates will be subject to evidence of a Working with Children Check (employee type with City of Port Phillip registered as the organisation).


People enjoy working at the City of Port Phillip because we are a welcoming, healthy and inclusive workplace. Employees are valued, recognised and rewarded for bringing their whole self to work.

We offer a vibrant and diverse work environment where our employees can develop both professionally and personally whilst planning and delivering a range of important services and programs to the community.

Our values underpin how we work with each other and the community, they are:

- Working together

- Courage and integrity

- Accountability

- Personal growth and performance

- Creative and strategic thinking

- Community First


- Excellent and ongoing professional development, coaching and mentoring opportunities.

- Great networking and career development possibilities; career pathways within Children’s Services include Kindergarten Teachers, Senior Educator, Educational Leader, Assistant Coordinator and Centre Coordinator.

- High-quality, well-resourced working environments.

- A competitive Enterprise Agreement with above award conditions, which also includes flexible working conditions, an active social club, a health and wellbeing program, and a well- regarded Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Permanent employees are also eligible to apply for study leave and paid parental leave.

- Flexibility and support with a range of full-time, and part-time roles, we can work with you to balance both the team and your needs.

- Be supported and empowered by a leadership team that is community focused, with a strong desire for change and a culture that encourages teamwork and innovation.

How to Apply

Please visit to obtain a copy of the position description and to apply.

Only applications submitted online via Job Vacancies at City of Port Phillip website will be considered for external applicants.

Please Note:

All applicants must provide a cover letter (maximum two pages) in response to the Key Selection Criteria located on the last page of the position description.

Due to the extensive number of applications received by Council, only shortlisted candidates will be provided feedback.

Acceptance of late applications is at the discretion of the hiring manager.

For further information not addressed in the position description contact Wendy Morris-Smith, Children's Services Coordinator on phone: 0466 567 289 or email: [email protected]

Applications close Midnight Tuesday 13 July 2021

If you have accessibility requirements or require an adjustment to participate in our recruitment and selection process, please contact Dave Crichton (HR Business Partner – Recruitment) via [email protected]

City of Port Phillip is an equal opportunity employer, committed to an inclusive and accessible environment where diversity is valued.

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