Position Details
Reference Number 17850
Position Title Preschool Educator (Certificate III Qualified) Break Relief
Employment Type Temporary Part Time
Directorate Community Services
Location Other
Award Classification Early Education Employees Agreement 2016 - Early Childhood Educators
Full Time Salary $47,717.00
Hours Per Week 4
Position Summary


  • Looking for short hours?
  • Looking to gain valuable experience?
  • Positions starting in February 2019.

About Knox

Knox City Council aspires to be an organisation that is values based, empowers leaders, enables people to make a difference and has a culture of learning and high performance. Council believes that the values, attributes and skills that each staff member brings to the organisation underpin its culture, and will ultimately result in the achievement of Council’s Vision.

About the Team

Knox City Council is one of the largest local government providers of early years services in Victoria. The Family & Children's Services Team delivers innovative, evidence-based, high quality children's services through four year old preschool, centre-based care, Preschool Field Officers, playgroups and maternal and child health.

We are a large and vibrant team of nearly 300 early childhood and family support professionals who work with a strong focus on integrated and collaborative practice to support children and families. With such a diversity of early years services, we collaborate, innovate, reflect and support each other to deliver services that respond to our strategic direction articulated through The Community and Council Plan.

Knox Council delivers early years services to approximately 4500 families across 43 purpose built early years facilities every week.

About the Opportunity

The Family and Children Services Team are currently recruiting for:

  • 9 Break Relief Educators - Monday and Wednesday, 2 hours per day.
  • This role attracts an hourly rate from $22.29.

The successful applicant will possess the appropriate qualifications, excellent communication skills and proven customer service skills .

To Apply

Applicants for this role must submit:

  • Resume
  • A brief cover letter, no more than one page.
  • A Selection Criteria Reponse, a document addresing the selection crieria outlined in the Position Description below, no more than 2 pages. For more information on how to respond to a selection criteria click here: http://www.knox.vic.gov.au/Page/Page.aspx?Page_Id=3693 
  • Copy of relevant qualifications and professional registrations

If you have any questions about the role you may contact Helen Baker on 03 9298 8596.

Knox Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing a workplace that embraces diversity and inclusion. We are committed to a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

Screening Criteria Essential: Have you completed your Certificate III in Early Years Education?
Desirable: Are you available to work Monday and Wednesdays between 12pm and 2pm?
Contact Person Helen Baker
Contact Number 0392988593
Closing Date 21/01/2019
Position Description Position Description-Certificate III Qualified Educator-2019.pdf
Application Guide click here to view