Educator – Diploma or Certificate III – Whittlesea Children’s Centre

Posted by TRY Australia Children's Services on 03 May 2021

Organisation TRY Australia Children's Services
Closing date 31.05.2021
Primary role Diploma Qualified Educator
Position type Full-time
Location Whittlesea
State VIC
About the Centre/Service We are TRY Early Learning and as part of a Social Purpose organisation we have a vision to create a meaningful difference in the lives of children. We strive to provide ALL children with access to high quality Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC). At Whittlesea Children’s Centre, we are a not for profit organisation that offers a unique service in the community in quality Long Day Care as well as an independent Kindergarten program. We strive to enrich lives and identities of children and families with the aim to promote each child’s sense of 'belonging, being, and becoming'. To learn more
  • Are you an experienced Diploma or Cert III qualified Educator?
  • Do you have 2 or more years of expertise in planning and providing complex care?
  • Are you excited to work with an active group of 3-5 year olds?
  • Have you had success working with children with additional needs?
  • Would you like to be part of a community focused centre?
  • Do people describe you as positive and energetic?

Yes! …. then we would love to hear from you


We can offer you

    • A warm welcome as a valuable member of the team
    • A secure, permanent, full time job
    • Professional development and career advancement
    • 3 week rotating roster – so you always know your schedule
    • Workplace close to home in the heart of Whittlesea
    • A community of passionate and like-minded ECEC professionals in our 40+ kindergartens and child care centres
  Roster & hours
  • Full time 40 hours per week with one RDO per month
  • Monday to Friday with start time subject to roster
  • 3 week rotating roster – so you always know your schedule

The successful applicant will demonstrate

  • Proficiency in early years’ care and education
  • Deep knowledge of the Quality Framework
  • Expertise in planning with all age-groups, and particularly 3-4 year o
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Energy, positivity and great working relationships
  • Great references from your previous employers

Documents that you will be required to have are

    • Diploma level Early Childhood qualification
    • First Aid and CPR up to date
    • Currently hold or willing to obtain an international Police Clearance if you have arrived in Australia after 2011

How to apply

  • Apply through the link on Seek
  • Upload three (3) documents:
  1. your resume
  2. a completed application form:
  3. a cover letter responding to the following questions:
  • What would the Centre Director you work with say are your biggest strengths?
  • What is your child care philosophy?
  • Tell us why you are interested in this position?

Any questions?

Email /call Judith or Anastasia in the People & Culture team Applications close 9.00 am Monday morning 3 May 2021  

The TRY difference

At TRY, we’re more than just an early learning and care provider. As a non-denominational, not-for-profit organisation we work with communities to improve the life chances of children and young people facing adversity. We do this by helping them to achieve great educational and employment outcomes through our youth mentoring and employment pathway programs, as well as supporting vulnerable families to access early learning. When you join TRY you’re joining an organisation with a 137-year strong history of making a meaningful difference to the lives chances of children and young people. Are you ready to make a difference? Learn more here:  

Child safety and inclusiveness

TRY Children’s Services and all our Centres are committed to child safety. The protection and wellbeing of children and young persons is reflected in our zero tolerance for child abuse. All staff and volunteers have a moral and legal responsibility to ensure that young people are safe whilst involved in our care and programs. All children have the right to safety and security and the protection from physical, emotional, verbal and sexual abuse and neglect. TRY Children’s Services is a child safe and equal employment opportunity employer. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, from people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and from people with a disability.
Requirements WWCC
Industrial Agreement/Award Children’s Services Award 2010

Contact Name
Call Judith or Anastasia

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