Punjabi Language Program - Early Childhood Teacher

Tarneit VIC, Australia

  • Great opportunity to accelerate your career with hands on experience
  • Join a team of nurturing & caring Educators
  • VECTEA entitlements including paid school holidays off

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. 

We are seeking an enthusiastic Language Support Early Childhood Teacher to join our team at Tarneit Central Kindergarten. A modern, purpose-built kindergarten located alongside Tarneit P-9 College. Join our team of nurturing and experienced educators deliver high quality and inclusive three and four-year-old kindergarten programs that help each child realise their potential.

ECMS is excited to be a part of the Victorian Government’s Early Childhood Language Program which is the first state-funded language program ever to be rolled out in Kindergartens. The successful candidate for this Bilingual Kindergarten program will deliver a Punjabi program to the 4YO Grape Group.

This is a fixed-term position ending in January 2024. You will work on a Monday 8am - 12pm (planning) and Tuesday and Tuesday 9am - 4pm (session).

As a Language Support Early Childhood Teacher you will:

  • Develop a high-quality Early Childhood Language Program in consultation with Educators, children, and families to achieve agreed outcomes for children
  • Work collaboratively with Educators to implement and embed the l Early Childhood Language Program driven by children's interests, underpinned by the Early Years Learning Framework, that aims to achieve children’s holistic development
  • Plan for the Early Childhood Language Program in accordance with children’s current knowledge, strengths, ideas, culture, abilities and interests of each child participating in the language program
  • Document the delivery of the Early Childhood Language Program, children's interests and assessments of their learning and development needs
  • Have a sound knowledge of and experience with implementing the Early Years Learning Framework, National Quality Standards and Child Safety Standards
  • 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

More about you:

  • A Bachelor in Early Childhood or equivalent ACECQA approved qualification
  • Current VIT registration
  • Willing to undertake and successfully complete a Statement of Equivalence attesting native/near-native proficiency with the Punjabi language
  • 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?

  • Exciting professional development opportunities including the annual conference for all ECMS staff, professional development days and development plans
  • ECMS' Recognition of Outstanding Practice Awards to recognise staff and teams who have demonstrated an outstanding practice
  • Access to a range of retail and recreational activities at significantly reduced rates via our fully sponsored Employee Benefits Program
  • Funded First Aid (004) and CPR (001) training for staff

‘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. 

Submit your application today to work with ECMS!

Type: Contract

Category: Kindergarten - Nominated Supervisor / Lead Educator

Reference id: SC000622

Date posted : 25/05/2023