Richmond VIC, Australia
We have two full-time roles for a Diploma Qualified Educator to join our Cooke Court Uniting SEED (Specialist Early Education and Development) Service located in Richmond.
Be part of multidisciplinary team delivering an innovative intensive early intervention and care approach to equip vulnerable children with the learning and developmental support they need as they start their education journey.
This is a great opportunity to contribute significantly to research that could shape the future of the early childhood sector in Australia.
In addition to receiving a salary and superannuation, you’ll receive 17.5% leave loading and an ability to increase your take-home pay by accessing up to $15,900 in salary packaging benefits.
We also offer a 60% staff discount on childcare through Uniting and there is the option to increase your annual leave entitlements through our purchase leave program.
As an Early Childhood Educator of this research replication site, you will have significant experience in delivery high quality education and care programs to children and their families.
Holding a Diploma in Early Childhood, you will have a track record working collaboratively to provide high-quality education and care and supporting your colleagues in everyday practice.
Your experience in working with children living with significant social disadvantage, family stress and risk factors will be key to your success in the role.
Our Cooke Court Service aims to reproduce the results of an Early Years Education research program with our partners The Parkville Institute, the Australian Government Department of Education, the Victorian Government and Yarra City Council.
The results of the original trial showed significant improvement in children’s cognitive skills including language and speech, resilience, social and emotional development.
This service works with a multidisciplinary team of researchers to ensure the model is operating with fidelity and operates with lower child to staff ratios, a maximum of 48 children attending 5 hours per day Monday to Friday.
Click APPLY to submit your interest and we’ll be in touch shortly. We’ll be reviewing applications in as they come in as we’re keen to engage with someone and may close applications earlier.
If you’d like to know more or arrange an informal tour and chat, please contact Lindsey Desmons, Program Maanger on 0403 963 165 or [email protected].
At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. We have a 5,000 strong workforce of employees and volunteers who deliver a diverse range of services across Victoria and Tasmania.
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Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.
Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.
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