Regional Relief Educators South Eastern Suburbs – Diploma

Posted by TRY Australia Children's Services on 10 May 2021

Organisation TRY Australia Children's Services
Closing date 28.06.2021
Primary role Diploma Qualified Educator
Position type Part-time
Location Croydon
State VIC
About the Centre/Service We are TRY Early Learning and as part of a Social Purpose organisation we have a vision to create a meaningful difference in the lives of children. We strive to provide ALL children with access to high quality Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC). To learn more
Work Days of the Role Mon to Fri
Hours of Work of the Role 25 to 31 hours per week
·        25 to 31 hours per week over 4 or 5 days
·        10 weeks paid leave per year over term and summer breaks
We are seeking Diploma level Educators to work between 25 to 31 hours guaranteed minimum per week as Regional Relief Educators with our Kindergartens in the Northern, Western and South Eastern suburbs of Melbourne. You will relieve Educators and Teachers who are not able to work.    Your Area Manager will advise you which kindergarten in your region to report to each morning, ensuring that we do not have to close a session and disappoint our children or families.  Your start times and locations will vary each day.
  • Regional Relief Educators South East: covering TRY kindergarten services in the Suburbs of
  • Doncaster, Croydon, The Patch and Kallista OR
  • Clarinda, Westall, North Cheltenham and Mordialloc
  • See our kindergarten locations here:

We would love to hear from you if….

  • You are a diploma qualified Preschool Educator, or
    • ECT degree student, with 30% of your units completed, or
    • Cert III Educator actively working towards Diploma
  • You want to work either 31 or 25 hours per week over 4 or 5 days
  • You are able to travel to different kindergartens in your assigned region each morning
  • People describe you as dependable, confident, competent, positive and energetic
  • You love working with children, and are eager to work with different groups, educators and teachers
  • You are interested in understanding the work of an Area Manager

Yes!  …. Then we can offer you

  • Work 4 to 5 days per week either 31 or 25 hours (includes non-contact time)
  • 10 weeks paid leave per year over term and summer breaks
  • Activity Group Leader opportunities
  • Work closely with your Area Manager, gaining an understanding of the bigger picture of providing Kindergarten services
  • Relationships and learning across a group of kindergartens with our community of passionate and like-minded ECEC professionals
  • A supportive workplace with opportunities for professional and career development
  • The opportunity to belong to an organisation with strong values, ethics and commitment to children and the ECEC workforce
  • VECTEA workplace conditions

How to apply

Complete your application through this link You will be asked to:
  • Upload your resume
  • Respond to:
    1. What would your manager say is your biggest strength?
    2. Why are you in interested in this position and for working for TRY Australia?
  • Applications close 9am Monday 28 June 2021
  • Please refer to our original advertisement on the ELAA Job Board:

The successful applicant will demonstrate

  • Proficiency in early years’ care and education
  • Flexibility to work with different kindergarten services each day
  • Dependability, energy, positivity and great working relationships
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Great references from your previous employers

Any questions?

Email /call Judith or Anastasia in the People & Culture team  

The TRY difference

At TRY, we’re more than just an early learning and care provider. As a non-denominational, not-for-profit organisation we work with communities to improve the life chances of children and young people facing adversity. We do this by helping them to achieve great educational and employment outcomes through our youth mentoring and employment pathway programs, as well as supporting vulnerable families to access early learning. When you join TRY you’re joining an organisation with a 137-year strong history of making a meaningful difference to the lives chances of children and young people. Are you ready to make a difference? Learn more here:  

Child safety and inclusiveness

TRY Children’s Services and all our Centres are committed to child safety.  The protection and wellbeing of children and young persons is reflected in our zero tolerance for child abuse.  All staff and volunteers have a moral and legal responsibility to ensure that young people are safe whilst involved in our care and programs.  All children have the right to safety and security and the protection from physical, emotional, verbal and sexual abuse and neglect. TRY Children’s Services is a child safe and equal employment opportunity employer. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, from people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and from people with a disability.
Requirements WWCC
Industrial Agreement/Award Victorian Early Childhood Teachers and Educators Agreement 2016 (VECTEA)

Contact Name
Call Judith or Anastasia

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