Early Childhood Educator

Job title: Early Childhood Educator

Company: The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne

Job description: The Hospital:The Royal Children’s Hospital’s (RCH) Vision is “A world where all kids thrive”.RCH is a cornerstone member of the Melbourne Children’s Campus, partnering with Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, The University of Melbourne Department of Paediatrics and The Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation.RCH has cared for the children and young people of Victoria for more than 150 years since it was founded in 1870. A full range of paediatrics and adolescent health services are provided plus tertiary and quaternary care for the most critically ill and medically complex patients in Victoria, Tasmania, southern NSW and other states around Australia and overseas. The Hospital has more than 6,000 staff, a budget of $850M, 12 wards and 350 beds. Annually, the RCH has 300,000+ Specialist Clinic appointments, 90,000+ Emergency Department presentations and 20,000 elective surgeries.The RCH is committed to the .RCH enjoys high employee engagement and is committed to staff safety and a positive culture through enactment of our Compact.For further Information on RCH is available .The Role: Early Childhood Educator

  • Excellent employee benefits including salary packaging

This is a Permanent position at 45 hours per fortnight within Early Learning.You will be an active team member in the provision of high quality early childhood education and care, including developing strong relationships with children, families, educators and the community. You will support a developmentally based curriculum that meet the needs of children aged 0-5 years, alongside the services philosophy, procedures and policies.What You’ll Achieve:

  • Contribute in the preparation, implementation and reflection of the curriculum cycle for individual and groups of children, with reference to the EYLF and/or developmentally appropriate practice.
  • Contribute to the daily routines, including maximise these opportunities for learning, and support children to actively participate in the curriculum
  • Maintain positive communication with families, children, educators and other hospital staff at all times.
  • Respect children’s rights, and engage them in shared decision-making
  • Advocate for the importance of high quality early education in the community

Classification for this position will range from CS16-28Your Skills and Experience:

  • A working understanding of the Early Years Learning Framework and the application of this document in practice.
  • Demonstrated experience in assisting in the planning, implementation and reflection of the curriculum cycle.
  • A working understanding of the National Quality Standards, Education and Care Services National Law and Regulations 2011, and Code of Ethics
  • A demonstrated ability to establish positive relationships with children and families, as well as an ability to work with families sensitively and in a culturally competent manner
  • The ability to work as part of a team, cooperatively and flexibly

If this sounds like you, click to view the position description.About the Department:The Royal Children’s Hospital Early Learning is registered for 159 equivalent full time children between 6 weeks and 5 years of age. Places are allocated to the Royal Children’s Hospital employees, whilst our Kindergarten is open to the wider community. We are an ‘Exceeding’ accredited service, utilising hospital and community resources within the City of Melbourne.What we Offer:

  • Salary Packaging – Increase your take home pay!
  • Culture of continuous improvement

Other Requirements:

  • Current National Criminal Record Check, or willing to obtain
  • Valid Working with Children Check
  • Compliance with RCHs “Staff Immunisation – Prevention of Vaccine Preventable Diseases” procedure

Application processTo apply, you will need a resume and a tailored cover letter outlining your skills, experience, and suitability for the position in line with the requirements of the position description.Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately, we encourage you to apply promptly!Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We encourage you to apply promptly as the advertisement may close early should a suitable applicant be sourcedFor more information about this position please contact Courtney Caligiore, Acting Manager, Ph: 93455370, [email protected]Why work at the RCH?RCH enjoys high employee engagement and is committed to staff safety and a positive culture through enactment of our Compact. We offer the opportunity to work in world-class facilities, surrounded by Royal Park and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.We also offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, and an award-winning health and wellbeing program.The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse background, all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability.It is a requirement of your employment that you be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, and Influenza annually for Category A and B roles, in compliance with any public health orders in place at the relevant time, unless you have a medical exception in line with those public health orders, which has been accepted by The Royal Children’s Hospital. Applicants will be required to provide their Australian Government Immunisation History Statement, it is a requirement of the RCH to collect, record and hold vaccination information.It is also a requirement of your employment that you comply with any direction given by The Royal Children’s Hospital that you be vaccinated against, or prove immunity to, any other disease, unless you have a relevant exemption.Are you ready to join our team?Apply online by clicking on the “Apply” buttonApplications close 4 June 2024

Expected salary:

Location: Parkville, VIC – Melbourne, VIC

Job date: Thu, 30 May 2024 07:49:28 GMT

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