Early Childhood Teacher – 2022 start

Posted by Bittern Preschool Association Inc on 26 Aug 2021

Organisation Bittern Preschool Association Inc
Closing date 24.09.2021
Primary role Early Childhood Teacher
Position type Part-time
Location Bittern
State VIC
About the Centre/Service Bittern Preschool is run by a volunteer committee of management. We currently offer two 4 year old programs, and one 3 year old program. Our kindergarten is committed to providing loving, positive, warm, family-like environments, and develop a genuine community. We have developed play-based programs to cater to each child’s individual needs and interests, which are based on the Australian Early Learning Years Framework and our centre’s philosophy. As Early Childhood educators, we know the importance of inculcating healthy mindsets in children, we frequently offer yoga and mindfulness programs, and engage in affirmations. We have a large natural outdoor area, filled with large trees and natural play spaces. We believe in embedding sustainable practices within the service, and have chickens, a worm farm, vegetable patch and various other sustainable projects. We have a strong relationship with the local primary school, and engage with them often through our bush kinder program that runs on the site of the primary school.
Work Days of the Role Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
Hours of Work of the Role 25 - 15 contact, 10 non-contact
Description We are seeking to employ an experienced Early Childhood Teacher who will develop and implement a high-quality kindergarten program. Our kindergarten is located in Bittern on the Boon wurrung Land. This role is a permanent part-time position in our 4yo funded kindergarten. This position will begin on the 28th January 2022.
  • At least Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and VIT registration
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Current First Aid Certificate, Asthma and Anaphylaxis management certificate
  • Ability to work independently, demonstrate dedication, motivation, problem solving skills and strong organizational skills.
  • To be able to work collaboratively with other staff , be respectful and embrace and celebrate differences.
Requirements VIT Registration
Additional Requirements • Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework (VEYLDF), National Quality Standards (NQS) and National Quality Framework (NQF) • Child Protection Training • Workplace Health & Safety issues • Food Safety • The ability to form warm and responsive relationships with children and their families • Ability to work and contribute to various team environments you will be required to engage and provide a high-quality learning curriculum for all children and families. • Comfortable with technology and have the willingness to learn new skills. • Experience working with children with a wide range of diverse additional needs. • Commitment to professional learning and development.
Industrial Agreement/Award Victorian Early Childhood Teachers and Educators Agreement 2020 (VECTEA)

Contact Name
Sarah Norris
Application Procedure
Apply by emailing admin.bittern.kin@kindergarten.vic.gov.au

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