Early Childhood Educator – Diploma Qualified

Posted by Glenelg Shire Council on 17 Nov 2021

Organisation Glenelg Shire Council
Closing date 06.12.2021
Primary role Diploma Qualified Educator
Position type Full-time
Location Portland
State VIC
Description Permanent Full-Time Position Available Now! $63,817.43 - $67,381.79 gross per annum + superannuation + annual leave + uniform allowance About Glenelg Shire Council Glenelg Shire is renowned for its landscapes which include the Budj Bim National Heritage Landscape, expansive beaches, scenic and rugged coast with large national parks. We acknowledge and respect the Traditional Owners of the region, the Gunditjimara, Bunganditj and Jarwadjali people. As Equal Opportunity Employer, Council welcomes applications from all members of our community and those outside the area too. Glenelg Shire Council is committed to providing an inclusive and safe work environment which embraces the diverse backgrounds and experience of all people. Council takes pride in being a child-safe organisation and is committed to the wellbeing of children and young people, as well as all our employees. Council is committed to ongoing professional development, training and investment in our employees. We provide opportunities to work flexibly, balancing your work goals with your life goals. We offer a wide range of staff benefits, including discounted gym memberships, health insurance and well-being program. Our Values| Respect | Integrity | Teamwork | Service Excellence | Innovation About the Role If you have a positive outlook, love teamwork and collaboration, and are passionate about working with children, then we have the perfect permanent full time role for you at The Karreeta Peeneeyt Mara Portland Child & Family Complex. Key responsibilities in this role will include:
  • Developing and maintain meaningful relationships with children, families, colleagues, and the centre community.
  • Developing and implement an innovative early learning program reflective of current early years thinking and practice.
  • Documenting children's learning and development.
  • Actively working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders
You will have:
  • Minimum qualification Diploma of Children's Services or equivalent. ( or actively working towards formal qualification).
  • Ability to prepare routine correspondence.
  • Ability to deal discretely and tactfully with confidential and sensitive matters.
  • Ability to work harmoniously within a team environment and encourage a team approach.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Sound knowledge of Education and Care Services National Regulations 2011, Education Care Services National Law Act 2010, related legislation and Council's OHS Policies, National Quality Framework.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and interest in child development, program planning and behaviour guidance.
  • Effective supervisory skills.
  • Ability and desire to be in-charge of an individual room/service.
  • Satisfactory Police Records Check and valid Working with Children Check.
To apply for this position please complete the online application form, including your resume and a brief cover letter demonstrating your suitability to the role. Benefits of working with us:
  • Ongoing professional development and training
  • A supportive and friendly team environment
  • Career development opportunities
  • Active Social Club
  • Positive work/life balance
  • Values-based culture
  • Corporate health insurance
  • Wellbeing initiatives including discounted gym membership
  • Salary sacrifice options; superannuation, vehicle leasing, etc.
Pre-employment requirements: Positions are subject to a satisfactory National Police Check, Employee Working with Children Check & Alcohol and Other Drug Screening and the Victorian Government COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate.
Industrial Agreement/Award Victorian Early Childhood Teachers and Educators Agreement 2020 (VECTEA)

Contact Name
Kate Lyons

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