Early Childhood Teacher and Educational Leader

Posted by Kindoo! on 13 Jul 2022

Organisation Kindoo!
Closing date 11.08.2022
Primary role Early Childhood Teacher
Position type Full-time
Location Ferntree Gully
State VIC
About the Centre/Service Kindoo! Family Flexible Care and Early Education is an award winning early childhood service located in leafy Ferntree Gully, at the foothills of the beautiful Dandenong Ranges.
Work Days of the Role Monday to Friday
Hours of Work of the Role 8.30am to 4.30pm
Kindoo! is an award winning early childhood education and care provider located at the foothills of the Dandenong Ranges in leafy Ferntree Gully.Job Description
  • Fantastic opportunity to run the 3-4 yo Kindergarten program
  • Beautiful, award winning and growing centre
  • Central Ferntree Gully location with loads of free parking
  • Dedicated planning and educational leader time
  • Substantial discounted childcare rates
  • Great salary for the right candidate
Kindoo! is seeking a Bachelor qualified Early Childhood Teacher and Educational Leader to join our highly regarded and vibrant, growing centre in Ferntree Gully.This permanent full-time role (to be worked across 5 days per week) offers a talented and passionate Early Childhood Teacher the opportunity to grow and develop our combined 3-4 yo kindergarten program and lead the educational team.Working closely with our passionate Team, you will inspire children's thinking and learning and make a difference in the lives of young children every time you come to work. Your naturally warm and positive personality will help you to build and maintain caring and collaborative relationships not only with the children and their families but also your fellow educators. You will have lots of autonomy to create, inspire and lead so taking the reigns will come naturally to you. As a senior member of our organization, you will have both the authority, and the support of management, to plan, create, culture and nurture a program that is truly yours.As a Kindergarten Teacher and Educational Leader with Kindoo! your key priorities will be to:
  • To plan, build, deliver and reflect upon a vibrant curriculum within the NQS/ EYLF/ MTOP and planning cycle frameworks that ensures the development of each child
  • Assess the needs of each child, monitor their progress and ensure their school readiness
  • Effectively communicate with parents so that a collaborative relationship is nurtured
  • Work closely with the Director, Assistant Director, Support Educators and other team members to build positive relationships with children and families
  • Support, supervise and coach educators to deepen their understanding of the curriculum and embed a culture of ongoing reflective practice
  • Build and maintain strong relationships within the team, families, children and the wider community
  • Manage the kindergarten and SIP funding process
Essential Skills and Experience
  • Bachelor of Early Childhood or equivalent as recognised by ACECQA.
  • Previous experience as an Early Childhood Teacher, with demonstrated experience in implementing the VEYLDF, EYLF, MTOP and NQS
  • First aid, CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis certificate.
  • Victorian Institute of Teaching registration (VIT).
  • A passion and enthusiasm for creating educational, interesting and inviting play spaces, linking to the curriculum.
  • Excellent time management and communication skills
  • Knowledge of KIMS and IDFM preferred but not essential
Why build your career with Kindoo! Family Flexible Care?
  • You will be joining a team of talented and enthusiastic people who share your passion for the early years journey;
  • You will be well supported with a fantastic, experienced team and regular professional development and have dedicated planning time each week
  • You will have access to discounted childcare for your own children in our centre;
  • Above award salary reflecting your skills and experience.
If you are an experienced Kindergarten Teacher/ Educational Leader ready to take on your next challenge with a family owned company that truly cares about its team, please apply by sending through your resume and cover letter outlining your suitability for this role.Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Requirements VIT Registration
Additional Requirements Child Safe Standards and Mandatory reporting
Industrial Agreement/Award Educational Services (Teachers) Award 2010

Contact Name
Martina Dunkel
Application Procedure
Please apply online

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