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Early Childhood Educator (Group Leader)

The Stuart Park Child Care Centre is a community based, not-for-profit service that has been providing long day care for children aged 6 months to 5 years since the 1970s.  The Service has 59 approved places and maintains carer to child ratios in accordance with the Education and Care National Regulations. 

Your day as a Team Leader:

  • Guide assistant educators in daily and weekly tasks
  • Mentor assistant educators with professional guidance
  • Lead the daily and weekly planning and objectives
  • Develop and plan the environment in collaboration with assistant educators
  • Evaluate programming
  • Complete the daily reports and journal reflections
  • Create a friendly, warm, safe, secure and stimulating interactive learning environment
  • Ensure health & safety standards are maintained at all the times

Essential Criteria:

  • Ochre Card
  • Senior First Aid Certificate
  • Fire Awareness
  • Hold or are working towards a Diploma in Children’s Services (delivered through a registered training organisation)
  • At least 2 years experience as a Room Leader.
  • A demonstrated high level of written and oral communication skills and a proven ability to establish productive relationships between staff, families and the wider community (including Regulatory Authorities)
  • A proven knowledge/experience and understanding of the National Quality Framework and Standards (including the Ratings and Assessment process)
  • A demonstrated knowledge/experience in the development of a care and education program, including documentation regarding children’s development and learning outcomes

Desirable:

  • Computer literate
  • A commitment to continual professional development towards formal education in relation to Children’s Services

Benefits:

  • 20 % above award wages
  • Reduced child care
  • Uniforms
  • Superannuation
  • Professional development

Please submit your CV with two referees and cover letter to Chami Jayasinghe, Director Stuart Park Child Care Centre at admin@stuartparkchildcare.com.au by close of business on Friday, 28 December 2018.

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