Child Care Worker (Certificate III)

·        Salary: AUD 52,300.00 - 64,212.00 per annum plus Superannuation

·        Permanent Full Time

·        Location: Inner-City

·        Option to work under a 19-day month arrangement 


Caring for our city, creating a future for all


Our people are passionate about their communities and connected to their teams. They’re motivated by our genuine commitment to diversity and inclusion, and our clear, compelling plan for our global city: Sustainable Sydney 2030 – 2050 Continuing the Vision.


Be part of a purpose-led organisation, with care at its core. You’ll make a difference by acting in the best interests of our communities and city. Be better together with collaborative and inclusive partnerships. Embrace possibilities and be open to new ideas and creating bold solutions. 


The City's Education and Care Services team seeks highly skilled and motivated Child Care Workers to join our team of educators.


You will have demonstrated experience and skills in caring for and educating children aged 0 to 6 years old in an early learning environment.


Other selection criteria include:


  • Certificate III in Children’s Services or approved equivalent as recognised by ACECQA
  • Working with Children Check Certification
  • current First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis qualifications (as approved by ACECQA)
  • proven ability to adequately care for and supervise children
  • experience working in an early childhood service for 0-5-year olds
  • ability to work in and contribute to a supportive and co-operative team environment
  • experience of basic early childhood programming and record keeping.


The City of Sydney offers employees unparalleled employment benefits including paid professional development opportunities (both mandatory and elective), payment of overtime or option to take time in lieu when required to attend staff meetings or mandatory training outside normal work hours, access to nappy allowance and educational leaders allowance, annual performance based and award salary increases and accelerated long service leave.


At the City of Sydney you’ll join a dedicated team where individual effort is part of something much bigger – creating great things for our city’s dynamic future.


To apply: Upload your resume and respond to the application questions to show how you meet the role’s requirements. Select 'Apply' to complete your online application.


The successful applicant is required to complete a pre-employment health declaration, pre-employment medical examination, national criminal check and provide proof of their Working With Children Check.


Position description: View or download the position description 


Applications must be submitted online by 11.59pm, Wednesday 27 September 2023.


For further information contact: Bianca Nuku, Early Childhood Services Coordinator on 02 9246 7886.


A challenging and rewarding career: Why joining the City of Sydney might be the right move for you.


We offer a teams-based approach to flexibility. Our flexible working benefits include 26 week parental leave, paid partner leave of 10 weeks and paid super for up to 52 weeks of parental leave. You’ll have the opportunity to work a 19-day month with flexible working options.


We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and celebrate a workplace as diverse as our communities. We’re passionate about gender balance in the workplace, with an executive team that is two-thirds female and 50% of our leadership roles held by women.


We encourage all applicants, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, and LGBTIQA+ communities to join us. 


We’re a disability confident recruiter. If you identify as a person with disability and require support for your application contact or 02 9265 9333.

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