Early Childhood Teacher - Keilor Village Preschool

Keilor VIC, Australia

  • Part Time, with school holidays off - VECTEA entitlements!
  • 50% off childcare fees including hundreds more employee discounts
  • Great opportunity to kick start your career with a motivated and passionate team

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. As a result, we have been operating for over 27 years and are one of Victoria’s largest Early Years Managers – through 60 kindergartens and Early Learning Centres, ECMS impacts the lives of 5,500 Victorian children each week. We are dedicated to consistently good learning outcomes, and being the place where the best early years people choose to be.

You are invited to join us in enriching the lives of children, and their families, alongside our team of passionate educators and mentors through play-based learning programs in our Keilor Village Preschool. 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. As a community-based kindergarten, we improve and adapt our services to meet the changing needs of families and our community.

We are currently recruiting for a part-time, fixed - term Early Childhood Teacher in our Keilor Village Preschool. Should you be our successful Candidate, you will work 8.25 hours per week on a Wednesday, start immediately, fixed term to 26 January 2024!  

What will you do? 

  • Develop a high-quality educational program for the 3YO program in consultation with children, families and Educators to achieve agreed outcomes for children 
  • Work collaboratively with Educators to implement an educational program driven by children's interests, underpinned by the Early Years Learning Framework, that aims to achieve their holistic development and facilitate a smooth transition to school 
  • Document the delivery of the educational program, children's interests and assessments of their learning and development needs 
  • Be a motivated and driven Educator, with a critical reflection lens, who will inspire staff to critically reflect on their pedagogical practice, share ideas and identify innovative ways of achieving positive outcomes for children 
  • Contribute to a child safe environment ensuring standards are met on a daily basis  

Essential criteria for an Early Childhood Teacher: 

  • A Bachelor in Early Childhood or equivalent ACECQA approved qualification 
  • Current VIT registration 
  • Current Level 2 First Aid, CPR, Anaphylaxis & Asthma Certificate 
  • Have a sound knowledge of and experience with implementing the Early Years Learning Framework, National Quality Standards and Child Safety Standards 

Benefits of joining ECMS:

  • Opportunity to work in one of our most regarded Services, with a quality focused environment to promote the best outcomes for children
  • Work Life Balance
  • Keilor Location, work close to home!
  • Gain high quality industry experience
  • Genuine career development opportunities with dedicated professional development days, conferences, internal training resources, succession planning and so much more!

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

Type: Contract

Category: Kindergarten - Nominated Supervisor / Lead Educator

Reference id: BF000097

Date posted : 14/03/2023