Early Childhood Teacher

Posted by Orama Street Child Care Centre on 19 Aug 2021

Organisation Orama Street Child Care Centre
For Provider BPA Children's Services
Closing date 24.09.2021
Primary role Early Childhood Teacher
Position type Full-time
Location Deer Park
State VIC
About the Centre/Service Orama Street Child Care Centre is a not for profit community run service under Early Years Management. The service operates long day care and an integrated funded kindegarten program.
Work Days of the Role Monday to Friday
Hours of Work of the Role 38 hours per week
Description Your new team BPA Children’s Services (BPA) is a not-for-profit organisation that manages kindergartens and long day care centres in the Western suburbs of Melbourne. We are one of the largest providers of early childhood education and care services in Victoria, delivering quality programs that meet the needs of each child and the wider community. We are a group of committed educators who embed equity, access, cultural relevance, and safety within our programs because every child deserves to be set up for success in life. Your new job BPA is seeking a passionate and motivated Early Childhood Teacher to lead the delivery of a high-quality integrated kindergarten program at Orama Street Child Care Centre, Deer Park. The position is full-time fixed term (Oct 21-Dec 22), reporting to the centre Co-Ordinator and BPA Early Years Advisor. On a day to day basis you will:
  • Assist the centre Co-Ordinator to lead and mentor a team of educators, working together to build exceptional practice, and help young children to thrive.
  • Provide educational leadership while working as a member of a collaborative service team.
  • Provide a high-quality developmentally appropriate educational program based upon the principles and practices of the National and Victorian Early Years Learning Frameworks that promotes each child's learning across the five learning outcomes.
  • Ensure compliance with the National Law, the National Regulations, and the National Quality Standard.
Visit the BPA website to view the position description for Early Childhood Teacher - www.bpachildrensevices.com. Rostered Hours Monday:  8.30am – 4.30pm Tuesday:  7.30am – 3.00pm Wednesday:  7.30am – 3.30pm Thursday:  7.30am – 3.30pm Friday:  8.30am – 3.00pm HOURS: 38.00 hours per week What you will bring BPA is proud to have a diverse group of passionate educators.  To be successful, you will be committed to quality and have:
  • A Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and Care (or equivalent approved by ACECQA)
  • Experience in the role of Educational Leader and/or Nominated Supervisor
  • Current VIT registration
  • Current First Aid certification
  • The right to work in Australia
What you will get in return We acknowledge the challenges of pursuing a career in the early childhood industry, which is why we proudly offer:
  • Above award conditions
  • Regular professional development
  • An empowering work environment, with regular access to an Early Years Advisor
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program
  • The feeling of ending your day knowing you've contributed to something bigger
Victorian Government Incentives The Victorian Government is providing incentives of $9,000 for qualified early childhood teachers taking up roles at any service offering Three-Year-Old Kindergarten in 2022. Orama Street Child Care Centre has been pre-approved for a $9,000 ‘Location Incentive’.  The successful candidate will be eligible for up to $9,000 ‘Location Incentive’ from the Victorian Government (conditions apply).  The incentives are designed to support services that cater to a range of families, including those with complex needs, who will benefit considerably from the introduction of funded Three-Year-Old kindergarten. For more information on the Victorian Government incentives and the application process please copy and paste the following web link into your internet browser - https://www.education.vic.gov.au/childhood/professionals/profdev/Pages/scholarships.aspx?Redirect=1 Apply Click on the following link to apply via Seek - https://www.seek.com.au/job/53544951, we look forward to receiving your resume. If you would like to know more, please call Sarah O'Kelly, BPA Early Years & Partnerships Executive on 03 9312-3689. BPA value and respect diversity and welcome applications from people of all walks of life.  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.  Some roles require pre-screening such as Police and Working with Children Checks, as outlined in the position description. CLOSING DATE:  24 September 2021 @ 5.00PM
Qualifications
  • A Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and Care (or equivalent approved by ACECQA)
  • Experience in the role of Educational Leader and/or Nominated Supervisor
  • Current VIT registration
  • Current First Aid certification
  • The right to work in Australia
Requirements VIT Registration
Industrial Agreement/Award Victorian Early Childhood Teachers and Educators Agreement 2020 (VECTEA)

Contact Name
Sarah O'Kelly
Application Procedure
Apply via Seek - https://www.seek.com.au/job/53544951

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