Childcare Educator

About the business and the role

Aligned Leisure

Aligned Leisure is a 100% owned subsidiary company of the Richmond Football Club, established as a vehicle to manage the operations of Richmond’s health, fitness and leisure business activities. 

Nillumbik Leisure Facilities

Features five Leisure Facilities across the Nillumbik shire; Eltham Leisure Centre, Diamond Creek Community Centre, Community Bank Stadium, Diamond Valley Sports and Fitness Centre and Diamond Creek Outdoor Pool (Seasonal). 3 of these facilities include childcare services. These facilities are the Eltham Leisure Centre, the Diamond Creek Community Centre and the Diamond Valley Sports and Fitness Centre.

Job tasks and responsibilities

Child Care Educators will provide high quality Child Care during their rostered shift to children of people attending programs within Nillumbik Leisure Facilities. They are ultimately responsible for the safety and experience of all children.

Child Care Educators will be proactive in providing visible leadership and direction to all staff, ensuring that child care programming is operating efficiently, in accordance with regulations and procedures and with the highest possible level of service. They will act as supervisor for the child care facility and ensure compliance with all regulations and policies at all times.

  • High quality care of children 
  • Daily operation of the child care facility 
  • Compliance with regulations and policies 
  • Outstanding service delivery to all customers and stakeholders

At this stage we are looking for relievers for our program. We are open in the mornings for 2.5 hours and depending on the candidate there will be the opportunity to pick up more hours in a customer experience (reception) capacity if interested. While we are looking for relievers at this stage our expectation would be to offer the right candidate regular mornings at a later date.

Skills and experience

Personal Attributes:

  1. High level communication and consultation skills, including a commitment to open, honest, two-way and frequent communication.
  2. A passion to work with children
  3. Focused on the customer experience.
  4. A commitment to professionalism and accountability.
  5. Unquestionable ethics, integrity, values and behaviours.
  6. A team-oriented person who is happy to work as a part of one large team across 3 facilities.

Essential Qualifications and Experience:     

  1. Diploma in Children’s Services or equivalent OR, Certificate 3 in Children’s Services as a minimum.
  2. Current First Aid Certificate (Workplace Level 2)
  3. Employee Working With Children Check (or equivalent)
  4. Previous experience in working with children
  5. Asthma Management
  6. Anaphylaxis
  7. Knowledge of 2020 Children’s Services Regulations and  VEYLDF – Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework
  8. 3 doses of a TGA approved COVID-19 Vaccination
    For any enquiries please contact Will Reischel – [email protected] or 94392266



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