Room Leader - Maribyrnong River Children's Centre

Maribyrnong VIC, Australia

  • Above award wages & Monthly RDO for full time staff
  • 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 60 kindergartens and Early Learning Centres, ECMS impacts 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 Room Leader to join our team at Maribyrnong River Children's Centre. Located in the heart of vibrant and culturally diverse Maribyrnong, Maribyrnong River Children’s Centre delivers high quality and inclusive early learning and care for children aged six weeks to six years. 

This is an ongoing, full time position working 38 hours a week Monday to Friday on a rotating roster with a monthly rostered day off.

What will you do?

  • Be responsible for developing a high-quality educational program for children aged under 2yrs, in consultation with the parents and educators, driven by their interests, in order to meet their individual developmental needs
  • Build and maintain trusting relationships with children, families and the local community and partner with them, encouraging their involvement in the program through effective communication
  • Be a motivated and driven Educator, who will lead and guide a team of educators in implementing quality play-based learning experiences for children, documenting and extending on children's learning
  • Contribute to a child safe environment ensuring standards are met on a daily basis

Essential criteria for a Diploma Room Leader:

  • A Diploma in Early Childhood or equivalent ACECQA approved qualification
  • Experience working in a long day care centre
  • Have a sound knowledge of and experience with implementing the Early Years Learning Framework, National Quality Standards and Child Safety Standard
  • Current Working with Children's Check and National Police Check
  • Current Level 2 First Aid, CPR, Anaphylaxis & Asthma Certificate

What’s in it for you?

  • Exciting professional development opportunities including the annual conference for all ECMS staff, professional development days and development plans
  • 50% Off childcare fees for your child who attends ECMS. 
  • Access to ECMS Advantage – receive discounts from over 330 retailers including Woolworths/Coles 4%, Event Cinemas 15%, Adairs 6%, 6%
  • Access to our online learning and development program to continue your learning, development and training. Platform provides UNLIMITED access to sector leading ECA Modules, Webinars and resources
  • Funded First Aid and CPR  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


Type: Ongoing

Category: Childcare - Room Leader

Reference id: BF000099

Date posted : 17/03/2023