Murray Bridge: Early Childhood Educator

Early Childhood Educator

Murray Bridge

$24-27 per hr (Part Time) is seeking an experienced Early Childhood Educator to work collaboratively as a team member within the organisation to provide secure, safe and stimulating care to children at Minya Porlar Creche. This role will promote a warm and inclusive environment for children, and provide quality education and care services for children and families, as well as lead and support fellow educators in a timely and professional manner.

As part of this you will:
  • Coordinate and participate in the review, development and implementation of frameworks, policies, guidelines.
  • Design and deliver programs that provide a diverse and interesting range of experiences and routines appropriate and responsive to the needs of each child in care.
  • Coordinate, implement and evaluate developmentally appropriate programs for individual children or groups.
  • Actively support co-workers in the provision of quality child care that meets the needs of children and supports their learning in accordance with the Early Years Learning Framework.
  • Plan and facilitate the inclusion of children with additional needs.
  • Coordinate feedback, complaints and contributions from children and families to drive the continual improvement of centre services.
  • Develop relationships with other staff and families and engage in professional communication with families and guardians.
  • Ensure the quality of service through active participation in supervision and training, to ensure services provided are ethical, of a high standard and fulfil the requirements of the funding body
  • Maintain accurate and appropriate documentation and statistical data in accordance with program and funding body requirements e.g. rosters, timesheets, employee, client and financial records, workplace compliance, training and development etc.
  • Ensure a safe environment is maintained for both staff and children in the provision and maintenance of optimum health and safety conditions.
  • Ensure compliance with all statutory, legal and ethical obligations and participate in compliance and quality assurance audits.
 Your Qualifications, Experience and Attributes:
  • Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care or equivalent
  • Experience in observing, programming and planning to meet children’s individual needs.
  • Ability to implement the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and National Quality Framework (NQF).
  • Experience working with and being sensitive to the needs of children, parents or guardians, acting with diplomacy, tact, empathy, privacy and confidentiality.
  • Ability to interact with children in a positive, sensitive and respectful manner.
  • Great oral and written communication skills building rapport and maintaining a positive relationship promoting cultural diversity.
  • Experience working in a team environment, managing time effectively, setting priorities, planning and organising workloads and that of other staff and/or students where supervision is required.
Your benefits:
  • $24-27 per hr
  • 10% employer contribution to superannuation.
How to apply

You may apply through SEEK, or email

In support of your application please:

  • Subject line:  Your Name:  [L4 ECE – MB]
  • a cover letter outlining your reasons for applying and addressing the essential qualifications and experience of the position description.
  • Include a current CV/Resume with contact details for two (2) referees, one (1) of whom is/was a direct line manager.

People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged to apply.

Applications close 9th February 2020.

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