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Children's Services Educator (Diploma) Part Time

Location:
Torrensville  
Employment Type:
PP - Part-time Permanent  
Department:
TCCC
Closing Date:
21/04/2021
Supporting Documentation:

  • Two part time positions (morning shift 7:30am - 12:30pm, afternoon shift 12:30pm - 6:00pm)
  • Generous salary packaging
  • Join a community-based Centre with large natural outdoor play spaces and a home like environment

About Torrensville Community Childcare Centre

We are a community of educators who are committed to developing each child’s full potential by providing high quality care and individually tailored education for children from birth to school age. As an incorporated, not-for-profit organisation, we reinvest all surplus funds into the centre to benefit the children. Torrensville Community Childcare Centre (TCCC) is a social enterprise of UCWB a well-known not for profit organisation, which means that any profits generated by the services we provide go back into services which benefit the community.

Why Work at TCCC

Our team of dedicated and passionate educators provide a nourishing and nurturing environment for children to thrive.  Our programs are underpinned by our philosophy of ‘learning through play’, as this is how babies and young children learn to understand, communicate, discover, imagine and create as they explore the world around them.

By joining TCCC, you will enjoy:

  • A supportive team environment which celebrates diversity and inclusion
  • Commitment to Work Health Safety and Wellbeing including, flu vaccinations and employee assistance program
  • Industry leading job satisfaction and engagement evidenced in our annual employee survey
  • Salary packaging options, resulting in a 5-10% increase to take home pay

The Role

Primarily the Children’s Services Educator is responsible for supporting the educational and developmental needs of the children at our centre through assisting with the preparation, implementation and evaluation of suitable programs. 

Specifically, the role supports the provision of high quality childcare by:

  • Nurturing and providing guidance to children from birth through to age six years
  • Working with children individually or in groups to support growth and learning
  • Implementing activities to assist children in reaching their full potential
  • Following Centre Policy and approaching behaviour guidance positively with children

About You

You are a creative and enthusiastic educator who is passionate about early learning.  Your positive interaction skills with children and demonstrated ability to support children’s learning will be what help you succeed in this role.

Qualifications and Experience

You will have:  

  • A Diploma in Children’s Services
  • Current First Aid and CPR qualifications (or willingness to obtain in first 6 months of employment)
  • Successful completion of relevant responding to abuse and neglect training
  • Proven ability to interact with children in a positive, sensitive and respectful manner
  • Ability to work with other team members in the inclusion, support and care of all children
  • Knowledge of current child care practices and the Early Years Learning Framework
  • Knowledge of Licensing Regulations under the relevant Act
  • Knowledge of maintenance of health and safety of children in care
  • Experience interacting with groups of children up to school age
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Current DHS Working With Children Check or ability to obtain one at your own cost
  • Appropriate skills, knowledge and training in food safety and hygienic handling of food and equipment as required under the Food Safety Legislation 2001

Location

This role is based at our Torrensville Community Childcare Centre.

How to Apply

Please submit applications via our recruitment website to be considered.  Select the Children’s Services Educator (diploma qualified) role, complete the screening questions and upload your resume and cover letter. The Role Profile for this role is also available via this link. Applications close Wednesday 21 April at 5.00pm.

Applicants from a culturally and linguistically diverse background are encouraged to apply. UCWB is an equal opportunity employer.