Early Childhood Teacher- Deanside Kindergarten

Posted by Try Australia Childrens Services on 09 Jul 2022

Organisation Try Australia Childrens Services
Closing date 08.08.2022
Primary role Early Childhood Teacher
Position type Part-time
Location Deanside
State VIC
About the Centre/Service Co-located with Deanside Primary School our vibrant, state of the art kindergarten provides inclusive, high-quality, play-based preschool programs for three and four year old children in Deanside and surrounds. The kindergarten opened at the beginning of 2022, and is expanding with new groups in 2023. Learn more here: https://sparkways.org.au/centres/deanside-kindergarten
Work Days of the Role Session Times: Mon, Wed, Fri - 8.30 am to 1.30 pm
Hours of Work of the Role 22.5 hours per week

We want to meet you:

  • Is Deanside a good location for you?
  • Are you an experienced Early Childhood Teacher
  • Would you like the challenge of stepping up to lead the team and pedagogy as Acting Nominated Supervisor and Education Leader for Term 3 and 4 (with an extra 3 hours per week)
  • Do you want to make a vital contribution to the community?
  • Do people describe you as child-centred, positive and energetic?

Yes! …. then we would love to hear from you

  • Teach the 4 yo session
  • Mon, Wed and Fri :  8:30 am to 1:30 pm session times
  • Above award hours for 2022 to cover your acting leadership & administration duties
  • Ongoing position with 22.5 hours per week, plus acting Nom Sup and Ed Leader hours of 3 hours per week for 2022
  • Start asap
  • Our current Nominated Supervisor has stepped up to an Acting Area Manager role, and will be available to support you

How to apply

  1. Download and complete the application form
    • https://sparkways.org.au/uploads/documents/Sparkways-Applicaton-Form-Dec-2021.docx
  2. Email your resume and application form to [email protected]

Any questions?

Email /call Judith in the People & Culture team - available business hours, in the evenings to 8.00 pm and on Saturdays

 The successful applicants will be able to demonstrate

  • Proficiency in early years’ education and team leadership
  • Reputation or ambition as a positive manager of people
  • Experience in progressing collaborative partnerships with parents, community and local schools
  • Energy, positivity and great working relationships
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • VIT registration

 We can offer you

  • Recognition as a valued colleague working together to provide learning to ALL children
  • A supportive workplace with opportunities for professional development
  • The opportunity to belong to an organisation with strong values, ethics and commitment to children and the ECEC workforce
  • Career progression opportunities

Lighting the spark...

We are Sparkways (formerly TRY), a Social Purpose organisation supporting children and young people since 1883. Trusted by thousands of families, we work together to spark curious, creative and confident children through our 40+ high quality Early Childhood Education and Care kindergartens, preschools and childcare centres.Will you join with us in our commitment to change lives – every single day?Learn more: https://sparkways.org.au

Child safety and inclusiveness

Sparkways and all our services are committed to child safety. The protection and wellbeing of children and young persons is reflected in our zero tolerance for child abuse. All staff and volunteers have a moral and legal responsibility to ensure that young people are safe whilst involved in our care and programs. All children have the right to safety and security and the protection from physical, emotional, verbal and sexual abuse and neglect.Sparkways is a child safe and equal employment opportunity employer. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, from people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and from people with a disability.
Requirements VIT Registration
Industrial Agreement/Award Victorian Early Childhood Teachers and Educators Agreement 2020 (VECTEA)

Contact Name
Call Judith with any queries

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