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Educational Leader/Early Childhood Teacher

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Work type: Permanent Part Time
Location: Wimmera
Categories: Early Learning

  • Horsham Community Childcare Centre
  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Permanent Part-time position
  • Opportunity to coach and mentor educators at a long standing service.
  • Work around school hours -4 hours per day, 5 days per week, VECTEA payrate, 10 weeks of School Holidays paid.

About the opportunity

We are currently seeking a second Early Childhood Teacher to join our centre as our Educational Leader. This role is for 4 hours per day and will invole a mixture of working within the rooms as well as off the floor time as our Educational Leader.

As the Educational Leader you will work closely with our Centre Director, Rural Educational Leader and Early Learning Coordinator.

You will be responsible for motivating and inspiring our individual team of educators whilst leading Quality Improvement at the service. You will have the support of the team of Early Childhood Professionals working for Uniting to support and guide you through curriculum expectations at our services.

You will work closely with each educator to coach and mentor them and to deepen their understanding and implementation of the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF)and to ensure positive outcomes for the children.

Horsham Community Childcare Centre has been operating in Horsham for over 30 years.  Our 64 place centre is managed by a wonderful and highly dedicated team of early childhood professionals who place great focus on getting to know the unique needs of our families and creating a welcoming atmosphere for everyone.

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About you

To be considered you will have:

  • Bachelor of Teaching/Education (Early Childhood) OR Studying
  • A current Working with Children Check
  • A current HLTDAID004 First Aid and HLTDAID001 CPR
  • Sound, practical working knowledge and implementation of the National Quality Framework and the Early Learning Framework
  • The passion and ability to inspire, motivate and maintain a positive learning culture within the services for children, their families and your colleagues.

How to apply

If this sounds like you, find out more about this role or apply today. Please upload the following as part of your application:

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)

Position closes on 02 June 2020.

Get in touch

For more information regarding the role, please get in touch with

Rowena Stewart, Early Learning Coordinator

 About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

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Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

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