Certificate III Co-Educator - Hurstbridge Children's Centr

50 Graysharps Road, Hurstbridge VIC, Australia

  • Work full-time at a brand new service
  • Be mentored by an experienced and passionate Centre Director
  • Join a team of nurturing and caring educators

ECMS’ vision is for every child to realise their right to a strong foundation for lifelong success. ECMS exists to make every day count by providing high-quality, play-based learning in a safe and inclusive environment – ensuring that children and families in our community thrive in life. ECMS has been operating for over 22 years and is one of Victoria’s largest Early Years Managers – through 63 kindergartens and child care centres, ECMS impacts the lives of 6500 Melbourne children each week.

We are seeking an enthusiastic Certificate III Educator to join our team at Hurstbridge Children's Centre, a lovely, welcoming childcare centre housed within Hurstbridge's new state-of-the-art community centre. We deliver high quality and inclusive early education and care for children aged three months to five years. Our team of nurturing and experienced educators partner with families to develop a play-based learning program that help children realise their potential.

This is a full-time position working 38 hours a week, plus an additional 2 hours to allow for a monthly RDO. You will work on a fortnightly rotational roster.

What will you do?

  • 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
  • Build positive behaviour guidance strategies and provide spontaneous play-based learning experiences to extend on children's learning
  • Contribute to a child safe environment ensuring standards are met on a daily basis

Essential criteria for a Certificate III Educator:

  • A Certificate III in Early Childhood or equivalent ACECQA approved qualification
  • Have a sound knowledge of and experience with implementing the Early Years Learning Framework, National Quality Standards and Child Safety Standard
  • Current Working with Children's Check
  • Current Level 2 First Aid, CPR, Anaphylaxis & Asthma Certificate
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate

What’s in it for you?

  • Exciting professional development opportunities including the annual conference for all ECMS staff, professional development days and development plans
  • ECMS' Recognition of Outstanding Practice Awards to recognise staff and teams who have demonstrated an outstanding practice
  • Access to a range of retail and recreational activities at significantly reduced rates via our fully sponsored Employee Benefits Program
  • Funded First Aid (004) and CPR (001) 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! 





Type: Ongoing

Category: Childcare - Co-Educator

Reference id: SC000422

Date posted : 26/11/2021