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Early Childhood Teacher - Lollipop

Woden Community Service Incorporated

Canberra, Australia Capital Territory, Australia

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Job Posted: 07/12/2017

Job Category:

Education / Early Childhood / Pre-school

Job description:

Full time | Permanent

You will be working with a small team of dedicated educators to deliver high quality education and care to the children that access our service. Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring all regulatory and legislative requirements are met
  • Managing the preschool room and providing supervision and mentoring to the preschool room educators
  • Ensuring that you and your team are aware of work health and safety obligations
  • Provide a welcoming, supportive and professional environment for children, families and team members.

About you:

You will be reliable, mature, and bring an enthusiastic and friendly attitude to work. You will need to have a four-year degree in Early Childhood Education or teacher trainee studying the course.  

You will need to have a current Working with Vulnerable People’s registration card and First Aid Certificate. Your communication skills and knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework will be highly valued.

About WCS:

Woden Community Service (WCS) is a for-purpose organisation that has been providing community based services for over 45 years.  Our vision is ‘A vibrant and connected community’ achieved through our values of Hope, Community, Integrity and Responsiveness.

We deliver services across the ACT covering children, families, young people and seniors including ability, housing and mental health services.

We employ approximately 380 permanent and casual staff and have an active volunteer program with over 80 volunteers.

The salary:

$62,124.43 per annum with the ability to salary package up to $15,900.

How to apply:

To apply for this position, send through your resume, a covering letter and your responses to the pre-interview questions below to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by COB Tuesday, 19 December 2017.

Pre-interview questions:

1.     Describe your strengths.

2.     How would you lead your team through a change process?

3.     Describe the steps you would take to support a child with challenging behaviour.

More information:

If you would like to discuss this vacancy further, please contact Nicole Metcalfe or Bec Vanhala, Managers’, Lollipop Children’s Centre on 6234 6817 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

For a full description of this role and responsibilities, please download position description: Early Childhood Teacher

WCS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and encourage applications from people of all abilities and life experiences. We also encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and the LGBTI community to apply.

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Acknowledgement of Country

"Woden Community Service acknowledges the Ngunnawal people as the traditional owners of this land and their continuing connection to land and community. We also acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who have come from other nations to live on Ngunnawal land. We pay our respects to their cultures, ancestors and elders past, present and future."