Diploma Educator - Tarneit Central Kindergarten (Maternity Leave)

Tarneit VIC, Australia

  • Role beginning 2020
  • Have school holidays off
  • Additional above award planning time

Join us and our vision – for every child to realise their right to a strong foundation for lifelong success.   

At ECMS, we have been providing high quality and inclusive early learning and care for Melbourne children, families and communities for more than 22 years. Our almost 70 kindergartens and childcare centres now touch the lives of 6500 children across Melbourne each week. 

Tarneit Central Kindergarten is a modern, purpose-built kindergarten located alongside Tarneit P-9 College. Our team of nurturing and experienced educators deliver high quality and inclusive three and four-year-old kindergarten programs that help each child realise their potential

 As a Diploma Educator  you will:

  • Work collaboratively with your team to provide an appropriate developmental and enriching program for children which maximises opportunities for them to develop to their full potential
  • Build and maintain positive and meaningful relationships with children, families, staff and the local community
  • Be a motivated and driven Educator, who will actively contribute to the program, through detailed observations & documentation and positive behaviour guidance strategies and will provide spontaneous play-based learning experiences to extend on children’s learning
  • Have a sound knowledge of and experience with implementing the Early Years Learning Framework, National Quality Standards and Child Safety Standard
  • Be working part time, 19.5 hours per week, across three days
  • This is a maternity leave position commencing on 28 January 2020 and concluding on 07 September 2020

To be considered you will have:

  • A Diploma in Early Childhood or equivalent ACECQA approved qualification
  • Experience working as a Diploma Educator 
  • Current Working with Children’s Check and National Police Check
  • Current Level 2 First Aid, CPR, Anaphylaxis & Asthma Certificate

Benefits of joining our team:

  • Exciting professional development opportunities including the annual conference for all ECMS staff, professional development days, leadership meetings, individual performance reviews and development plans
  • Participation in our generous Service Recognition program, which acknowledges important service milestones for full-time and part-time employees
  • ECMS’ Recognition of Outstanding Practice Awards to recognise staff and teams who have demonstrated an outstanding practice
  • Career progression opportunities across our network of centres
  • Earn $500 through our Employee Referral program when you refer a successful applicant
  • Access to a range of retail and recreational activities at significantly reduced rates via our fully sponsored Employee Benefits Program
  • Joining an organisation that promotes health and wellbeing initiatives, including annual flu vaccination and access to our Employee Assistance Program
  • Funded First Aid (004) training for staff

We are a child safe and equal employment opportunity employer. Child safety is a fundamental aspect of all roles at ECMS. We promote the rights of all children to participate, have a purpose and be protected from harm.

Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and from people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged.

To begin a rewarding career with ECMS apply now! Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.





Type: Contract

Category: Kindergarten - Educator

Reference id: KH000018

Date posted : 02/10/2019