Diploma Qualified Early Childhood Educator - South Melbourne

Job Title: Diploma Qualified Early Childhood Educator - South Melbourne
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$69949 - AU$74670 per annum + Super
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: TRD-2024-800_1720050927
Contact Name: Rebecca McArthur
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jul 04, 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 vacancies for Diploma Qualified Early Childhood Educators. These are Full-time Permanent jobs starting ASAP in centres across the City of Port Phillip -
South Melbourne, Port Melbourne, Albert Park, Middle Park, St Kilda, Balaclava, Ripponlea, Elwood

  • Multiple roles available | Full 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 11% 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 early childhood educator for roles across the City of Port Phillip area. The ideal candidate will oversee high-quality education and care in a centre-based setting, planning, implementing, and evaluating developmentally appropriate programs.

Key duties:

  • Demonstrate a proven capacity to assist in the delivery of quality early childhood programs and support best practice.
  • Display a high level of experience independently supporting and supervising children/students.
  • Display an ability to record observations to support the development of the program and e-learning reports.
  • Demonstrate significant experience in the implementation of programs that support the movement of children/students between indoor and outdoor environments.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the requirements to support the preparation, general cleaning duties and safety of the learning environment.
  • Demonstrate an ability to work as part of, and contribute to, a committed team of educators.
  • Demonstrate commitment to on-going professional learning and a proven capacity to apply knowledge within the early learning setting.
  • Display a high level of communication and interpersonal skills when relating to children, students, parents and work colleagues.
  • Demonstrate proactive contributions to early years' programs.
  • 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:

  • Fully completed Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care
  • Previous experience as an Early Childhood Educator/Coordinator
  • 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

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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