• Work life balance – finish in time for school pick up
  • Have paid school holidays off
  • Professional development opportunities, referral rewards & discounts for staff

ECMS’ philosophy is simple; We foster lifelong learning. As a result, we have been operating for over 27 years and are one of Victoria’s largest Early Years Managers – through 70 kindergartens and child care centres, ECMS Educators impact the lives of 5,500 Victorian children each week. We are dedicated to consistently good learning outcomes, and being the place where the best early years people choose to be. 

We are seeking an enthusiastic Break Cover Educator to join at team at The Merrell Kindergarten. At The Merrell Kindergarten, our caring and professional educators provide a safe and supportive environment that's sensitive to each child's interests and developmental abilities.  We embrace our community and welcome families into our program to strengthen and enrich each child's learning experience. The Merrell Kindergarten has been rated as Exceeding National Quality Standard.

We have a part time, ongoing opportunity on a Tuesday and Thursday from 1:00pm - 3:00pm. These hours allow for that work life balance you have been looking for! 

What will you do? 

  • 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 
  • Contribute to a child safe environment ensuring standards are met on a daily basis  

More about you 

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

What’s in it for you? 

  • 50% childcare discount! 
  • 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 (0012) 

 ‘ECMS promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children. Successful applicants are required to adhere to our child safe practices, policies can be located here 

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

To begin a rewarding career with ECMS apply now!? Applications close Tuesday, 5 March 2024. Click the Apply button now! 

Type: Ongoing

Category: Kindergarten - Educator

Reference id: EF000095

Date posted : 06/02/2024

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