Early Childhood Educator

Melbourne, Australia
03 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
19 Nov 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Convenient CBD location
  • Full time, continuing position commencing January 15th 2018
  • $47,000 - $56,000 + super
  • Multiple positions available

Our Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work.

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 Portfolio is responsible for services to support the quality of RMIT programs, including the professional development of academic staff, continuous improvement of the student experience, learning and teaching outcomes and the management of learning and research information sources.

The Role & Your Responsibilities

In this role, you will provide high quality care to meet the physical, social, emotional and intellectual needs of individuals and groups of children in line with high quality standard of care and 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 statement. You will also assist with planning, implementing and evaluating developmentally appropriate programs for individuals and groups of children in conjunction with other staff. Building and maintaining close relationships with parents/guardians of the children in the Centre, through constant communication, to meet the needs of individual families will be essential in this role.

Skills & Experience Required

As the successful candidate you will have demonstrated ability to work co-operatively and respect families from diverse cultural, socio-economic and religious backgrounds. You will also have excellent knowledge of the Services regulations 2011, The National Quality framework (NQF), Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and Victorian Early Years Learning and Development (VELYLD). Significant experience in developing and undertaking programme planning and relevant experience in a long day care setting will be essential. Demonstrated ability to co-operatively contribute to and support a team environment and to work flexibly, both within rooms and according to the needs of the Centre will be imperative to your success in this role.

To Apply

To view a position description, please visit yourcareer.rmit.edu.au and search using job #55872 or for further information please contact Margaret Crosbie on + 61 9925 8500 or John Gill on +61 3 9925 5800.

Applications close on Sunday 19th November 2017.

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.