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Childcare Team Leader

Bridge Darebin

We are currently seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual to join our team as a Childcare Team Leader in a unique community setting, delivering high-quality education and care to children.

Responsibilities Summary:

  • Lead and direct the activities of staff, students and volunteers within the service in line with relevant policies, procedures, regulations, legislation and laws
  • Provide leadership, support, and mentoring to all staff, students and volunteers within the service
  • Lead, guide and support educators to create a safe, supportive, stimulating and educational environment for all children
  • Develop and implement age-appropriate curriculum and activities to promote children's physical, social, and cognitive development
  • Collaborate with other team members to create a positive and inclusive learning environment
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant regulations and policies, including health and safety guidelines
  • Foster positive relationships with staff, volunteers and families, addressing any concerns or issues in a timely and professional manner

Essential Skills/ Experience :

  • Demonstrated ability to lead, support, and communicate with staff, students and volunteer and motivate a team of individuals from various cultural backgrounds
  • Demonstrated knowledge of government regulation, contractual obligations and guidelines that apply to Children's Services
  • Capacity to implement an inclusive Early Childhood Curriculum suitable for children from birth to school age, consistent with the Early Years Learning Framework principles under Victorian Children’s Services Regulations
  • Demonstrated experience in developing childhood service programs that respond to children's and family’s needs
  • Experience providing a safe and appropriate environment for staff, children and families
  • Ability to communicate and cooperate with all individuals
  • Independently managing time, prioritising, and planning work to meet set timelines in an environment of competing priorities
  • Understanding of and commitment to working in a community organisation or relevant environment with an ability to relate to a wide range of people
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the broad range of Microsoft Office products, StoryPark or similar software and confidence with email, Internet and Cloud-based technology
  • Experience in, or a deep understanding of, a community-based Victorian Children’s Service will be highly regarded

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum Diploma in Children’s Services.
  • Current Level 2 First Aid.
  • Current Working with Children Check and Police Check.
  • Current C.P.R.
  • Current Anaphylaxis Management training.
  • Current Asthma Management training or willingness to obtain.
  • Extensive experience leading a team.

For a confidential discussion regarding this position please call Chris Lombardo (CEO) on 0408 810 795.

A position description is attached.

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