Early Childhood Teacher/Lead Educator

Application Due:
23 April 2021
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.

Campbell Cottage is a 66 place Centre in the heart of Campbell. The service has large and well-appointed spaces which allows educators to support a culture of diversity and inclusion. We celebrate and value our differences and support all educators and families to participate in our community.

We practice a socio-cultural approach to early childhood, using research and theories of development to enhance our environments and experiences for children, developing a positive deposition to learning for life.

Campbell Cottage was recently assessed in 2020 and awarded an Exceeding rating.

As the Early Childhood Teacher, you will be leading and supporting the Nursery in providing high-quality Early Childhood Education and Care to children between the ages of 1 to 2 years of age.  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 and families, and the Campbell community. Most importantly, you will make a difference to the lives of children in our care.

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 Education (or actively working towards with 50% completion)
  • 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
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders with demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills
  • 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

  • A competitive salary
  • Sponsorship opportunities may be available for the right candidate
  • Free parking or subsided parking depending on location
  • 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
  • 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. Applications including a cover letter and CV can be submitted through the Seek 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. 

Applications close on Friday 23 April 2021.

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.

YWCA Canberra makes an effort to ensure disability access and facilities are fitted in our buildings where possible. Our head office in Civic is wheelchair accessible.

Want more information?

For a confidential discussion or further information please contact Sanny Saengmanee, Centre Director, on 6185 2084 or email campbell.cottage@ywca-canberra.org.au

Application Details:

Download Position Description Here

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