Early Childhood Teacher

Posted by Children's Protection Society Inc t/a Kids First Australia on 20 Jul 2021

Organisation Children's Protection Society Inc t/a Kids First Australia
Closing date 16.08.2021
Primary role Early Childhood Teacher
Position type Part-time
Location Ivanhoe
State VIC
Description
  • Be part of our innovative and game changing early years services
  • Fixed Term contract (Ending 17/12/2021) – Maternity leave position
  • Part time hours - VECTEA
  Kids First is a leading provider of family and support services for children and families and an early education specialist. We believe in setting children up for the best start in life and the unique education and care delivered at our kindergartens is designed to do just that. We are looking for an exceptional Early Childhood Teachers to join the team at our established Fairy Hills kindergarten.   Your responsibilities would include:
  • Implementing a program of education and care based on strengths, dispositions, skills and interests of the children which will evolve from observations, feedback from parents, the inclusion of the broader community and other written records
  • Ensuring the program adheres to the agreed centre philosophy as well as the Code of Conduct
  • Organising the indoor and outdoor environment, including the safety and rotation of equipment
  • Ensuring that transition times are smooth, calm and purposeful.
  • Support the implementation of the Kids First early years model – full training provided
  To be successful in this role you will need:
  • Early Childhood Degree qualification as recognised by ACECQA
  • 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 personal values 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.
  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
  • Receive an attractive salary with the option to salary package to increase take-home pay
  • 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, position type you are applying for and response addressing the selection criteria and a copy of the Curriculum Vitae which must list two professional referees. To view full Position Description or to apply, please visit the Kids First website at https://www.kidsfirstaustralia.org.au/careers/   Additional Notes: Kids First is an Equal Opportunity employer that respects and values diversity and inclusion. Kids First welcome 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 Checked, National Criminal History check, proof of the right to work in Australia and a pre-employment medical (if applicable).   Enquiries can be directed to Leanne Rodriguez 0400 499 947.          
Qualifications Kindergarten Teacher Qualification as recognized by ACECQA.
Requirements VIT Registration
Industrial Agreement/Award Victorian Early Childhood Teachers and Educators Agreement 2016 (VECTEA)

Contact Name
Leanne Rodriguez

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