Early Childhood Teacher - Sydenham Kindergarten

Sydenham VIC, Australia

  • Work part time and in the heart of Sydenham
  • VECTEA entitlements including school holidays off
  • Join a non-for-profit organisation committed to professional development

ECMS’ vision is for every child to realise their right to a strong foundation for lifelong success. 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. If your values align, and you have a passion for working with children, then ECMS is the place for you!

We are seeking an enthusiastic Early Childhood Teacher to join our team at Sydenham Community Kindergarten. Join a warm and friendly environment and experienced and nurturing educators. We are conveniently located in the heart of Sydenham's community, within the community centre precinct on Community Hub. This role is perfect for someone looking to move to sessional kindergarten and has experience. 

This is a part-time, ongoing role working 22.5 hours a week is a 4YO program. You will work on a Wednesday and Friday (session) from 8am - 5:15pm and Monday 9:30am - 1:30pm (planning).

What will you do?

  • Develop a high-quality educational program for the 4-year-old 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

What’s in it for you?

  • 50% off child care discount!
  • VECTEA entitlements including school holidays off 
  • Hundreds of discounts to retailors such as Coles and Woolworths
  • Funded First Aid (004) and CPR (001) training for staff

We are a child-safe and equal employment opportunity employer. Child safety is a fundamental aspect of all roles at ECMS. We promote the rights of all children to participate, have a purpose and be protected from harm. 

Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and from people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged.

To begin a rewarding career with ECMS apply now! 

Type: Ongoing

Category: Kindergarten - Nominated Supervisor / Lead Educator

Reference id: SC000620

Date posted : 24/05/2023