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Coffs Harbour Community Preschool: Education Manager

Coffs Harbour Community Preschool is a highly regarded community based not-for-profit preschool for 3-6 year old children operating 5 days per week during NSW School Terms.

Our service philosophy reflects our 8 core values of: Children First; Learning and Wellbeing; Community; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Learning; Equity and Inclusion; Relationships; Sustainability and Connection to Nature; Professionalism.

About the Role
We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Early Childhood Teacher for 3 days face to face teaching and two days off the floor. This position reports to the Management Committee and, in partnership with the Administration Manager, is responsible for the day to day running of the preschool.

This will include
• Taking on the duties and responsibilities of Nominated Supervisor
• Working in partnership with the Administration Manager to ensure the smooth running of the day to day operations of the preschool
• Overseeing the planning and implementation of programming
• Ensuring that the preschool’s Quality Improvement Plan is implemented and updated
• Teaching in the room 3 days per week
• Developing and continuing relationships with families and the community
• Attending Management Committee meetings and providing relevant and up-to-date information to the committee

Salary
Negotiable based on experience

How to Apply
Please apply by email to management@chcps.com.au
Applications must include a cover letter which addresses all of the essential & desirable criteria, along with a current CV and contact details for 2 referees.

Essential Criteria
• A degree qualification in Early Childhood Teaching or ACECQA Approved equivalent qualification and registration with appropriate professional body.
• Experience as a Nominated Supervisor.
• Understanding of the National Quality Framework (NQF) and Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and demonstrated experience overseeing the planning and implementation of an educational program.
• Experience in formulating and implementing a Quality Improvement Plan.
• Ability to lead and work as part of a team.
• Proven ability to develop and maintain relationships with families and the community.
• Current First Aid certificate and Asthma and Anaphylaxis training.
• Current Child Protection Training.
• Current Working with Children Check.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Desirable Criteria
• Experience in a community based preschool.
• Commitment to promoting a positive culture of professional development, continuous learning and critical reflection.
• Commitment to equality of access for all children.
• Willingness to engage with professional and community networks.
• Commitment to upholding the ECA Code of Ethics.
• Commitment to promoting respect for First Australians.
• Commitment to sustainable practices.

 

Applications Close Date : 25th January 2021
Cumnock Village Preschool: Preschool Director
Cumnock Village Preschool is a small community-based service operating Monday to Thursday 8.30am – 4.00pm. We are seeking a passionate and dedicated Teaching Director to join our team.

Reporting to the Management Committee, the Director, as Nominated Supervisor, is responsible for leading the strategic planning and the effective day to day operational management of the Preschool.

You will enjoy working in a beautiful Preschool with engaging indoor and outdoor learning environments. We are focussed on personal and professional development and ensuring our staff receive mentoring and the opportunity for career growth. Cumnock is a wonderful unique community, which the Preschool is an integral part of.

Essential criteria for the Teaching Director’s Position:

  • A Bachelor of Education (EC) or Bachelor of Teaching (EC)
  • Experience as an educational leader working with preschool-aged children (3- 5 years old)
  • A thorough understanding of the EYLF, NQS and other legislative requirements
  • Current Working with Children Clearance
  • Current Child Protection qualifications
  • Current First Aid qualification
  • Registration for teaching proficiency through NESA
  • Sound computer literacy and experience
  • Capacity to build and maintain strong relationships and effective communication with all staff members, children, and families
  • Collaborative leadership style
  • Demonstrated ability in problem solving and conflict resolution
  • Willingness to build relationships within the Cumnock community

 

Beneficial attributes:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of budgets and cash flows
  • Understanding of preschool funding and grant applications
  • Ideally experience in a Director’s role

Applicants are required to submit a covering letter outlining their suitability for the role and CV to Management Committee President – Jill Brodie.
For all enquiries, please email cvpmanagementcommittee@gmail.com

Applications Close Date
Friday 22 January 2021

www.cumnockpreschool.com

Cumnock Village Preschool: Educator (Part Time)
Cumnock Village Preschool:  Part Time Educator

Cumnock Village Preschool is a small community-based service operating Monday to Thursday 8.30am – 4.00pm.

You will enjoy working in a beautiful Preschool with engaging indoor and outdoor learning environments. We are focussed on personal and professional development and ensuring our staff receive mentoring and the opportunity for career growth. Cumnock is a wonderful unique community, which the Preschool is an integral part of.

About you
To be successful in this role you will have the following:
• a passionate and enthusiastic team player with drive and ambition
• a strong understanding of the importance of communication
• desire to develop and enhance leadership skills
• willingness to build relationships with children and families and become part of the Cumnock community
• ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively in a team environment
• agile and adaptive to daily changes
• have the ability to foster children’s imagination, creativity and curiosity and create an inclusive and caring environment
• a desire to expand experience in additional needs
• a solid understanding of programming which reflect the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF)

It is a requirement that suitable applicants have the following qualifications:
• Certificate III OR Diploma in Education and Care
• Current Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting certificate (HLTAID004) or equivalent
• Current NSW Working with Children Check clearance

Kick start your 2021 career and apply now! Applications will be reviewed when received.

Applications Close Date
Friday 22 January 2021

For all enquiries, please email cvpmanagementcommittee@gmail.com
www.cumnockpreschool.com

Dorrigo Community Pre School: Educational Leader

Dorrigo Preschool is a community-based preschool that provides quality early education to Dorrigo and the surrounding communities. The preschool operates Monday – Friday from 8:30 am – 4:00pm and has 1 classroom and a large outdoor play area.

We are looking to fill the role of Educational Leader who will be responsible for the programming and implementation of the Preschools Strategic Directions and is able to work alongside the Director, Staff and Management Committee.

This position is full time and falls under the Educational Services (Teachers) Award.

About the Role:

  • The educational leader will play a significant role in guiding and developing educators’ and families’ understandings about play and leisure-based learning, and the significance of the early years in the education continuum for children
  • Collaborate with educators and provide curriculum direction and guidance
  • Support educators to effectively implement the cycle of planning to enhance programs and practices
  • Lead the development and implementation of an effective educational program in the service
  • Ensure children’s learning and development are guided by the learning outcomes of the Early Years Learning Framework and/or the Framework for School Age Care or other approved learning frameworks

Essential Criteria:

  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Teaching degree or equivalent approved by ACECQA
  • Teacher accreditation through NESA
  • Current First Aid certificate and Asthma and Anaphylaxis training.
  • Current Child Protection Training
  • Current Working with Children Check

Desirable Criteria:

  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Comprehensive knowledge of theory relating to childhood education and care (for example, child development, attachment, learning), professional standards and approved learning frameworks, and contemporary understanding of evidence-based best practice approaches to teaching and learning
  • Knowledge of leadership theory and the use of a range of leadership styles
  • Critical thinking skills, including the ability to analyse and challenge conventional practice and ideas
  • A willingness to mentor and support educators from diverse backgrounds and with varying levels of knowledge and experience
  • A commitment to learning and participating in professional learning opportunities
  • A professional, warm, enthusiastic, self-motivated and reliable approach
  • A proven ability to plan, implement and document quality, inclusive programs
  • Knowledge of Work, Health and Safety
  • Strong computer literacy skills

To be considered for the position, please include both a cover letter and a CV addressing the above criteria.

Applications close Monday 11th January 2021. Please email your application and any questions to committeeps@bigpond.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to Apply

Please apply by email to committeeps@bigpond.com . Applications must include a cover letter which addresses all of the essential criteria, along with a current CV and contact details for 2 referees.

Applications close January 11th 2021.

Dorrigo Community Pre School: Director of Early Education and Nominated Supervisor

Dorrigo Preschool is a community-based preschool that provides quality early education to Dorrigo and the surrounding communities. The preschool operates Monday – Friday from 8:30 am – 4:00pm and has 1 classroom and a large outdoor play area.

We are looking to fill the position of Director/Nominated Supervisor/Teacher, commencing Term 1, 2021.

About the Role:

This role will oversee the operations of the service under the umbrella of the management committee. The successful applicant will be required to lead and support a team to provide high quality early childhood education and care. This position is full time and falls under the Child Services Award.

This will include:

  • Taking on the duties and responsibilities of the Director and Nominated Supervisor. This includes the operational administration and day to day management of the preschool
  • Overseeing the planning and implementation of programming
  • Ensuring that the preschool’s Quality Improvement Plan is implemented
  • Ensuring that the preschool’s Strategic Directions are implemented
  • Seeking out and applying for grant funding opportunities
  • Teaching in the room part time as required
  • Developing and continuing relationships with families and the community
  • Managing the day to day operations of the service including supervising other staff
  • Keeping the committee well-informed by providing relevant and up-to-date information to assist with their decision-making
    work in partnership with the committee/board to achieve the service’s mission and purpose
  • Developing an annual Quality Improvement Plan with the committee/board and staff with contributions from families and the community.
  • Contributing to the ongoing tracking and evaluation of the Quality Improvement Plan
    report to the committee/board on progress against the service’s strategic plan.

Essential Criteria:

  • A diploma qualification in Early Childhood or ACECQA Approved equivalent qualification and registration with an appropriate professional body.
  • Experience as a Nominated Supervisor (or 2IC preferable) – at least 2 years’ experience is preferred.
  • Understanding of the National Quality Framework (NQF) and Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF)
  • Ability to lead/guide other educators and work in a team environment
  • Current First Aid certificate and Asthma and Anaphylaxis training.
  • Current Child Protection Training
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Desirable Criteria:

  • Have a passion for continuing to learn, research and adapt to new programming ideas and to share this with the team.
  • Experience and/or a willingness to carry out NQF Self-Assessment tool.
  • Well-developed behaviour guidance strategies

How to Apply

Please apply by email to committeeps@bigpond.com . Applications must include a cover letter which addresses all of the essential criteria, along with a current CV and contact details for 2 referees.

Applications close January 11th 2021.

Dorrigo Community Pre School: Administration Assistant

Dorrigo Preschool is a community-based preschool that provides quality early education to Dorrigo and the surrounding communities. The preschool operates Monday – Friday from 8:30 am – 4:00pm and has 1 classroom and a large outdoor play area.

We are looking to fill the position of Part Time Administration Assistant, 2 days per week,8 hours a day, flexible working hours and days are available via negotiation.

About the Role:

The Administration Assistant reports directly to both the Director and the Management Committee. Administrative assistant duties and responsibilities include:

  • Providing administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the office
  • Supporting both the Director and Management Committee through a variety of tasks related to organization and communication
  • Responsible for confidential and time sensitive material. Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices and procedures
  • Ability to effectively communicate via phone and email
  • Ensuring that all Administrative Assistant duties are completed accurately and delivered with high quality and in a timely manner.

This will include:

  • Using MYOB
  • Tracking and creating invoices
  • Organizing budget and financial material to maintain accurate fiscal records; record expenditures and transfer funds as appropriate; assist in the preparation of annual budgets and other annual reports.
  • Compiling information for the staff bulletin and Kindy Hub
  • Preparing student certificates for graduation ceremonies
  • Drafting letters to parents
  • Uploading curriculum planners/resources, policies and maintain records on the intranet
  • Preparing survey monkey for important event as requested
  • Providing admin assistance for data entry on the Quik Kids program
  • Assisting in school events such as parent teacher interviews, graduation nights
  • Monitoring student attendance using the QuikKids program
  • Maintaining the general filing system and filing correspondence
  • Providing word processing and clerical support

Essential Criteria:

  • Experience working with MYOB
  • Experience submitting and reconciling expense reports
  • Current First Aid certificate and Asthma and Anaphylaxis training.
  • Current Child Protection Training
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience working with QuikKids
  • Tertiary qualifications in Business or equivalent would be highly regarded but not essential
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills – ability to communicate with, and relate to, a wide variety of people including visitors, teachers, parents and students
  • High level organisational and time management skills, including attention to details, accuracy and ability to remain task focused
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team and to contribute to team harmony and performance
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Accurate and proficient keyboard skills – alpha and numeric

 

How to Apply

Please apply by email to committeeps@bigpond.com . Applications must include a cover letter which addresses all of the essential criteria, along with a current CV and contact details for 2 referees.

Applications close January 11th 2021.

Warrumbungle Shire Council: Early Childhood Teachers

The Preschool / Long Day Care Teacher is responsible for the care and education of a group of children in conjunction with other members of staff. The Teacher is responsible for planning an effective program of experiences, activities and routines designed to achieve the full potential of each preschool and day care child attending the centre, and for ensuring their readiness to attend school in due course.

Please click here to view the position description.

Full time and part-time positions available. 

Go here for details.

Warrumbungle Shire Council: Children’s Services Casual

Council occasionally has casual and short term employment available for Assistant Educators, Educators, Early Childhood Teachers and Cooks. If you are interested in applying for Council’s Children’s Services eligibility list for 2020-21, please go here.

Bright Beginnings Early Learning Centre: Educators

Due to our service expanding very shortly, we are in need of more highly motivated and passionate educators to join the Amazing BB Team. Our mission is to provide Quality Education and Care specific to the children within our local community, and one of our strategies to support this statement is by work above the prescribed Educator to Child Ratio.

We are seeking trained educators who hold a current ECT, Diploma or Cert III qualification relevant to our industry who are looking for long-term employment within our service.

  • You must hold or be able to obtain a Working with Children Check.
  • You should be available to work across a variety of shifts within our opening hours as is necessary to support the needs of the
  • service, with the ability to attend after hours events as required.
  • You will need to demonstrate a willingness to learn and grow through professional and personal development.
  • You will be a strong team player.
  • Most importantly you will have a genuine passion for working with children age birth to 5 years old.

If you believe you would be a good fit for our service, please email your resume along with a cover letter detailing how you can meet the above criteria to: director@brightbeginnings.net.au

Applications will remain open until all positions have been filled.

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