Educator (Early Childhood Service)

Application Due:
2 September 2019
Application Details:
Position Description

About the Role:

  • Work for an organisation that values professional development and growth
  • Take advantage of generous salary packaging options
  • Work within a team that is committed to making a difference to the lives of children

If you are looking for a role that will support your career aspirations in early childhood, then this is the role for you!

As an Educator, you will provide high-quality Early Childhood Education and Care to children between the ages of 6 weeks – 6 years old. You will work as a part of a dedicated and diverse team of Educators, facilitating children’s routine and well-being needs all while delivering an engaging program and curriculum.

You will build and maintain positive relationships with children and families, and the Conder community. And most importantly, you will make a difference to the lives of children in our care.

About the Service

Conder is a small, 47 place Centre located in the Lanyon Valley. The service has been operating since 1994 and is deeply connected to the local community. Our Centre focuses on meaningful relationships with our children and their families, promoting a strong sense of belonging. These relationships are supported through the continuity of long-standing educators and small group sizes in our educational spaces.

Conder’s rich educational program, offers all-day indoor/outdoor play, in a natural home-like environment. We encourage children to engage in mixed aged play, supporting sibling and family groupings. We value children’s right to learn through play and explore their world through community connections and natural environments. Children are included as active participants and encouraged to assist qualified Educators by joining in decision making about their learning, to ensure a unique child centred program.

The team at Conder have a commitment to providing a warm, nurturing, high-quality experiences through collaborative partnerships with their families and community.

About You:

As well as a Certificate III of Early Childhood Education and Care, a First Aid Qualification (desirable), WWVP registration and a Police Check, you will also:

  • Have a sound understanding of the National Quality Framework
  • Have strong interpersonal skills, and a warm and friendly nature
  • Experience in maintaining a safe workplace, and working within a compliance framework
  • Effective communication skills, including both verbal and written communication
  • Able to work collaboratively in a team environment

How to Apply:

  1. Visit to access the position description.
  2. Submit your covering letter and resume via the SEEK portal

YWCA Canberra is committed to the safety of children and young people. As such, successful applicants will be required to participate fully in   all child protection risk management recruitment processes and ongoing character checking and assessment processes. 

Want more information?

For a confidential discussion or further information please contact Lauren Lagana, Early Childhood Services Manager by email

YWCA Canberra is proud to be an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality, and offers above award wages and generous conditions through our innovative and progressive Enterprise Agreement.

YWCA Canberra is an equal opportunity employer. People from diverse backgrounds and with diverse life experiences are encouraged to apply. We specifically encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.



Application Details:

Download Position Description Here

YWCA Canberra is a feminist not-for-profit organisation that has provided community services and represented women’s issues in Canberra since 1929.

YWCA Canberra provides essential, quality services for women, girls and families in the ACT and surrounding regions. We work in the areas of children’s services, community development, homelessness and affordable housing, youth services, personal and professional training, women’s leadership and advocacy.

Through its national Affiliate Association with YWCA Australia, YWCA Canberra is part of the World YWCA network, which connects 120 countries across the globe.
YWCA Canberra’s mission is ‘We strengthen communities by supporting girls and women through our services and advocacy’.


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