Early Childcare Coordinator

Posted by Cara Armstrong Kindergarten Inc on 19 May 2021

Organisation Cara Armstrong Kindergarten Inc
For Provider cara.armstrong.kin@kindergarten.vic.gov.au
Closing date 30.06.2021
Primary role Early Childhood Teacher
Position type Part-time
Location Hawthorn East
State VIC
About the Centre/Service We are a community run Kindergarten based in Hawthorn East. We have a beautiful centre, with wonderful indoor and outdoor play areas for our 3 and 4 year old programs. A beautiful, nurturing environment.
Work Days of the Role Wednesday and Friday
Hours of Work of the Role 2 Days - 3.5 Hours Per Day
Description Primary Role: Early Childhood Co-educator Early Childhood Co-Educator – 3 and 4 year old program Organisation: Cara Armstrong Kindergarten Provider: Cara Armstrong Kindergarten Closing Date: Wednesday 30th June   Position Type: Permanent Part Time Hours: Lunch Time Cover - 2 days per week Location: Hawthorn East State: Vic   About the Centre/Service  Cara Armstrong Kindergarten is an iconic play-based kindergarten which has been offering the children of Hawthorn East and surrounding neighbourhoods a quality kinder experience and family-friendly atmosphere since 1945. The philosophy behind the program is “learning through play” and an emphasis is placed on providing a stimulating environment and a warm positive atmosphere where children can develop confidence, curiosity, communication skills, and cooperative behaviour.   The single room kindergarten offers one 3 year-old program (2 days per week) and one 4 year-old program (3 days per week). Cara Armstrong is a proud community managed and operated kinder with an active committee of management and professional administration. Work days of the role Hours of Work: Wednesday 12pm - 3:30pm Friday 12pm - 3:30pm Total 7 Hours per week Extra shifts to cover sick/annual leave etc will also be available for the right candidate. Job Share may be considered for the right candidate but ideally we are looking for one educator for this role.  Description  We are seeking a passionate and enthusiastic educator who can help support our existing high quality educational team. To do this, the successful candidate will
  • Assist the Teacher in the provision of a healthy, safe and welcoming environment for the children and families attending the service
  • Assist in working with individual and small groups of children
  • Attend to the physical, social and emotional needs of the children as required
  • Ensure that any child or group of children in the educator's care is adequately supervised, and that every reasonable precaution is taken to protect them from any hazard
  • Work under the direction of the teacher in accordance with the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Law Act 2010 and the Education and Care Services National Regulations, and inform the teacher if the requirements are not being met
  • Adhere to all OH&S safety procedures of the service
  • Work as a member of a cooperative and professional team
Our teachers and educators operate in a professional manner at all times, meeting the requirements of the Department of Education and Training (DET) Kindergarten Guide, the Education and Care Services National Law Act 2010, the Education and Care Services National Regulations, and the policies and procedures of the service.  Successful candidates will be paid above award wage with competitive terms and conditions. This is a Permanent Part Time, with the potential for further employment. Job Share may be considered for the right candidate but ideally we are looking for one educator for this role.
Qualifications Qualifications A Certificate 3 or Diploma in Early Childhood Education We welcome new graduates. Requirements 
  • Hold an appropriate first aid training qualification, anaphylaxis management training and emergency asthma management training that complies with the requirements of the Regulations and service policies
  • Industrial Agreement/Award Victorian Early Childhood Teachers and Educators Agreement 2016 (VECTEA) (soon to be 2020)
Requirements VIT Registration
Additional Requirements Certificate 3 Early Childhood or Diploma Early Childhood Education
Industrial Agreement/Award Victorian Early Childhood Teachers and Educators Agreement 2016 (VECTEA)

Contact Name
Amber McGregor
Application Procedure
Business Manager

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