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Assistant Coordinator

Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

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    • Your next career step: 2IC role to coach & mentor our teachers and educators.
    • Increase take-home pay with up to $15,900 in salary packaging benefits.
    • Full-time, 9-day fortnight based at our Collingwood service.

    About the opportunity

    The next step in your career in early childhood education is here.

    As our Assistant Coordinator (2IC), you will work closely with the Rupert Street leadership team to coach and mentor our teachers and educators in our Collingwood service, as well as support the day-to-day operations.

    Working within our learning frameworks and service philosophy, you will incorporate various teaching strategies, including intentional teaching and reflective practice, in your daily work.

    It’s a great opportunity to progress your career in this hands-on role. You will work across all rooms, with one office-based day per week, alongside our Coordinator.

    What’s on offer

    The role is full-time with the benefit of working a 9-day fortnight.

    We invest in your career through ongoing professional development, and you will be supported by situational leadership that guides you and adapts to meet your needs.

    In addition to base salary (Professional Childcare Level 5) and superannuation, you’ll also receive 17.5% leave loading and the ability to increase your take-home pay by accessing up to $15,900 in salary packaging benefits, which can be used for living expenses such as groceries, bills, clothing, streaming services, and much more.

    With our meal entertainment benefit of $2,650 annually, you can save on dining out and drinks, making the most of your pre-tax dollars.

    You can also increase your annual leave entitlements through our purchase leave program, access paid parental leave for up to 10 weeks, and receive a 60% staff discount on the childcare subsidy gap fee when using a Uniting Early Learning service or centre. 

    About you

    You are a motivated and experienced early childhood learning professional who is passionate about people and learning. You enjoy being ‘on the floor’ and are known by your peers as the go-to person for knowledge and support.

    You are proactive in your day-to-day work, supporting our employees and children on their learning journey. You easily establish rapport with people and leverage this to engage in critical reflection around professional growth and development.

    You will also bring with you:

    • A completed Diploma in Children's Services and/or Bachelor of early childhood education and care.
    • Prior experience in a senior or leadership role within a long day-care centre.
    • Sound, practical working knowledge and implementation of the National Quality Framework (NQF) and the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF).
    • Current First Aid, Asthma, and Anaphylaxis certificates, as well as a valid WWCC/VIT.

    View the full position description here.

    How to apply

    Click Apply Now to submit your interest, and we’ll get in touch shortly. We’ll be reviewing applications as they come through as we’re keen to engage with someone.

    If you have questions about the opportunity, don't hesitate to get in touch with Jess Whyte, Early Learning Program Manager via email – [email protected] using the subject line: Assistant Coordinator enquiry via EthicalJobs.

    About Uniting

    At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. We have a 5,000 strong workforce of employees and volunteers who deliver a diverse range of services across Victoria and Tasmania.

    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 relevant Working with Children Check in your State 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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