Early Childhood Teacher

Application Due:
2 July 2021
Application Details:
Position Description

About the Role:

  • Work for an organisation that values professional development and growth.
  • Take advantage of generous salary packaging options.
  • Work within a team that is committed to making a difference to the lives of children.

YWCA Canberra is a leading provider of early childhood education, and we are looking for an experienced Early Childhood Teacher for our Fairley Early Childhood Service.

Fairley Early Childhood Service is a 115-place centre, located in the heart of Murrumbateman approximately 25 minutes from Canberra CBD.  Fairley Early Childhood Service is a purpose build centre designed by educators. Ideally, you will have a bachelor’s degree or actively studying towards this qualification.

What’s in it for you:

  • An excellent salary with salary packaging options that can increase your take home pay by up to 5k annually.
  • Flexible roster to facilitate study time if required
  • Enhanced terms and conditions of employment including 14 weeks paid parental leave.
  • Extra day off over Christmas/New Year period
  • Excellent professional development opportunities.
  • Free parking.
  • A fun, friendly and diverse team.
  • Canberra’s ONLY Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (WGEA).
  • Sponsorship will be considered for suitable applicants

About You:

As the Early Childhood Teacher, you will be leading and supporting the children within our service. Children are included as active participants and involved in decision making about their learning.

You will work closely with our team of educators to implement a program and curriculum that reflects best practice. You will build and maintain positive relationships with children, families, and the local community. Most importantly you will make a difference to the lives of children in our care.

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 Education (or actively studying towards this qualification).
  • Have a strong working knowledge of the National Quality Framework.
  • You are committed to providing high quality education and care to children.
  • Experience in maintaining a safe workplace and working within a compliance framework.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders with demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • A current NSW Working with children check or the ability to obtain; and
  • Current first aid/asthma anaphylaxis training.

How to Apply:

Visit https://ywca-canberra.org.au/about-us/careers/ to access the position description.

Submit your covering letter and resume to Jamie.Duff@ywca-canberra.org.au

Applications close on 2nd July 2021

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 Jamie Duff, Centre Director, Fairley Early Childhood Service on 0439 339 500.

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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