Extended Care Educator (Cert III)

Posted by Warrandyte & District Preschool Assoc Inc on 28 Apr 2021

Organisation Warrandyte & District Preschool Assoc Inc
Closing date 31.07.2021
Primary role Extended hours care educator
Position type Part-time
Location Warrandyte
State VIC
About the Centre/Service Warrandyte Kindergarten is a community-based centre managed by a voluntary committee of parents/guardians. It offers three- and four-year-old kindergarten programs and an extended care program. In 2019, we were rated as Exceeding the National Quality Standard in all areas. We are a well-established kindergarten that has been part of the Warrandyte community for over 60 years. We are set in a beautiful, natural setting and we provide a warm, caring, positive environment for everyone involved with the service. The National Quality Framework and the Victorian Early Years Leaning and Development Framework are embedded within our program which is active play based, with a combination of child-initiated and adult-facilitated relationships, experiences and interactions. Our programs are inclusive, flexible and are based on acceptance of, and respect for, the diversity of each child and their family regardless of ability, gender, race, language, culture or economic status. We are committed to child safety. We want children to be safe, happy and empowered and have zero tolerance of child abuse. We understand our legal and moral obligations to treat all concerns seriously and to report allegations and concerns about a child/ren’s safety and wellbeing to authorities. We are committed to the cultural safety of all children including Aboriginal children, children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds, and to providing a safe environment for children with a disability.
Work Days of the Role Tuesdays & Thursdays (term time only)
Hours of Work of the Role 1.30pm - 5.15pm
Description We are looking for a passionate, motivated and experienced educator to work with our Activity Group Leader in our extended care program which operates on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 1.30pm - 4.30pm during term time. The successful applicant must be able to embrace the focus and philosophy of our kindergarten including play-based learning and the importance of nature play.  Experience in a similar role in an extended care program is desirable. Please forward your application to Carolyn Camm at adminmanager@warrandyte.kindergarten.vic.gov.au by Wednesday, 12 May 2021. A position description is available upon request.
Qualifications Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care or equivalent
Requirements WWCC
Industrial Agreement/Award Victorian Early Childhood Teachers and Educators Agreement 2016 (VECTEA)

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Application Procedure
Please submit your application by Wednesday, 12 May 2021. A position description is available upon request.

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