Early Childhood Teacher

Posted by Children's Protection Society Inc t/a Kids First Australia on 25 Nov 2021

Organisation Children's Protection Society Inc t/a Kids First Australia
Closing date 13.12.2021
Primary role Early Childhood Teacher
Position type Part-time
Location Ivanhoe
State VIC
  • A rare opportunity exists for an Early Childhood Teacher to play a vital role in a vibrant, agile agency
  • Share your expertise in integrated service practice and bring your passion for early childhood education
  • 4-year-old group due to enrolment growth in 2022
  • Ivanhoe location at Fairy Hills Kindergarten (Wurundjeri Country)
Who we are? With a proud history and a progressive mindset, Kids First is a leading provider of educational, family and support services for children and families in Melbourne. We are at the forefront of responding to community needs and strengthening families so that children can thrive. Our programs are evidence-based and built on more than 120 years of service. A little about the role… The primary purpose of the Early Childhood Teacher to provide an innovative, high quality early education and care program that supports children’s learning and is developmentally appropriate for each individual child. The role will be actively engaged with the local community and will support families to become involved with the services programs. What we are looking for…
  • Minimum Early Childhood Teaching Degree as recognised by ACEQA
  • VIT registration
  • Current Level 2 First Aid, CPR, Anaphylaxis and Asthma training
  • 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 a personal value set that is 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
  • Demonstrated understanding and capability for working with diversity
  • Demonstrated level of self-awareness and resilience relating to their own practice and relationships with others
  • Demonstrated capability to network with others both inside and outside organisational boundaries
  • Highly developed written, verbal, interpersonal and relationship building skills.
Why join us? This is a fantastic opportunity to 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. On offer is an attractive salary with the option to salary package to increase take home pay. As well as access to flexible work options and our Staff Wellbeing Program as your health and safety is of uttermost importance. At the end of the day, we want to see you be nurtured in your career, providing professional development in specialist evidence-based models, such as Promoting First Relationships (PFR) to further your career. Want to know more? For further enquiries about the role please contact Leanne Rodriguez Manager – Early Years on 0400 499947. Want to apply? ***Please note only applications submitted via our website will be considered You can access a full position description and apply for this role by visiting us at: https://www.kidsfirstaustralia.org.au/careers Please include a Cover letter and a copy of your CV, which must list two professional referees. Kids First is an Equal Opportunity employer that respects and values diversity and inclusion.  Kids First welcomes 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 Check, National Criminal History check, proof of the right to work in Australia, proof of Covid-19 vaccination and a pre-employment medical (if applicable).
  • Degree in Early CHildhood Teaching as recognised by ACECQA
  • Current VIT registration
  • Current First Aid
Requirements VIT Registration
Additional Requirements Evidence of Covid-19 vaccination
Industrial Agreement/Award Victorian Early Childhood Teachers and Educators Agreement 2020 (VECTEA)

Contact Name
Leanne Rodriguez

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