Cert III/Diploma Positions Available (Canberra and the Murrumbateman Region)

Application Due:
3 July 2020
Application Details:
Position Description

About the Role:

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’.

The YWCA Canberra has several positions available across Canberra and the Murrumbateman region.

We are looking for Diploma and Certificate III qualified educators who are passionate about early childhood education and care and have experience in the sector. Our educators build and maintain positive relationships with children, families, and the local community.  Most importantly, you will make a difference to the lives of children in our care.

About You:

This position is suitable for you if you hold:

  • A completed Diploma or Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (or actively working towards your qualification)
  • Have a strong working knowledge of the National Quality Framework
  • You are committed to providing high-quality education and care to children
  • Have strong interpersonal skills, and a warm and friendly nature
  • Experience in maintaining a safe workplace, and working within a compliance framework
  • Able to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • A Working with Vulnerable People card; and
  • Current first aid/asthma anaphylaxis training

In return we will prove you with:

  • A competitive salary – above award wage!
  • Enhanced terms and conditions of employment including 14 weeks paid parental leave
  • Salary packaging that can increase your take home pay by up to 5k annually
  • Excellent professional development opportunities
  • Free parking or subsided parking depending on location
  • Opportunities to grow your career with a progressive organisation

How to Apply:

  1. Visit https://ywca-canberra.org.au/about-us/careers/ to access the position description.
  2. Applications including a cover letter and CV can be submitted through 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. 

Applications close on 3rd July 2020

Addressing of applications:

“Private and Confidential”

Ashleigh Latimore

GPO Box 767

CANBERRA   ACT   2601

Email: Ashleigh.Latimore@ywca-canberra.org.au

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.

Want more information?

For a confidential discussion or further information please contact Early Childhood Services Manager Ashleigh Latimore at Ashleigh.Latimore@ywca-canberra.org.au

Application Details:

Download Position Description Here

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