Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Posted by Cherry Crescent Preschool Inc on 29 Oct 2021

Organisation Cherry Crescent Preschool Inc
Closing date 16.09.2022
Primary role Diploma Qualified Educator
Position type Part-time
Location Braybrook
State VIC
About the Centre/Service Cherry Crescent Preschool acknowledges the Wurundjeri people of whose land we build our community today. We recognise the traditional custodians of country throughout Australia and their continuing connection to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to them and their cultures and to elders both past and present. Cherry Crescent Pre-school was opened on the 5th August, 1982. Cherry Crescent Pre-school has always operated as a Kindergarten, and caters for 3 to 5 year old children. We are a Committee based Kindergarten and our building is owned and is located in The City of Maribyrnong and we are part of their Central Enrolment Scheme. We have maintained long serving Educators, and we strive to achieve that all our families feel welcome, safe, and happy and relaxed in our very friendly environment. Cherry Crescent Pre-school is funded by the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, and operates under the National Quality Framework. Cherry Crescent Pre-School adheres according to the regulations set down by the Education and Care Services National Law Act 2010 (National Law) and the Education and Care Services National Regulations 2011 (the Regulations) and the National Quality Standard (Schedule 1 of the Regulations). At Cherry Crescent Pre-school, we implement an EMERGENT CURRICULUM that reflects the key values and principles of the National Quality Framework, the Early Years Learning Framework for Australia and the Revised Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework (2016). We believe that equity, inclusion and diversity underpin the framework.Cherry Crescent Preschool does everything it can to help make children safe. We have a zero tolerance for child abuse.
Work Days of the Role Monday, Wednesday & Friday
Hours of Work of the Role The position will be 19.25 hours over 3 days per week: - Monday 8:15am → 4:30pm, Tuesday 10:00am → 2:15pm, Thursday 8:15am → 4:30pm and Friday 8:15am → 4:30pm
Description Cherry Crescent Pre-school is seeking a dynamic and dedicated Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care qualified educator to join our team of professional and experienced educators. The position will be 19.25 hours over 3 days per week: - Monday 9:00am → 12:45pm, Wednesday 8:15am → 4:30pm and Friday 8:15am → 4:30pm.Our stand-alone Kindergarten provides a high quality education and care for children aged 3-5 years in stimulating indoor and outdoor learning environments.Cherry Crescent Pre-school is run by a voluntary parent Committee of Management; we offer state-funded 3 and 4 year old Kindergarten sessions.The successful applicant will be valued for their ability to work collaboratively with the teacher, family members and other staff to achieve positive outcomes for children of all abilities.  Also contribution to centre practices, philosophy and educational programs in a supportive working environment, and must be able to fulfill the following essential criteria:
  • Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care or equivalent qualification
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Current ‘Working With Children Check’ and ‘Police Check’
  • A commitment to continuous learning, best practice and achieving high quality service delivery and a sound knowledge of the National and Victorian Early Years Frameworks
  • Strong written and verbal communication and organisational skills
  • Able to build positive relationships with families, children and colleagues
  • Be able to work effectively in a team
Qualifications Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care or equivalent qualification 
Requirements WWCC
Additional Requirements • Working With Children Check and Police Check • Two referees • Level 2 First Aid Certificate • Mandatory Reporting and other obligations for the Early Childhood Sector Certificate • Proof of Covid-19 vaccinations
Industrial Agreement/Award Victorian Early Childhood Teachers and Educators Agreement 2020 (VECTEA)

Contact Name
Dianne or Sarah

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