Early Childhood Educator

Early Childhood Educator – 12 month contract

Armidale Montessori Preschool is seeking a Diploma qualified early childhood educator for a full-time 12 month maternity leave contract, to commence from the 16th of November 2020.

Armidale Montessori Preschool is a not-for-profit community preschool and long day care service specialising in providing a Montessori based education program for children aged 2-5 years. The Preschool has a warm and welcoming community, catering to families from many different backgrounds.

We are looking for a vibrant, motivated and confident Educator to join our friendly, supportive and dedicated team who value the importance of maintaining an optimum level of care and education for all children. We select our staff based on knowledge and values, passion for children and learning, and commitment to families.

Essential Criteria:

  • ACECQA approved Diploma in early childhood education
  • Understanding of Child Protection Laws and the responsibilities associated with being a Mandatory Reporter
  • Awareness of the National Quality Framework, including the Law, Regulations and National Quality Standards and Early Years Learning Framework
  • Current First Aid qualification
  • Current Working with Children Certificate

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience working within a Service delivering a Montessori educational program, or training in the delivery of a Montessori educational program
  • Current Asthma and Anaphylaxis qualification

To be successful, you will need:

  • Experience working with children from diverse backgrounds and ages up to five
  • Demonstrated ability in the supervision of children and maintaining a clean and safe environment for children
  • A positive disposition with a demonstrable passion for working with children
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Experience working effectively in a team
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Ability to build and maintain respectful and ethical relationships with colleagues, children and families
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous professional development

To Apply

Please include a cover letter along with your resume detailing how you meet the above criteria.

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Australia and suitably qualified.

For any role-specific queries, or a position description, please contact the Centre Director on (02) 6772 3628.

All applications to be sent to the Centre Director (Dushani Gamage) via email - [email protected].

Applications will be closing on 25 October 2020.

7 October 2020

Armidale Montessori Pre-School & Long Daycare

1 West Avenue
Armidale NSW 2350