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Barraba Preschool: Educational Leader and Supported Playgroup Coordinator

Barraba Preschool Educational Leader and Supported Playgroup Coordinator

We are seeking a qualified Educator (Diploma) for a permanent part-time position encompassing 2 separate roles: Educational Leader and Supported Playgroup Coordinator. The position will commence on Monday 29th January 2018.

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
  • be able to plan and program, completing portfolios, observations, reflections and all other associated documentation tasks
  • 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 and have proficient computer skills.

Closing Date: 1st December 2017

**ALL APPLICANTS MUST HAVE OR BE WILLING TO OBTAIN A CURRENT WORKING WITH CHILDREN’S CHECK, FIRST AID CERTIFICATE, & ASTHMA AND ANAPHYLAXIS TRAINING

For full job descriptions please call Susan (02) 6782 1097

Yamba Preschool: Director/Teacher

Yamba Preschool Kindergarten Association Ltd is a 29 place community preschool that operates 8am-3.30pm during the NSW Department of Education school terms.

We are looking for an experienced Teacher/Director who has led teams and values partnering with families and the Management Committee – a leader who is passionate, innovative, creative and imaginative to create a new vision for this centre.

This role will require you to:

  • Manage the day-to-day operational, financial, human resource and marketing management of the service in collaboration and partnership with the Management Committee, as well as in line with organisation policies and procedures and the directions and goals of the centre.
  • Ensure that the requirements of the NQF are met.
  • Ensure funding requirements are met.
  • Provide pedagogical leadership, vision, guidance and support in the provision of a quality educational program.
  • Establish and nurture respectful relationships with children, families and staff.
  • Collaborate with staff to provide engaging learning environments that allow children to think critically and direct their own learning whilst ensuring the overall health, wellbeing and safety of all children attending the service.

To be successful in this role, you will need to provide a copy of your Resume and address the attached Selection Criteria providing documentary proof and/or detailed examples in your application.

Applicants will also require:

  • Working with children check
  • First aid certificate, including asthma and anaphylaxis
  • Driver’s Licence

This position is a permanent full time role requiring you to be on site Monday to Friday commencing Term 1, 2018. Remuneration is in accordance with the Educational Services (Teachers) Award. Above Award benefits include professional development opportunities, a monthly rostered day off and salary sacrificing.

Applications close on 2 November 2017.

Yamba Preschool is proud to be an EEO employer. The Preschool supports an inclusive approach in the workplace. We celebrate our diversity and welcome staff regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity and lifestyle choices. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. Appointment will be conditional upon a satisfactory Criminal Records check.

Selection Criteria

Essential criteria
1. a minimum of 10 years’ experience working as an educator in children’s services
2. an Early Childhood Teaching degree or ACECQA approved equivalent qualification
3. very strong leadership skills with a proven history of effective leadership and experience in change management.
4. demonstrated ability to effectively manage day-to-day operations in keeping with the directions and goals of the centre, ensuring both quality and sustainability.
5. Capable of developing a positive culture, managing and leading a team that works collaboratively and with purpose towards the preschool’s goals.
6. Demonstrated solid understanding and application of the requirements of:
6.1. National Quality Framework (NQF)
6.2. Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF)
6.3. Child Protection legislation & implications (approved Child Protection Training)
6.4. Workplace Health & Safety legislation and issues
7. Computer literacy skills as you would be required to work with financial systems and a sound understanding of current funding models.
8. Experience working with children with additional needs.
9. A respectful understanding of and appreciation for the local Aboriginal community and awareness of cultural diversity.

Desirable criteria
1. previous experience working as a Director within an early childhood service.

Email applications to yamprejobs@jazi.net

Griffith East Preschool Inc: Early Childhood Teachers

EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHER POSITIONS 2018

We are seeking to employ two enthusiastic and highly dedicated Early Childhood Teachers with a Degree in Early Childhood Education (Three to Four Year trained). You will be joining a centre that prides itself in an Exceeding Rating under the National Quality Standard.

Position One:
Maternity Leave, full-time and for a minimum of twelve months. This position involves leading two teams of educators for two groups of preschool aged children.

Position Two:
This is a two day per week, temporary position for a minimum of twelve months. The position is for a Monday and Tuesday and involves leading one team of educators for one group of preschool aged children.

Both positions will be reviewed at the end of the twelve months and there could be a possibility of some continued work into 2019.

There is a strong emphasis on being a team player and we need you to have a sound knowledge and commitment to the Early Years learning Framework, National Quality Framework and National Quality Standard.

WORKING WITH CHILDREN CHECK applies to all applications.
NESA Teacher Accreditation status and number also applies.
Application Packages can be requested via email: admin@griffitheast.com.au

Applications close: 17th November 2017

Boongaiai Preschool: Director

The Armidale Waldorf School and Boongaiai Preschool is seeking an experienced, energetic and warm-hearted early childhood professional with a passion for high quality care and education to fill the position of Preschool Director. Starting in 2018, this full-time role will ideally include face to face teaching over the 5 full days, however we would be willing to consider applicants without teaching qualifications.

We are looking for someone who will be able to bring joy, wonder and beauty through music, art, story-telling and craft into the lives of the children, whose most important “work” is play. You will be able to bring the developmental aspect of the curriculum to life for the parents and to engender social warmth and community building

The successful applicant must be eligible to hold the position of Nominated Supervisor and capable of ensuring the Boongaiai Preschool works within the Steiner Philosophy, while meeting all licencing, staffing and funding requirements, as well as upholding the professional standards of a Preschool.

Essential criteria

  • ACECQA Approved ECT degree or Diploma in Children’s Services or working towards any of the above
  • Current Working with Children Check, and 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
  • 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
  • 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

Desirable criteria

  • Nominated/Certified Supervisor Certificate
  • Experience working in Steiner Education or willingness to undertake further professional development in this area
  • Previous experience working with not for profits
  • A good understanding of committee roles and governance

How to Apply

Please send your application with a cover letter addressing the criteria above, by email to business@waldorf.nsw.edu.au

Applications close Monday 30th October

Squeakers Childcare Centre: Educators

Squeakers is situated in Mudgee N.S.W. 2850

We are currently looking for trained Educators from Cert 111, Diploma, and Early Childhood Teacher Trained Educators.

The Team members we are seeking need to have a firm understanding of best practice, a passion for working with young children from 0-5 years and the ability to work respectfully within a team to achieve positive outcomes for the Children and the Centre.

If you think you would like to join our team, or have any further questions please feel free to contact me Donna Player via email squeakers@netspace.net.au

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
  • 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

Tots on Temoin: Director

Community based Preschool / Long Day Care service in Trangie NSW.

Seeking a qualified, enthusiastic and motivated Teaching Director for our centre. This is a permanent full time position to lead a team of 12 staff, prior Director experience is preferred.

The position is to start November / December 2017, this time-frame is negotiable.

Key attributes include,

  • strong leadership
  • sound knowledge of EYLF & NQS
  • excellent PR skills and
  • strong time management.

Please email director@totsontemoin.com.au to obtain further details and a position description addressing our essential criteria and key responsibilities.

Please direct all enquiries to Nerida George on 6888 7296 or director@totsontemoin.com.au

Applications close at 5pm, Friday 27th October 2017.

Cooranbong Valley Community Preschool: Early Childhood Teaching Director

Part time 3 days week initial 1 year contract commence Term 1 2018.

We require either 3 yrs recent experience as a Director in a preschool or a new uni graduate holding Diploma quals. with prior extensive experience in a state preschool

On the job training provided for the successful applicant

Essential

  • Early Childhood Degree
  • Hold a Teacher Accreditation ID Card with NESA
  • Ability to lead a team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of NQF, EYLF, Start Strong
  • Current WWCC and First Aid

Employment subject to Dept. Education approval

Applications to either PO Box 187 Cooranbong or email cvcpreschool@yahoo.com.au

Closing date 19th October

Enquiries to Lou Pike 02 49771055 or 0400445266

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