- Competitive salary, $119,677 per annum plus 11% superannuation
- School teacher hours and conditions, permanent contract
- Professional education environment
- Opportunities and support for professional development
- 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).
About the role:
As the leader of Pedagogy, you'll be the driving force in delivering high-quality educational programs. You will cultivate a collaborative environment focused on setting and achieving clear goals in teaching and learning. Your guidance will be instrumental in mentoring educators and enhancing every child's learning journey.
Your role will involve:
- Leading educational program implementation and promoting children's agency and participation.
- Creating records with specific development objectives for individual children.
- Mentoring educators, supporting continuous improvement and reflective practices.
- Maintaining health, safety, and a welcoming physical environment.
- Building professional capacity within the team and conducting performance reviews.
- Developing strong relationships with children, adhering to the UN Convention on Children's Rights.
- Encouraging family involvement and communicating program values and child development insights.
- Leading in the understanding and implementing the NQF, NQS, and EYLF.
- A thorough knowledge of current research and theories in early childhood and a commitment to building a culture of collaborative professional learning.
- High-level knowledge of the National Quality Framework and Standards and the Early Years Learning Framework with a demonstrated commitment to implementing these processes. Working knowledge of all statutory requirements, regulations and legislation relating to providing Education and Care Services.
- Proven leadership and coordination skills, including leading and being part of reflective, critical discussions about practice, implementing the learning framework, and documenting team goals, demonstrating a deep understanding of children's development and learning.
- Demonstrated ability to develop and provide children with a high-quality, developmentally appropriate educational program.
- Demonstrated ability to mentor, coach and support individual educators in their educational programming.
- A sound understanding of Work Health and Safety legislation and its implication to ensure a safe and healthy work environment in education and care services.
- Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) or equivalent as approved by ACECQA
- A current Working with Vulnerable People (ACT) card
- First aid training (Asthma and Anaphylaxis Management training) as prescribed in the Education and Care Services National Law Act 2010
- National Law ACT 2010
- Food Safety, Handling, and Hygiene training (or willingness to obtain)
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 (a maximum of three pages). Join us in our mission to provide every child with a nurturing, educational journey.
For any inquiries, please contact Alice Castrission at 0461546176 (Available during business hours).