Early Childhood Educator Assistant

Melbourne, Australia
30 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
13 Nov 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Fixed Term Contract until September 2019
  • 0.92 FTE (35 Hours Per Week)
  • Convenient CBD Location

Our Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise in which teaching, research and engagement are central to achieving positive impact and creating life-changing experiences for our students.

The Education Portfolio is headed by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Education and Vice President who leads the planning and implementation of the University's strategies related to RMIT's academic programs and the RMIT student experience. The Education Portfolio plays a key role in empowering students to access education, participate actively in the life of the University and achieve successful and fulfilling lives beyond graduation. The provision of a stimulating and satisfying experience for students is a priority for the University.

The Role & Your Responsibilities

We are seeking an energetic and passionate Early Childhood Educator to join our dedicated team for a maternity leave contract until September 2019.

You will be responsible for providing outstanding care to all children to ensure their physical, social, emotional and intellectual needs are met. You will also assist with planning, implementing and evaluating developmentally appropriate programs for children in conjunction with other staff. Strong communication skills are ideal, to support you in building and maintaining close relationships with parents/guardians of the children in the Centre.

High quality care is fundamental to our Centre, therefore you must be familiar with the Children's Services Act 1996, Children's Services regulations 2009, The National Quality framework (NQF), Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF), Victorian Early Years Learning and Development (VELYLD) and the Centre's philosophy and mission statements.

Skills & Experience Required

You can demonstrate the ability to work co-operatively and contribute to a supportive team environment. You are flexible and happy to work within a variety of rooms according to the needs of the Centre. You will also have significant experience in developing and undertaking programme planning ideally in a long day care setting.

To be successful, you must have anaphylaxis and asthma training, a current Level II First Aid Certificate, including CPR and hold at least a Certificate III or equivalent (recognised by ACECQA) in Early Childhood Education.

Finally, RMIT promotes Diversity and Inclusion and respects families from diverse cultural, socio-economic and religious backgrounds.

To Apply

To view a position description, please see below or for further information please contact Margaret Crosbie or John Gill on +61 3 9925 8500.

Applications close on Tuesday 13 November 2018.

Applicants must separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

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