Current Opportunities

Current Opportunities

Pre School Field Officer (PSFO)

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Work type: Maximum Term Part Time
Location: Melbourne CBD, Melbourne North
Categories: Early Learning

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  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration’
  • Maternity Leave, part -time position(3 days), Melbourne based, Max. term contract 13 months
  • Flexible working arrangements, career progression opportunities

About the opportunity

Uniting Early Learning Services have a range of programs that support children’s development and well-being, with a focus on vulnerable children. The Kindergarten Inclusion Support (KIS) and Preschool Field Officer (PSFO) program provides support to kindergartens to assist them to include children with severe disabilities and additional needs in their programs respectively.

This maternity leave role is required to provide responsive inclusive support to the Department of Education funded kindergarten programs. The role will also Provide supports, resources, and information to early childhood professionals, particularly where it relates to the successful inclusion of children with additional needs.

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About you

To be successful in this role, the ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood) or equivalent. Additional qualifications in Special Education would be an advantage.
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (desirable).
  • Extensive demonstrated experience in early childhood services (4 years old funded kindergarten program).
  • Strong established teaching practices that support the delivery of high quality early childhood programs.
  • Extensive knowledge of current teaching philosophies, theories and strategies in early childhood settings.
  • Experience in planning and implementing a funded kindergarten program that has included children with additional needs.

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)

Applications close on Friday 7th April 2023

Get in touch

For more information regarding this role, please contact Karalynn McDonnell on 0417 318 569 during business hours, or via

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 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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