Certificate III Educator (Long Day Care) - Altona Early Years Hub

103b Grieve Parade, Altona VIC, Australia

  • Full time Certificate III position available
  • Join a team of nurturing & caring Educators, committed to play based learning
  • Commencing ASAP

Join ECMS and our vision – a community where every child has the opportunity to be their best and where every parent, family and community is enriched by the experience of their child’s learning.

Altona Early Years Hub:

At the heart of this facility is the belief that each child is a competent learner from birth. This 175 places state-of-the-art early year’s facility, located on the site of the Altona College P-9 School, will provide families integrated early years’ services including high quality and inclusive childcare (from birth to six years), three and four-year-old kindergarten programs which will support a strong transition to primary school. It also offers Maternal and child health, family support, early intervention programs and community rooms, all conveniently located within the one building.

It features an innovative design that includes multi-use, flexible spaces to support an integrated service delivery model for families that promotes community engagement and participation.

As a Certificate III Educator you will:

  • Partner 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 trust with the families by respecting diversity and connecting to individual cultural needs. You will work in partnership with parents and encourage their involvement in the program
  • Have a sound knowledge of and experience with implementing the Early Years Learning Framework, National Quality Standards and Child Safety Standard
  • Be working full-time, 38 hours per week, plus an additional 2 hours to allow for a monthly RDO. The hours of work will extend between 7am to 6pm on a rotational roster.

To be considered you will have:

  • A Certificate III in Early Childhood or equivalent ACECQA approved qualification
  • Experience working as an Assistant Educator in a centre based environment
  • 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: Ongoing

Category: Childcare - Co-Educator

Reference id: DS000025

Date posted : 27/05/2019