Certificate III Educator - Clayton South Kindergarten

Clayton South VIC, Australia

  • Have school holidays off | Receive 50% off childcare fees!
  • Part-time ongoing opportunity
  • Join a not-for-profit organisation committed to professional development

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. If your values align, and you have a passion for working with children, then ECMS is the place for you! ECMS has been operating for over 27 years and is one of Victoria’s largest Early Years Managers – through over 60 kindergartens and early learning centres, ECMS impacts the lives of 5500 Melbourne children each week.   

At Clayton South Kindergarten, we believe play is the most important and valuable way to learn. Our play-based program is developed around children’s emerging interests and abilities. It is based on planned and spontaneous play experiences, enabling children to explore, experiment, investigate and examine. Our experienced and caring educators incorporate the five learning outcomes as listed in the early learning years developmental framework into our program. They focus on developing children’s skills and enhancing their overall development in a safe, fun-filled learning environment.

We are currently recruiting for a passionate Certificate III educator for a part-time, ongoing role in our team at Clayton South Kindergarten. Should you be successful you will be working 18.75 hours per week across Monday's, Wednesday's, and Fridays.

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 

  • Receive discounts from Woolworths/Coles 4%, Event Cinemas 15%, Adairs 6%, Booking.com 6% and over 330 other retailers with access to ECMS Advantage!

  • 50% off childcare fees with ECMS!

  • Access to a range of retail and recreational activities at significantly reduced rates via our fully sponsored Employee Benefits Program 

  • Funded First Aid and CPR training for staff 

Interested? Apply Now!

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. 

Type: Ongoing

Category: Kindergarten - Co-Educator

Reference id: BF000133

Date posted : 22/05/2023