Early Childhood Educator

Posted by Eltham Woods Preschool Inc on 23 Nov 2021

Organisation Eltham Woods Preschool Inc
Closing date 10.12.2021
Primary role Diploma Qualified Educator
Position type Part-time
Location Eltham
State VIC
About the Centre/Service Eltham Woods Preschool is a community based not-for-profit preschool located in the beautiful and leafy surrounds of Eltham. Eltham Woods Preschool offers two four-year-old preschool programs as well as a three-year-old learning program. The Preschool is run by a Committee of Management and is located in the Eltham Woods Early Childhood Centre.
Work Days of the Role Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Hours of Work of the Role 24 hours
Description Seeking a suitably qualified and enthusiastic Early Childhood Educator to work with our 3 year old and 4 year old program. Position Objective
  • Assist with the development and provision of a quality, developmentally appropriate program for the children. This program is to be developed in consultation with the committee, the parents of children attending and the early childhood teacher in charge of the program and be responsive to the needs of the community.
  • Work cooperatively as a member of a team to provide a developmentally appropriate program.
  • Operate in a professional manner at all times and ensure that the service meets the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Law Act 2010 (National Law), Education and Care Services National Regulations 2011 (Regulations), relevant curriculum framework, Quality Improvement Plan and policies and procedures of the service.
Hours of work
  • Tuesday: 8.00am - 4.30pm (4 yr old program)
  • Thursday 8.00am - 4.30pm (4 yr old program)
  • Friday 8.00am - 3.00pm (3 yr old program)
  • Hold an approved Diploma of Children’s Services or Certificate III qualification or equivalent pursuant to the National Law and Regulations (or be working towards a qualification in accordance with the Regulations).
  • Hold a current Working with Children Check (or equivalent).
  • Hold and maintain an approved:
    • first aid qualification
    • emergency asthma management qualification
    • management of anaphylaxis qualification
Requirements WWCC
Additional Requirements Specialist skills and knowledge • An understanding and knowledge of early childhood development relevant to their level of qualification and position; • Ability to assist in the provision of a developmentally appropriate program for the children; in partnership with the early childhood teacher and parents; • An ability to plan, reflect, work and manage time effectively with minimal supervision; • Reasonable knowledge and understanding of the National Law and Regulations. Interpersonal skills • Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively with staff, parents and professionals. • Work in a cooperative, flexible and professional manner with children, parents, staff, other professionals and the committee. • Well-developed self-motivation skills and initiative.
Industrial Agreement/Award Victorian Early Childhood Teachers and Educators Agreement 2020 (VECTEA)

Contact Name
Jackie Reeve
Application Procedure
Submit resume via email

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