Educational Leader – Diploma

Posted by Child & Family Care Network (Bestchance) on 01 Jul 2021

Organisation Child & Family Care Network (Bestchance)
Closing date 30.07.2021
Primary role Diploma Qualified Educator
Position type Full-time
Location Armstrong Creek
State VIC
About the Centre/Service bestchance Child Family Care is an independent, not-for-profit community organisation which has been providing high quality support to children and families since 1895. We have over 500 Staff Members and 100 Volunteers delivering a range of educational programs accredited under the Department of Education and Training. These programs include Early Childhood Learning and Development for children under the age of five and Primary Education for children with social/emotional and learning difficulties. These programs are complemented by a range of support services for parents and families such as Early Childhood Intervention and Family Support Services. bestchance can also support you to upskill to Diploma from Certificate III through our RTO offering and has an Allied Health service that supports early intervention approaches. bestchance Child Family Care provides a supportive environment to grow, nurture and develop strong bonds with children and families.
Work Days of the Role Monday to Friday
Hours of Work of the Role 38 Hours per Week
Description bestchance is seeking an experienced Educational Leader to join the passionate and supportive team at our Armstrong Creek East Children’s Centre, a brand new facility, beautifully influenced by the Reggio Emilia approach. This hybrid position will lead the development of the curriculum and ensure the establishment of clear goals and expectations for teaching and learning. This role will contribute to the development and ongoing implementation of Quality Improvement Plans (QIPs). In addition to the Educational Leader responsibilities, using a strength based, family centred approach, this position will assist staff in providing a stimulating, inclusive and developmentally appropriate program for children aged up to 6 years of age This is a permanent full-time position, working 38 hours per week, Monday to Friday with 15hrs non-contact time to perform educational leader role duties  and 23hrs contact time to perform the Diploma role duties. You will stand out if you:
  • Extensive applied knowledge of the Children’s Services Regulations 2009
  • All-encompassing knowledge of The National Quality Framework 2012 and its quality areas
  • In-depth and practical understanding of the Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work as part of a team and lead positive change and improvements.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of and an ability to respond to, the various teaching and learning styles of Educators and children
  • Diploma Children Services or equivalent
In return bestchance offers:
  • Competitive over-award hourly rates with salary packaging
  • Reggio Emilia training partnership opportunities
  • Flexibility with supportive supervisors and team
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Lovely resources
Qualifications Diploma Children Services or equivalent
Requirements WWCC
Industrial Agreement/Award Victorian Early Childhood Teachers and Educators Agreement 2016 (VECTEA)

Contact Name
Ersu Tetik
Application Procedure
Email cover letter and resume to

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