Early Childhood Teacher, East Ivanhoe | VIC

Posted on 20-Sep-2017
Application Close Date: 17-Oct-2017
Location:
VIC
Category:
Early Childhood Teacher
Position Type:
Permanent -Part time
Job Reference:
GUARD/1288634
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Guardian Early Learning Group

East Ivanhoe Early Learning Centre – East Ivanhoe

This role offers you the opportunity to become the early childhood teacher at one of our early childhood centres.  You are also joining a passionate early learning group that offers supportive peers, and a host of professional development and career progression opportunities across our network of centres and support offices.

The Centre  

This modern and air-conditioned 91-place centre is conveniently located on Heidelberg Road and boasts a fantastic outdoor environment that's ideal for all age groups as well as a comfortable and resource-rich interior space. Our friendly and professional team of educators pride themselves on their positive relationships with families and the local community.

The Role

You'll work as an active leading team member, providing a safe, stimulating and educational environment which meets the requirements of the children and family's individual needs.  You'll encourage key stakeholder engagement and participation in curriculum decision making, in addition to guiding and supporting colleagues with their pedagogical practice.

You'll enjoy our Nursery room and though daily observations, you'll ensure the individual needs of our 1 -3 year old room are meet while working alongside passionate and dedicated educators. 

Our centre has a wonderful supportive team environment, with lots of opportunity to grow professionally. If you are confident, take initiative and like working with a team who are enthusiastic, work collaboratively and support each other then you will fit right in.

The Candidate

You'll be an educator with a child lead pedagogy philosophy, your experience building relationships with parents and children will be key to your success in this role. 

Along with your significant experience working in early learning environments, the following will be highly-regarded as we assess your skills/qualifications for a role with us.

  • Bachelor of Teaching/Education (Early Childhood) or ACECQA assessed equivalent qualifications
  • Practical working knowledge and implementation of the National Quality Framework and the Early Years Learning Framework;
  • Current First Aid Certificate/Asthma & Anaphylaxis certificates;
  • Current Working with Children's Check
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to inspire, motivate and maintain a positive learning culture within the centre for children, for your families and for your Educator colleagues

About Guardian

Guardian Early Learning Group is a community of early childhood professionals dedicated to providing high quality early learning for our families and their children.

We started our journey in 2004 and today we operate over 90 early learning centres.  We are seeking to become one of the most inspired early learning groups in the world by operating our centres to the very best of our ability, and growing cautiously through new centre acquisitions and developments.

Why work for us?

  • Guardian's own Reggio inspired Diploma
  • Learning & Development – Leadership skills, NQF and Curriculum training
  • Over the past year, 80 Guardian staff and Educators have attended Reggio
  • Flexible working hours
  • Guardian's Curriculum Project' that aims to provide both an inspirational and aspirational framework that guides the work of our educators in the learning and development of children.  Our curriculum sits on top of the Early Years Framework.  
  • Reggio Inspired Environments – Natural indoor and outdoor spaces
  • Richmond Pedagogical Exchange – Materials Centre and 100 Languages of Children Exhibition
  • Guardian are sustainability champions having our own Sustainability Manager educating our staff and children on how to take better care of the world we live in.

Working at Guardian means you'll be working in one of the leading childcare and early learning businesses in the world, dedicated to providing the best possible early learning experiences for children and their families. we're doing amazing things – and you can too.

 'Guardian Early Learning Group is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and their welfare will always be our first priority. We want children to be safe, happy and empowered, and our policies, procedures and practices will ensure that child protection issues will be approached and managed in a way to ensure the best outcomes for all children"

 

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