3YO Early Childhood Teacher (Maternity leave 15 months)

Posted by Dame Nellie Melba Kindergarten on 01 Aug 2022

Organisation Dame Nellie Melba Kindergarten
Closing date 15.08.2022
Primary role Early Childhood Teacher
Position type Part-time
Location Richmond
State VIC
About the Centre/Service DNMK is a sessional, committee run kindergarten with amazing outdoor environments and large open rooms. We implement a play based curriculum that includes outdoor play in any weather and long uninterrupted periods of play where children are able to problem solve and learn from the environment, peers and highly in tune educators supporting their learning. Please visit the website to find out more about us and if we are a good fit for you. DNMK.com.au
Work Days of the Role Tuesday and Thursday
Hours of Work of the Role 8.00am-5.00pm both days
Description An exciting opportunity to join the team at Dame Nellie as one of our 3YO teachers. This is a fixed term maternity leave position: handover from 5th September with full start at the beginning of Term 4, 3rd Oct 2022 until end of the school year in 2023. We are seeking a passionate and experienced teacher with an understanding of play based learning, risky play and connecting with the natural world. Experience teaching 3yo kinder will be highly valued. You will teach your own group of 24 children alongside two experienced co-educator, with above VECTEA conditions.This is a 10 hr program, with the sessions being 8.30-1.30 on both days and planning time in the afternoon. Planning hours can be negotiated to be on another day if required.Qualities you will have are:
  • A creative and cooperative team player
  • Value making fulfilling connections with children and families.
  • Have an interest in natural play spaces and nurturing children's care and respect for the outdoors
  • Experience in play-based and emergent curriculum
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Commitment to excellence in early childhood
Qualifications ACECQA recognised ECT qualification.DNMK has a Covid 19 vaccination policy requiring all staff to maintain their Covid 19 vaccination status.DNMK is a Child Safe organisation and equal opportunity employer. We are committed to child safety and have zero tolerance of child abuse. Applicants should be aware that we will carry out VIT and reference checks to ensure we are recruiting the right people.DNMK acknowledges the land on which we learn and play as the traditional lands of the Wurundjeri people, and we pay our respects to ancestors past, elders present and leaders of the future.
Requirements VIT Registration
Industrial Agreement/Award Victorian Early Childhood Teachers and Educators Agreement 2020 (VECTEA)

Contact Name
Georgi Herrick
Application Procedure
Please email CV and cover letter outlining why you would like to join DNMK to the above email

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