Diploma Educator – full time – work across multiple locations in TRY Australia at Western Suburbs

TRY Australiais hiring people as Diploma Educator – full time – work across multiple locations. The Selected person will be earn at least $25 – $30 per hour AUD per month. There are also many more opportunities. Read the entire post carefully to know all the details related to this job.
PostingDiploma Educator – full time – work across multiple locations
Job EmployerTRY Australia
LocationWestern Suburbs
Salary$25 – $30 per hour
Job postedMay 29, 2022
Job Deadline2022-06-27
Job SectorChildcare & Outside School Hours Care

Join us to spark curious, creative & confident children as our flexible Diploma Educator – working across our 10 western suburbs kindergartens

We are Sparkways (formerly TRY) and as part of a Social Purpose organisation we have a vision to create a meaningful difference in the lives of children. We strive to provide all children with access to high quality Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC).

Learn more: https://sparkways.org.au/early-learning/find-a-kindergarten-near-you

  • Rare full-time, permanent position in sessional kinder
  • Relieve teachers and educators on leave
  • Work closely with the Area Manager on projects such as accreditation, recruitment, auditing
  • Learn from different teachers and groups
  • Guaranteed 38 hours per week
  • 10 weeks paid leave per year over term and summer breaks – VECTEA conditions
  • Part time applications with availability Mon to Thu will be considered

We are seeking a Diploma level Educator to work as a permanent staff in our Flexible Team.

What will I do?

You will work across a portfolio of kindergartens centred in the Melton City Council area, and relieve Educators and Teachers who are not able to work, ensuring that we do not have to close a session and disappoint our children and families. Your start times and locations will vary each day. After session times, and on days when you are not providing relief, you will work with your Area Manager on projects such as recruitment, accreditation and auditing.

See our kindergarten locations here: https://sparkways.org.au/early-learning/find-a-kindergarten-near-you

We would love to hear from you if….

  • You are a diploma qualified Preschool Educator, or
  • ECT degree student, with 30% of your units completed, or
  • Cert III Educator actively working towards Diploma
  • You want to work either full time, or part time on Mon to Thu
  • You are available to start work by 8.00 am if needed for an early session
  • You are able to travel to different kindergartens each morning
  • You have experience with sessional kinder, or the kinder room in long day care
  • People describe you as dependable, confident, competent, positive and energetic
  • You love working with children, and are eager to work with different groups, educators and teachers
  • You are interested in understanding the work of an Area Manager

Yes! …. Then we can offer you

  • Full time, permanent work
  • 10 weeks paid leave per year over term and summer breaks – VECTEA conditions
  • Activity Group Leader opportunities
  • Work closely with your Area Manager, gaining an understanding of the bigger picture of providing Kindergarten services
  • Guaranteed full-time, 38 hours per week, or part time – 4 days per week – Mon to Thu, 30.4 hours per week
  • Relationships and learning across a group of kindergartens with our community of passionate and like-minded ECEC professionals
  • A supportive workplace with opportunities for professional and career development
  • The opportunity to belong to an organisation with strong values, ethics and commitment to children and the ECEC workforce
  • VECTEA workplace conditions

How to apply

  1. Download an application form and complete: https://sparkways.org.au/uploads/documents/Sparkways-Applicaton-Form-Dec-2021.docx
  2. Complete your application through the Seek Link or email to [email protected]
  3. Attach
  • Your resume
  • Use the completed application form as your Cover Letter

The successful applicant will demonstrate

  • Proficiency in early years’ care and education – sessional kindergarten experience preferred
  • Flexibility to work with different kindergarten services each day
  • Dependability, energy, positivity and great working relationships
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Great references from your previous employers

Any questions?

Email /call Judith Nimmo in the People & Culture team

The Sparkways difference

At Sparkways (transitioning from TRY) we’re more than just an early learning and care provider. As a non-denominational, not-for-profit organisation we work with communities to improve the life chances of children and young people facing adversity. We do this by helping them to achieve great educational and employment outcomes through our youth mentoring and employment pathway programs, as well as supporting vulnerable families to access early learning.

When you join Sparkways you’re joining an organisation with a 139 year strong history of making a meaningful difference to the lives chances of children and young people. Are you ready to make a difference?

Learn more here: https://sparkways.org.au/

COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate

COVID-19 vaccination are mandatory for all Early Childhood Educators and Teachers. All successful applicants will be required to provide proof of their vaccination status or approved medical exemption before being offered a position.

Child safety and inclusiveness

Sparkways is committed to child safety. The protection and wellbeing of children and young persons is reflected in our zero tolerance for child abuse. All staff and volunteers have a moral and legal responsibility to ensure that young people are safe whilst involved in our care and programs. All children have the right to safety and security and the protection from physical, emotional, verbal and sexual abuse and neglect.

We are a child safe and equal employment opportunity employer. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, from people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and from people with a disability.

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