Early Childhood Teacher-Williams

Opened 158 days ago
Closes 14 January 2024
Melbourne Metro
Early Childhood Teacher

Defence One Tree Childcare- Williams
Location: Laverton, VIC
Position: ECT
Employment Type: 37.5hrs per week 
Fixed Term: 03.06.2024 – 30.08.2024

Are you passionate about nurturing young minds and fostering a love for learning? Join One Tree as an Early Childhood Teacher and you’ll join a big-hearted organisation that’s on a mission to transform challenges into possibilities for children.

One Tree Defence Unit Williams is a small and welcoming centre located on the RAAF Base Williams in Laverton just west of Melbourne. It has places for 67 children across 4 rooms consisting of a nursery, toddler room, preschool and pre-kinder. Opening from 7.00am to 6.00pm Monday to Thursday and 7.00am to 5.30pm Friday, this centre caters to local defence personnel families as well as the local community.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate Engaging Play-Based Learning: Utilize a strong understanding of children’s interests to design and implement a dynamic play-based program that encourages exploration and learning.
  • Creative Program Delivery: Bring your passion and creativity to the forefront, delivering programs that captivate young learners and inspire curiosity.
  • Experience and Expertise: Leverage your past experience working directly with 3-5 year olds, demonstrating a proven track record in program development and implementation.
  • Knowledgeable in EYLF and NQS: Showcase your sound understanding of the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standard, ensuring programs are aligned with these guidelines.
  • Quick Learner & Strong Communicator: Adapt swiftly to new methodologies and communicate effectively with both children and families. Your written and verbal skills will be key in maintaining transparent and open communication.
  • Team Player and Leader: Collaborate effectively within a team, inspiring and engaging colleagues. Lead by example, fostering an environment of creativity, teamwork, and growth.
  • Flexibility and Adaptability: Embrace change and adapt to evolving needs, ensuring a dynamic and responsive learning environment.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood
  • Current VIT card
  • National Police Clearance
  • Demonstrated experience in program development for early childhood education.
  • The ability to lead and work within a positive team environment; and
  • Flexibility, energy, enthusiasm, and a mature approach.

Why Join Us:

  • A supportive and dynamic work environment.
  • Opportunities for professional development and growth tailored to you
  • The chance to make a real difference in the lives of young learners.
  • Access to discounted childcare
  • Complimentary uniforms
  • Rewards for every year you spend at One Tree (including extra sick leave, extra leave, Qantas frequent flyer points and more);
  • Free and confidential counselling through the One Tree Employee Assistance Program

If you’re a dedicated, innovative educator with a passion for early childhood education and the skills to inspire young minds, we’d love to hear from you. Join us in creating an enriching and stimulating learning journey for our children.