4 year old Assistant Educator (Extended Hours Program)

Posted by Robert Cochrane Kindergarten Inc on 03 Jun 2021

Organisation Robert Cochrane Kindergarten Inc
Closing date 18.06.2021
Primary role Extended hours care educator
Position type Part-time
Location Hawthorn
State VIC
About the Centre/Service Robert Cochrane Kindergarten is a community run kindergarten, with over 100 years of history, located in the heart of Hawthorn. The kindergarten runs exciting 3 year old and 4 year old sessions, within beautifully maintained grounds. It is well resourced and includes two spacious outdoor play spaces. The program has a strong sustainability and community emphasis, where parents and the wider kinder community are heavily involved. This is an exciting opportunity to join a friendly and close-knit team, committed to delivering high-quality early childhood education in a heritage listed kindergarten.
Work Days of the Role Monday & Tuesday
Hours of Work of the Role 8 hours per week
Description This position is for the role of Assistant Educator in our Extended Hours Program. This is a part time position commencing on July 12, 2021. The position is for 8 hours per week working Mondays 11:30am – 3:30pm and Tuesdays 11:30am – 3:30pm. Hours may increase in 2022.  We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Educator with a Diploma of Children’s Services or Certificate III in Children’s Services. We are seeking a highly motivated individual, who will work cooperatively as a member of the team. The Assistant Educator is responsible to the Early Childhood Educator on a day-to-day basis for assisting in the implementation and delivery of the Extended Hours Program. Further, the applicant will work with the Educational Leader to ensure professional standards are met and development goals achieved.  We are looking for a self-motivated person who takes direction as well as showing initiative in encouraging the imagination, diversity, creativity and exploration of the children they are leading. The key skills we are looking for are:    - Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively with children, staff, parents and the committee of management; and -Ability to work in a cooperative, flexible and professional manner with children, parents, staff and the committee of management. -Experience in an Early Childhood setting is preferred.
Qualifications Diploma of Children’s Services or Certificate III in Children’s Services Current Working with Children Check  Current First Aid certificate  Anaphylaxis Training  Current Police Check
Requirements WWCC
Industrial Agreement/Award Victorian Early Childhood Teachers and Educators Agreement 2016 (VECTEA)

Contact Name
Andrew Horsfield
Application Procedure
To Apply for this position: please email 1. A cover letter outlining your suitability for this position. 2. Current CV to Andrew Horsfield: rck.staffliaison@kindergarten.vic.gov.au

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