Early Childhood Assistant Educators

What We're About

Cire Services Inc. is an advanced, community based, not for profit organisation. Cire operates a range of services to meet community needs through lifelong learning.

  • Family and Children's Services supports children's services for long day care, pre-school programs, occasional care, vacation care and before and after school care.
  • Our Community School, a registered independent school, provides secondary curriculum to students in an alternative school environment.
  • We are a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) offering accredited, pre-accredited, work skills and leisure courses.
  • Community Hubs, bringing people together to connect, learn and contribute in their local community through social, education, recreational and support activities.

Cire Services is a Child Safe organisation that prides itself on advocating for the rights of children and young people. 

Due to high demand and growth of our services, we have multiple positions available for Casual Assistant Educators at Cire's Centres in Chirnside Park, Mount Evelyn and Yarra Junction.

A Day in the Life of our Assistant Educators

Your days will be fun, challenging and varied. Working as part of a team of experienced educators, you will arrange play spaces that are inviting and that encourage children to express themselves creatively.

You will support your fellow educators to share information with families in relation to the care, welfare and development of their children and provide innovative and culturally appropriate programs that value individual needs.

Who Are You?

As a professional educator dedicated to supporting the development and wellbeing of children, you will have a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care and experience in a similar role. You will have a good understanding of program development, behaviour management strategies and pride yourself on engaging effectively with the children in your care.

As a personable, friendly and respectful individual, you will be able to build strong relationships with families, focused on trust and communication.

You understand your obligations under the Child Safe Standards and are comfortable working within the National Quality and Victorian Early Years Learning Frameworks.

You will have a current Working with Children Check, a clear Police Check (Cire to arrange) and current First Aid certifications (including Anaphylaxis, CPR and Asthma).

To enjoy Cire's environment and culture, you are community-minded, friendly and have a positive attitude. You will demonstrate our Values of Respect, Quality and Integrity in your practice.

The Perks

As a Not for Profit organisation, we are able to offer competitive wages in addition to salary packaging which can help reduce the amount of tax you pay.

Professional development is a strong focus at Cire and we encourage and support your career development.

You will be part of a fun and engaged team working in the beautiful Yarra Ranges, with access to free onsite parking and discounted childcare.

What Next?

If you see yourself fitting in well with us and our vision, please submit both your cover letter and CV to jobs@cire.org.au noting your preferred location(s) - Chirnside Park, Mount Evelyn and/or Yarra JunctionPlease note, only candidates who submit both documents will be considered.

Position description available at www.cire.org.au/careers/

For more information, please contact Diletta Lanciana, Executive Manager, Family and Children's Services on 1300 835 235.

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