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The Eltham College Foundation has supported Eltham College since 1982. When the Foundation entered the child care arena in 2002, it did so with the assistance of Eltham College’s wealth of experience in Early Learning. Whilst significantly influenced by the Reggio Emilia approach to early learning, our Centres’ programmes are founded in best practice early learning and care principles from across the world. As educators, our role is to nurture a child’s curiosity and encourage them to find their own solutions.

Operating under the brand name Little Flyers learning Centres, we are continually looking to expand our services.  We currently operate  Centres – Caroline Springs, Eltham North, Laurimar, Laurimar Township, Melbourne City (Collins Street) and Kids on Collins.

Kindergarten Teacher  –  Laurimar Township Child Care & Kindergarten

 

The Eltham College Foundation Ltd trading as Little Flyers Learning Centres operates a number of child care and early learning centres across Melbourne.  Laurimar Township Child Care & Kindergarten is seeking an appropriately qualified, highly skilled Kindergarten Teacher for our 3 year old Kinder room commencing January 2020. We offer attractive remuneration, school holidays off and great working conditions.

 

Purpose of the Role

Our Early Learning Centre provides a creative, safe and nurturing environment that enhances each child’s curiosity and natural desire to learn. This inspirational atmosphere celebrates the importance of play and encourages children to discover, question, create and to investigate possibilities about themselves and their world.

Our Centre offers a Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood education and provides a stimulating, interactive and nurturing learning environment, which encourages each child to reach their full potential. If you have previous knowledge and experience implementing this approach and incorporating the Early Years Learning Framework into your program we look forward to receiving your application. We hold children’s safety in a high regard and will be conducting thorough reference checks.

 

Major Duties

  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to team work is essential as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills when working with families, children and staff members

  • Foster and inspire different approaches to stimulate a love of learning

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the necessary systems to ensure alignment with the National Quality Standards for Early Childhood Education and Care and the Early Years Learning Framework

  • Embed the Reggio Emilia philosophy into daily practice so each child is valued and respected and viewed as competent and curious

  • Promote excellence and cater for the needs of students to be both challenged and supported

  • Develop learning opportunities that are inclusive and engaging for each child so that individual learning plans and outcomes are achieved

  • Establish and maintain a learning environment both indoors and outdoors that is stimulating and provides a wide range of resources and materials that the children can utilise to develop individual and group projects

 

Qualifications Required

  • A Degree in Early Childhood Education or Teaching qualification as approved by the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA)

  • Current First Aid, CPR and Anaphylaxis Training

  • VIT Teacher registration

 

Applications

Intending applicants are invited to submit a full curriculum vitae with names of three referees by Monday 16 December 2019 to kmildren@littleflyers.vic.edu.au.

 

Ms Kim Mildren
Centre Director
Laurimar Township Child Care & Kindergarten
9 Bulimba Drive
DOREEN  VIC   3754

Tel: 9717 8074