Early Childhood Assistant Educator

Posted by Y Whittlesea on 27 Jul 2022

Organisation Y Whittlesea
Closing date 10.08.2022
Primary role Certificate III Educator
Position type Part-time
Location Wollert
State VIC
About the Centre/Service Kirrip Kindergarten opened its doors in January 2022 and is delivering 3 and 4 year old funded kinder to the local community in Wollert East.
Hours of Work of the Role 16-17hrs per week
Description Y Whittlesea has been providing early education and care to the local community for the past 30 years and is also a registered NDIS provider.We are excited to be expanding our current team at Kirrip and are seeking experienced Early Childhood Assistant Educators to join us on part-time basis (16-17hrs per week).You will join a team that is supportive and committed to your personal development. A positive attitude towards a collaborative approach will help you succeed in this role.If you feel you meet what we are looking for in terms of:
  • Willingness to give 110% attention to the care and education of our children
  • Being warm and compassionate
  • Innovative and self-motivated
  • Creative and resourceful in creating spaces for children and families
  • Abide by all education and care regulations and the Y's policies and procedures
  • Being flexible and reliable to work on a rotating roster;  then we would love to hear from you.
Our Safeguarding vision is that all Children and Young People are empowered to feel safe and be safe at the Y, in their families and their communities. The Y requires that all applicants undergo satisfactory screening prior to commencement, including but not limited to:
  • A National Police Check (or International Police Check where applicants have lived or worked overseas);
  • Holding or obtaining a Working with Children Check (or equivalent) in accordance with their state or territory laws; and
  • Three reference checks.
Any successfully appointed applicant will be required to adhere to the Safeguarding Framework, which includes a thorough Safeguarding Children and Young People induction and committing to upholding the safety and wellbeing of Children and Young People throughout their engagement with Y.The Y is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the safeguarding of children and young people.Why work for the Y?  Click here to find out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FuLVNN6R5xAIf you would like to seek further information or need assistance applying please contact [email protected].au or call 03 9407 6200Applications close: 10/08/2022Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as screening and interviews may commence prior to the closing date.
Qualifications Mandatory Requirements/Qualifications
  • Current Employee Working With Children Check
  • Covid Vaccination Certificate (3 doses) (or medical clearance)
  • Current National Police Check (no more than 6 months old) and to be renewed every 3 years.
  • Current Level 2 First Aid (minimum HLTAID003)
  • Current CPR (HLTAID001)
  • Current Anaphylaxis qualification and epipen/anapen training (22300VIC)
  • Current Asthma qualification (22282VIC)
  • Minimum training requirement as required by ACECQA (one of the below):
    • Certificate III in Children Services (or equivalent) – this will attract the Level CSA3.1-3.3
    • Diploma in Children Services (or equivalent) - this will attract the Level CSA3.4
Please refer to the position description for a detailed list of responsibilities (copy link into your browser): https://ymac.worldmanager.com/go/F1sKsD 
Requirements WWCC
Industrial Agreement/Award Victorian Early Childhood Teachers and Educators Agreement 2020 (VECTEA)

Contact Name
Mary Gliana
Application Procedure
TO APPLY: Please visit our Y careers page to apply directly with your resume and cover letter and to complete an application form (copy link into your browser): https://whittlesea.ymca.org.au/about/careers/find-a-job/

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