Kindergarten Teacher 3YO (Maternity Leave) OR 4YO (Long Service Leave)
Organisation Brookville Kindergarten Inc
Closing date 28.01.2022
Primary role Early Childhood Teacher
Position type Part-time
About the Centre/Service Brookville Kindergarten is a community-managed, not-for-profit sessional kindergarten with a rich history of delivering high quality education and care to children and their families in the City of Stonnington. Our classrooms and natural outdoor spaces are welcoming, inviting and specifically designed to enrich the learning possibilities for all children. Our five kindergarten programs are each facilitated by a passionate, dedicated and inspirational teaching team. With high expectations of ourselves, we strive towards a culture of excellence and pursue a path of ongoing learning, critical reflection and action research to enrich and deepen our educational perspectives, knowledge, skills and practices. We believe that relationships are at the heart of all that we do, and we pride ourselves on the rich relationships we establish with children, their families and the broader community. We see children as competent and capable learners, global citizens with rights and active agents in their learning journey. Every day brings new wonders, possibilities and joy!
Description We are currently seeking two highly passionate Teachers to join our team for one of our 3YO programs and one of our 4YO programs. With a preferred minimum of two years experience, the applicant will share our values and be willing to continue growing in their teaching practices. The applicant should demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively with children, parents, staff and other professionals; have well-established written communication skills; enhanced documentation skills; experience with the Reggio Emilia approach, project-work and inquiry-based practice; a willingness to be progressive and critically reflect on pedagogy and practice; and be a highly committed team member.
- 3YO Part time role (Maternity Leave) - 20 hours per week. Teaching: Thursday and Friday. 8.00 am to 4.00 pm: Non-teaching: Wednesday: 9.00 am - 1.00 pm.
- 4YO Part time role: (Long Service Leave) - 34 hours per week. Teaching: Monday - Wednesday. 8.00 am to 5.00 pm: Non-teaching: Flexible with some hours onsite.
Qualifications Bachelor of Early Childhood Education or equivalent. Commencement: Term one - exact date can be negotiated. Brookville Kindergarten reserves the right to interview applicants as interest arises and therefore fill the position/s prior to the application closing date.
Requirements VIT Registration
Industrial Agreement/Award Victorian Early Childhood Teachers and Educators Agreement 2020 (VECTEA)
Please submit a CV and cover letter - highlighting your pedagogical values and experience with the Reggio Emilia Educational Approach.