Vacancy Details


Greater Shepparton City Council, situated in the heart of the Goulburn Valley, is the fourth largest provincial centre in Victoria and has a well-developed economy due to its strong agricultural and irrigation base, with major industries related to food processing, manufacturing and transport. The Goulburn Valley is often referred to as 'The Food Bowl of Australia' as around 25% of the total value of Victoria's agricultural production is generated in this area.

Greater Shepparton has a population of approximately 65,000, and an expenditure budget in excess of $118 million. The population is culturally diverse with 9.9% of residents being born overseas. The area has excellent education, recreation, cultural, social and health facilities and tourism is a developing focus for the region.

Early Childhood Teacher - Leslie Gribble Children's Centre

Hourly Rate: $31.42 - $52.37 (dependent on years of experience and validation level)
Friday 25 September 2020
Part Time (30 hours/week) - Temporary (Parental Leave)

We are looking for a EEEA Bachelor Teacher with a strong commenction to our local community, who is able to support the inclusion of all families and children at our service.

The successful applicant will be able to embrace our servcie commitment statement:

At Leslie Gribble Children's Centre we offer a warm and welcoming learning environment.  We respect and value each child, their family and their community. Our programs are led by nurturing educators who teach through play and intenational teaching to prepare for life-long learning.

The Leslie Gribble Children's Centre educators work in collaboration with the children, families and the community to provide education and care.  We offer opportunities for children to express their ideas, have a voice and share their interests.

  • We believe that children are capable and competent learners.
  • We understand that all children have the right to develop to their potential at their own pace.
  • We value that each child brings their own unique experiences, interests and background to our centre.
  • We emplower the children to develop self-help skills and independence.
  • Positive relationships are the foundation for children to develop a sense of: "Belonging, Being, Becoming."

The successful applicant will be part of Council's Children's Services network and have access to profesional development that will enhance and support the person's existing skills and interests in the early childhood field.  This role is reviewed annually to ensure the hours continue to meet the demand for Kindergarten places and available funding.  The role currently operates Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, school terms only for 2020.

For further information about this position, please contact Jenni Gibson, Coordinator Children's Services on (03) 5832 9815.

Note:  This position is subject to a 6 month qualifying period in accordance with the Fair Work Australia minimum employment period.  During the qualifying period employees will be provided with appropriate on-going induction, support, assistance, resources and training to enable them to meet the required performance standards for the position.

Please note that applications which do not specifically address the Key Selection Criteria detailed in the position description will not be considered.

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All applications must be submitted to the Council by the closing date shown on the advertisement.