Assistant Educator

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Nedlands, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 30 Apr 2024

Job no:517120
Work type:full time
Location:Nedlands Campus
Categories:Trades & Services


  • Level: Assistant Educator, full-time ongoing appointment
  • Base salary range: $53,319 - $56,351 p.a. plus 11% superannuation

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research intensive universities. With a strong research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to innovate and inspire, there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top university.

About the team

UWA Child Care Services provides an Early Learning Centre that offers part-time and full-time care to children aged six weeks to five years, and an Out of School Care Service that provides After School Care and Vacation Care for pre-primary students to twelve-year-old’s, during state school terms and state school holidays.

Management and staff aim to provide high quality education and care and enriching learning experiences for all children, in partnership with their families, and in accordance with the Education and Care Services National Law (WA) Act 2012, Education and Care Services National Regulations 2012, and the National Quality Framework.

About the opportunity

An Assistant Educator at the Early Learning Centre is  employed to assist in the supervision and care of children aged 0 to 5 years and participate in the planning, implementation and evaluation of the developmental program.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will demonstrate:

  • Hold, or be actively working towards, a Certificate III in Children’s Services; (Early Learning Centre staff only)
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Education and Care Services National Law (WA) Act 2012 and the Education and Care Services National Regulations 2012
  • Experience in working in the Education and Care industry and working with children 0 to 5 years
  • Understanding and  experience  with  the  Accreditation  and  Assessment  rating  process  in accordance with the Australia Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) is desirable
  • Awareness of the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and the National Quality Standards and Elements is desirable

About your application

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description:  Position Description [Assistant Educator] [517120].pdf

The content of your Resume and Cover Letter should demonstrate how you meet the selection criteria.

You may also submit an additional statement (1 page max) outlining any personal circumstances which should be considered when assessing your application. Applicants who have experienced periods of academic/professional interruption or other relevant events can include a description of achievements relative to opportunity in this statement.

Closing date: 11:55 PM AWST on Tuesday, 30 April 2024

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details : Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce and an equitable and inclusive workplace.  We celebrate difference and believe diversity is fundamental to achieving our goals as a globally recognised Top 100 educational and research institution.  We are committed to creating a safe work environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQA+ community and people living with disability.

  • We have a globally competitive, gender neutral parental leave policy with 26 weeks paid leave after 12 months service and 36 weeks after 5 years.
  • We have on-campus childcare facilities for children aged 6 weeks to kindy.
  • We facilitate flexible working, with part-time and job-sharing arrangements considered.
  • We have an ongoing partnership with Pride in Diversity and were recently awarded a Bronze Employer status for LGBTIQA+ inclusion.
  • We have Athena SWAN Bronze accreditation and actively work to improve gender equity. 

Should you have any queries relating to your application, please contact the individual named in the advertisement. Alternatively, contact the Talent team at [email protected] with details of your query. To enable a quick response, please include the 6-digit job reference number and a member of the team will respond to your enquiry.


Advertised:16 Apr 2024 W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close:30 Apr 2024 11:55 PM W. Australia Standard Time



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