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Early Childhood Teachers - Broadford and Wallan

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Work type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Children's Services

Early Childhood Teacher - Broadford and Wallan

Mitchell Shire Council has embarked on Victoria’s last great story of growth.

Located just 40 minutes from Melbourne where the city meets the country, we’re renowned for our scenic beauty that’s rich in both history and heritage. We’re home to a mix of beautiful natural landscapes, townships and emerging communities in some of Australia’s fastest-growing suburbs.

Come join a Local Government Organisation offering a fantastic opening for Community, Opportunity and Growth for the right applicant.

About the role

Council offers teachers ongoing professional development opportunities and workplace flexibility within a supportive and innovative work environment. Our progressive wrap around leadership and support structure is provided across all services, enabling pedagogy support, onsite practical guidance and backfill opportunities.

Teams have access to a range of ongoing benefits designed to align with Councils ‘One Mitchell’ philosophy. We provide our teachers a supportive workplace, opportunities for collaboration, paid meeting times and access to additional hours.  

Professional development and holistic support is key at Mitchell, maximising School Readiness Funding, innovative and collective planning, and offering a broad range of training to meet individual needs and build collective capacity.

What we’re looking for

We are looking for applicants who are motivated, nurturing, and enthusiastic professionals dedicated to being part of a collaborative and supportive team fostering wellbeing, advocacy, and excellence.  

As a valued member of the Children's Services team, our ideal candidate will be skilled, qualified and have the ability to demonstrate:

  • thorough knowledge of the needs of young children, the community, families and the principles of early childhood education.
  • an ability to deliver and embed the National Quality Standards into programming with a commitment to best practice.
  • experience in developing and implementing developmentally appropriate programs for 3-5 year-old children.
  • excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • have current knowledge and understanding of the Child Safe Standards (CCYP), Information Sharing and MARAM reforms
  • Early Childhood Teaching Qualification as approved by ACECQA and recognised under the National Law.

Mitchell Shire employees are supported to engage in ongoing professional development. Kindergarten education teams receive additional programs and supports through the School Readiness Funding (SRF) menu items, and our innovative management support structure to enhance the learning and development of our teams, children, and kindergarten community.

Salaries are pro-rata and dependent on qualifications and experience as per the Early Education Employees Agreement 2020 (EEEA).

All applications must address the Key Selection Criteria in the Position Description.

Further information  

To learn more about the roles and how to apply, visit our Careers webpage today. For more information about this role please contact the Children’s Services Team on 5734 6200.

The successful applicant will be required to obtain a Working with Children Check prior to commencement.   

Position Description

Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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