MLC Kindle Associate

Closing Date for Applications: Wednesday 24 August 2022 midday

Part time ongoing

4 weeks leave per annum 

Diploma level qualification essential 

MLC Kindle is a state-of-the-art co-educational facility providing high quality early learning experiences for children aged six weeks to five years. 

We currently have an opportunity for a qualified Early Learning Centre Educator (Kindle Associate) to join the team at MLC Kindle. If you are a candidate who is looking for a shift that starts later in the day, we would encourage you to apply.

The position is ongoing, part time with 4 weeks leave per annum:

  • Lunch cover and Twilight Associate, working from 11.00am to 6.00pm Monday- Friday (32.5 hrs/wk)

As the successful candidate, you have:  

  • A genuine passion and excitement for creating a safe and stimulating learning environment  
  • A focus on continuous improvement  
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills  
  • The ability to work as a collaborative and supportive member of a team  
  • Sound knowledge of relevant frameworks and legislation  
  • Keen interest and understanding of the principles of the Reggio Emilia Educational Project 
  • A desire to develop and build on your skills, always looking for new ways of working

Please forward your application to Human Resources by midday Wednesday 24 August 2022 

Application Form

Personal Details

First Name*
Contact Phone Number*
Contact Email Address*
How did you find out about this opportunity?*
Are you a current employee of MLC?*
Are you a previous employee of MLC?*
Where do you currently reside?*


Our MLC Community is comprised of individuals, working together towards common goals. We are proud of our diversity and enjoy celebrating and learning about different people, different activities and different disciplines.

Are you of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander origin?*
Are you fluent in a language other than English?*

Pre-Employment Requirements

Background checks and working rights will be checked for all successful applicants. You may be asked to provide evidence of your right to work in Australia at an interview or at a later date. Applicants for teaching and non-teaching vacancies, who have a current National Police Certificate, must bring this to any interview requested. In addition to the National Police Certificate, applicants for teaching positions must bring their Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) card and applicants for non-teaching positions must bring their Working with Children Check card.

If you are appointed to a position at MLC, and do not have a National Police Certificate or Working with Children Check, you must apply for these prior to commencement. Please note the College accepts a National Police Certificate supplied directly from Victoria Police only. To obtain an application form you will need to log onto the Victoria Police website at

Please indicate your Australian Citizenship/Residency status.*
Please indicate what you will provide as evidence of your working rights.*

Background Checks

Do you have a valid Working with Children Check (Employment)?*
Do you have a National Police Check obtained within the last five years?*
Have you ever been charged with a criminal offence?*
Our process includes asking referees whether applicants have any child protection concerns.
Do you foresee any problem arising from this process?*
Are there any circumstances where you have engaged in public activities which may reflect negatively on the reputation of the School or potentially be in conflict with the values of Methodist Ladies' College?*
 I have selected 'Prefer not to answer' to one or more of the above questions and ask that a meeting be arranged between myself and the Director of Human Resources at Methodist Ladies' College.


What is your highest level of education/degree relevant to this position? E.g. Bachelor of Science (Hons), Associate Diploma of Childcare, Master of Teaching, Post Doctorate of Education.

Second Major/Minor
Year Completed*

Cover Letter and CV

Covering Letter Attachment*

Please ensure this is a PDF file not greater than 1 Mb
Curriculum Vitae Attachment*

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 I confirm that the information I have provided in this application is true and correct. I understand the recruitment process will include validation of the responses I have given and if these are found to be untrue or incorrect any employment relationship created may be void.*

Thank you for your application to MLC. You will receive an email from the MLC Human Resources Department acknowledging receipt of your application. If you are successful in obtaining an interview you will be contacted by telephone. If your application is not successful you will be notified by email.