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ECTs & Early Childhood Educators – Mission Australia Childcare Centres, Richmond

Apply now Job no: 983072
Work type: Casual- Early Learning
Location: NSW
Categories: Education, Early Learning Services

  • Casual initially with potential to move into a part time/full time employment
  • Flexibility on work days and times with above Award rates PLUS Casual Loading
  • Roles available at our Little Eagles and the Blue House Centres in Richmond

 

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 exciting new opportunities for Casual Early Childhood Teachers, Certificate III and Diploma Qualified Early Childhood Education and Care Educators to join the teams at our Little Eagles and The Blur House Childcare Centres in Richmond.  In these roles, you will work as part of a team to provide quality early childhood education and care for children.

Duties

  • Child Support – actively engage and develop a nurturing environment for all children
  • Family Support - build strong relationships with parents to ensure open communication
  • Program Support – contribute to play based learning and education program for children
  • Team Support – pro-actively participate in all activities and communications with wider team
  • Child Protection – identify, respond and document any child protection risks as required

Qualifications & experience

  • Some experience in a similar role in an Early Childhood Education and Care setting
  • ECT, Certificate III or Diploma Qualified in Children's Services
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Current Criminal History check
  • Demonstrated ability to remain vigilant in ensuring the care of all children is maintained
  • Commitment to ensuring centre is compliant as per Health, Safety and Welfare requirements
  • A genuine passion and drive in providing children with the best possible start in life
  • A strong alignment to Mission Australia's purpose and values

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 to apply for work with children.

 Benefits  

  • Above Award pay rates PLUS casual loading
  • Work across all four centres to maximise hours if desired
  • Possibility of permanent or contract work available
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Ongoing support for training and professional development.

Diversity & Inclusion

Mission Australia is an inclusive employer. We celebrate our diversity and strive to reflect contemporary Australian society and all the communities in which we work, in order to better serve our clients. We welcome and encourage applications from Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse people, People with Disability, Sexually and Gender Diverse people, people with lived experience of adversity and from people of all ages.

Click "APPLY NOW" and submit your resume and cover letter.

For further information regarding working with us visit please visit our website.

Mission Australia is dedicated to increasing opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.  Learn about our Reconciliation Action Plan.

For further information, please contact the Samantha Smith, Talent Attraction Business Partner on (07) 3394 8117 

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