Certificate III Educator - Washington Drive Preschool

Oakleigh South VIC, Australia

  • Great opportunity to develop your career with hands on experience
  • 50% off childcare fees including hundreds more employee discounts
  • Work for an organization 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 Washington Drive Preschool. The newly renovated Washington Drive Preschool is a community kindergarten, located in a quiet residential pocket on the cusp of Oakleigh South and Bentleigh East.We value the early childhood years and consider them as the foundation and layout of lifetime skills and abilities. Our centre delivers kindergarten programs that will encourage every child to develop independence, improve language and their fine and gross motor skills, each child will learn about social boundaries, build self-esteem and foster their natural curiosity developing a love for life-long learning!

Should you be successful, you will be joining our team in the multi-age group, working 12.5 hours per week on Wednesdays & Fridays 9am - 3:15pm.

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? 

  • Access to our online learning and development program to continue your learning, development and training. Platform provides UNLIMITED access to sector leading ECA Modules, Webinars and resources

  • 50% childcare discount to our early learning and care centres!

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

  • 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: BF000095

Date posted : 08/03/2023