Certificate III Educator - Terrara Preschool

15 Walbrook Drive, Vermont South VIC 3133, Australia

  • Have school holidays off
  • Join a non-for profit organisation committed to professional development
  • Work in a close knit community

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. 

We are seeking an enthusiastic Certificate III Educator to join our team at Terrara Preschool. Terrara Preschool has been an integral part of the Vermont South community for more than 35 years. 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. You will partner with families to develop a play-based learning program that builds on children's interests and capabilities.

This is a part-time position working 18.75 hours a week on a Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8am - 2:15pm. This is a fixed-term role from January 2022 - January 2023.

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

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 CRP (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: Contract

Category: Kindergarten - Co-Educator

Reference id: SC000403

Date posted : 09/11/2021