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Roulla Contopoulos

Roulla Contopoulos

Administrative Officer

Working in the childcare environment has enabled me to learn about a different discipline beyond typical office duties. At Alpha, I've received encouragement and opportunities for training and development. It's just a great atmosphere to work in.

Administrative Officer

  • Early Childhood Educator

    Full time or part time options


    • Celebrate cultural diversity & holistic child development with our programs
    • Award salary plus super, reviewed as experience is accrued
    • Access to discounted products & offers (homewares, electronics, health & more)


    Who are we?

    Alpha Early Learning Centre is a childcare centre in Richmond operated by PRONIA and licenced to 55 children a day. The centre provides a bilingual and multicultural program and draws children from the surrounding municipalities and throughout the Metropolitan area. Our philosophy is to deliver an inclusive program, promoting and celebrating diversity. Our educators are dedicated to the overall physical, emotional, social and intellectual growth and development of young children attending the centre and are committed to preparing them for their future life in a changing multicultural society.


    What you will be doing

    We are looking for an Early Childhood Educator for our Alpha ELC, on a fixed-term part-time basis or casual employment available.


    Full-time, 7.6 hours, 5 days a week Early Childhood Educators in our Nursery Room, doing AM and/or PM shifts during open hours of (7am-6pm) on a rotating weekly roster.



    • Assisting in the preparation, implementation and evaluation of developmentally appropriate programs for children, including a child with special needs
    • Ensuring the maintenance of a healthy, safe and stimulating environment.
    • Contributing positively to the development of children’s independence and self-esteem
    • Recording observations of individual children or groups for program planning purposes
    • Undertaking and implementing the requirements of quality assurance


    More information about the role is found in the positon description.


    The ideal candidate will have:

    • Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, or an higher/equivalent qualification
    • Current First Aid & CPR in an education and care setting (HLTAID012)
    • Understanding and appreciation of cultural diversity
    • Proficiency in computer use
    • Excellent written and oral skills in English is a requirement. A second language is highly recommended
    • Undergo a National Criminal History Record Check
    • Working with Children Check


    What we offer:

    • Positions available:
      • Fixed term, Part-time employment: 6 hours, 4 days a week (Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays) until December 2023.
      • Full-time, AM or PM shifts (7am-6pm) on a rotating weekly roster
    • Award Salary (Level 3 - Level 4) plus super, according to qualifications & years of experience under the Children’s Services Award 2010
    • Exclusive access to heavily discounted products and offers (homewares, electronics, health & fitness, leisure, and many more)
    • Onsite childcare, subject to availability
    • Opportunities for capacity building and progression in the Early Childhood industry


    How to apply

    Please submit your resume and a cover letter via our careers page:

    For further information regarding positions at Alpha ELC contact the People and Culture Team on 03 9388 9998 or email [email protected]


    PRONIA is committed to protecting children and young people from harm. We require all applicants to undergo an extensive screening process prior to appointment.