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EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATOR - DIPLOMA QUALIFIED
12 MONTH CONTRACT, COMMENCING MAY 2019
  • Exceptional Staff Benefits
  • Excellent Facilities and Resources
  • Professional Learning Environment

About Newington ELC:

 

Newington ELC opened in January 2018, it provides the educational needs of 60 three and four-year-old boys and girls taught in 3 classes (1 for three year olds and 2 for four year olds).  It provides a high quality early years education influenced on philosophical approach used by the preschools in Reggio Emilia, Italy and based on the Early Years Learning Framework.

 

In line with the Wyvern Prep school, the ELC also follows the Building Learning Power framework of Guy Claxton, where children are explicitly taught the learning capabilities of resilience, resourcefulness, reflectiveness and reciprocity.  Intentional and spontaneous learning experiences will be equally valued in our stimulating indoor and outdoor flexible learning environments where individual learning capabilities are supported and challenged every day

 

Our high quality ELC teaching team are complemented by additional programs provided by the College designed to support children's transition to Wyvern Preparatory school.

 

About the Position:

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Early Childhood Educator - Diploma Qualified, the position is a 12 month contract, commencing in May 2019. A detailed position description is attached to this advertisement.

 

About you:

 

You will:

 

  • Have a Diploma in Children’s Services qualification;
  • Fulfil the role of Responsible Person when required;
  • Have a currently approved Child Protection Qualifications for NSW Children’s Services;
  • Hold a current First Aid Certificate and have completed Anaphylaxis and Asthma training;
  • Have completed a Statement of Attainment in HLTFSE001 Follow basic food safety practice;
  • Hold a clear Working with Children Check;
  • Be a reflective educator who is committed to ongoing learning;
  • Be passionate about delivering exceptional educational programs;
  • Possess a sound knowledge of the Reggio Emilia Approach and Early Years Learning Framework;
  • Exploit technologies to enhance learning and teaching.

 

To Apply:

 

Please include a cover letter as the first page of your resume.

 

If you are a dynamic and successful Early Learning Educator with a sound understanding of the high quality early years education, then we want to hear from you.

 

Under Child Protection legislation, a current Working with Children Clearance is a prerequisite for all employees and volunteers within child-related employment. Applicants are requested to provide this clearance with their application.

 

Newington College will begin to review applications prior to the application closure date. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply promptly.

 

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 4:00 P.M. Monday 25 March 2019.

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