3 Year old Early Childhood Teacher – 12 month contract
Organisation Pinewood Preschool
For Provider Pinewood Preschool
Closing date 26.10.2021
Primary role Early Childhood Teacher
Position type Part-time
Location Mt Waverley
About the Centre/Service Pinewood preschool is a warm, welcoming and inclusive environment where all children, parents and educators are valued, respected, informed and involved. We pride ourselves on our firm roots based within our ever-changing community. Our preschool is a committee managed, standalone sessional kindergarten, offering 3- and 4-year-old preschool, we have been servicing our community for over 50 years. We acknowledge that each child’s family knows their child best and educators work in partnerships with families to ensure that each and every child reaches their full potential. The connections and partnerships we build and instil within our preschool community are forever lasting. Children learn as they play and are encouraged to value their unique interests and abilities, in response educators are passionate and committed as we believe children are capable and confident leaners who have the right to make decisions, learn new skills and take risks in order to construct their own identities and understandings of the world. Pinewood Preschool values the connections to our natural world and embeds a holistic approach to sustainability. Through this practice our children learn how to contribute to the health of their local environment and the planet, now and into the future. In 2022, for the period of this 12 month contract, the preschool is temporarily relocating to 43 Fraser St Glen Waverley, which is the old Glen Waverley South preschool site as we are rebuilding a purpose-built hub at Pinewood which should be ready in 2023.
Work Days of the Role Monday and Tuesday
Hours of Work of the Role Monday 8.30am - 1.30pm and Tuesday 8.30am - 4.30pm
Description We are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic Early Childhood teacher (Bachelor trained) to teach 25 children in our three year old green group on a Tuesday, commencing in term 1, 2022 and ending on the last day of term 4, 2022, (this is a 12 month contract). You will be responsible for planning and implementing the program alongside two co- educators. This position has 5 1/2 hours contact time, 5 hrs. non- contact, 1 1/2 hr. lunch relief and a 1hr Educator meeting per week. The successful candidate will be working collaboratively with a team of friendly and experienced educators and a supportive committee of management in a well resourced centre. Our service is bound by the provision of the VECTEA 2020 and you will be paid at your appropriate teacher level.
Qualifications A Bachelor of Early Childhood Education, VIT registration, current CPR, Anaphylaxis and First aid.
Requirements VIT Registration
Additional Requirements All applicants are encouraged to provide: A letter outlining their experience and interest in the role and a current resume with contacts details for at least two references. The applicant will need to be compliant with any Public Health Orders.
Industrial Agreement/Award Victorian Early Childhood Teachers and Educators Agreement 2020 (VECTEA)