Group Leader

Job No: MPSC48
Location: Moree


Forming part of the Corporate Services Department, this position contributes to the organisations goals by being an active leader of a team which provides high quality early childhood education and care to children.

Council currently has a position available for a Group Leader within its organisational structure. Reporting to the Director of Gwydir Daycare & Preschool, the successful applicant will be responsible for providing a consistent, nurturing, caring, happy, secure, creative and active environment for all children at Gwydir Day Care and Preschool as well as working with other staff towards continuous improvement in all areas of Gwydir Day Care and Preschool’s operations.

It is essential that the successful applicant is 18 years of age or older and has a Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood), a current First Aid Certificate as well as a current Working with Children Check number and experience working with young children in a group setting.

Salary and conditions will be in accordance with the Local Government (State) Award 2017 – from Band 2 Level 1 Grade 9 Step 1 $1,120.15 to Band 2 Level 2 Grade 10 Step 3 $1,236.75 per 38hr week with grading dependent upon level of experience and qualifications.  Flexibility around core hours of work can be discussed.

MPSC uses job-matched pre-employment screenings to ensure that applicants are able to undertake the inherent physical requirements of this position without placing them at risk of injury. Therefore the most meritorious applicant identified at interview will be required to undertake a pre-employment health screening and a three (3) month probationary period applies. 

Applications must be made on-line ONLY, at and will be accepted up until 4.00pm on Wednesday, 26 February 2020.

It is an offence under the NSW Child Protection (Prohibited Employment) Act 1998 for a person convicted of a serious sex offence to apply for this position. 

Further information regarding the on-line application process may be obtained by contacting Council’s Human Resources section  on (02) 6757 3234 or via e-mail

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A pre-employment health check and a three month probationary period apply to all positions. All employees are subject to drug and alcohol screening at the pre-employment health screening and random testing will occur throughout the probationary period.

Council has a generous incentive scheme for staff including salary sacrifice options.

Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a Smoke Free work environment.

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