Nominated Supervisor & Early Childhood Teacher - Templestowe Valley Preschool

3 Birchwood Avenue, Templestowe Lower VIC 3107, Australia

  • Join a dedicated and supportive team
  • Work part time - work life balance
  • Work close to home in the heart of Templestowe

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 and experienced Nominated Supervisor and Early Childhood Teacher to join the teamat Templestowe Valley Preschool. This rare opportunity will give you the opportunity to not only lead a team of 8 in a management role, however continue teaching in the 4YO group.

Leading a team of 8, you will be responsible for creating a workplace with high standards that supports the operations of staff and compliance and supports the education of children. ECMS is an organisation that is committed to supporting your professional growth. We provide ongoing training and career development opportunities in pedagogy, business and staff management to support you.

This is a part time position working 25.5 hours a week, on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8am – 4:30pm. This position begins in January 2021.

What will you do?

  • Build strong collaborative relationships with parents, families, Educators and the local community to provide an inclusive and enriching play-based learning program for children
  • Be a pedagogical leader who can help strengthen a solid philosophy around the ECMS and community values and beliefs
  • Lead and support a team of Educators by providing constructive feedback and coaching to improve operational practice and values-driven behaviour
  • Be a motivated and driven leader who will inspire a positive learning culture at an established centre
  • Be supported by the Area Manager with the day-to-day operations and by Child Safety Compliance Advisors
  • Contribute to a child safe environment ensuring standards are met on a daily basis

Essential criteria for a Nominated Supervisor and Early Childhood Teacher:

  • A Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education or equivalent – Nominated Supervisor
  • Experience as a Centre Director and experience leading a large team and ability to develop and maintain relationships with various stakeholders
  • Have a sound knowledge of and experience with implementing the Early Years Learning Framework, National Quality Standards and Child Safety Standards
  • Demonstrated experience in creating and implementing high quality and inclusive programs for children of all ages
  • Current Working with Children Check/VIT and National Police Check
  • Current Level 2 First Aid, CPR, Anaphylaxis & Asthma Certificate
  • Experience with Qikkids and Story Park will be highly regarded

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: Ongoing

Category: Kindergarten - Nominated Supervisor / Lead Educator

Reference id: SC000398

Date posted : 02/11/2021