About the Opportunity

Are you an enthusiastic and highly motivated Early Childhood Teacher who recognises the value of education and care? Does your passion for teaching and learning inspire and encourage children to reach their potential? Do you thrive on providing high-quality care and feel truly gratified by creating an immersive teaching experience? Then this opportunity is for you!

Come and help us grow our spacious and well-resourced Centre from 43 to 60 places in the iconic “Big Bogan” outback town of Nyngan – a safe and comfortable country lifestyle and rewarding career opportunity awaits!

We are seeking an experienced, dedicated and highly motivated ECT who understands the importance of our philosophy and will enable our children to experience play based learning in a safe and inclusive environment.

In this role you will provide a high-quality educational program for the 3-5 year room, help to lead, guide and support children’s services staff, specifically Room Leaders to develop educational programs and have a great attitude and exceptional time management skills. You will be able to form positive and nurturing relationships with children, ensuring the environment is safe, supportive, stimulating and educational, developing and fostering curiosity, exploration and problem solving and ensuring each child has a sense of belonging.


  • Hours of work are 35 hours per week, as per rotating roster between the hours of 6.45am to 6.00pm, Monday to Friday.

Salary Benefits

  • Remuneration at Grade 7 of Council’s salary system ($1,765.40 - $2,042.47 per week)
  • Annual Local Government Award Increases
  • 11% superannuation
  • One full programming / admin / professional development day per week
  • Relocation expenses and subsidised housing
  • 4 weeks’ Annual Leave
  • Access to Sick and Carer’s Leave
  • Paid ongoing professional development support
  • Priority of Access for childcare at the Bogan Shire Early Learning Centre for your 0-5 year old children
  • Discounted Child Care at the Bogan Shire Early Learning Centre
  • Access to salary sacrificed childcare at the Bogan Shire Early Learning Centre

Please click here to view the full Position Description.

About the Community

Nyngan and Bogan Shire are great communities. Nyngan, with its surrounding villages is widely seen as an attractive and safe small rural town with a functioning, supportive community that has access to a range of local services including schools, an early learning day care centre, emergency and health facilities including a new medical centre, a variety of sporting and community organisations and a number of businesses including supermarkets, cafes and clubs. All this, in a friendly and safe environment.

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How to Apply

To apply please follow the link below. You will be required to answer questions addressing the essential criteria found in the Position Description and will need to upload a cover letter and resume, including 2 referees before 12.00pm on Monday 24 June 2024.

Once you start your application you will not be able to save and return to it later.  Please allow yourself enough time to address the selection criteria and have digital copies of your resume and cover letter ready to upload.

Should you have any questions regarding the position or the application process please contact the People and Culture Department on 02 6835 9000.

Bogan Shire Council is an equal opportunity employer.  Selection is determined by merit to ensure employment of the best person for the job.

Contact Us

Bogan Shire Council

81 Cobar Street 

P.O. Box 221
Nyngan, 2825
New South Wales

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Ph: (02) 6835 9000
Fax: (02) 6835 9011

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