Educators – Flexible Team – Diploma level or working towards

Posted by Try Australia Childrens Services on 06 Jan 2022

Organisation Try Australia Childrens Services
Closing date 20.01.2022
Primary role Diploma Qualified Educator
Position type Full-time
Location Werribee
State VIC
·        25 to 38 hours per week over 4 or 5 days
·        10 weeks paid leave per year over term and summer breaks

To learn more

  We are seeking Diploma level Educators to work either part-time (25 hours per week) or full-time (38 hours per week) guaranteed minimum per week as permanent staff in our Flexible Team with our Kindergartens in the Northern, Western and South Eastern suburbs of Melbourne. You will relieve Educators and Teachers who are not able to work.   Your Area Manager will advise you which kindergarten in your area to report to each morning, ensuring that we do not have to close a session and disappoint our children and families.  Your start times and locations will vary each day.
• Flexible Team West: covering TRY kindergarten services in the City of Melton and surrounds

We would love to hear from you if….

  • You are a diploma qualified Preschool Educator, or
    • ECT degree student, with 30% of your units completed, or
    • Cert III Educator actively working towards Diploma
  • You want to work either 38 or 25 hours per week over 4 or 5 days
  • You are able to travel to different kindergartens in your assigned area each morning
  • People describe you as dependable, confident, competent, positive and energetic
  • You love working with children, and are eager to work with different groups, educators and teachers
  • You are interested in understanding the work of an Area Manager

Yes!  …. Then we can offer you

  • Work 4 to 5 days per week either 38 or 25 hours (includes non-contact time)
  • 10 weeks paid leave per year over term and summer breaks
  • Activity Group Leader opportunities
  • Work closely with your Area Manager, gaining an understanding of the bigger picture of providing Kindergarten services
  • Relationships and learning across a group of kindergartens with our community of passionate and like-minded ECEC professionals
  • A supportive workplace with opportunities for professional and career development
  • The opportunity to belong to an organisation with strong values, ethics and commitment to children and the ECEC workforce
  • VECTEA workplace conditions

How to apply

Complete your application through the Seek Link: You will be asked to:
  • Upload your resume

The successful applicant will demonstrate

  • Proficiency in early years’ care and education
  • Flexibility to work with different kindergarten services each day
  • Dependability, energy, positivity and great working relationships
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Great references from your previous employers

Any questions?

Email /call Rain Fat in the People & Culture team  

The TRY difference

At TRY, we’re more than just an early learning and care provider. As a non-denominational, not-for-profit organisation we work with communities to improve the life chances of children and young people facing adversity. We do this by helping them to achieve great educational and employment outcomes through our youth mentoring and employment pathway programs, as well as supporting vulnerable families to access early learning. When you join TRY you’re joining an organisation with a 138-year strong history of making a meaningful difference to the lives chances of children and young people. Are you ready to make a difference? Learn more here:  

Child safety and inclusiveness

TRY Children’s Services and all our Centres are committed to child safety.  The protection and wellbeing of children and young persons is reflected in our zero tolerance for child abuse.  All staff and volunteers have a moral and legal responsibility to ensure that young people are safe whilst involved in our care and programs.  All children have the right to safety and security and the protection from physical, emotional, verbal and sexual abuse and neglect. TRY Children’s Services is a child safe and equal employment opportunity employer. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, from people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and from people with a disability.
Industrial Agreement/Award Victorian Early Childhood Teachers and Educators Agreement 2020 (VECTEA)

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