Early Childhood Educator

Part-time
Date: 21-06-2024
Location: Macquarie Park, New South Wales 2113

Are you an enthusiastic and experienced Early Childhood Educator with a Certificate lll or Diploma in Early Childhood Education looking for a Part-time role? If you have a genuine passion for providing exceptional education and care to young children, we invite you to join our team. 360 Early Education Macquarie Park is seeking an individual to actively contribute to the growth and development of the children under our dedicated care.

Position/ Qualification:

Part-time position (Wednesday – Friday)

Certificate lll or Diploma in Early Childhood Education

Must have a cleared Working With Children Check (WWCC)

Skills required for the above roles:

Exceptional interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

A vibrant personality coupled with creativity and a genuine passion for early childhood education

Collaborative team player dedicated to understanding and respecting children’s individuality and developmental stages

Unwavering commitment to excellence in early childhood education

Proficient in technology with a keen focus on maintaining exemplary customer service

Positive attitude and confident leadership capabilities

Strong problem-solving abilities, consistently delivering high-quality solutions

Proactive in identifying opportunities for process improvement

Ability to inspire and motivate team members, fostering a positive work culture

Adept at building and maintaining positive relationships with parents, colleagues, and stakeholders

Familiarity with diverse learning styles and a commitment to inclusive education practices

Key Responsibilities:

Excellence in Education & Care:

Implement a high-quality curriculum consistent with organisational philosophy, regulations, and standards.

Contribute to the planning cycle and review, documenting individual and group learning and development.

Foster a positive, inclusive, and safe environment, responding to children’s strengths, interests, and needs.

Engage in critical reflection and utilise learning frameworks to enhance children’s educational experiences.

Support children’s well-being, individual needs, and comfort in daily routines.

In-depth understanding of the National Quality Framework and Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF)

Workplace Health & Safety:

Uphold educator-to-child ratios and qualifications.

Utilise the services systems for quality maintenance

Ensure the Service’s duty of care to children and their families is strictly maintained.

Administer first aid and medication in compliance with procedures and policies and ensure to keep accurate and detailed records of injury/accident/trauma and medication forms.

Work in a manner that does not pose a risk to self or others.

Always ensure a safe and healthy work environment.

Follow Service policies and procedures in providing a safe environment for children and staff.

Have a good understanding of the services child protection policies and procedures and ensure compliance as a mandated reporter.

Understand, implement, and review emergency management procedures as required.

Partnerships and Communication:

Demonstrate respect for families’ practices, beliefs, and roles as the child’s first teacher.

Build positive relationships with families through professional communication and engagement.

Support team collaboration, respecting diversity, and maintaining confidentiality.

Actively contribute to the service’s Quality Improvement Plan and attend service events and celebrations.

Learning & Development:

Engage in reflective practice at individual, team, and service levels.

Utilise the 360 Early Education Learning Platform (Ed App) for self-paced learning.

Participate in continuous learning through goal setting, coaching, and performance feedback

If you are a proactive and passionate teacher committed to creating a nurturing and stimulating environment for children, apply now to be part of our dedicated team. Make a meaningful impact on the lives of young learners and contribute to their holistic development.

What we offer:

Generous Non-Contact Time for professional development and programming

Additional Educators in each Room

A Comprehensive Professional Development Platform

Managers with extensive sector experience

Flexible work arrangements

Why choose us?

Working with us, every day is different. Our partnerships with major learning institutions including universities, the Australian Museum, swim schools, bush schools and community businesses mean even the day to day is enriching and exciting.

Check out Media coverage of:

Our best practice Health and Safety initiatives

Technology drives stronger success in compliance and the health and safety of children (nsw.gov.au)

Our charitable work with the imagination library https://www.cela.org.au/publications/amplify!-blog/june-2021/connecting-with-families-dolly-partons-library

Our partnerships with university programs such as Kids N’ Traffic

Safe Transport Toolkit – Kids and Traffic (mq.edu.au)

Transporting children safely (nsw.gov.au)

Applicants are all welcome to apply!

www.360earlyeducation.com.au