Early Childhood Educators (Cert III Qualified)

Posted by Glen Eira Kindergarten Association on 23 Nov 2021

Organisation Glen Eira Kindergarten Association
Closing date 03.12.2021
Primary role Certificate III Educator
Position type Part-time
Location Glen Eira
State VIC
Work Days of the Role Various
Hours of Work of the Role Various
Description Glen Eira Kindergarten Association are currently seeking Early Childhood Educators to join our permanent and casual teams. About GEKA As a not-for-profit early year’s organisation, GEKA’s historical roots are grounded in the belief that our purpose is to provide exceptional management and high-quality service provision to our community. Our current offerings include kindergarten programs, holiday care, inclusion and education support and the delivery of professional development. GEKA are committed to being an employer of choice and the ongoing development of our people. About the positions GEKA are seeking enthusiastic and confident educators for various positions across the organisation. GEKA currently manage services across the Glen Eira, Monash, Kingston and Bayside municipalities. All positions are part-time and sessions run between 8.00am and 4.30pm. We are also seeking teachers and educators to join our casual team. To be eligible to apply for a position at GEKA, you need to have the following:
  • An Early Childhood Education certificate, diploma, degree or equivalent, as approved by the Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority (ACECQA)
  • Must hold a valid and current Working with Children Clearance or VIT registration (provisional or full registration)
  • Must hold a current (not older than 6 months) National Police Check
  • Must hold a valid and current First Aid (Level 004), CPR and Child Protection certificates
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current best practice that is reflective of the approved National Quality Framework, Education and Care Services National Regulations 2011 and Education and Care Services National Law Act 2010
  • Working knowledge and understanding of the National Quality Standards
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to deliver high quality education
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and oral) and confidence to engage with a diverse range of people
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate a positive work culture and be solution focused in thinking and practice
  • Teachers must have demonstrated capacity to positively and confidently lead teams
There are many benefits to working with GEKA;
  • Increased opportunities for career progression and growth across our services
  • Learn best practice teaching principles and receive mentoring from experienced early childhood professionals
  • Engagement in services assessed as Meeting or Exceeding the National Standard for Education and Care
  • Opportunities to attend Professional Development training held exclusively for GEKA Employees
  • Be guided by a skills-based management team in varying disciplines including early childhood and inclusion
  • Payment under the VECTEA in an efficient and timely manner
  • 10 weeks paid annual leave during school holidays
  • Be a valued part of a professional, dynamic and friendly team
Further Information Please direct any questions via email to Bek Ellin, People & Payroll Coordinator at employment@geka.org.au To apply, or for a copy of the position description, please visit https://geka.org.au/about-geka/employment/ Please ensure you specify your availability, including days and hours, in your cover letter. Applications close 5pm, Friday 3rd December. Please note that the successful applicant will be required to obtain a National Police Check in addition to providing a Working With Children Clearance or VIT Registration, and proof of COVID-19 vaccination or approved medical exemption. GEKA is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. GEKA promotes diversity and inclusion in our hiring practices. We welcome applications from people of all cultural backgrounds, abilities, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientations and religions.
Qualifications Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care or equivalent
Requirements WWCC
Industrial Agreement/Award Victorian Early Childhood Teachers and Educators Agreement 2020 (VECTEA)

Contact Name
Bek Ellin
Application Procedure
Apply at https://geka.org.au/about-geka/employment/

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