Teacher in Charge and Education Leader – TRY Melton West Preschool

Posted by Try Australia Childrens Services on 27 Aug 2021

Organisation Try Australia Childrens Services
Closing date 11.10.2021
Primary role Early Childhood Teacher
Position type Part-time
Location Melton West
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). TRY Melton West Preschool is a community-based centre. We share our building with a Maternal and Child Health Centre and Community Playgroups. We have close ties with Melton West Primary School which is located adjacent to our centre. Our centre has operated on its current premises for more than 47 years and we are now enrolling children of families whose parents completed their preschool year at the centre. Learn more https://trycs.org.au/kindergartenlist/melton-west-preschool/

We are seeking a dynamic teacher, leader and community builder for the Teacher in Charge role:

  • TRY Melton West Preschool
  • Lead a team and service that makes a real contribution to the community
  • Ideal role for experienced Nominated Supervisor or Centre Director
  • Busy 2-room Preschool with 16 staff and 6 groups (4 x 4yr olds, 2 x 3 yr olds)
  • 28.5 hours per week over 4 days, leading one four-year-old group
  • Session times – Mon & Wed 8.30 to 4.00
  • Leadership & non-contact hours – flexible
  • Term 4 start

How to apply

  • Please submit your application through the Survey Monkey https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/K2VZ2TR
  • You will be asked to attach your current resume
  • We will be interviewing applicants as they apply, so the position may be  filled before the advertisement expires
  • Please refer to the original advertisement here: https://elaa.org.au/job/teacher-in-charge-and-education-leader-try-melton-west-preschool/

Any questions?

 The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate

  • Proficiency in early years’ care and education and team leadership
  • Reputation as a positive manager of people
  • Experience in progressing collaborative partnerships with parents, community and local schools
  • Energy, positivity and great working relationships
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • VIT registration

 We can offer you

  • Recognition as a valued colleague working together to provide learning to ALL children
  • A supportive workplace with opportunities for professional development
  • The opportunity to belong to an organisation with strong values, ethics and commitment to children and the ECEC workforce
  • Career progression opportunities

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: https://trycs.org.au/

 Child safety and inclusiveness

TRY Australia 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 Australia 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 VIT Registration
Industrial Agreement/Award Victorian Early Childhood Teachers and Educators Agreement 2020 (VECTEA)

Contact Name
Call Judith or Anastasia

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