Kindergarten Teacher – Jaycee Kindergarten

Posted by Glenelg Shire Council on 12 Nov 2021

Organisation Glenelg Shire Council
Closing date 29.11.2021
Primary role Early Childhood Teacher
Position type Part-time
Location Portland
State VIC
Description Position to commence in 2022 37.5 Hours per week (Temporary - Parental Leave Backfill) Hourly Rate - $32.04 - $53.41 + Superannuation Pay rate will depend on applicants experience in accordance with Early Education Employees Agreement 2020 Our Values| Respect | Integrity | Teamwork | Service Excellence | Innovation About Glenelg Shire Council Glenelg Shire is renowned for its landscapes which include the Budj Bim National Heritage Landscape, expansive beaches, scenic and rugged coast with large national parks. We acknowledge and respect the Traditional Owners of the region, the Gunditjimara, Bunganditj and Jarwadjali people. As Equal Opportunity Employer, Council welcomes applications from all members of our community and those outside the area too. Glenelg Shire Council is committed to providing an inclusive and safe work environment which embraces the diverse backgrounds and experience of all people. Council takes pride in being a child-safe organisation and is committed to the wellbeing of children and young people, as well as all our employees. Council is committed to ongoing professional development, training and investment in our employees. We provide opportunities to work flexibly, balancing your work goals with your life goals. We offer a wide range of staff benefits, including discounted gym memberships, health insurance and well-being program. About the Role Do you have a passion for working in the early year sector, supporting children to grow, learn and develop? Do you have good communication skills, are organised and team oriented? If so, you may be interested in the 37.5 hours per week temporary position of Kindergarten Teacher at Jaycee Kindergarten within the Children's Services Team. As the Kindergarten Teacher - you will be responsible for:
  • Ensuring the provision of a high quality educational kindergarten program for children 3-6 years of age, by planning, implementing and evaluating appropriate programs.
  • Be one of two educational leaders at the service
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with children, parents/guardians, staff, committees and the broader community.
  • Develop and mentor staff / students / volunteers to ensure that they are motivated, committed and possess the necessary skills to carry out their roles effectively.
Applicants actively working towards their qualification are encouraged to apply. You will have:
  • Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood) or other qualifications in accordance with the Education and Care Services National Regulations 2011.
  • Knowledge of the NQF, VEYLDF, the Education and Care Services National Regulations 2011, Education Care Services National Law Act 2010, related legislation and regulations and how these guide a high quality educational program.
  • Understanding of Victoria's Child Safe Standards
  • HLTAID004 Provide an emergency First Aid response in an education and care setting or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Ability to deliver innovative flexible educational programs including mixed age groups.
  • Excellent communication skills including report writing skills.
  • Developed time management and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated computer literacy.
  • Current Drivers Licence.
  • Satisfactory Police Check & Valid Teacher Registration.
If you are successful in this role, you will enjoy:
  • Ongoing professional development and training
  • A supportive and friendly team environment
  • Career development opportunities
  • Active Social Club
  • Positive work/life balance
  • Values-based culture
  • Corporate health insurance
  • Wellbeing initiatives including discounted gym membership
  • Salary sacrifice options; superannuation, vehicle leasing, etc.
Council is an equal opportunity employer and celebrates diversity in the workplace. Pre-employment requirements: Positions are subject to a satisfactory National Police Check, Working with Children Check, pre-employment medical, alcohol and other drug screening and the Victoria's Chief Health Officer 's directive that COVID-19 vaccination will be made a requirement of work for staff in early childhood settings.
Requirements WWCC
Industrial Agreement/Award Victorian Early Childhood Teachers and Educators Agreement 2020 (VECTEA)

Contact Name
Karen Meyrick

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