Kogarah NSW, Australia
Make a difference in the lives of children
Manage an engaged and vibrant team of educators with TAFE NSW!
Located in St George, temporary position until October 23, 38 hours a week
BE IN A CAREER YOU LOVE WITH TAFE NSW
TAFE NSW is the largest skills and training provider in Australia, and one of the largest in the world. We strive to deliver relevant, high quality, practical and creative training designed to equip the workforce of tomorrow, and to grow the NSW economy.
The Early Childhood Director is responsible for managing the overall operation of the campus based Early Learning Centre / Children’s Centre for children aged from birth to school age. The position establishes the philosophy, policies and procedures for the Centre that meets the requirements of the Early Learning Framework. The position also promotes the Centre as an integral part of the campus environment, building internal supportive networks and ensuring access by a wide range of students, community and staff.
At St George TAFE Children’s Centre children are given opportunities to;
Learn through play with large blocks of uninterrupted time
Connect with nature and explore sustainability through our natural environment
Engage in collaborative learning experiences and project work based on their interests
Opportunities to take risks in order to develop a positive identity and confidence in their learning
Express their ideas through creative arts
Have a strong emphasis on health and wellbeing
Family grouping in the outdoor environment
You will have a degree or diploma in a relevant field recognised by the Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) and a minimum of two years’ experience in early childhood services. Highly developed administrative, organisational and time management, staff management and financial management skills to balance the competing demands of Centre operations. You will have excellent communication skills to manage staff, provide organisational leadership & manage relationships with parents and guardians. Knowledge of the system Hub Hello is desirable.
HOW TO APPLY
For your application to be considered, you must:
Attach an updated resume in PDF format
Cover letter outlining your interest and suitability for the role (see Position Description for further information)
Include copies of your relevant qualifications (degree/diploma and first aid certificate)
Closing Date: Sunday, 12 Marchy 2023 at 11.59pm
Job Specific Enquiries: Please contact Yolanda Beatson, Manager Children's Centres Operations, via email [email protected] or on (02) 792 13118
General Enquiries: Please contact Sarah Aitchison, Talent Acquisition Advisor via email at [email protected]
An eligibility list will be created which may be used to fill future vacancies across TAFE NSW campuses.
Please Note: In addition to the standard salary, there is an additional allowance provided to the Early Childhood Director dependent on the number of the reports at any given time.
You will be required to undertake a national criminal history check and, as a condition of employment, you will be required to obtain a Working with Children Check (WWCC) clearance.
For more information, visit Office of the Children’s Guardian website.
For permanent positions, you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident. For temporary positions, it is generally acceptable for you to have a current visa that allows you to work in Australia.
OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY & INCLUSION
At TAFE NSW, we are committed to creating an inclusive workforce which reflects the community and the customers we serve. We welcome and encourage applications from all people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background, or sexual orientation.
We will provide reasonable adjustments in our recruitment process and in the workplace.
If you need an adjustment in the recruitment process, please contact Sarah Aitchison, Talent Acquisition Advisor via email at [email protected]
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