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May

Childcare Educator

Journey Early Learning - Alphington, VIC

Education, Childcare & Training
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Permanent Educator | Alphington

About Alphington

Journey Early Learning Alphington is a warm and homely centre catering for 45 children between the ages of six weeks and six years. Our centre is perfectly situated, near public transport, main roads and incredible parklands. Our play spaces are designed to encourage play-based learning, inspiration, adventure and joy in all children, families, and visitors.

Our Centre Manager Veronica has worked in the sector for over 10 years and is passionate about the care and education of young children and helping to support ever child’s individual learning and development.

Community connections are the core of what we do, and that is why we have developed special relationships with organisations such as Kiddy Rock, Kelly Sports and Bush Kinder excursions into the local Parklands, to immerse ourselves in nature-based play.

About Your New Role:

As our new Assistant Educator, it is your role to develop and maintain meaningful relationships with children, families, colleagues, and the centre community. You will be intrinsically motivated to support and guide children’s learning, while developing your own career and knowledge within the childcare sector. You will be supported by your Centre Leadership Team in your new role, as you learn the fundamental skills of being an inspired educator within the Journey community.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Bringing the Journey Values of connection, communication and consideration to life and reflect this in everyday practice.
  • Ability to adhere to Journey’s child safe policy and code of conduct
  • Assisting with observations of individuals and groups of children
  • Assisting in the evaluation of children in terms of individual strengths, weaknesses, interests and preferences, which is then used to design activities to be included in the programme.
  • Assisting with the program design, implemented, and evaluated in consultation with others to foster all aspect of children’s development in a holistic way.
  • Working as an effective team member and within the defined position description.
  • Seek and accept support from your Lead Educators, Educational Leader and Centre Manager

Role Requirements:

  • A demonstrated commitment to providing a safe, caring, non-judgemental and supportive environment for all children and their families
  • A demonstrated ability to adhere to and understand the ECA code of Ethics and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
  • Demonstrated understanding of appropriate behaviours while engaging with children
  • Current Valid Working with Children Check
  • ACECQA approved Diploma or Certificate III in Children’s Services or, working towards
  • First Aid, Anaphylaxis and Asthma Certificates
  • Full working rights in Australia

Benefits

  • Ongoing Professional Development - Exclusive access to our internal professional development platform, external training and short courses.
  • Life Balance - Flexible work hours so you achieve real work & life balance!
  • Anniversary Gift – We value and recognise our people for their commitment and contribution.
  • Paid Annual Volunteer Day – Giving you something that gives back
  • Financial Benefits - Gain access to generous childcare discounts, referral programmes and more!

About Journey Early Learning:

At Journey Early Learning, we aim to create an environment that is safe, secure and homely, where everyone feels welcome. Our future is one filled with endless possibilities and growth opportunities, and together, we’ve developed an educational approach that is inspiring, stimulating and encouraging.

When it comes to early learning, our educators have a vital role to play. Journey educators are passionate, considerate, educated, inspirational and welcoming. Our educators understand that learning is a journey and enjoy developing deeper connections with children, families, and the wider community.

Every journey must begin somewhere, and yours begins right here. Apply today!

Journey Early Learning…where it all begins.

Journey Early Learning promotes the safety, wellbeing, and inclusion of all children, including those with a disability, from a culturally or linguistically diverse background. We are committed to the safety, participation, and empowerment of all children.

Part-time hours: 37.5 per week

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: $20.00 – $30.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Work Remotely:

  • No

Alphington, VIC

Education, Childcare & Training




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