Early Childhood Educators

Posted by Children's Protection Society Inc t/a Kids First Australia on 06 Sep 2021

Organisation Children's Protection Society Inc t/a Kids First Australia
Closing date 27.09.2021
Primary role Administrator
Position type Part-time
Location Bundoora
State VIC
  • A rare opportunity exists for an Early Childhood Educator to play a vital role in a vibrant, agile agency
  • Share your expertise in integrated service practice and bring your passion for early childhood education
  • 3 x Part time ongoing positions available
  • Located at McLeans Road (Wurundjeri Country)
  About us With a proud history and a progressive mindset, Kids First is a leading provider of educational, family and support services for children and families in Melbourne. We are at the forefront of responding to community needs and strengthening families so that children can thrive. Our programs are evidence-based and built on more than 120 years of service.   About the role/Opportunity The primary purpose of the Early Years Educator position is to support the Early Childhood Teacher to provide an innovative, high quality early education and care program that supports children’s learning and is developmentally appropriate for each individual child. All roles will be actively engaged with the local community and will support families to become involved with the services programs.   To be successful in this role you will need:
  • Diploma of Children’s Services
  • Current Level 2 First Aid, CPR, Anaphylaxis and Asthma training Proven ability to work in a cohesive team environment
  • Comprehensive understanding of child development (3-6 years old)
  • Experience in working in partnership with other services and agencies
  • Demonstrate a personal value set that is aligned with Kids First organisational values
  • Proven skill and experience in working in an early education and care setting
  • Sound knowledge of legislation, policy and frameworks relation to early education and care services
  • Demonstrated understanding and capability for working with diversity
  • Demonstrated level of self-awareness and resilience relating to their own practice and relationships with others
  • Demonstrated capability to network with others both inside and outside organisational boundaries
  • Highly developed written, verbal, interpersonal and relationship building skills
  As a member of the Kids First team, you will:
  • Be part of a collaborative and outcomes focused culture of an independent, not-for-profit organisation that has a legacy of more than 120 years community service
  • Take home an attractive salary with the option to salary package, increasing take home pay
  • Be nurtured in your career, including professional development in specialist evidence-based models, such as Promoting First Relationships (PFR)
  • Have access to flexible work options and our staff wellbeing program
  To apply: Only applications submitted via our website will be considered. Please include a Cover letter outlining the position title and response addressing the selection criteria & a copy of the Curriculum Vitae which must list two professional referees. For a full position description and to apply for this job, please visit us at: https://www.kidsfirstaustralia.org.au/careers/   For inquiries about the position: Name/Title: Leanne Rodriguez, Team Leader Early Years Phone number: 0400 499 947   Kids First is an Equal Opportunity employer that respects and values diversity and inclusion.  Kids First welcomes everyone to apply, regardless of age, ethnicity, cultural background, gender, sexual orientation, religious affiliation, and physical ability. Kids First is a Child Safe Organisation, employment is conditional on satisfactory referee checks, a current Working With Children Check, National Criminal History check, proof of the right to work in Australia and a pre-employment medical (if applic
  • Diploma of Children’s Services
  • Current Level 2 First Aid, CPR, Anaphylaxis and Asthma training
Requirements WWCC
Industrial Agreement/Award Victorian Early Childhood Teachers and Educators Agreement 2020 (VECTEA)

Contact Name
Leanne Rodriguez

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