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Early Childhood Educator - Diploma

Anglican Diocesan Services
  • Competitive salary ranges from $65,547 to $75,948 plus 11% superannuation
  • Dynamic, growth-oriented work environment
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • School teacher hours, permanent contract
  • Discount ELC fees
  • Free Parking
  • Positions located in Chapman ACT

Welcome to St. Luke's Early Learning Community (ELC) in Chapman. At St Luke's, we have developed a contemporary, innovative, holistic play-based curriculum that consistently inspires self-confident, independent, inquisitive learners. Guided by the principles of Reggio Emilia's early learning and underpinned by the Early Years Framework for Australia (Belonging, Being and Becoming).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and execute high-quality, developmentally appropriate educational programs aligned with the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and National Quality Standards (NQS).
  • Maintain a healthy, safe, and welcoming environment for children.
  • Guide and mentor other educators, contributing to their professional development. Oversee day-to-day staff supervision and participate in performance reviews.
  • Build and sustain strong, respectful relationships with children and their families.
  • Encourage and foster parental involvement and build collaborative partnerships with families and the community.
  • Ensure all educational and operational practices align with the National Quality Standards and reflect St Luke's Early Learning Centre's philosophy, policies, and procedures.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) or equivalent;
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of the National Quality Framework (NQF) and the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF);
  • Highly motivated with the ability to work effectively independently and as part of a team. Demonstrated commitment to the role and ability to take initiative while contributing positively to a team environment;
  • Proven experience in planning, implementing, assessing, and reviewing high-quality, culturally diverse, and developmentally appropriate educational programs based on the EYLF and NQS. Ability to tailor programs to meet all children's developmental needs, interests, and abilities in the early learning centre;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to liaise effectively with various stakeholders, including children, families, colleagues, and external partners;
  • Effective problem-solving and negotiation skills, demonstrating the ability to identify and resolve issues efficiently and diplomatically;
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain culturally appropriate relationships. Commitment to encouraging and recognising the value of diversity among children, families, and colleagues;
  • A sound understanding of Work Health and Safety (WHS) legislation and its implications in an educational setting.

Other requirements:

  • Current Working with Vulnerable People (ACT) card.
  • First Aid, Asthma, and Anaphylaxis Management training.
  • Food Safety, Handling and Hygiene training.

Embark on a Rewarding Journey with Us!

Are you ready to make a significant impact in early childhood education?

If you meet the selection criteria and are passionate about nurturing the next generation of learners, we encourage you to apply for this fulfilling and rewarding role.

Submit your application, including a cover letter addressing the selection criteria (no more than three pages). Join us in our mission to provide every child with a nurturing, educational journey.

For any enquiries, please contact Alice Castrission at 0461546176 (Available during business hours).

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