Welcome to ECMS! For almost 27 years, we have provided early learning and care for Melbourne's children, families, and communities. Our 61 kindergartens and childcare centres offer play-based educational programs tailored to children's interests and developmental needs. Our safe and stimulating environments feature natural resources to support learning.
Our vision, purpose, and values guide us daily as a not-for-profit organisation. We value transparency, collaboration, and support within our organisation, and our leaders are approachable and regularly visit our centres. We are dedicated to benefiting the children of the future and take the time to show gratitude and recognition for hard work.Play, learn and grow with us!
We are excited to welcome passionate and dedicated Certificate III Educators and Diploma Educators to join our team at our ECMS centre in Newport Gardens Early Years Centre - West Melbourne.
With ongoing opportunities for permanent full-time and part-time positions, we understand the importance of work-life balance. We will do our best to accommodate your availability to ensure a schedule that works well for you and us.
In these roles, you will create a nurturing and welcoming program for children aged 0-6 years that fosters their development, unleashing their full potential while respecting diversity and individual cultural needs. Working collaboratively with colleagues based on trust, mutual respect, and support, you will demonstrate high energy and commitment to the ECMS vision.
In this dynamic and highly rewarding role, Educators will collaborate with parents and staff to develop an educational program tailored to each child's individual developmental needs and interests, providing essential support in this process. Your focuses will include establishing routines, fostering respect for each child's unique qualities, and promoting teamwork in a collaborative setting.Your Mission:
At our service, you can build lasting relationships with families and contribute to their children's development. Our educators receive above award rates PLUS super, with Certificate III pay ranging from $22 to $29.34 and $30.96 for Diploma educators! In addition, we offer part time roles or monthly RDOs for full time educators to help maintain a healthy work-life balance.
We are committed to looking after you, with some great benefits, including:
We also believe in the importance of recharging, so we offer a Christmas/New Year closure.You’ll be great in this role because:
We are seeking passionate individuals who have completed their Certificate III in early childhood education or hold their Diploma in early childhood education and are committed to providing high-quality education and care for young children. Experience is preferred; however, we value your willingness to train and upskill to improve your knowledge and expertise continually.
As an educator, you must demonstrate the ability to provide active, effective, and efficient care for children. You will bring a deep understanding of the needs and development of young children and be proactive in addressing any issues that may arise for parents and families.
Our team values the importance of trusting the process, and we are looking for an individual committed to improving young children's lives by delivering the highest quality education and care. As such, you will be empathetic and understand different cultures while maintaining the resilience needed to thrive in this field.
Furthermore, you will possess the following attributes:
We are ready to hear from you! Apply now.
‘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.
Category: Childcare - Co-Educator
Reference id: BF000227
Date posted : 09/11/2023