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Creche Assistant


Reference: 4896086

The City of Canning aims to be a welcoming and thriving city, giving our people an opportunity to thrive through work that truly makes a difference! We now have an exciting opportunity for a Crèche Assistant to join us on a casual basis.

Impact the Community in a Big Way!

The role reports to the Supervisor Children's Services and will be responsible for the efficient and effective operation of the crèche facilities at the Leisureplexes. This will include planning and preparation of suitable activities, supervision of children with a focus on safety and wellbeing, assisting children with toileting and eating, ensuring correct sign in and sign out of children, and ensuring a clean and safe environment for the children during their time. This role is also responsible for a high degree of customer service and administration.

  • Casual opportunity
  • Gym membership
  • $21.48 - $25 per hour + 25% casual loading 10.5% super

Applicants will have previous experience working a children's crèche facility or childcare centre, combined with a current Working with Children's Check; minimum of a Certificate III in Children's Services; and a current satisfactory National Police Clearance. The right applicant for the role will have a genuine interest in working with and caring for children and comfortably work in a group of 17-20 children aging from 12 weeks to 6 years old, a first aid qualification, combined with experience within the recreation industry. Applicants will also be comfortable working less than 15 hours per fortnight in a team setting, demonstrating excellent communication skills to build relationships with children and parents.

Canning welcomes you to apply:

Please visit our website where you can access the position description and apply for the position.

To submit an application, you will need to provide two attachments your resume and a cover letter that addresses the selection criteria listed in the position description.

For a confidential enquiry please contact Toni van den Hurk on 08 9231 0756. Reference 40-1920

Applications close 5.00pm Friday 25 October 2019

At the City of Canning, one person can, and does, make a difference every day!

The City of Canning is a "Welcoming and Thriving" place to live and work. We believe that engaging people with diverse backgrounds will assist in delivering superior services to our community and are committed to the principles of equal opportunity for all.

Applications Close: 25 Oct 2019