Assistant Director/Early Childhood Teacher

Location
Albury, Australia
Posted
11 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
25 Sep 2019
Ref
493035
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Part Time
  • Leadership role in a collaborative team
  • Innovative, inclusive and modern centre
  • Attractive salary and benefits

The Role

  • Fixed Term (until August 2020), Part Time - 32 hours per week
  • $70,974 to $76,806 pa (plus 9.5% superannuation)
  • Albury-Wodonga

You will support the Director, Childcare Centres to provide the staffing, licensing and childhood education requirements necessary to lead a team of early childhood professionals.

You will also provide a developmentally appropriate education program for children and plan, prepare and evaluate, in association with other educators, an indoor and outdoor learning environment, acknowledging individual needs of the group for children 3-5 years.

To be successful you will have:

  • A degree in Early Childhood Education.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing high quality, inclusive, educational programs for children aged birth to 5 years.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including negotiation and liaison skills for working with parents and educators.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading, developing and motivating staff.

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Murray Childrens Centre provides permanent long day care services for children 0-5 years, for both the University and the wider community. The Centre is licenced for 71 places per day and promotes the physical, social, emotional, cognitive and linguistic development of children. The Centre offers high quality care and education in a warm, inviting and secure environment where the programs are developed in recognition of flexibility required for meeting the individual needs of all children and their parents and carers.

CSU offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

As part of this recruitment, you may be required to complete a pre-employment functional screening.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the position description or by contacting:

Megan Isaac | Director, Children's Centre | misaac@csu.edu.au | Ph: 02 6933 2665

Closing Date: 11 pm, 25 September 2019