Jobs@Melbourne Polytechnic

Melbourne AMEP Child Care Placement Service Officer

Position Number: 2569
Applications Close: 01 Jun 2018

Maximum Term Contract positions (30/06/2020)

Full-time (38 hours per week)

Dynamic work environment 

About the Role

We are very excited to announce that Melbourne Polytechnic is seeking to appoint an experienced, innovative and qualified individual to fill the position of Melbourne AMEP Child Care Placement Service Officer.

Your primary objectives will be to:

  • Source childcare placements, ensuring compliance with the AMEP contract, working with both parents and childcare centres.
  • Maintain and evaluate the provision of financially effective and culturally sensitive childcare placements.

About You

The successful applicant will possess the following:

Key Selection Criteria

  • An approved qualification and/or demonstrated experience in childcare provision. Demonstrated exposure to government policy and cultural issues in relation to childcare in Victoria will be highly regarded.
  • Demonstrated experience working within the contractual requirements of the AMEP / SEE or other Commonwealth funded programs.
  • Demonstrated ability for accurate record keeping and attention to detail within a compliance / governance framework.
  • Demonstrated high- level organisational skills, including the ability to work autonomously.


The salary will be in the range of $55,407 - $60,160 (PACCT 4.1 – 4.3) per annum plus employer superannuation contributions.


Maximum Term Contract (30/06/2020), Full- Time 38 hours per week


Please download a copy of the Position Description below.

Read the Position Description carefully before beginning your application.

Your application must be sent as one single document (Word or PDF) as an attachment.

 Please include the following:

  • Current resume
  • Your responses to the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in the Position Description

Please ensure that your application is saved as follows:

“First Name, Surname, Position Number”

Eg. “John Smith, 1234”

Submit your application by email to including the job title and position number in the subject line of your email.

PLEASE NOTE: To download the position description below you will need Adobe Acrobat 9.0 Pro. If you are experiencing any difficulties in submitting your application, please contact the People & Culture Department on 03 9269 1266.

Applications will only be considered from candidates that have the appropriate approval to work in Australia.

Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply for positions with Melbourne Polytechnic

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