Early Childhood Teachers

Job No: WASC112
Location: Coonabarabran

Department: Corporate and Community Services

Reports to: Senior Supervisor Children's Services

Salary Range: $36 to $41 per hour plus superannuation

Full Time and Part Time available

This position will be advertised until filled. 

At Warrumbungle Shire Council we offer a broad variety of jobs with a range of benefits and career development opportunities within Local Government. Our scenic location, amongst friendly country communities, provides an ideal setting for those looking to balance a country lifestyle and career.

Warrumbungle Shire Council is an EEO Employer and our vision is Excellence in Local Government. We are committed to our staff and pride ourselves on the services we provide to our communities.

Please click here to view the position description.

Full time and part-time positions available. 

Purpose of the Position

The Preschool / Long Day Care Teacher is responsible for the care and education of a group of children in conjunction with other members of staff. The Teacher is responsible for planning an effective program of experiences, activities and routines designed to achieve the full potential of each preschool and day care child attending the centre, and for ensuring their readiness to attend school in due course.

Essential Requirements

  • Commitment to Council’s Mission, Values and Code of Conduct
  • Understanding of work health and safety (WHS) in the workplace and commitment to:
    • a positive contribution to WHS in the workplace
    • compliance with Council and legislative requirements.
  • Bachelor of Teaching in Early Childhood.
  • Experience working with children, parents, community, staff and committee in a childcare setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively plan and deliver a quality play-based curriculum for 2-5 year olds in childcare.
  • Demonstrated ability to relate well to children of all ages, in particular children aged 0-5 years.
  • Demonstrated high level oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of The Early Years Learning Framework for Australia and The National Quality Framework and Standards.
  • Demonstrated high level computer skills, relevant to the childcare environment.

Desirable Requirements

  • Demonstrated ability to supervise, mentor and manage staff.
  • Experience programming for individual children and groups of children with additional needs.

Required Certifications

  • First Aid Certificate, including Asthma and Anaphylaxis.
  • Child Protection Training (Minimum CHCPRT001 or CHCPRT002).
  • Class C Driver’s Licence.
  • Able to be registered and appointed as a Certified Supervisor, Nominated Supervisor and Educational Leader, as required.
  • Working with Children Check

Applicants should note that criminal history checks, drug and alcohol testing are conditions of employment.

This position will be advertised until filled. 

For enquiries, please contact Linda Miller, Nominated Supervisor Yuluwirri Kids on (02) 6849 2000.  

How to apply

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  3. Attach your resume, covering letter and copies of your qualifications
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  5. Review your application and click ‘Confirm’ to submit your completed application

You will receive an email acknowledgement to confirm receipt of your application. You will receive email notifications regarding the status of your application. It is important that you regularly check your email to ensure you do not miss any notifications from Council.


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