Educational Leader

Posted by Grange Road Kindergarten Association Inc on 02 Aug 2022

Organisation Grange Road Kindergarten Association Inc
Closing date 19.08.2022
Primary role Early Childhood Teacher
Position type Part-time
Location Sandringham
State VIC
About the Centre/Service Grange Road Kindergarten is a committee-managed community kindergarten, situated in Bayside Sandringham. We pride ourselves on our 3-year-old, 4-year-old, and Extended Hours programs, and our beautiful outdoor play space. Grange Road Kindergarten provides children with an environment that encourages and stimulates their development and builds self-confidence and social skills in readiness for the step into a more formal learning environment at school.At our kindergarten, the program and the environment are determined by the children’s needs and interests. Activities are based on play, which is central to the lives of all children; it is a natural behaviour through which children learn most effectively. For play to develop, children need adults who respect, value, resource and facilitate their play.
Work Days of the Role To be negoatiated
Hours of Work of the Role 3 hours per week
Description

We are seeking a passionate, enthusiastic and experienced Educational Leader to join our team, commencing in Term 3. Previous experience is necessary.  The successful applicant will have the ability to demonstrate a high level of understanding of the following:

  • National Quality Standard
  • Early Years Learning Frameworks
  • School Readiness Funding
  • Regulations
  • Child Safe Standards

Considerable experience in planning and delivering high quality educational programs as well as leading a team of staff is necessary.

The role of the educational leader is primarily to: • collaborate with educators and provide curriculum direction and guidance • support educators to effectively implement the cycle of planning to enhance programs and practices • lead the development and implementation of an effective educational program in the service • ensure that children’s learning and development are guided by the learning outcomes of the approved learning frameworks.The educational leader also has a significant role in: • guiding and developing educators and families’ understandings about play and leisure-based learning,  and the significance of the early years in the education continuum for children • building the knowledge, skills and professionalism of educators • building a culture of professional inquiry with educators, coordinators and staff members to develop professional knowledge, reflect on practice and generate new ideas.

An early childhood qualification is essential.

Applications and any queries by email only please. Note we may commence interviews prior to the closing date.

Grange Road Kindergarten values the benefits that come from an inclusive and diverse community, therefore we welcome applications from qualified applicants from all genders, cultures and backgrounds.Grange Road Kindergarten has a zero tolerance to child abuse and racism and is committed to promoting child safety, children’s wellbeing and protecting children from abuse.  We aim to create a child safe and child friendly environment where children feel safe and will be supported to express and enjoy their cultural rights. To create and maintain a child safe environment, Grange Road Kindergarten apply Child Safe Standards and adhere to the Reportable Conduct Scheme (RCS). 
Qualifications An early childhood qualification is essential (or equivalent approved qualification), as is Working with children check and first aid certificates.
Requirements WWCC
Additional Requirements Child Protection Training
Industrial Agreement/Award Victorian Early Childhood Teachers and Educators Agreement 2020 (VECTEA)

Contact Name
Nicole McClure
Application Procedure
Applications via email

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