Kindergarten Teacher

Posted by Clifton Street Children's Centre Inc on 31 Aug 2021

Organisation Clifton Street Children's Centre Inc
For Provider Clifton Street Children's Centre Inc
Closing date 30.09.2021
Primary role Early Childhood Teacher
Position type Part-time
Location Northcote
State VIC
About the Centre/Service Clifton Street CC is a not-for-profit community-run long day care and kindergarten, providing care and education to children aged from 6 months to 5 years. We are in the heart of Northcote, Melbourne providing accessible quality education and care to the community. CSCC is a professional work environment where our staff and educators are respected, valued and we recognise the importance of all our employees’ health and well-being. We pride ourselves in our NQF Exceeding Rating. We are a 77 place centre with four learning spaces, 3 yards and are located adjacent to large ovals and greenspaces. We are proud of our diverse, professional team who encourage strong, open relationships with children and families. We are passionate about play-based learning and intentional teaching, while creating learning environments that are responsive to all children's strengths, skills and interests. We are committed to children learning about Australian history and our First People, we do this by embedding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives across all our programs and practices. Clifton Street CC is a child safe environment and we are committed to children’s protection from any form of harm.
Work Days of the Role Monday to Wednesday or Wednesday to Friday
Hours of Work of the Role 24 hours across 3 days
Description We are looking for a VIT Registered Early Childhood Teacher to join our 4 year old kindergarten program for a 12 month maternity leave contract. In this role you will be working in a long day Integrated Kindergarten program with up to 29 children per day. You will Team teach with an experienced Kindergarten Teacher and collaborate with a team of dedicated educators to create a stimulating, positive and inclusive environment that reflects the Victorian Early Years Learning Framework whilst maintaining the elements of the National Quality Standard (NQS). With the benefit of above educator to child ratio, you will be responsible for observations, programming and for the evaluation of children's development to ultimately support their learning and development outcomes.  You will also benefit from mentoring from an experienced Educational Leader and leadership team. There are also opportunities for on-going Professional Development throughout the year to enhance your skills and knowledge, during our two annual professional development days, team meetings and training from external services and consultants. In order for your application to be considered please email your resume and cover letter to our Co-Directors at melissa@cliftoncc.org.au and kathy@cliftoncc.org.au  
Qualifications
  • A Bachelor in Early Childhood Teaching or equivalent ACECQA approved qualification
  • VIT Registration, Provisionally registered teachers are encouraged to apply
  • Sound, practical working knowledge and implementation of the National Quality Framework and the Early Years Learning Framework
  • Current First Aid Certificate/Asthma & Anaphylaxis certificates
  • Current child safety training – Mandatory reporting and other obligations
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
Requirements VIT Registration
Industrial Agreement/Award Victorian Early Childhood Teachers and Educators Agreement 2020 (VECTEA)

Contact Name
Melissa and Kathy
Application Procedure
email CV and Cover letter to melissa@cliftoncc.org.au and kathy@cliftoncc.org.au

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