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Group Leader - Kids Brigade - Palmerston

Apply now Job no: 980197
Work type: Permanent (Part Time)
Location: NT
Categories: Early Learning Services

Group Leader - Kids Brigade - Early Learning - Palmerston
  • Not for Profit Salary Packaging benefits available
  • 37. 5 hours per week – Permanent Part Time
  • A Meeting National Quality Standards Centre

About Mission Australia Early Learning


Early childhood is a time of discovery and growth, which is why Mission Australia Early Learning centres are designed to encourage a sense of belonging, wellbeing and community. Our centres offer much more than quality childcare for children aged from six weeks to six years. They also set children up for a lifelong love of learning and nature.

Mission Australia is a Christian community service organisation with a nationwide team of over 2,900 that helps people to regain their independence. We reduce homelessness and strengthen communities through homelessness initiatives and affordable housing, early learning and youth services, family support, and employment and skills development.

Together, we stand with Australians in need until they can stand for themselves.

About the role

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Group Leader at Kids Brigade Early Learning, in Palmerston, which is an 85 place centre.

In this role, you will both guide and work as part of a team to provide quality early education and care for children whilst also providing holistic care for children and their families.

  • Child Support - engage, monitor and develop a nurturing environment for all children
  • Family Support - build strong relationships with parents to ensure open communication
  • Program Support – develop and implement programs around Emergent Curriculum
  • Team Support – pro-actively participate in all activities & communications with wider team
  • Child Protection – identify, respond and document any child protection risks as required

Qualifications & experience

  • Proven experience in a similar role in a long day care centre
  • Diploma Qualified in Children’s Services
  • A solid understanding of current early childhood theory and practice
  • Demonstrated ability to remain vigilant in ensuring the care of all children is maintained
  • Commitment to ensuring centre is always compliant as per Health, Safety and Welfare requirements
  • A genuine passion and drive in providing children with the best possible start in life
  • Actively support Mission Australia’s purpose and value


As part of our Employment screening process you will be required to undertake a National criminal history check. In addition there is a requirement to possess a current Working with Children Check or apply if you do not already hold one. It is unlawful for prohibited persons cannot apply for this role.

Benefits

  • Not for Profit Salary Packaging benefits which reduces your taxable income (details via Advantage)
  • Discounted health care with Medibank Private
  • 50% Discounted childcare
  • Above Award Rates
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • Ongoing Support for training and professional development

Click "APPLY NOW" noting application closes 21st of January.

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