Exceptional Early Childhood Teacher
Organisation Kinglake Ranges Children's Centre Inc
For Provider Kinglake Ranges Children's Centre
Closing date 18.06.2021
Primary role Early Childhood Teacher
Position type Part-time
Location Kinglake Central
About the Centre/Service Kinglake Ranges Children’s Centre is an early childhood education and care centre with a difference. Located on spectacular Taungurung Country with bush kinder sites on Wurundjeri country in the Kinglake Ranges – Melbourne’s Outer Northern Suburbs, we have a strong focus on nature pedagogy delivered through natural environments with neuroscience inspired practise. We believe every person has a unique set of basic human life needs which we implement via the Phoenix Cups Framework. We make every effort to tailor our interactions as to be cup filling for each individual thereby enhancing overall wellbeing, sense of comfort, security and belonging.
Work Days of the Role Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
Hours of Work of the Role 25-30 hrs per week.
Description Kinglake Ranges Children’s Centre is looking for an early childhood teachers who has a strong focus on nature pedagogy delivered through natural environments with neuroscience inspired practise. We believe every person has a unique set of basic human life needs which we implement via the Phoenix Cups Framework. We make every effort to tailor our interactions as to be cup filling for each individual thereby enhancing overall wellbeing, sense of comfort, security and belonging. We boast a renowned bush kinder program which has opened up opportunities to be nationally recognised as an exemplary example of nature pedagogy and have featured in various publications and conference presentations. This nature connection journey has allowed us to expand our practices at the centre through indoor outdoor programs making the most of our stunning ½ acre outdoor education space, to foster the growth and development of children of our community in an environment full of natural beauty and excitement. To join our team you’ll be a self starter who can think outside the square. You’ll be a strong advocate for children meaning you’ll support children’s agency and rights under the United Nations rights of the child, have a solid understanding of the child safe standards and take on the role of advocate for families and the wider profession. You’ll not be afraid to question practice and put forward new ideas for contemporary pedagogy. You’ll be expected to intentionally implement the Phoenix Cups framework through your everyday interactions with children, families and the wider team and will be provided training on this. You’ll need to be organised, have an eye for detail, recognise and implement learning opportunities as they arise, be an avid multitasker and think fast on your feet. We are looking for ECT’s to work across both our 3 and 4 year old programs (Full time and Part time positions available). Further information will be provided upon application.
Qualifications Obviously you’ll have:
- A solid understanding of the National Quality Framework and relevant legislation.
- A Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Development.
- Current level 2 first aid and CPR training certificate (HLTAID004)
- Current Asthma and Anaphylaxis training certificates.
- Current VIT registration.
- Current Police Check.
Requirements VIT Registration
Industrial Agreement/Award Victorian Early Childhood Teachers and Educators Agreement 2016 (VECTEA)