Diploma and Certificate III Educator - Alamanda Kindergarten

Point Cook VIC, Australia

  • Work part time and have school holidays off!
  • Join a non-for profit organisation committed to professional development
  • 50% childcare discount & hundreds of discounts to major retailers

ECMS’ vision is for every child to realise their right to a strong foundation for lifelong success. cIf 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 61 kindergartens and child care centres, ECMS impacts the lives of 5500 Melbourne children each week.   

We are seeking an enthusiastic Diploma Educator and Certificate III Educator to join our team at Alamanda Kindergarten. Our modern, purpose-built kindergarten is located alongside Alamanda College in Point Cook. Join our team of nurturing and experienced educators who deliver high quality and inclusive three and four-year-old kindergarten programs that help each child realise their potential. 

Diploma Educator: This is a part-time position working 20.5 hours a week on a Monday 9-5:15pm, Wednesday 10:45 - 5.15pm and Friday 11:30am - 5:15pm in a 4YO group. This is an ongoing role. 

Certificate III Educator: This is a part-time position working 18.75 hours a week on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday 11:00am - 5:15pm in a 4YO group. This is an ongoing role. 

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  

What you will bring: 

  • A Diploma adn 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 an Assistant Educator in a long day care service – depending on the needs of the service this can be removed. 
  • Current Working with Children’s Check and National Police Check 
  • Current Level 2 First Aid, CPR, Anaphylaxis & Asthma Certificate

Why work for ECMS!?

  • Exciting professional development opportunities including the annual conference for all ECMS staff, professional development days and development plans
  • 50% childcare discount to our early learning and care centres!
  • 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 - Educator

Reference id: SC000582

Date posted : 02/03/2023