Current Opportunities

Current Opportunities

Additional Assistant

Apply now Job no: 505434
Work type: Casual, Maximum Term Part Time
Location: Wimmera
Categories: Early Learning

  • Part-time and casual positions available
  • Positions available in Stawell and Hopetoun
  • 10% discount on childcare fees for Uniting employees

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work in a Kindergarten setting where you could support a team to make a significant difference in the lives of children?

We have an exciting opportunity for you!

We have part-time and casual opportunities available for you to work close to home, flexibility in hours between 8:30am to 4:30pm and working school terms only.

Uniting Vic.Tas. Kindergarten Inclusion Support (KIS) provides assistance to eligible kindergarten programs within the North, West and East Metropolitan Melbourne regions, Gippsland and Wimmera, to support the inclusion of children with disabilities.

The role of the KIS Additional Assistant is to support Early Childhood Educators in providing an inclusive program for all children in the kindergarten.

We are seeking people who are passionate about working with children, a qualification in Early Childhood is not required however a Certificate III in Early Childhood or other relevant qualifications would be a benefit.

For more information you can view our careers website: https://www.unitingvictas.org.au/careers/.

 

About the opportunity

Kindergarten Inclusion Support offers assistance to kindergartens to support the inclusion of children with disabilities.

The role of the Additional Assistant Educator is to fully support Early Childhood Educators in providing an inclusive program for all children in the kindergarten.

We are looking for motivated self-starters who have the ability to work under direction with some degree of autonomy to ensure positive outcomes for children.

The primary functions of this role include:

  • Working in collaboration with Kindergarten staff to provide an inclusive quality program for all children.
  • To provide support to Kindergarten staff to ensure the inclusion of children with a disability.

View the full position description here.

About you

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Preferred experience working in a kindergarten environment.
  • Preferred experience working with children with disabilities.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Intermediate computer skills.
  • Flexibility in working conditions with the ability to work across multiple sites.
  • Certificate III in Children’s Services or equivalent (desirable).

How to apply

If this sounds like you, apply today by submitting the below:

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

Get in touch

For more information regarding this role, please contact Michele Collings on Michele.Collings@vt.uniting.org

About Uniting

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

Visit us: www.vt.uniting.org

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 relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking. It is a condition of employment that all eligible workforce in Victoria receive the COVID-19 vaccination and supporting evidence may be requested in order to perform duties at any of Uniting’s workplaces.

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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