Certificate III Educator - Patterson Lakes Kindergarten

Patterson Lakes VIC, Australia

  • Have school holidays off!
  • 50% off childcare fees including hundreds more employee discounts
  • Join a non-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. 

We are seeking an enthusiastic Certificate III Educator to join our team at Patterson Lakes Kindergarten. Patterson Lakes Kindergarten opened in 1981 and has continued to serve the children and families of Patterson Lakes ever since. The kindergarten was successful in gaining government and council grants to update and extend our building, work started in June 2013, and we began this year with a beautiful, modern and fresh new building. We offer both four year and three-year-old programs. 

The successful applicant will be joining our team in on Wednesdays between 8am & 4:45 PM in our 3YO Turtle Group! 

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 
  • Experience working as a Certificate III Educator in a long day care service – depending on the needs of the service this can be removed. 
  • 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 and CPR training for staff 

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!

Type: Ongoing

Category: Kindergarten - Co-Educator

Reference id: BF000101

Date posted : 17/03/2023