Early Childhood Lead Educator

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Position Description

About the Role:

YWCA Canberra is a feminist, for purpose organisation that has been providing services and representing women’s issues in Canberra since its establishment in 1929. Today, we provide leading and innovative services in the areas of children’s services, community development, housing, youth services, personal and professional training, and women’s leadership.

Our Campbell Cottage Early Childhood Service is run by a a dedicated team of passionate early childhood educators. We have been supporting families in the Campbell local community for over 15 years, and we are dedicated to making a positive difference.

Our commitment is to provide fun, flexible authentic learning experiences, to create beautiful environments, to build meaningful relationships and to contribute to the professional culture of the service, the sector and the organisation.

We stand for the rights of children, we are advocates for early childhood and we have have created a culture of reflection, innovation and progression.

We have an opportunity at YWCA Campbell Cottage Early Childhood Service to invite applications from diploma qualified professionals who want to lead a fabulous team and to be a part of something great.

We can offer you a vibrant and enjoyable place to work, with tree lined streets and free parking!

We are an organisation that values the important work of educators. We have lots of opportunities for further developing your professional skills and we also offer above award wage, salary packaging, generous conditions and pathways to grow your career.

About You:

You are a facilitator of continual improvement, with knowledge of current best practice as well as early childhood theory. You are an engaged and enthusiastic leader. It is essential that you hold:

  •          a Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care
  •          a Working with Vulnerable People card; and
  •          current first aid/asthma anaphylaxis training.

How to Apply:

If this leadership position sounds like it would be a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply. Please submit:

  • A cover letter addressing the selection criteria contained in the position description, which can be found above.
  • A current resume
  • Contact details for two referees.

Applications submitted to recruitment@ywca-canberra.org.au

YWCA Canberra is proud to be an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality, and offers above award wages and generous conditions through our innovative and progressive Enterprise Agreement.

YWCA Canberra is an equal opportunity employer. People from diverse backgrounds and with diverse life experiences are encouraged to apply. We specifically encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

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