- Join centre offering education & care of preschool children based in Albert Park
- Exceptional quality standards - currently ‘Exceeding’ National Quality Framework
- Committed & passionate team, providing education/care for up to 70 children a wk
Based in Albert Park, the centre provides full-time and part-time Education and care for 40 children at any one time and up 70 children each week This Centre has a current rating by Department of Education and Training as ‘Exceeding’ the National Quality Framework.
As the Teacher in Charge your role is to lead a team to provide a high quality Kindergarten Program that is based on knowledge, attitudes and skills obtained from previous training and both previous and current experience that meets the education and needs of the individual children, their families and the community.
- Plan and ensure the implementation of an appropriate educational curriculum and program in accordance with the National Quality Framework and the Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework for children between the ages of 3-4 years of age with emphasis on early literacy and numeracy development and School readiness.
- Maintain an extensive updated knowledge and awareness of the requirements and responsibilities of the centre.
- Supervise and direct Diploma Graduates and assistants within the room.
- Encourage children to achieve their full potential, taking into consideration the philosophy and overall guidelines of the Centre.
- Observe children and evaluate their progress in personal development, including hygiene, appearance and general health.
- Open and close Centre as per the Staff Roster if required.
- Implement, maintain and evaluate developmental records and portfolios on all children in your care in conjunction with other staff members.
- Maintain a safe, hygienic and attractive indoor and outdoor physical environment to facilitate children’s development.
- Attend all staff meetings, parent/ teacher interviews, workshops, professional development sessions and service training sessions as required.
To be successful in this role you will need to have effective time management, exceptional verbal communication skills, work effectively in a collaborative team environment, enjoy nurturing and mentoring staff and engage effectively with parents and children as well as be positive, enthusiastic, and proactive and have a high level of initiative. Formal qualifications and previous experience in early childhood is essential.
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