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Diploma Qualified Educator - Geka Glover St Kindergarten

Glen Eira Kindergarten Association - Bentleigh East, VIC

Education, Childcare & Training
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Organisation: Glen Eira Kindergarten Association
Closing date: 18.06.2021
Primary role: Diploma Qualified Educator
Position type: Part-time
Location: Bentleigh East
State: VIC
About the Centre/Service: Our kindergarten is located in a quiet, residential street in Bentleigh East and has been a part of the local community for over 50 years. Children who attend a GEKA kindergarten are engaged in a play-based curriculum which evolves from the children’s interests. Both indoor and outdoor activities and experiences are carefully planned to enable each child to work towards their next step in learning.
Work Days of the Role: Monday - Thursday
Hours of Work of the Role: 27.5 hours per week

Description
Glen Eira Kindergarten Association are currently seeking a Diploma qualified educator to join the team at GEKA Glover St! GEKA is a not for profit Early Years Management organisation based in the municipality of Glen Eira. We manage and support eleven community kindergartens in delivering the highest standard of professionalism, responsive management and inclusive, play based early years education. About the role: GEKA are seeking an enthusiastic and confident Early Childhood Educator (Diploma) to work in the 4 year old Echidna Group and 3 year old Platypus Group at GEKA Glover St Kindergarten, located in Bentleigh East. Shifts will operate on Mondays and Tuesdays (8am - 4.30pm), Wednesdays (9am - 11.45am) and Thursdays (8am - 2.45pm). The position totals 27.5 hrs hours per week and is a fixed term position to cover a staff member who is taking extended leaving, ending at the end of term 3 - with the possibility to be extended should the staff member extend her leave. These hours can also be supplemented with hours on our relief list, should you be looking for additional hours. If you are looking to work for an organisation that emphasises the importance of professional development and work/life balance, this opportunity is the one for you! To be eligible to apply for a position at GEKA, you need to have the following:
  • A minimum of Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care or equivalent
  • A sound knowledge of current best practice that is reflective of the approved National Quality Framework
  • Ability to show initiative
  • Enthusiasm and a willingness to work in a team to deliver high quality education
  • Excellent communication skills and confidence to engage with others
  • Current First Aid (HLTAID003 or HLTAID004), CPR, Child Protection and Anaphylaxis (Asthma qualification highly desirable but not compulsory)
  • Current Working With Children Check or VIT Registration
There are many benefits to working with GEKA;
  • Increased opportunities for work across eleven kindergarten services
  • Learn best practice teaching principles by working alongside early childhood professionals
  • Engagement in services assessed as Meeting or Exceeding the National Standard for Education and Care
  • Opportunities to attend Professional Development training held exclusively for GEKA Employees
  • Be guided by early childhood experts in senior management positions
  • Payment under the VECTEA in an efficient and timely manner
  • Networking possibilities within the local community
  • Be a part of a professional, dynamic and friendly team!
If this sounds like an environment you would thrive in, then we would love to hear from you! Please contact Bek Ellin, HR Administration Coordinator, for a position description at hr@gekaoffice.org.au For further information about GEKA, please visit https://geka.org.au/ Applications close 5pm, Friday 18th June. GEKA is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. GEKA promotes spanersity and inclusion in our hiring practices. We welcome applications from people of all cultural backgrounds, abilities, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientations and religions.

Qualifications: Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care or equivalent
Requirements: WWCC
Industrial Agreement/Award: Victorian Early Childhood Teachers and Educators Agreement 2016 (VECTEA)

Contact Name: Bek Ellin
Application Procedure: By email

Bentleigh East, VIC

Education, Childcare & Training




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