· Part-time (30 hours Monday – Thursday)
· Pay rate dependent on qualifications and experience
· Potential leadership opportunities in our highly regarded early years facilities
Are you passionate about early childhood education and committed to achieving positive outcomes for the children in our community? Then we could have your next opportunity waiting here for you.
About the role
Our preschool teachers support the service’s operations providing school readiness funded programs. Our preschools are safe, educational and caring environments where children are encouraged to reach their individual potential in all areas of child development. This role works as part of a team to ensure the smooth running of operations in accordance with the National Quality Framework and the National Care and Education Regulations.
To be successful in the role you will have completed a Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood). You will be a great team player who is quick to develop good relationships, is driven, hardworking, collaborative, solutions-oriented and passionate in delivering quality outcomes for both children in our centres and for our organisation.
You will also be able to demonstrate the below key selection criteria.
1. Successful completion of a Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood).
2. Sound knowledge of current child development and assessment of children.
3. Excellent understanding of, and ability to apply and adopt, relevant policies, standards and regulations, into the teaching program.
4. Sound knowledge of the issues and needs that affect young children and families, and experience in applying strategies that are inclusive of all children and encourage them to reach their individual potential in all areas of child development.
5. The ability to demonstrate a positive and flexible approach in order to adapt to new concepts and ideas in relation to the early years team.
The successful applicant will be required to provide a copy of a current (within the past three months) National Police Check, Victorian Working with Children Check, evidence of Victorian Institute of Teaching registration and undertake a pre-employment functional assessment prior to commencement.
Applicants will be required to attach a document addressing each of the key selection criteria (listed above), resume and a brief cover letter.
Support on how to address selection criteria can be found here; applications not addressing selection criteria will not be considered.
Working with Wodonga Council
Wodonga is a vibrant and growing city ideally situated on the Murray River with surrounding hills, rich agricultural valleys, adjacent wineries and historic towns. Wodonga is one of the fastest-growing cities in Victoria and is undergoing major redevelopment in the city. Experience a sense of pride by joining an organisation that works directly with and for our local community.
Wodonga Council is an equal opportunity employer and provides many benefits for staff, including employee health and wellbeing programs, flexible work arrangements and career pathways and opportunities.
The organisation prides itself on having a positive and supportive culture. We are committed to ongoing learning and development opportunities to grow and enhance the skills of our staff. We have a strong commitment to the council’s corporate values of trust, integrity, learning and respect.
Any enquiries regarding this position can be directed to Team Leader Early Years Shelli Hardwick on 0466 752 896.
To apply visit www.wodonga.vic.gov.au/careers; applications close on Sunday, July 25, 2021.