Early Childhood Teacher

FULL-TIME

The Infants’ Home Child & Family Services is a dynamic, innovative organisation. We have been a leading provider of quality and innovative education, health and care for children and families for almost 150 years.

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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 four Early Care and Education Centres, all rated ‘Exceeding the National Quality Standard’, co-located in Ashfield. Our commitment to inclusion is demonstrated through our response to intervention model serving a high proportion of families 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.

The role

In collaboration with the Centre Director, you will be responsible for the ongoing day-to-day operation of the program, including child protection, family support and early intervention. You will have the ability to develop innovative evidenced based practice, manage people and lead change. This is an 48 placed, purpose-built, service for children aged 0 – 3 years.

Essential Criteria

  • ACECQA approved early childhood teaching tertiary qualification 
  • Current teacher registration / accreditation approved by NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA)
  • Approved Child Protection Training - CHCPRT001 / CHCPRT002
  • Strong understanding of and commitment to Early Childhood Practice that is informed by the Early Years Learning Framework, Children’s Rights, Social Justice and Inclusive Practices
  • Proven experience in delivering inclusive early childhood programs and working with children and families with additional needs including vulnerable situations and CALD backgrounds
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and managing a team
  • Current First Aid Certificate including anaphylaxis and asthma training (HLTAID004)
  • A valid NSW Working with Children Check
  • Unrestricted working rights in Australia
  • Up-to-date vaccination against COVID-19, unless medically exempted

What we can offer

  • Salary Packaging up to $15,900 (with Novated Leasing as an additional option)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Ongoing career development and mentorship
  • Dynamic, supportive team environment
  • Access to learning and professional development opportunities
  • Competitive above award salary

Application

Please send your updated 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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