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Kindergarten Teacher

Summary

  • 2 Full-time positions available
  • 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.

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About the role

We are currently looking for two experienced kindergarten teachers who can come and join our team at MCM Early Years Hub in 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. MCM Early Years Hub Doreen holds 120 places a day for children aged between 6 weeks-old to 6 years-old. The aim at MCM Doreen is to provide the community a service that they have never had before by recognizing each family’s needs individually. 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 are not limited to:

  • Plan, implement and evaluate educational programs which are based on sound knowledge of early childhood development and current educational practices under the National Quality Standards and Early Years Learning Frameworks.
  • Provide high quality programs based on recorded observations and interpretation of children’s responses, needs and interests.
  • To keep accurate and up to date information, observations and notes with regard to children’s learning and development and the programs provided for them.
  • Assess the developmental needs of children, including the need for referral to specialist services, and to provide information and advice for families with regard to their child’s learning and development.

Skills & experience include but are not limited to:

  • A minimum three-year Early Childhood teaching qualification as approved by ACECQA
  • Current VIT registration
  • Demonstrated capacity and experience in planning and implementing a high-quality early childhood program that is play based and child focused.
  • Sound Knowledge of the Early Years Framework, National Quality Standards and the Rating & Assessment process
  • Capacity to fulfil all the regulatory and legislative compliance obligations associated with being a certified supervisor
  • 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 21 December 2019. We reserve the right to interview prior to the closing date.

As part of MCM’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, current professional registration, 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

    21 November 2019
  • Closing Date

    21 December 2019
  • Location

    Doreen
  • Work type

    Full Time
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