Diploma Educator - Keilor Village Preschool

Keilor VIC, Australia

  • Have school holidays off!
  • Hundreds of employee discounts including 50% off childcare fees
  • 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. 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 22 years and is one of Victoria’s largest Early Years Managers – through 63 kindergartens and child care centres, ECMS impacts the lives of 6500 Melbourne children each week.   

We are seeking an enthusiastic Diploma Educator to join our team at Keilor Village Preschool! At Keilor Village Preschool we believe children learn what they live. By ‘playing out’ what they see and experience in the real world, children gain a greater understanding of the world around them. That's why play-based learning is the foundation of our programs. Our professional and passionate educators have developed programs that encourage children to develop their independence, personalities and ideas while understanding the importance of respect for others. We promote the concepts of tolerance, praise, acceptance, recognition, sharing, fairness, security and friendliness while providing a child-centred play-based program that meets the needs of individual children, their families and our community.

We are looking for a passionate Diploma Educator to join our team in this part-time, ongoing role. Our susccessful candidate will work 26.25 hours per week across Monday to Thursday.

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 Diploma Educator: 

  • A Diploma 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 

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 (004) and CPR (001) 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: BF000100

Date posted : 17/03/2023