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Pre School Field Officer

City of Yarra
  • Temporary (11 months) Full Time + RDO
  • $111,605.92 pro rata + Super

Do you thrive working in communities of complexity and enjoy a challenge? Do you want to directly influence inclusion for children with a broad range of developmental needs into kindergarten programs? Would you like the opportunity to assist in the development of inclusion initiatives that support a broad range of early childhood services? If the answer is yes then we may have the position you are looking for.

Yarra is seeking a Pre School Field Officer (PSFO) to join our growing team in Yarra's Children's Services. We are looking for a team player who is committed to culturally and developmentally appropriate early childhood programs.

You will also:

  • Be committed to the principles and practice of inclusion, family-centred and strength based approaches
  • Hold outstanding knowledge of the early childhood learning frameworks, and understanding of children's learning and development across the range of birth to school age
  • Be an experienced mentor and facilitator
  • Be familiar with working in a diverse and complex community
  • Have strong verbal and written communication skills

This role is funded through the Victorian Government PSFO program. An approved early childhood teaching qualification is essential. 

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For further information please contact Deanne Halpin at deanne.halpin@yarracity.vic.gov.au using the subject line: Pre School Field Officer enquiry via EthicalJobs or see the Position Description below.

Please note: In your application, the selection panel will assess your CV against the technical skills, abilities, and qualifications of the Position Description as well as your separate responses to the Key Selection Criteria.

*Applicants must hold or be willing to undertake current certificates in Level 2 First Aid, Asthma Management, and Anaphylaxis Management.

**This position is subject to satisfactory Police Check, Working With Children Check, proof of COVID-19 double vaccination and Pre-Employment Medical Assessment prior to commencement. Pre-employment checks are not used by Yarra City Council to prevent any applicant from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

Yarra City Council is committed to being a child safe organisation and supports flexible and accessible working arrangements for all. This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer. We draw pride and strength from our diversity, remain open to new approaches and actively foster an inclusive workplace that celebrates the contribution made by all our people.

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