Cert III Educator – GEKA Glover Street

Posted by Glen Eira Kindergarten Association on 08 Jun 2021

Organisation Glen Eira Kindergarten Association
Closing date 18.06.2021
Primary role Certificate III Educator
Position type Part-time
Location Bentleigh East
State VIC
About the Centre/Service Our kindergarten is located in a quiet, residential street in Bentleigh East and has been a part of the local community for over 50 years. Children who attend a GEKA kindergarten are engaged in a play-based curriculum which evolves from the children’s interests. Both indoor and outdoor activities and experiences are carefully planned to enable each child to work towards their next step in learning.
Work Days of the Role Wednesdays and Fridays
Hours of Work of the Role 11 hours
Description Glen Eira Kindergarten Association are currently seeking a Certificate III qualified educator to join the team at GEKA Glover St! GEKA is a not for profit Early Years Management organisation based in the municipality of Glen Eira. We manage and support eleven community kindergartens in delivering the highest standard of professionalism, responsive management and inclusive, play based early years education. About the role: GEKA are seeking an enthusiastic and confident Early Childhood Educator (Cert III) to work in the 4 year old Kookaburra Group at GEKA Glover St Kindergarten, located in Bentleigh East. Shifts will operate on Wednesdays and Fridays (8am - 1pm, plus planning time). The position totals 11 hours per week. These hours can also be supplemented with hours on our relief list, should you be looking for additional hours. If you are looking to work for an organisation that emphasises the importance of professional development and work/life balance, this opportunity is the one for you! To be eligible to apply for a position at GEKA, you need to have the following:
  • A minimum of Cert III in Early Childhood Education and Care or equivalent
  • A sound knowledge of current best practice that is reflective of the approved National Quality Framework
  • Ability to show initiative
  • Enthusiasm and a willingness to work in a team to deliver high quality education
  • Excellent communication skills and confidence to engage with others
  • Current First Aid (HLTAID003 or HLTAID004), CPR, Child Protection and Anaphylaxis (Asthma qualification highly desirable but not compulsory)
  • Current Working With Children Check or VIT Registration
There are many benefits to working with GEKA;
  • Increased opportunities for work across eleven kindergarten services
  • Learn best practice teaching principles by working alongside early childhood professionals
  • Engagement in services assessed as Meeting or Exceeding the National Standard for Education and Care
  • Opportunities to attend Professional Development training held exclusively for GEKA Employees
  • Be guided by early childhood experts in senior management positions
  • Payment under the VECTEA in an efficient and timely manner
  • Networking possibilities within the local community
  • Be a part of a professional, dynamic and friendly team!
If this sounds like an environment you would thrive in, then we would love to hear from you! Please contact Bek Ellin, HR Administration Coordinator, for a position description at hr@gekaoffice.org.au For further information about GEKA, please visit https://geka.org.au/ Applications close 5pm, Friday 18th June. GEKA is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. GEKA promotes diversity and inclusion in our hiring practices. We welcome applications from people of all cultural backgrounds, abilities, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientations and religions.
Qualifications Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care or equivalent
Requirements WWCC
Industrial Agreement/Award Victorian Early Childhood Teachers and Educators Agreement 2016 (VECTEA)

Contact Name
Bek Ellin
Application Procedure
By email

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