Casual Early Childhood Teachers

About Inner West Council

Inner West Council is among Sydney’s larger local government agencies looking after a vibrant community of 185,000 people living in some of the inner city’s most vibrant, creative, liveable and diverse suburbs.

As we continue to deliver quality, innovative and inclusive programs and services, we would love it if you can join in our journey towards becoming the best council for our community.

We are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity, WHS, sustainability, continuous improvement and business excellence. The community is at the heart of the organisation and Council puts its ‘Values First’ with flexibility, integrity, respect and the spirit of team as a set of values and associated behaviours for all levels in the organisation. We expect commitment to these values from all employees in performing their respective roles

We offer flexible career life balance with hours that allow you to relax and recharge. We offer a variety of flexible work arrangement options (e.g. flexible hours, compressed week and working from home) where appropriate giving you even greater quality of work life balance.

Permanent employees benefit from our great value gym membership from $14.95/week giving access to a vast network of gyms in Sydney.

About the role

We currently have casual opportunities available for reliable, experienced and dedicated casual Early Childhood Teachers to join our professional and friendly Children Services staff.

As Early Childhood Teacher you will be responsible for assisting the Co-ordinator in the day to day running of the child care service and for overseeing the planning, programming and implementation of a caring, safe and stimulating learning environment for the children and contribute to developing quality partnerships with families and the wider community.

Please read the Position Description to familiarise yourself with all the requirements and conditions of the role.


$37.80 per hour (plus 25% casual Loading) + Super

Some of the required skills, experience and qualifications

1. *University Degree (or equivalent) of Early Childhood Education.

2. *Must meet Child Protection Act requirements and hold a current NSW Working with Children Check clearance ( please provide your WWC number with your application)

3. *Accredited with the NSW Education Standards Authority (formerly BOSTES).

4. *Current First Aid Certificate and completion of or willingness to undertake approved course/s in Anaphylaxis and Asthma Management.

5. Willing to undertake role of Responsible Person under the National Education and Care Services Regulations as required.

6. *Identify and Respond to Children at Risk of Harm Statement of Attainment

7. Demonstrated ability to plan, implement and document developmentally appropriate and inquiry/interest based programmes for individual children and groups of children.

Note: Shortlisted applicants will need to provide a certified copy of the following documents:

  • Proof of work rights in Australia (e.g. copy of Passport or Birth Certificate etc)
  • Relevant Qualifications (marked with * above)


Maria Pappas, Children Centre Director on 0421 836 461 or via email at

How to Apply

We recommend you read the Position Description for the role to make sure your application addresses the requirements of the position. Council is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all applicants. Please advise us within the application if you need support, reasonable adjustments to participate successfully in the recruitment process.

Eligibility for employment/Pre employment Checks

Successful applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and agree to provide information for pre-employment checks as required for the position. This may include police records checks, certified copies of relevant qualifications, Driver’s Licence and proof of work rights in Australia (please refer to the Position Description for the specific qualifications/requirements for the role). Copies of any sighted documents will be kept by IWC for its records as proof of verification.

Inner West Council is a Diversity employer. We encourage applications from all candidates.

Council is committed to reconciliation and strongly encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and mature aged workers to apply.