Diploma Educator - St Linus Anglican Kindergarten

Coburg North VIC, Australia

  • Have school holidays off!
  • 50% off childcare fees including hundreds more employee discounts
  • 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 27 years and is one of Victoria’s largest Early Years Managers – through 60 kindergartens and early learning centres, ECMS impacts the lives of 5500 Melbourne children each week.   

We are seeking an enthusiastic Diploma Educator to join our team at St Linus Anglican Kindergarten. We take a holistic approach to children’s learning journey. We embrace the principles, practices and learning outcomes in the Early Years Learning Framework for Australia – Belonging, Being and Becoming; and the Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework. We acknowledge the importance of transitions for our families, and we strive to support each child and their family as they experience a time of transition with us. 

We are currently recruiting for 2 Diploma roles in the 3YO group at our centre, details below:

Role #1: AM shift. Working 13.5 hours per week. Monday 8:15am - 3:30pm, and Friday 8:15am - 2:30pm

Role #2: PM Shift. Working 10 hours per week. Monday & Friday 12pm - 5pm


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 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: BF000102

Date posted : 17/03/2023