Child Care Educator | KU Alfred Child Care - Permanent, Part Time

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Work type: Permanent - Part Time, Fixed Term - Part Time
Location: Melbourne - Bayside & South Eastern Suburbs
Categories: Certificate III Educator

  • Permanent part time role available
  • Sector leading pay and benefits
  • Opportunities for career enhancement, progression and development

The role

We are looking for an experienced Child Care Educator with a Certificate III in children's services who values partnering with families, is keen to further develop their skills and wants to join a passionate, capable and dedicated team at KU Alfred. We have a exciting opportunity which will see you working Monday to Friday 6.5 hours per day.

The Centre

KU Alfred Child Care Centre, Located in Alfred Lane Melbourne offers a caring, secure and nurturing child care program for children aged 6 weeks to 5 years old, we emphasise an inclusive environment where children feel like they belong and are encouraged to play, discover and learn. The KU Alfred Child Care Centre was established in 2004 by The Alfred Hospital to support Alfred Hospital employees. The centres environment is a caring space, that is safe, stimulating and rich in natural resources, which creates a homely and welcoming atmosphere. Our environment gives children opportunities to explore, investigate, enquire and problem-solve.

The impact you’ll have

  • work as a member of a co-operative team in order to provide an appropriate educational program for the children within her/his care.
  • ensure that up to date records are maintained for each child under that persons care.
  • ensure that the policies of KU and the funding authorities are implemented in providing appropriate care and educational programs for children.

What we’re looking for?

We want you to be as passionate about early childhood education and as committed to achieving positive outcomes as we are. In addition you will have:

  • Current Working with Children Check.
  • Work rights to enable you to work in Australia
  • Recognised Certificate III in Children’s Services or similar as approved by Australian Children’s Education and Quality Authority (ACECQA)
  • Sound understanding of the Education and Care Services National Law(2010) and the Education and Care Services National Regulations (2011)
  • Working knowledge of the Early Years Learning Frameworks (EYLF)(VEYLF)
  • Professional level of written and verbal communication skills
  • Current knowledge of Child Protection legislation and its implications for the care and protection of children
  • Demonstrated computer literacy skills 

Why join us?

KU has been recognised as a Winner of The Australian Business Awards for Employer of Choice in 2016, 2017 and 2019. At KU we want to make your work with us as interesting and rewarding as we possibly can. To encourage and support your professional journey, KU offers:

  • Sector leading employment conditions and pay within well-resourced and environmentally responsible workplaces
  • An outstanding professional learning program which includes access to a wide variety of pedagogical and corporate training workshops, courses and network meetings
  • Opportunities for career enhancement, progression and development
  • Leading edge technology
  • A commitment to innovative and child-focused research on curriculum development and the future innovations and trends in early childhood development 
  • Paid Parental Leave for all staff  
  • Coaching and mentoring from experienced colleagues 

If this opportunity sounds like you please Apply Now!

Contact us at or 02 9268 3966 to confidentially discuss this opportunity.

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