Educator - Diploma

Macquarie University
June 23, 2024
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Actively contribute to an inclusive, high-quality educational program. Build positive and respectful relationships with children, families, staff and the local community.

- Full-time and part-time, permanent and casual positions - High-quality centre on a vibrant University campus close to public transport - Excellent conditions including free gym, paid staff meetings plus other benefits


We seek a Diploma qualified Educator for Mia Mia and Gumnut Cottage, two of four early learning centres operating at Macquarie University.

Reporting to the Room Leader, you will be an advocate for children, believe in quality early education and the value of relationships, and be willing to collaborate with the university community. In return you will enjoy competitive pay plus a range of salary packaging options and other benefits including:

  • Free access - Macquarie University Sport & Aquatic Centre
  • Access to our staff wellbeing program, staff support services, & employee flu shot program
  • Discounted corporate health insurance
  • 25% discount at Campus Life outlets on campus

  • Contribute to the educational program, including developmental records
  • Interact respectfully and positively with children and families
  • Work positively, respectfully, and collaboratively with a large, diverse team
  • Maintain a current understanding of the EYLF and National Quality Standards
  • Support and contribute to all diversity, equity, and inclusion activities
  • Demonstrate a commitment to professional development and continuous improvement
  • Undertake the Responsible Person and/or Room Leader roles as required
  • Follow approved policies and procedures to help keep children safe (child protection, supervision, health and wellbeing)

  • ACECQA approved Diploma in early childhood education
  • Approved First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis qualification
  • Working with Children Check
  • Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Australia
  • Previous experience working with children aged 0-5 years is desirable
  • You share our organisational values of Courage, Agility, Rigour, Empowerment and Support (CARES) and commit to these being visible in your actions and words.

    U@MQ Ltd is a controlled entity of Macquarie University known as Campus Life.

    We are a vibrant, driven, and collaborative organisation that plays a pivotal role in both the student and staff experience with a remit to “bring life to our campus” and contribute positively to our local communities. We have a vision to be custodians of creating a sense of belonging at Macquarie University.

    We believe in a diverse, robust, and supportive work environment. We know our capacity to drive progressive change and offer excellent programs and services is increased when our team has a diversity of backgrounds and experience. We are committed to our people; we embrace diversity and welcome our people just as they are. At Campus Life you will benefit from being part of a dynamic and committed team.


    If being part of an inclusive, vibrant, team orientated organisation is something you are passionate about we encourage you to apply.

    Enquiries should be directed to Meredith Chan for Mia Mia on 9850 9880 and Chandima Jayanath for Gumnut Cottage on 9850 7740.

    To apply, submit your resume and a cover letter that tells us how you meet the Key Responsibilities and Skills & Experience listed above. Applications are reviewed on receipt so please apply as soon as possible to be considered for the role.

    If you need any support or reasonable adjustments through this recruitment process, please let us know so we can provide the support you need.

    If you're already part of the Macquarie Group (MQ University, U@MQ, MQ Health, MGSM), you'll need to apply through your employee Workday account. To apply for this job: Login to Workday and go to the Careers App > Find Jobs.

    Applications Close:

    23/06/2024 11:59 PM

    Diversity and Inclusion

    Innovation and ingenuity thrive at Macquarie University when diversity, equity and inclusion take centre stage. At the University, we embrace a culture where diversity of background, experience and perspective are fundamental to our success.

    We do not discriminate on gender identity, age, culture, disability, sexuality, Indigeneity, family and caring responsibilities or religion. See our journey towards leadership in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education.

    Flexible Work

    At Macquarie, we believe by providing flexibility in when, where and how work is done, we can support our staff to manage their personal commitments, while optimising their work performance and contributions to the University. See how we lead in flexible work to enable an outcome focused and inclusive workplace. To learn more about our culture and hiring process, explore our Candidate Resource Hub.

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