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Early Childhood Assistant Educators


Employer: Windermere
Work Type/s: Casual
Classification/s: Early Childhood, Education & Training
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 12 September, 2019.
Applications close: 28 September, 2019.

  • Casual

High quality, centre based care to give children the best start in life

Windermere's community-based childcare services are committed to providing quality education and care that supports positive early learning opportunities for all families in our communities. Fundamental to our framework is a view of children's lives as characterised by being, belonging and becoming. Our purpose designed Early Learning Centre (ELC) is a first class facility offering regular and structured care.

About the opportunity:

We are currently seeking suitably qualified Assistant Educators to join a team of warm and professional educators at our ELC in Frankston. Working directly with children, this casual role supports the team in the implementation of the program and fosters strong connections with children and families through positive interactions. In return, you will be supported in your development as an Early Childhood Educator, allowing creativity and enterprising practice in an environment of continuous quality improvement.

About Frankston ELC:

Set in a stunning natural environment, Frankston ELC is a caring and supportive learning environment for children. From extensive, interactive outside play spaces - complete with a veggie garden - to dedicated workrooms and separate sleep rooms for infants, children will be encouraged to thrive.

To be successful for this role, you will possess:

  • A minimum of a Certificate III in Children's Services or equivalent
  • Demonstrated experience in working within the National Quality Framework
  • Ability to work within and support a child centered curriculum
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of behaviour support, guidance techniques and the development of positive relationships with children and families
  • Willingness to undertake and maintain HLTAID004 Provide First Aid
  • If you are passionate about early childhood education and care that results in positive, lasting outcomes for children, their families and the community, then we would like to hear from you

Why Windermere?

Join a fun, friendly and supportive team of professionals - our awesome people make coming to work awesome too!

Work flexible hours - we genuinely care about work-life balance.

Professional development - we pride ourselves on offering continuous learning and career advancement opportunities.

We believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce- and value different life experiences and perspectives.

Be part of something bigger - help us to create a stronger, more connected and supported community.

How to apply for this job

To apply for this position and learn more about the benefits of working for Windermere, visit our website.