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Room Leader

Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

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  • Join our supportive team & lead a room at our early learning service in the heart of Hobart
  • Brand new playground & furnishings, long day care service (6:45 am to 6:00 pm weekdays)
  • FT + salary packaging benefits to increase take-home pay + Uniting childcare discount

About the role

Whether you are an experienced early childhood leader or you’re ready for your first lead role – we can support you.

Located in Hobart CBD, our service is rated Exceeding by the National Quality Standard (NQS) and supports children to explore, discover, and learn.  The centre offers great facilities including a brand-new playground and furnishings. Learn more about our childcare service in Hobart.

As the Room Leader, you will support a team of educators that are passionate about nurturing the confidence, strengths, and interests of the children in our high-quality, Reggio Emilia inspired early learning program.

You will implement programs that reflect cultural backgrounds and the emerging skills and interests of children and create a play-based learning environment responsive to children’s strengths and abilities. You will implement daily routines, maintain records of development, and continuously reflect and improve children’s learning.

What’s on offer

In addition to base hourly rate and superannuation, you’ll also receive 17.5% leave loading and the ability to increaseyourtake-home pay by accessing up to $15,900 in salary packaging benefits that can be used on rent, mortgage repayments, or living expenses such as groceries, bills, clothing, streaming services, and much more.

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

About you

Holding a Diploma in Early Childhood Education & Care (or equivalent), you have a sound knowledge of early learning quality and educational frameworks.

You will also bring with you:

  • An ability to lead the provision of a developmentally appropriate program for the children, in partnership with other educators, families and children.
  • An ability to plan, reflect, work and manage time effectively with minimal supervision.
  • A comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the National Law and Regulations.
  • An ability to learn and understand early childhood development theories.

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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 and scheduling interviews as we’re keen to engage with someone.

If you’d like to know more or arrange a tour, please contact Marie Dupre, Centre Director 0468 781 325 during business hours.

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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