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Additional Assistant - Kindergarten Inclusion Support Program

Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

  • Leading community services organisation
  • Salary packaging and competitive sector remuneration
  • Part time positions available | Various Eastern Suburbs
  • Support inclusion and make a difference in the lives of children with disabilities 

About the opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a number of Additional Assistants to join our Kindergarten Inclusion Support (KIS) program on a part time basis.

The Additional Assistant works in collaboration with kindergarten staff to provide an inclusive quality program for all children. The KIS program supports the access and participation of children with disabilities and developmental delays, and ongoing high-support needs and/or complex medical needs.

We are seeking staff to work in the following local government areas:

  • Boroondara
  • Knox
  • Manningham
  • Maroondah
  • Monash
  • Whitehorse
  • Yarra Ranges

View the full position description here.

About you

To be successful in your application you will have qualifications and/or experience in early childhood, including experience in supporting children with additional needs.

Please address the following questions related to the Person Specification to be uploaded as part of your application:

  • Do you have experience with a child with high-support needs in an early childhood setting and/or a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, or equivalent qualification?
  • Provide details of your availability to work 
  • Provide examples of your ability to physically engage in kindergarten activities
  • Provide examples of how you have worked under the direction of the kindergarten teacher and as part of a team

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

Visit us: www.vt.uniting.org

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

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