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Coolibah Kids Walgett : Centre Director

We are looking for an experienced, talented and passionate leader for our 50 place centre in North Western NSW. We are a small, not for profit service catering for children aged 0-12 years, and have a talented team of staff. Our town is a small town but has a lot of character and would be the perfect setting for someone looking to break away from hectic city life.

About the role:

As Director, you will responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the Coolibah Kids service. You will lead, guide and support an enthusiastic team to provide high quality early childhood education and care to children in the 50 place long day care centre. You will be an active member of the Management team, and will work with the Committee to ensure the centre is compliant with Legislation and Policies, and provides a high level of customer service to the members. You will also ensure implementation and compliance with the National Quality Framework and facilitate the continual improvement of our service.

Why should you join our Coolibah Kids team? We offer:

  • Above award rates- An attractive remuneration package based on level of experience
  • Discounted child care for your long day care aged children
  • 5 weeks annual leave- An extra week of recreation leave at the start of the year
  • One RDO per month may be negotiated
  • Rental subsidy will be negotiated for the right candidate
  • You will have input into our exciting projects, such as a playground renovation and community hall improvements. Most importantly, we offer a great opportunity to work with a dynamic team and welcoming families in a quaint, friendly, small rural town.

About you:

Essential criteria:

  • ACECQA Approved ECT degree, Diploma in Children’s Services or a Cert 3 in Children’s Services or working towards any of the above (Completed Bachelor candidates will be highly regarded)
  • Current Working with Children Check, National Crime Register Check and Current First Aid Certificate (incl CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis)
  • Previous experience working at a Director level with clear leadership qualities and the confidence to manage a diverse team of experienced educators, as well as interact with our management committee
  • Experience in managing Centre budgets, grant applications and project management
  • Good understanding of the ELYF, NQS and NQF Experience in staff management, knowledge of entitlements, and rostering to meet ratios
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as ability to use computer based programs such as MYOB, Qikkids and Storypark
  • Willingness to market the service and establish community networks
  • The ability to build a warm and friendly rapport with our children and their families
  • Good time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines
  • Current NSW Class C Driver’s Licence

Desirable criteria

  • Nominated/Certified Supervisor Certificate Previous experience working with not for profits and a good understanding of committee roles and governance

How to Apply:

An applicant package is available. Please call Rebecca on 0409 615 010 or Tanya on 0419 215 998.

Please send your application with a cover letter addressing the criteria above, by email to tanya.slacksmith@gmail.com

Applications close on the 10th September 2017

Forbes Preschool : Early Childhood Teacher

Career Opportunity – Early Childhood Teacher at Forbes Preschool

Are you looking to join a passionate and dynamic team of early childhood professionals? This is the job for you! Hours of employment are flexible (with the option of part time or full time employment).

Forbes Preschool is an EEO service.

The following outlines the skills and knowledge required of an Educator at Forbes preschool:

CRITERIA 1: QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor of Teaching/Education (3 or 4 years) (Applicants who are actively working towards this qualification are encouraged to apply)
  • Verified WWCC

CRITERIA 2: Personal and Professional skill set is required in the following key areas:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • A thorough understanding of ethical conduct in the early childhood setting the ability to act in a professional manner at all times
  • Comprehensive understanding of the EYLF and NQF

CRITERIA 3: Demonstrated skills and experience in the following areas:

  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team and use initiative
  • Developing and forming professional relationships

CRITERIA 4: Commitment to Forbes Preschool

  •  A demonstrated commitment to being reflective and current in early childhood pedagogy
  • Willingness to promote and generate positive outcomes for Forbes Preschool

Please forward a current resume and relevant qualifications, along with a statement addressing all selection criteria to:
The Director/CONFIDENTIAL
Forbes Preschool
PO BOX 281 FORBES 2871 OR email forbespsk@gmail.com

Applications close 5pm 12 September 2017

West Bathurst Preschool : Early Childhood Teacher
Would you like to work with a dynamic, friendly and experienced team? Are you committed to quality education for children? Do you have a strong commitment to inclusion and diversity? West Bathurst Preschool is offering a part time (3 days per week) Early Childhood Teacher (minimum 3 year university qualified) position. This position is subject to a Working with Children Check verification. For an information package or to make enquiries please email westbxpreschool@bigpond.com Applications close Friday 25 August 2017
Barraba Preschool : Educational Leader and Supported Playgroup Coordinator

Permanent Part-Time Position

Our Preschool is looking for a dedicated, confident, energetic and enthusiastic candidate who is able to think outside the box in order to take the children’s learning opportunities to the next level. To be considered for the position, you must:

  • be able to work in a team environment and provide a safe and stimulating environment for children
  • plan and implement daily activities guided by the EYLF, as well as reviewing and adapting these to children’s need
  • be able to write observations, learning stories and daily written reflections
  • communicate and build close partnerships with families and the community
  • have a genuine passion and enthusiasm for working with young children
  • be friendly, positive, energetic and show initiative
  • have a sound knowledge of the EYLF and NQF
  • manage administrative duties as required by the service delivery schedule for playgroup Closing Date: 31st August 2017 **ALL APPLICANTS MUST HAVE OR BE WILLING TO OBTAIN A CURRENT WORKING WITH CHILDRENS CHECK, FIRST AID CERTIFICATE, & ASTHMA AND ANAPHLYAXIS TRAINING

email barrabapreschool@gmail.com

Boorowa Early Education Centre: Various Positions

Boorowa Early Education Centre is growing and seeking to fill a number of vacant positions.

The positions available:

  • Early Childhood Teacher with a passion for high quality care and education to join our team of educators.
  • Out of School Hours Care (OSHC) facilitator to deliver our After School Care and Vacation Care Programs.
  • We are also developing our casual staff list and are interested in hearing from anyone available to join the staff on a casual basis.

Boorowa Early Education Centre is led by a progressive committee who are dedicated to maintaining the continued growth of our Centre. The Centre has a 76-place licence and provides a Preschool Service, Long Day Care Service, After School Care and Vacation Care Programs.

For more information please contact Sarah Rose on 0427 720 682
or email manager@beecentre.net.au.

 

For more information and application criteria please email manager@beecentre.net.au.

Assistant Director - Wallum Preschool

Early Learning Educator – Assistant Director (Maternity Leave Contract)

Part Time Position commencement during Term 2 2017 to Permanent Position Term 3 2017

Selection Criteria
To be appointed as the Assistant Director of Wallum Community Preschool and Family Centre, a candidate must meet the following selection criteria to the satisfaction of the selection panel and the Management Committee.

Qualifications:-
• Completion of a Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood)
• Current First Aid Certificate including Asthma and Anaphylaxis qualification
• Child protection qualification
• NSW Working with Children Check number
• BOSTE Number

Candidates need to demonstrate:-
• High level of communication, presentation and time management skills;
• Ability to collaborate in the development of philosophies and policies;
• Sound judgement and decision making skills;
• Strong, proven leadership qualities;
• Demonstrate understanding of pedagogical practices embracing holistic approaches to children’s learning through play;
• Proven ability to work co-operatively alongside educators and Management Committee Members;
• To meet requirements of the National Quality Standards as a continuous process of the Preschool’s Quality Improvement Plan;
• The implementation of Early Years Learning Framework within the curriculum.

Experience working in community based sector preferable.

Selection Criteria can be requested via email: wallumpreschool@internode.on.net

Applications close when the right candidate has been found.

Hawkesbury Early Childhood Intervention Service: Support Teacher

This position involves providing support to children with a disability or additional need in their education/care centre, home or the community.

Full time (38 hours per week) Or Part Time positions available.

Full information and selection criteria available on website at www.hecis.org.au or phone for an info pack on 02 4587 7277

Boorowa Early Education Centre: Director

Boorowa Early Education Centre is seeking an enthusiastic educator with a passion for high quality care and education to fill the position of Centre Director.

The successful applicant must be eligible to hold the position of Nominated Supervisor and capable of ensuring the Boorowa Early Education Centre meets all licencing, staffing and funding requirements, as well as upholding the professional standards of a community run Preschool and Long Day Care Service. We are seeking a passionate leader who will inspire and guide our team of educators. Remuneration and conditions will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

Boorowa Early Education Centre is led by a progressive committee who are dedicated to maintaining the continued growth of our Centre. The Centre has a 76-place licence and provides a Preschool Service, Long Day Care Service, After School Care and Vacation Care Programs.

For more information and application criteria please email manager@beecentre.net.au.

Wallum Community Preschool: Director

Permanent Position Commencement During Term 2 2017

Selection Criteria:
To be appointed as the Nominated Supervisor of Wallum Community Preschool and Family Centre, a candidate must meet the following selection criteria to the satisfaction of the selection panel and the Management Committee.

Qualifications:-
• Completion of a Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood)
• Current First Aid Certificate including Asthma and Anaphylaxis qualification
• Child protection qualification
• NSW Working with Children Check number
• BOSTES Number

Candidates need to demonstrate:-
• High level of communication, presentation and time management skills;
• Ability to collaborate in the development of philosophies and policies;
• Strong, proven leadership qualities;
• Demonstrate understanding of pedagogical practices embracing holistic approaches to children’s learning through play;
• Proven ability to work co-operatively alongside educators and Management Committee Members;
• Meet requirements of the National Quality Standards;
• The implementation of Early Years Learning Framework within the curriculum.

Experience working in community based sector preferable

Selection Criteria can be requested via email: wallumpreschool@internode.on.net

Applications close when the right candidate has been found
Contact Margy or Kristy-lea on 0755 233933

Lake Cargelligo Early Learning Centre ECT / Diploma Educator

A position is available for an Early Childhood Teacher (or working towards an ECT degree) or a Diploma qualified Educator with at least 5 years full time experience for 3-5year olds.

Essential Criteria:

  • Early Childhood Degree/Diploma trained through TAFE with at least 5 years experience
  • Experience in Programming for children aged 3 to 5 years
  • Familiar with the Early Years Learning Framework
  • Proven ability to lead, motivate and mentor

Incentives:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Competitive pay- Above award for the right applicant

For further information please contact:
director@lakeelc.com.au
Director: Kristy Hall-McMartin
Lake Cargelligo 2672
Phone: 02 6898 2245

Coolibah Kids: Early Childhood Teacher

Coolibah Kids is looking for a passionate, enthusiastic and dedicated Early Childhood Teacher to join our team. We are a 50 place Long Day Care centre situated in Walgett NSW. If you would like to apply for the position or require more information please do not hesitate to email coolibahkids@bigpond.com or call us on 02 6828 3387.

Koninderie Community Based Prechool: Casual Staff

Koninderie Community Based Preschool is a not for profit preschool governed by an elected parent management committee. The preschool recently received a rating of ‘Exceeding National Standards’ under the National Quality Framework.

Catering for 30 students a day, a Basic Skills Program is run on a Monday for 3-4 year olds, with a school readiness program run on Tuesday – Friday for 4-5 year olds, throughout school terms.

We are seeking expressions of interest to expand our casual staff database in the following positions:

  • Bachelor qualified and BOSTES accredited Early Childhood Teacher
  • Diploma qualified Children’s Services staff

Salary will depend on experience and qualifications determined as per the relevant national awards (the Educational Services (Teachers) Award 2010 and the Children’s Services Award 2010).

If you would like to submit an expression of interest, please email   koninderieps@bigpond.com with the following:

  • your resume / CV
  • copies of your qualifications (including tertiary study, WWCC, child protection training, first aid certificates, etc.)
  • availability

To be applicable you need to be an Australian citizen or have the status of a permanent resident or appropriate working visa. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage people with disability and Indigenous Australians to submit.

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