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Children's Services Educator (Diploma)

Location:
Torrensville  
Employment Type:
FP - Full-Time Permanent  
Department:
TCCC
Closing Date:
25/09/2021
Supporting Documentation:

Children’s Services Educator (Diploma qualified)

A number of opportunities exist for casual, part time and full time diploma qualified educators to provide high quality childcare services at our community childcare centre.

·         Full time positions – Monday to Friday 10:00am – 6:00pm

·         Part time positions – Monday to Friday 7:30am – 12.30pm or 12:30pm – 6:00pm

·         Casual positions

·         Generous salary packaging

·         Join a community-based Centre with large natural outdoor play spaces and a home like environment

Why work at Torrensville Community Childcare Centre (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 school age

·         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)

·         Safe Environments for Children and Young People Certificate

·         Proven ability to interact with children in a positive, sensitive and respectful manner

·         Knowledge of current child care practices and the Early Years Learning Framework

·         Experience interacting with groups of children up to 6 years of 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 Friday 24 September at 5.00pm.

Applicants from a culturally and linguistically diverse background are encouraged to apply.

UCWB is an equal opportunity employer