Early Childhood Teacher
Organisation Syndal Preschool
Closing date 27.10.2021
Primary role Early Childhood Teacher
Position type Part-time
Location Glen Waverley
About the Centre/Service Syndal Preschool is a community managed, stand-alone, government funded sessional kindergarten, rated as Exceeding the National Quality Standards. The kindergarten is situated in a quiet, secluded garden setting behind Syndal shops in Glen Waverley. We offer both 3-4 and 4-5 year old preschool programs, in a caring and stimulating environment, guided by highly qualified and experienced Early Childhood teachers. Our teachers are dedicated to developing programs that reflect each individual child’s interests and abilities, while incorporating family dynamics, culture and aspirations. Our preschool curriculum is underpinned by the National Early Years Learning Framework and the Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework. We are currently seeking a like-minded Early Childhood Teacher to join the team and deliver a high quality program; co- teaching our two groups of 4 year old children. To begin Friday 28th Jan 2022. Syndal Preschool is a child-safe employer.
Work Days of the Role Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday/Friday half days (contact)
Hours of Work of the Role Teaching hours + non-contact hours up to ~26hs hours per week
Description We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and confident teacher to join our friendly and professional team to share the delivery of a high quality, play-based program for the two four-year-old classes. The kindergarten is open from 8:30am -4pm daily. This role is for 4 half day sessions of 4-4.5 hours (teaching time) on a Tuesday (Red group), Wednesday (Blue Group), Thursday (Red Group) and Friday (Blue Group), plus planning time on those days or an additional day, (with some flexibility on choice of times). Alternatively, depending on the preferences of successful candidate, this could be split into two roles of fewer hours. We have 22 children in our 4 YO group and you will be assisted by 1 Educator. We encourage teachers with experience in implementing play-based learning and inclusive practice to apply for this role. The successful applicant will - - be passionate about early childhood education - have a strong understanding of child development and the VEYLDF/EYLF - show the ability to plan creative individual and group programs which support children's curiosity and foster their learning and development - have excellent organisational and communication skills with children, families, staff, committee and members of the community - demonstrate the ability to work as part of a team, contributing to the running of the Kindergarten - show the ability to work collaboratively as part of a team teaching model - demonstrate knowledge of child-safe practice - conduct themselves at all times in accordance with the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Law Act (2010), Education and Care Services National Regulations (2011), Preschool policies and Victorian Kindergarten policy, procedures and funding criteria - be committed to ongoing professional learning and development.
Qualifications The successful applicant will hold: - A minimum qualification of a Bachelor of Early Childhood (or equivalent) and the right to work in Australia. - Current First Aid qualifications (including CPR, Anaphylaxis and Asthma management)
Requirements VIT Registration
Additional Requirements Compliance with relevant directions issued by the Chief Health Officer, including mandatory vaccination and provision of evidence of COVID-19 vaccination when applicable.
Industrial Agreement/Award Victorian Early Childhood Teachers and Educators Agreement 2020 (VECTEA)
Rachel Lindsey [Educational Leader]
Please submit an expression of interest, consisting of a cover letter, CV (including a brief outline of your educational philosophy) and the contact details of two referees Please submit via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org by Close of Business Wednesday 27th October