Early Childhood Teacher – 4 Year Old Group

Posted by Apollo Parkways Preschool Inc on 14 Oct 2021

Organisation Apollo Parkways Preschool Inc
For Provider Apollo Parkways Preschool Inc
Closing date 05.11.2021
Primary role Early Childhood Teacher
Position type Part-time
Location Greensborough
State VIC
About the Centre/Service Apollo Parkways Preschool is a not for profit community-based Kindergarten, located in a quiet residential area amongst a beautiful bush setting that nurtures children’s natural desire to explore and investigate at their own pace. Our small team of highly dedicated and skilled staff understand each child is unique and we provide learning opportunities through a variety of natural play-based and intentional experiences that support each child in their social, emotional, physical and intellectual development, setting them up with positive attitudes to lifelong learning.
Work Days of the Role Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday
Hours of Work of the Role 24 hours a week = 15 hours contact & 9 non contact
Description We are seeking a highly skilled, motivated Early Childhood Teacher to join our team and lead the development and implementation of a quality, developmentally appropriate program for the children in our 4 year old group. Proven experience teaching and supporting children with additional needs will be highly regarded.   PLEASE NOTE: This role will initially be offered on a 12 month contract basis to the end of 2022, subject to staffing requirements of the kindergarten for the 2023 timetable and beyond. The successful candidate will have Kindergarten experience as well as experience working in the role of Early Childhood Teacher and be able to demonstrate the following;
  • The ability to plan and implement a high-quality early childhood program appropriate to the developmental needs and interests of the children attending the program
  • Ensuring the program is culturally sensitive, reflects the service’s philosophy and is consistent with the services policies
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the VEYLDF / EYLF and the NQS
  • Develop, record and maintain specific records of individual children and share this information with parents as appropriate
  • Excellent computer literacy skills and experience in the use of Microsoft desktop software, including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • The ability to effectively communicate with children, families and professionals
  • The ability to facilitate effective communication and day-to-day supervision of relevant staff / volunteers performing duties in the program for which you will be directly responsible
  • Work in a cooperative manner with the committee, ensuring open communication on all issues pertaining to employment, management, finances, program and regulatory requirements of the service
  • Motivation, initiative and the ability to work autonomously as part of a collaborative team, reflecting co-operation, flexibility and respect
  • An awareness of current research, theories and best practice models in early childhood education
  • Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Effectively plan, reflect, work and manage time
Full Position Description available upon request. Applications to be emailed to: apollo.parkways.kin@kindergarten.vic.gov.au Closing Date:  5pm on Friday November 5th   Total Hours: (Above Award) 24 hours a week = 15 hours contact & 9 non contact 4 Year old Group Session Times Tuesday:  12.45pm – 4.30pm Wednesday: 8.30 – 4.00pm Friday:  8.30am – 12.15pm (Roster for non contact hours to be agreed upon award of position)
Qualifications Bachelor of Early Childhood Education or equivalent approved by ACECQA.    
Requirements VIT Registration
Industrial Agreement/Award Victorian Early Childhood Teachers and Educators Agreement 2020 (VECTEA)

Contact Name
Laura Collings

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