Waverley Gardens Careers – Childhood Teacher

Website Waverley Council

Job Description:

An early childhood teacher with a degree in early childhood or equivalent who is an enthusiastic and reliable professional with demonstrated experience in providing high quality care and education for children up to 5 years including those with additional needs.

Job Responsibilities:

  • To provide high quality education and care to children up to 5 years. Facilitating effective teamwork and demonstrate an ability to support and mentor others towards continuous improvement.
  • To follow through with recommendations of the Family Support Worker or Service Director for individual children as well as children and Families with additional needs.
  • To develop and implement open and positive communication with parents and caregivers showing tact, respect and diplomacy and liaise with them regarding their child’s progress and other issues as they arise.
  • To interact positively with and have respect for the children in the service.
  • To ensure the safety and wellbeing of the children and families at all times.
  • To engage, stimulate and extend children’s interest in the program.
  • To evaluate and reflect on current work practices.
  • Ensure appropriate standards of personal presentation are maintained.

Job Requirements:

  • Degree in Early Childhood Education with substantial experience, or equivalent, as approved by ACECQA.
  • Eligible for employment under the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012 and the Child Protection (Working with Children) Regulation 2013.
  • Ability to engage, lead and inspire others to achieve outcomes for the benefit of the organisation and community Excellent knowledge of child development
  • Demonstrate teaching experience of providing high quality care and education for children up to the age of 5 years including babies, and working with additional needs.
  • Demonstrated familiarity and strong commitment to the National Quality Framework with the Early Learning Framework.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and implement a holistic program taking into account the child’s physical, language, social, emotional and cognitive needs.
  • Knowledge and awareness of current programming theories and children services issues
  • Ability to research, analyse and make recommendations towards continuous improvement of the service

Job Details:

Company: Waverley Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Waverley, New South Wales, AU

Application Deadline: N/A

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