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Lead Educator

Summary

  • Ongoing part-time position
  • 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 a Lead Educator who can come and join our team at Bassetts Road Early Learning Centre located 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. 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:

  • 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 are 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

A position description containing further information is attached. 

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 the Apply now button which opens an application form on the MCM website.

For more details or if you have any issues with the application please email: recruitment@mcm.org.au

Applications close on 01 November 2020 We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date.

Applicants will be required to undergo a pre-employment safety screening process as part of the MCM selection process. Appointments to MCM roles will be subject to the following safety screening checks (as applicable to the role): National (and International if applicable) Police check (which includes Proof of Identity check), Victorian Employee Working with Children Check, Right to Work in Australia, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme Check, Disqualified Carer Check, current professional registration, and current and valid driver license. All costs associated with safety screening checks (except National Police Check) will be at applicants’ expense.

Position details

  • Date posted

    08 October 2020
  • Closing Date

    01 November 2020
  • Location

    Doreen
  • Work type

    Part-Time
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