Charles Sturt University

  • Join a highly experienced, dedicated team of educators
  • Attractive salary and benefits including generous paid parental leave
  • Enjoy your work-life balance with a 4-day work week

The Role

  • Continuing – 32 hours / 4 day work week
  • Level 4 – $62,987 to $68,375 p.a. (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Albury-Wodonga

As an Early Childhood Educator with Charles Sturt University, you will be responsible for providing developmentally appropriate care and education programs for the group of children within your care. You will work as a member of our cooperative team to plan, prepare, implement and evaluate, indoor and outdoor learning environments, acknowledging childrens individual needs, within the needs of the group as a whole.

To be successful you will have:

  • Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
  • Proven experience developing and implementing high-quality educational programs, incorporating the Early Years Learning Framework.
  • Experience working in a Long Daycare or Pre-School environment
  • Knowledge of and the ability to interpret and implement Education and Care Services Regulations and support the National Quality Standards.
  • Proven and genuine commitment to a team approach in ensuring the delivery of high-quality care and services for young children and their families.

As part of this recruitment, pre-employment functional screening is required.

The appointment is also conditional upon the successful applicant producing, satisfying and maintaining a “Working with Children Check”, in accordance with the Commission for Children and Young People Act (NSW).

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and provide a 1 page “statement of suitability” referencing the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

About Us

Located on our Albury-Wodonga Campus, the Murray Childrens Centre is a university-based Early Childhood Centre, licensed for 71 places per day, dedicated to exemplary professional practice and ethical early childhood research.

Charles Sturt University offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and financial benefits including generous parental leave.

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. This is demonstrated through our Athena SWAN Bronze Institutional Award and our participation as a member in the Australian Workplace Equality Index. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQA+; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the Position Description or by contacting:

Megan Isaac | Director, Childrens Centres | [email protected] | Ph: 02 6933 2665

Laura Carey | Assistant Director, Childrens Centre | [email protected] | Ph: 02 6051 9195

Closing Date: 11pm, 12 March 2024