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Gunnedah Baptist Community Preschool: Early Childhood Teacher
The Gunnedah Baptist Community Preschool invites applications for the permanent position of Early Childhood Teacher. The position is Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, with hours of work 8.00am till 3.36pm. This position will commence on Monday 17th July 2017.

The preschool operates the same as the Public School system.

Essential Criteria:

  • An approved ACECQA early childhood teaching qualification, preferably a Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood)
  • Working with Children Check Number
  • First Aid Certificate, Anaphylaxis and Asthma Management training- HLTAID004
  • Child protection qualification
  • Experience in Early Childhood Education or Childcare
  • Familiar with the Early Year Learning Framework and the National Quality Standards

You will need to:

  • Support the Christian Philosophy of the Preschool
  • Possess a gentle nurturing manner with a love for children
  • Uphold our strict Confidentiality Policy
  • Have strong organisational and teamwork skills
  • Sound written and verbal communication skills
  • A good level of computer literacy

Applications close on Thursday 22nd June, 2017 at 3pm
For more information call the Director on 6742 1805, visit the preschool office between 9am and 1pm or email gdhbaptistpreschool@bigpond.com

Applications to be sent to:
The Director, Gunnedah Baptist Preschool,
PO Box 95, Gunnedah, 2380.
Or email gdhbaptistpreschool@bigpond.com

Epping Before and After School Care: Educator (School Age Care)

POSITION OBJECTIVE:

To assist in the provision of a high quality out of school care program which meets the expectations of the Approved Provider, families and children. Supported by an experienced team, this position will provide care, activities and educational elements to those in the program.

To work within the Centre’s philosophy, policies and procedures as part of a team. To work within the requirements of the National Quality Framework (NQF) and the Framework for School Age Care – My Time, Our Place

ADMINISTRATION

• Comply with the requirements of the National Quality Framework and Framework for School Age Care – My Time, Our Place and other relevant legislation, for example, Work, Health & Safety.
• Read and develop an understanding of the service’s philosophy, policies and procedures.
• Participate in professional development opportunities as required and keep up-to date with current industry trends. Share this knowledge with the other educators at the service.
• Attend staff meetings as required.
• Contribute to the development of the Quality Improvement Plan (QIP).
• Read and understand this Job description and carry out the duties and tasks to the best of your abilities.
• Undertake other duties as determined by the Nominated Supervisor from time to time.
• Comply with all service policy & procedures.

PROGRAM

• Assist in program planning that is based on the Framework for School Age Care – My Time Our Place.
• Contribute to and assist in documenting evaluations of the program.
• Actively engage with children during the implementation of the program. Remains focused, active and reflective when delivering a program for the children at the Centre.
• Ensures healthy eating and participation in physical activity are embedded in the Centre’s programs.
• Participates in creating an environment this is inclusive, promotes competence, independence and learning through play and leisure.
• Supports children to build and maintain sensitive and responsive relationships with other children and adults.
• Supervisors and guides the creation and development of evaluating children’s performance.

COMMUNICATION

• Build positive relationships with other educators.
• Work as a member of the team. To be flexible and work in a cooperative manner to ensure efficient operation of the service and maintain a high level of morale.
• Follow direction and instructions of the Nominated Supervisor and/or senior educators.
• Co-operate and work collaboratively with families, ensuring regular communication regarding the care and specific needs of their children, and ensuring that families feel comfortable and encouraged to become involved in the service.
• Attend service social/community events as required.
• Convey information regarding the service and its policies accurately to families and members of the public.
• Respond to telephone and face-to-face enquiries, providing accurate information and appropriate referrals in a friendly and courteous manner, and promoting a positive image of the service at all times.

CHILDREN

• Foster a rich play environment consistent with the Framework for School Age Care –My Time, Our Place.
• Assist in creating a warm, caring environment for all children attending the service.
• Be actively involved with children in activities as directed by the Nominated
• Supervisor.
• Be aware of children’s needs and abilities and meet these in a manner that is appropriate.
• Actively supervise the children and instruct children in the appropriate use of equipment.
• Share responsibility for the safety and hygiene of children within the service’s environment, including ensuring appropriate cleaning and food handling practices
• Create a collaborative and caring environment for the children.
• Educate children through modeling and the demonstration of appropriate behaviours.
• Actively involve children in the continual development and evaluation of the program and ensure a suitable variety of activities to cater for all varying developmental needs of children are provided.
• Maintain, and consistently implement the behaviour management policy.
• Provide feedback to parents regarding their child’s/children’s participation at the service.
• Fulfil duties associated with mandatory reporting guidelines in line with the Child Protection legislation and the service’s policies.

WORK, HEALTH & SAFETY (WH&S)

• Be aware of and comply with the service’s Work, Health & Safety policies and procedures.
• Take reasonable care to protect own safety in the workplace and work in a safe manner, in compliance with approved safe work practices.
• Participate in emergency and evacuation procedures as directed by the Nominated
• Supervisor.
• Report any emergency to the most senior educator and assist as directed.
• Check the environment (indoor and outdoor) each day and report any faulty equipment to the Nominated Supervisor as soon as possible.
• Assist in maintaining a clean and safe environment before, during and after the completion of the session.
• Assist in maintaining the work environment to minimise risk to children, educators and visitors to the service

CONTACT US

If you are interest in applying for a position at our Centre, please send an email with your resume attached.

Email. info@ebasca.com.au
Phone. (02) 9868 2201

Lawrence Community Preschool: Preschool Educator
Permanent Part time Preschool Educator
(Diploma qualification required)Please contact for an application package
lawrencepreschool@gmail.com or 0428240876Applications close – 30/6/2017
The Killarney School: Cert III Educator Part Time

The Killarney School is a highly regarded community preschool in Mosman. With a strong history and reputation, Killarney is known for its education, care and guidance of children aged 3-6 yrs.

A coveted part-time position for 4 days per week has become available for an enthusiastic teaching professional to join Killarney’s dedicated team. This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join a fantastic work environment, demonstrated by the low staff turnover and long tenure of staff. Hours of work are Mon-Thurs 8:30-3pm.

To be considered for the role you will:

  • be Certificate III qualified (Early Childhood) or working towards,
  • demonstrate a passion for early childhood education and a desire for a long-term career in the field,
  • be bright, friendly, energetic and dedicated to working with children.
  • demonstrate a commitment to the values of Killarney and to assist in upholding the traditions of the school,
  • have a current Working with Children Check and first aid certificate

As part of your role, you will be expected to:

  • have the capability to plan and engage children through activities and experiences appropriate for their stage of development.
  • have an aptitude for being proactive and acting on guidance or direction from other educators
  • have excellent written and verbal skills to effectively communicate with families, educators and children.
  • have a sound knowledge of the NQF and EYLF

To register your interest, please contact Peta Kordish at The Killarney School, 71 Belmont Road, Mosman or email director@killarneyschool.com.au.

St Nics' Christian Preschool - ECT, Diploma, Cert III and Chef required

St Nics’ Christian Preschool (SNCP) has been purpose built and is due to open June 2017.

Established as a ministry of St Nicolas’ Anglican Church, Coogee, we are committed to providing excellent preschool educational programs within a Christian framework, ensuring teachers and educators receive quality professional development to equip and inspire them.

We have positions available for Early Childhood Teachers, Diploma, Certificate III, Trainee and Chef

All Staff will: 

  • Build and maintain respectful and supportive relationships with children and families
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with team members
  • Ensure health and safety standards are adhered to at all times
  • Work with the hours of the preschool and attend monthly meetings after hours
  • Contribute to building the Preschool Christian community, participate in social events, including attendance at special Preschool services at St Nicolas’ Anglican Church (once a term).

ECT and Diploma staff will: 

  • Assess the needs of each child, monitor their progress and ensure children are given best start for formal schooling
  • Ensure Christian elements are embedded into the Preschool curriculum, such as Bible stories, Christian songs and music, and prayer including Grace before meals
  • Ensure that a developmentally and educationally appropriate program is planned and implemented for each child
  • Ensure school readiness areas are embedded into the curriculum, such as independence and social skills, literacy and numeracy
  • Ensure sustainability practices are embedded into the curriculum
  • Take on all Responsible Person duties as required
  • Supervise children at all times
  • Provide supervision and assistance to other Educators in the room

Certificate III and Trainees will: 

  • Contribute in the delivery of our curriculum
  • Contribute ideas for setting up creative and inspiring learning environments
  • Supervise children at all times
  • Assist in day-to-day set up and support of the children’s daily routines, meeting their individual needs

Chef will: 

  • Prepare healthy nutritious meals for up to 60 children daily and ensure meals are delivered on time to respective groups
  • Cater for children with special dietary requirements
  • Prepare menu for 4 week rotation using seasonal fruit and vegetables, and maintain supplies weekly

All applicants are required to be permitted to work in Australia, Approved ACECQA Qualifications for position applied for and current working with children check.

All successful applicants will be contacted for an interview and are subject to working with children check and reference checks.

For more information please contact us on 0435 964 870 or email sncpdirector@bigpond.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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