Nominated Supervisor and Early Childhood Teacher - St Albans West Preschool

St Albans VIC, Australia

  • Leadership role in a unique and quality focused service
  • 50% childcare discount & discounts to hundreds of major retailers
  • VECTEA entitlements including paid school holidays off

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 enthusiastic and experienced Nominated Supervisor and Early Childhood Teacher to lead the team at St Albans West Preschool. This beautiful stand-alone kindergarten has been serving the community for over 40 years. The team of experienced and caring educators nurture and care for children from 3-5 years old. This single-unit sessional kindergarten consists of two 4YO and one 3YO group.

Leading a team of 9 educators and teachers, you will be responsible for creating a workplace with high standards that supports the operations of staff and compliance and supports the education of children.

This is a part-time, ongoing position, working 18 hours per week, Tuesday and Wednesday 9-1:30pm (off the floor) and Friday from 8am – 5:15pm (in session in a 4YO group). This is an ongoing role.

What will you do? 

  • Build strong collaborative relationships with parents, families, Educators and the local community to provide an inclusive and enriching play-based learning program for children
  • Be a pedagogical leader who can help strengthen a solid philosophy around the ECMS and service name community values and beliefs 
  • Lead and support a team of Educators by providing constructive feedback and coaching to improve operational practice and values-driven behaviour 
  • Be a motivated and driven leader who will inspire a positive learning culture at an established centre 
  • Be supported by the Area Manager with the day-to-day operations and by Child Safety Compliance Advisors 
  • Contribute to a child safe environment ensuring standards are met on a daily basis  

More about you!

  • A Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education or equivalent 
  • Experience as a Nominated Supervisor and experience leading a large team and ability to develop and maintain relationships with various stakeholders 
  • Have a sound knowledge of and experience with implementing the Early Years Learning Framework, National Quality Standards and Child Safety Standards 
  • Demonstrated experience in creating and implementing high-quality and inclusive programs for children of all ages 
  • Current Working with Children Check/VIT and National Police Check 
  • Current First Aid, CPR, Anaphylaxis & Asthma Certificate 
  • Experience with Qikkids and Story Park will be highly regarded

What’s in it for you? 

  • VECTEA benefits include paid school holidays off and teacher-in-charge allowance
  • Connect with neighboring services and communities
  • 50% childcare discount!
  • Professional development opportunities and a supporting team of office staff
  • Hundreds of discounts to retailors such as Coles and Woolworths!

‘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 - Nominated Supervisor / Lead Educator

Reference id: SC000614

Date posted : 12/05/2023