Early Childhood Teacher

Application Due:
27 September 2019
Application Details:
Position Description

About the Role:

If you are looking for a role that will support your career aspirations in early childhood, then this is the role for you!

As the Early Childhood Teacher, you will provide leadership and management to a dedicated and diverse team. You will be responsible for the delivery of the Preschool program and curriculum, with the support of the Service Director and Educational Leader.

You will build and maintain positive relationships with children and families, and the community.

We are an organisation that values the important work of educators. We have lots of opportunities for further developing your professional skills and pathways to grow your career.

About You:

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

  • A Bachelor of Early Childhood (or actively working towards with 50% completion), or equivalent
  • Have a strong working knowledge of the National Quality Framework
  • You are committed to providing high quality education and care to children
  • Have strong interpersonal skills, and a warm and friendly nature
  • Experience in maintaining a safe workplace, and working within a compliance framework
  • Effective communication skills, including both verbal and written communication
  • Able to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • A Working with Vulnerable People card; and
  • Current first aid/asthma anaphylaxis training

In return we will offer you

  • Competitive Salary
  • Enhanced terms and conditions of employment including 14 weeks paid parental leave
  • Salary packaging that can increase your take home pay by up to 5k annually
  • Excellent Professional Development Opportunities
  • A flexible workplace to support your studies if required
  • Opportunities to grow your career with a progressive organisation

How to Apply:

  1. Visit https://ywca-canberra.org.au/about-us/careers/ to access the position description.
  2. Submit your resume and responses to the selection criteria (outlined in the position description) via SEEK candidate application portal.

YWCA Canberra is committed to the safety of children and young people. As such, successful applicants will be required to participate fully in   all child protection risk management recruitment processes and ongoing character checking and assessment processes. 

Want more information?

For a confidential discussion or further information please contact Lauren Lagana, Early Childhood Services Manager by email at lauren.lagana@ywca-canberra.org.au

Addressing of applications: 

“Private and Confidential”

Human Resources

GPO Box 767


Email: 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

Application Details:

Download Position Description Here

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