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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.

Cook   (Eltham North Child Care)

 

The Eltham College Foundation Ltd trading as Little Flyers Learning Centres operates a number of child care and early learning centres across Melbourne. We offer a Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood education, our Centres provide a stimulating, interactive and nurturing learning environment, which encourages each child to reach their full potential.  

 

Eltham North Child Care and Kindergarten is an 84 place centre seeking a Cook, 3 days per week from 8.30 am to 3.00 pm commencing Monday 24 February 2020.

 

We are looking for motivated, dedicated professionals to join our team. You must be able to demonstrate knowledge and a good understanding of meal plans (taking into account any allergies and dietary requirements), time management and children’s nutrition. Have or willing to obtain a current Working with Children Check and must have a Food Handling certificate. We offer rates as per the children services award.

 

Requirements: 

  • Work successfully within a team
  • Understand stock management and ordering
  • Food safety knowledge
  • Maintain a clean and hygienic workspace
  • Effective time management skills
  • Demonstrate ability to carry out duties as required within an allocated time frame
  • Good Communication skills

Intending applicants are invited to submit a full curriculum vitae with names of three referees by Thursday 30 January 2020 to ehope@littleflyers.vic.edu.au.

Ms Emily Hope
Centre Director
Eltham North Child Care & Kindergarten
296 Ryans Road
Eltham North  Vic  3095

 

Ph: 9431 4947

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Early Childhood Teacher  –  (Kids on Collins Nursery and Early Education)


The Eltham College Foundation Ltd trading as Little Flyers Learning Centres operates a number of child care and early learning centres across Melbourne.  Kids on Collins Nursery and Early Education is seeking an appropriately qualified, highly skilled Kindergarten Teacher for our 3 year old Kinder room commencing as soon as possible. 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 theAustralian 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 3 February 2020 to jfarrell@littleflyers.vic.edu.au.

 

Ms Jennifer Farrell
Centre Director
Kids on Collins Nursery and Early Education
Level 3 600 Collins Street
MELBOURNE VIC 3000
 

Tel: 9629 4099