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Early Learning Service Leader - Hopetoun

Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

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  • Vibrant centre with endless opportunities to support children to play and explore
  • 17.5% leave loading | Increase take-home pay with $15,900 salary packaging options
  • Up to 60% discount on childcare fees for Uniting staff

About the opportunity

As the Service Leader for our early learning centre in Hopetoun, you will oversee a small team of Educators to deliver early learning programs that support the wider community and provide high quality education and care to children.

This part-time ongoing position is for 64 hours per fortnight. Our beautiful centre boasts large outdoor spaces, chickens gardening beds and a worm farm.

The Service Leader will support our team with providing social and educational activities to build a child’s sense of belonging, resilience, kindness and community.

The role will include both operational management and rostered time spent as part of the ratioed team providing direct service to children.

What’s on offer

Mentoring and professional development (formal and on-the-job) to build or uplift your capability and skills to lead a program.

An expanding service delivery footprint in the Southern Mallee region and access to a Senior Leader who can provide support.

Join an organisation that uses its connections, size, scale, and knowledge to push into places where we feel like we should be doing more.

In addition to receiving a salary commencing at $32.25 / hour and superannuation, you’ll also receive 17.5% leave loading and an ability to increase your take-home pay by accessing up to $15,900 in salary packaging benefits. There is also the option to increase your annual leave entitlements through our purchase leave program.

About you

You enjoy working autonomously while being part of, and supported by, a collaborative and forward-thinking team. You can develop and maintain strong, positive relationships with all internal and external stakeholders, with empathy and support at the forefront of your work.

You’ll also bring with you:

  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education & Care or equivalent Approved Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority qualification (please check Position Description)
  • Experience gained in Early Childhood
  • Strong organisation and planning skills, including high attention to detail

How to apply

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

If you’ve questions about the opportunity, please contact Kate Farlow – Early Learning Program Manager via [email protected] using the subject line: Early Learning Service Leader - Hopetoun 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.

View the full position description here.

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