Diploma Qualified Early Childhood Educator - South Melbourne

Job Title: Diploma Qualified Early Childhood Educator - South Melbourne
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South Melbourne
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$69949 - AU$74670 per annum + Super
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: TRD-2024-800_1718329346
Contact Name: Rebecca McArthur
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jun 14, 2024

Job Description

Job Title: Diploma Qualified Early Childhood Educators

Salary field: $69,949 $74,670 (pro-rata for part-time) plus 11% super

Job Summary: We have a vacancy for Diploma Qualified Early Childhood Educator. Full-time or Part-time (job share), Permanent jobs starting ASAP in South Melbourne

  • Multiple roles available | Full time or Part time
  • Interview tips and preparation provided
  • Resume and Key Selection Criteria assistance

Diploma Qualified Early Childhood Educators


$69,949 $74,670 (pro-rata for part-time) plus super


  • Work with an organisation who is relentless in securing quality opportunities
  • No joining fees
  • Resume and Key Selection Criteria assistance
  • Interview tips and preparation provided
  • Professional development by two Principal mentors on a consistent basis.

About the Role:

We are recruiting for a dynamic educator for a coundil-run Early Learning Centre in teh South Melbourne suburbs. The ideal candidate will have recent experience in delivering high-quality early childhood care and a strong foundationand knowledge in EYFS.

Key duties:

  • Support an integrated service delivering understanding, fostering a professional and creative learning environment.
  • Maintain open communication, undertake additional duties as needed, and provide excellent service to internal and external users.
  • Collaborate with the Coordinator and Senior Educator for performance discussions and comply with legislative requirements.
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate educational programs based on the National Quality Framework, ensuring clear objectives and family discussions.
  • Reflect on practice techniques, maintain inclusive environments, and establish effective partnerships with families and the community.
  • Keep confidential records, respond to inquiries, and promote the centre professionally.
  • Actively participate in the integrated team, ensuring compliance with policies, Child Safe Standards, and the Australian Early Childhood Association Code of Ethics.

Skills & Experience:

  • Diploma in Early Childhood or Children's services - or equivalent in accordance with the Educational and Care Services National Regulations (2011)
  • Current level 2 First Aid Certificate and Anaphylaxis and Asthma Management Certificate
  • Satisfactory Police and Working with Children checks
  • Knowledge of National Regulations, NQF, VEYLD and EYLF, Child Safe Standards

Why work with Tradewind?

Tradewind Australia is a specialist, education recruitment agency and is the preferred supplier of teachers for many schools across the greater Melbourne / Victoria region. We have a strong reputation of providing high calibre teachers with fantastic contract opportunities and helping to pursue a rewarding career. Our aim is to cultivate an excellent ongoing relationship with you throughout your growing career.

How to apply:

To apply, follow the link provided or apply on our website

Alternatively, email your resume to
For any queries regarding the position or application process, contact the Early Learning Team on 03 9110 0090

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