Qualified Educator

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Crawley, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 13 Jul 2022

UWA Child Care Centre

  • Parental leave cover
  • Full-time, 12 month fixed term appointment
  • Salary range: Qualified Educator $58,835 - $62,903 p.a. plus 17% superannuation  

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities.  With an enviable 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.

About the opportunity  

You will independently develop, implement and evaluate developmental programmes and maintain daily routines, in a team approach to the delivery of care. You will support senior management in liaising with parents and ensuring the Centre’s policies are adhered to.

To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate: 

  • Bachelor of Early Childhood, Bachelor of Social Science (Children and Family Studies) or Diploma of Children’s Services, as recognised by the Child Care Licensing and Standards Unit
  • Substantial experience as a Qualified Child Care Giver within a childcare setting.
  • Possess leadership skills and have had experience in working with children aged 0-5 years, Working with Children Check
  • Appropriate Medical Clearance, in working in a childcare setting Current Senior First Aid and / or Caring for Kids Certificate
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Child Care industry, including the current regulations and centre Accreditation requirements
  • Experience in implementing, monitoring and evaluating developmental programmes and daily routines independently
  • Proven ability to supervise and work in a team environment Verbal and written communication skills

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description. Please see the position description prior to applying:   Job 510049- PD - Qualified Educator.pdf

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

Closing date: 11:55pm on Wednesday, 13 July 2022  

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. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050.

  • We have child friendly areas on campus, including childcare facilities. Flexible work arrangements, part-time hours and job sharing will all be considered
  • UWA has been awarded Bronze Employer Status for being a Top Ten Employer for LGBTI Inclusion by the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2021)
  • UWA has also been awarded Athena Swan Bronze Accreditation in 2020

Assistance and Support

UWA is committed to inclusive recruitment and is happy to adjust the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. If you have queries in relation to the application process, please contact talent-hr@uwa.edu.au referencing the 6-digit job reference number and type of communication you prefer, and a member of our team will be in touch to discuss your requirements.


Advertised:29 Jun 2022 W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close:13 Jul 2022 11:55 PM W. Australia Standard Time


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