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Early Childhood Teacher (000175)

About This Position

  • Casual
  • 12.5% Super

Australia’s most southern municipal area, the Huon Valley Council is looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join their Children’s Services Team.

Working in three beautiful locations in the natural surrounds of the Huon Valley you will be providing children with the opportunity to maximise their potential and develop a foundation for successful future learning, while providing quality early learning and care services.

You will have completed a relevant bachelor’s degree and have previous experience in a childcare setting.  You will have an understanding of the Education and Care Services National Law Act 2010, National Quality Standard and regulatory framework, in addition to having high level communication skills, the ability to lead and supervise a small team, and a great enthusiasm to create enjoyable and responsive programs.

For further information on this position contact Clare Holmes, Manager Children’s Services, (03) 6264 0333.

Mandatory Requirements

Essential

  • Completion of Early Childhood Education Degree or Bachelor Degree in an approved relevant field.
  • Demonstrated experience in the delivery of Children’s Services programs for 0 to 5 year olds.
  • High level communication skills, including conflict resolution, mediation and negotiation, with both adults and children.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Education and Care Services National Law Act 2010, National Quality Standard and regulatory framework.
  • Demonstrated ability of using one’s own initiative, setting priorities, planning, organising workload and achieving deadlines.
  • Ability to coach, supervise support workers, students and volunteers.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and supervise a small team.
  • Ability to implement Council and service policies and procedures.
  • Enthusiasm and commitment to create enjoyable and responsive programs.

Desirable

  • Experience working with Local Government.
  • Intermediate computer skills in using Microsoft Office suite of programs.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the National Learning Frameworks – Belonging, Being and Becoming – The Early Years Learning Framework and My Time, Our Place – Framework for School Age Care in Australia

Essential Compliance/Qualification Requirements

  • Approved early childhood teaching qualification
  • Current First Aid Certificate, EAM and Anaphylaxis.
  • CPR update annually.
  • Current Department of Education Safety Screening Certificate

To Apply:

Applications are to include a CV and covering letter indicating your ability to meet the role requirements.

Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday, 28 August 2019.

Position Description Apply Now

Position Type

Casual

Application Close Date

Early Childhood Educator – Qualified (000583)

About This Position

  • Casual
  • 12.5% Super

Australia’s most southern municipal area, the Huon Valley Council is looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join their Children’s Services Team.

Working in three beautiful locations in the natural surrounds of the Huon Valley you will be providing children with the opportunity to maximise their potential and develop a foundation for successful future learning, while providing quality early learning and care services.

You will have completed a Diploma in Children’s Services and have previous experience in planning and delivering Children’s Services programs.  You will also possess high level communication skills, with the ability to negotiate and resolve conflict when necessary, as well as the ability to coach and supervise Support Educators, students and volunteers.

For further information on this position contact Clare Holmes, Manager Children’s Services, (03) 6264 0333.

Mandatory Requirements

Essential

  • Completion of Diploma Children’s Services,
  • Demonstrated experience in the delivery of Children’s Services programs for 0 to 5 year olds
  • Program planning experience
  • High level communication skills, including conflict resolution, mediation and negotiation, with both adults and children
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Education and Care Services National Law Act 2010, National Quality Standard and regulatory framework
  • Demonstrated ability using one’s own initiative, setting priorities, planning, organising workload and achieving deadlines
  • Ability to coach, supervise support workers, students and volunteers.
  • Problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and supervise a small team
  • Ability to implement Council and Service policies and procedures
  • Enthusiasm and commitment to create enjoyable and responsive programs.

Desirable

  • Experience working with Local Government
  • Basic computer skills in using Microsoft Office suite of programs
  • Knowledge and understanding of the National Learning Frameworks – Belonging, Being and Becoming – The Early Years Learning Framework and My Time, Our Place – Framework for School Age Care in Australia.

Essential Compliance/Qualification Requirements

  • Approved early childhood diploma or teaching qualification
  • Current First Aid Certificate, EAM and Anaphylaxis
  • CPR update annually
  • Current Department of Justice Working with Vulnerable People check

 To Apply:

Applications are to include a CV and covering letter indicating your ability to meet the role requirements.

Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday, 28 August 2019.

Position Description Apply Now

Position Type

Casual

Application Close Date

Early Childhood Educator – Support (000572)

About This Position

  • Casual
  • 12.5% Super

Australia’s most southern municipal area, the Huon Valley Council is looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join their Children’s Services Team.

Working in three beautiful locations in the natural surrounds of the Huon Valley you will be providing children with the opportunity to maximise their potential and develop a foundation for successful future learning, while providing quality early learning and care services.

You will have completed your Certificate III, or be working towards completion, and have relevant previous experience.  You will also possess high level communication skills, with the ability to use initiative to plan your workload and solve problems as they arise.

For further information on this position contact Clare Holmes, Manager Children’s Services, (03) 6264 0333.

Mandatory Requirements

Essential

  • Completion of Certificate III Children’s Services, or: currently undertaking a Certificate III in Children’s Services.
  • Demonstrated commitment and enthusiasm to deliver a responsive and creative program.
  • Demonstrated high level communication skills, including conflict resolution and negotiation.
  • Demonstrated ability in using one’s own initiative, setting priorities, planning, organising workload and achieving deadlines.
  • Problem solving skills within the scope of position responsibilities.
  • Ability to apply methods of behaviour guidance that take into account chronological age, the stage of development and emotional maturity of the child.
  • Demonstrated understanding and successful in Assessment & Rating in the Education and Care Services National Law 2010, National Quality Standards and regulatory framework.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Education and Care Services National Regulations 2011. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in program planning for 0-12 year olds.
  • Understanding and experience of the My Time, Our Place Framework for School Aged Care and Early Years Learning Framework for children 0-5 years.

Desirable

  • Successful NQF Assessment and Rating experience
  • Current First Aid Certificate, EAM and Anaphylaxis.
  • CPR update annually.

Essential Compliance/Qualification Requirements

  • An approved Early Childhood qualification
  • Current Working with Children Check

To Apply:

Applications are to include a CV and covering letter indicating your ability to meet the role requirements.

Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday, 28 August 2019.

Position Description Apply Now

Position Type

Casual

Application Close Date

Early Childhood Educator – Trainee (000621)

About This Position

  • Fixed Term Part Time – 36 months
  • 12.5% Super

Australia’s most southern municipal area, the Huon Valley Council is looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join their Children’s Services Team as a Trainee.

Working in the natural surrounds of the beautiful Huon Valley you will work towards a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care while receiving on the job training in providing children with the opportunity to maximise their potential and develop a foundation for successful future learning, while providing quality early learning and care services.

If you have a strong interest in working in this area, and are motivated with good communication skills, then this is the role for you.

For further information contact Clare Holmes, Manager Children’s Services, (03) 6264 0333.

Mandatory Requirements

Essential:

  • Qualifications and training equivalent to the completion of Year 12; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • Strong interest in working within an early childcare education and care setting.
  • Good communication skills, including conflict resolution and negotiation.
  • High level of personal motivation with the ability to prioritise, plan and organise workloads, and achieve deadlines.

Essential Compliance/Qualification Requirements:

  • Current Working with Children Check

To Apply:

Applications are to include a CV and covering letter indicating your ability to meet the role requirements.

Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday, 28 August 2019.

Position Description Apply Now

Position Type

Fixed Term

Application Close Date