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Co Educator

Summary

  • Casual positions available 
  • Brunswick / Doreen location
  • Competitive remuneration package with salary packaging benefits available
     

About the organisation

We are a leading community support organization working alongside people to live the life they aspire to, their way, providing a broad range of support in Homelessness, Justice, Disability, Palliative Care, Early Childhood Intervention Services (ECIS), and Early Years and Education service areas. A career with us means you are part of an organisation making a real difference.

Find out more about us!

About the role

We are currently looking for experienced qualified educators who can come and join our team at Hartnett House (Brunswick) or Bassetts Road Early Learning Centre (Doreen). We have an opportunity that is once in a lifetime in a non-for-profit organization that is making a difference in the community by providing quality early years services unlike any other. The right applicant will have strong knowledge in the National Quality Framework and the ability to apply early years “best practice” standards.

Duties include but not limited to:

  • To assist in the planning and implementation of a creative educational and culturally appropriate program, which actively engages children.
  • To support the learning, development and physical and emotional needs of the children as they participate in the program.
  • To ensure that all interactions with the children are positive, respectful and friendly To ensure that all children are treated equally to foster their self-esteem, cultural identity and independence.

Skills & experience include but not limited to:

  • Diploma of Children’s Service or equivalent qualification as approved by ACECQA.
  • Ability to engage with and support children in an educational setting.
  • Ability to contribute to the program and planning for children’s learning and development.
  • Awareness of the cultural needs of families.

Must hold or be willing to hold:

  • Certified Supervisors Certificate
  • Level 2 First Aid Certificate
  • Anaphylaxis Training
  • Asthma Training

Download position description for the full duties and key selection criteria.

Benefits

We offer a competitive remuneration package including an attractive salary, access to tax-effective salary packaging arrangements and supportive work/life balance provisions. MCM recognises the importance of investing in the training, learning and development of our employees.

How to apply

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Applications should include a current CV and Cover Letter.

Applications to be sent via email.

Applications close at 5pm on 04 November 2019. We reserve the right to interview prior to the closing date.

As part of Melbourne City Mission’s recruitment and selection process, applicants will be required to undergo a pre-employment safety screening checks process. Successful appointment to a position will be subject to, but not limited to, the following checks: National (and International if applicable) Police Check, Victorian Employee Working with Children Check, Right to Work in Australia, and current and valid driver license. All costs associated with safety screening checks with the exception of the National Police Check will be at applicants’ expense.

Our commitment to diversity

At MCM, we embrace differences in gender, age, ethnicity, race, cultural background, disability, religion and sexual orientation. We know that diversity and inclusion helps us to attract, recruit, engage and retain a team of talented people. If you require specific support to apply for this position, please advise the recruiting manager whose contact details are listed in the advertisement. We will work with you to identify the best way to assist you. 

Our commitment to safety

MCM is committed to the safety of its clients and employees, taking a zero tolerance approach to violence within the workplace and abuse, including child abuse and abuse of people with disability. All employees are required to comply with the Child Safe Standards.

 

 

Position details

  • Date posted

    04 October 2019
  • Closing Date

    04 November 2019
  • Location

    Brunswick or Doreen
  • Work type

    Casual
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