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Kurri Kurri Early Learning- Early Childhood Teacher- 9 month contract- 37.5 hours

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Work type: Fixed Term (Part Time)
Location: NSW
Categories: Early Learning Services

  • Early Childhood Teacher - 4 year trained required until December 2019 possibly longer
  • Well-resourced and growing centre located in Kurri Kurri 
  • 9 month Fixed Term Contract, 
  • 37.5 hours per week; Tuesday to Friday; generally working in the Nursery Room
  • Not for Profit Salary Packaging benefits available

 

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 an Early Childhood Teacher (ECT) to join the friendly and passionate team at our Mission Australia Childcare Centre in Kurri Kurri through to at least December 2019 on a part time basis, with the possibility to extend as our enrolments grow.  Our centre provides quality education and care to children aged 6 weeks to 5 years.  

The centre operates Monday to Friday 7am to 6pm and you will work 32 hours per week from Tuesday through till Friday. 

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

  • Proven experience in a similar role in a child care centre
  • Degree qualified in Education or Teaching in Early Childhood- 4 year trained
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Current Working with Children 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.

Benefits

  • Not for Profit Salary Packaging benefits which reduces your taxable income
  • Discounted health care with Medibank Private
  • Discounted childcare at participating centres
  • Above Award Rates (at participating centres)
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • 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 at missionaustralia.com.au/careers or contact Kath Power, Talent Attraction Business Partner on 07 3394 8193.

Mission Australia is dedicated to increasing opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. Learn about our Reconciliation Action Plan on our website at missionaustralia.com.au/what-we-do/policy-development-advocacy/reconciliation-action-plan.

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