Early Childhood Educator - Maternity Leave Cover (6 months)

"We want every child to have the opportunity to grow into a curious, capable, caring and contributing global citizen, beginning with an empowered childhood."

FROEBEL Alexandria is a unique early learning centre for 44 children from 6 months to 5 years with warm and creative indoor areas as well as a beautiful 80m² learning garden with a fireplace. Our educational program focuses on immersive language learning (second language: German) as well as inquiry-based learning, e.g. by implementing the Little Scientists program (https://littlescientists.org.au/). Please visit our FROEBEL website (https://www.froebel.com.au/) and our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/froebelaustralia) to learn more about us! 🙂

We are looking for an committed and enthusiastic Early Childhood Educator/Teacher to join our Nursery team of 6 educators for 6 months as a Maternity Cover. The role is 37.5 hours per week, worked Mondays to Fridays. We are looking at a start in late March/early April.

We offer you

  • salary substantially above Award
  • allocated planning time each week
  • mentoring by the Room Leader and the centre's Educational Leader 
  • generous professional development opportunities
  • an employee well-being program with regular initiatives (e.g. free flu-shots, fruit boxes)
  • an employee assistance program (access to free counselling)
  • happy workplace with collaborative team and an experienced, supportive Centre Director. 

We need you to

  • hold an approved Certificate III or Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care or Bachelor degree in Early Childhood Teaching or to be studying towards one of those qualifications
  • have a true passion and at least 6 months of experience of working with infants 
  • communicate effectively with colleagues, families and community members
  • be a true team player
  • have a keen interest in bilingual education and inquiry-based learning
  • have a sunny personality with a positive attitude

📧 Please use the apply button and attach your resume. Ideally you also write a short cover letter/note outlining why you applied for this role! 🙂

FROEBEL is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

FROEBEL is a child safe organisation.

Only eligible applicants will be contacted by FROEBEL.

No agencies, please. 

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