Early Childhood Educator - Certificate III

FULL-TIME POSITION

The Infants’ Home Child & Family Services is a dynamic organisation, with a long tradition and strong sense of contemporary pathways focussing on best practice and research initiatives. A unique work environment set on four acres in Ashfield with cultural commitment to innovation, diversity, integrity and collaboration. The Infants’ Home is a leading provider of quality and innovative education, health and care for children and families for over 145 years.

This is an exciting career opportunity in a unique multipurpose child and family service which integrates early childhood education, health, allied health, welfare and early intervention services on one site; supporting children and families experiencing disadvantage and complex needs in a coordinated manner in the context of universal services.

We provide integrated early childhood services through five Early Care and Education Centres and a Family Day Care scheme in an inclusion ethos wherein 30% of our families are experiencing a range of vulnerabilities. We provide high staff ratios; strengths based practices, professional development and involvement with community networks. Staff are highly resourced and supported.

We are currently recruiting for:

  • One (1) Certificate III Early Childhood Educator

Essential Criteria

  • ACECQA approved Certificate III qualification (academic transcript must be supplied prior to commencement of employment)
  • Minimum one (1) year experience in a preschool or early childhood education setting
  • Sound communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Current First Aid Certificate including anaphylactic and asthma training (HLTAID004)
  • Valid NSW Working with Children Check
  • Confidence in a range of documentation styles
  • Strong understanding of the National Quality Framework, National Quality Standards and Early Years Learning Framework
  • Understanding and valuing of children’s rights in practice
  • Acquired ability to work both collaboratively and independently
  • Knowledge/experience working with children with additional needs in an inclusive environment (highly desirable)
  • Experience and understanding of working within interdisciplinary teams (highly desirable)
  • Unrestricted working rights in Australia

What we can offer

  • Salary Packaging up to $15,900
  • Ongoing career development
  • Dynamic, supportive team environment
  • Access to professional development opportunities
  • Competitive above award salary

Application

Please send your resume and a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to careers@theinfantshome.org.au. If you have any questions about the role, please call Simon Zhu, Human Resources Officer, on (02) 8719 5018.

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