Early Childhood Teacher - Newport Gardens Early Learning Centre

Newport VIC 3015, 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’ philosophy is simple; We foster lifelong learning. As a result, we have been operating for over 27 years and are one of Victoria’s largest Early Years Managers – through 61 kindergartens and child care centres, ECMS Educators impact 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. 

We are seeking an Early Childhood Teacher to join our passionate team at Newport Gardens Early Years Centre (kindergarten) which is an architecturally designed early years hub conveniently located next to Newport Gardens Primary School. At Newport Gardens Early Years Hub, we deliver high-quality and inclusive childcare for children from birth to five years. Our team of nurturing and experienced educators partner with parents to develop a play-based learning program that helps children realise their potential.

We are seeking applications from passionate Early Childhood Teachers like you, who are wanting to work in a part time position of 22.5hrs per week on Tuesdays (9am - 2pm - non contact) Wednesdays and Fridays (7.45am - 4.15pm - contact) This position is on a fixed term basis from 12th May 2023 - 14th April 2024. 

If you value professional development & career opportunities, join our team!


What will you do?

  • Develop a high-quality educational program for our 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

Hold a current VIT Registration as an Early Childhood Teacher

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 

What’s in it for you?

  • Genuine career development opportunities with dedicated professional development days, conferences, internal training resources, and so much more!
  • 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 (004) and CRP (001) training for staff
  • Work/Life balance
  • Acess to our Online platform that provides UNLIMITED access to sector leading ECA Modules, Webinars and resources as well as access to any general development needs you might have!

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: Contract

Category: Kindergarten - Nominated Supervisor / Lead Educator

Reference id: BF000132

Date posted : 22/05/2023