Maroondah City Council
$65,095 - $69,190 a year
Occasional Care Early Childhood Educator/Educational Leader
Early Childhood Educator
- Salary: $65,095 - $69,190 pa (pro rata) + super
- Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9.00am-4.00pm (Wednesday 8.30am-4.00pm) when the service is operational
- Location: Croydon
Maroondah City Council is seeking an affable, passionate and dedicated early childhood educator who demonstrates leadership qualities and has a vision to further develop this important service for families in the local community, in collaboration with the Occasional Care team. As Educational Leader you will be responsible for inspiring, leading,
mentoring and guiding a team of experienced early childhood educators in the provision of high-quality early childhood education and care of children aged 0-5 years.
Maroondah Occasional Care is a not-for-profit childcare centre that is committed to the care and education of every child attending the service. As an early childhood educator, you will form part of an experienced team responsible for the care, safety, wellbeing and education of all children, as well as provide and implement an inclusive, age appropriate educational program for children between 0-5 years which encompasses the children’s interests and needs, meets legislative requirements, Council values, and professional standards of best practice. In addition, you will be required to develop and maintain warm, collaborative, and respectful relationships with children, families, colleagues, management and external agencies.
This exciting position will allow you to utilise your leadership skills and extensive knowledge on child development by motivating other educators at the service to achieve the best learning outcomes for children. Your knowledge and passion will be invaluable in creating stimulating nature play based environments for children aged 0 - 5 years. You will be an active participant in team meetings and be offered ongoing professional development opportunities, together with an attractive salary and weekly planning hours to fulfil the Educational Leader role.
The applicant must have a demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and Early Years Learning Framework as well as experience in developing and implementing age appropriate programs for children aged 0-5, as well as experience in review of policies, procedures, and plans to meet the individual needs and interests of children. In addition, a willingness to coach, mentor, and support the team as required for the Educational Leader role.
As part of our recruitment process you may be required to have pre-employment checks. (Psychometric Assessment, Medical, CrimCheck and provide us with a current Working with Children Id Card - Employee).
To apply online please visit [email protected] www.maroondah.vic.gov.au
For further information on this position, please call Debbie Bakker, Occasional Care Coordinator on 9723 9307.
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