Job Openings Early Childhood Teacher (Private Kindergarten)

About the job Early Childhood Teacher (Private Kindergarten)

This is a rare opportunity for a degree-qualified Early Childhood Teacher to join an exceeding service in the heart of Sandringham. 

Benefits include:

  • Generous salary package (depending on years of experience)
  • Opportunity to work for a privately owned organisation
  • Meet like-minded teachers from two sister centres in regular monthly events, all in paid work time! 
  • Over ratio rooms 
  • Abundance of high-quality learning resources 
  • Terrific inside and outdoor environments 
  • Access to experts from the sector as needed 
  • Ongoing paid internal/external professional development opportunities.
  • Career progression opportunities - (Pedagogical Leader, Centre Manager)

About the service 

Centrally located near local shops and schools, this service has garnered an outstanding reputation within the community. The private kindergarten caters to 3-5 year olds.

There are two outdoor play spaces, a sandpit, a cubby house, and a dirt patch, and our curriculum uses many natural, loose parts and materials.

It is a large indoor space with many open-ended play areas for children to play and learn in, both individually and in small and large groups. Long, uninterrupted periods of play and learning are on offer for the children to explore and re-visit throughout each day.

The service aims to foster and strongly encourage community participation and engagement, teamwork, a sense of agency, decision-making, problem-solving, conflict resolution skills, independence, self-love, and opportunities for learning through our varied and challenging curriculum. 

This full-time role will see you working alongside another two ECTs in managing a group of up to 22 children. 

About you

Our perfect candidate will ooze passion for their practices and be dedicated, confident, and well-versed in early childhood pedagogy and practice. In addition, candidates should have:

  • The completion of an ACECQA Approved four-year degree in Early Childhood Education.
  • VIT teacher registration and up-to-date First Aid and other certifications
  • Extensive knowledge of the EYLF, NQS, and contemporary pedagogical practices
  • Ability to work on a rotating roster 
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively and build positive relationships with all stakeholders

 What next?

Apply today! You will not be disappointed. All applications are treated in confidence, and we encourage people from all walks of life who align with the criteria above to apply.