Raymond Terrace: Early Childhood Teacher


Employment type: part-time

Location: Raymond Terrace

Applications close: 25 March, 2019

St Nicholas Early Education is growing again and has recently opened a new centre in Raymond Terrace. 

With the growth of the new centre we are currently seeking an Early Childhood Teacher available for Part-time work between Tuesday-Thursday (24 hours per week). 

Why work for St Nicholas Early Education

All of our centres are staffed by dedicated team of qualified professionals and comply with all national regulations and licensing requirements. St Nicholas Early Education centres operate for 51 weeks of the year and applicants for positions are not required to be Catholic, all applications will be selected on merit against criteria.

As an employee of St Nicholas, you will have access to a range of benefits, including:

  • Working within a larger Diocesan organization, the second largest employer in Newcastle region. Which opens up opportunity for advancement within St Nicholas, and perhaps other agencies of the Diocese.

  • Bishop’s Leave, which is three days of additional leave between Christmas and New Year annually. 

  • Paid Parental leave.

  • The opportunity for annual salary review, and advancement to above award payments. 

  • Corporate benefits, including EAP, Flu injections, reduced gym membership, reduced healthcare, salary packaging through Southgate, amongst others.

Essential criteria

  • An approved Early Education teaching degree, for the purposes of the Education and Care services national law  and regulations;

  • Demonstrated understanding of: National Quality Framework (NQF), Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF), Child Protection and Mandatory Reporting, Workplace Health and Safety issues and practices

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to share information with parent’s daily;

  • Effective implementation of the ELYF curriculum suitable to the needs and interests of children in care;

  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and support co-workers in their professional development;

  • Demonstrated experience in assessing needs of children, monitoring their progress and ensuring school reading  when applicable;

  • Excellent organizational skills and concise record management;

  • Child protection qualification;

  • Current First Aid Certificate, Anaphylaxis and Asthma Management training;

  • Working with Children Check verification number;

Desirable criteria

  • The ability to engage with children through playing a musical instrument;

  • The ability to incorporate relaxing / meditation or yoga techniques in an early education setting;

  • Experience with IT interactive program for Early Education;

  • Knowledge and practice of a second language;

Further information

If you're interested in working at our new Raymond Terrace centre please submit an updated resume and advise your preferred employment status and position for consideration. 

All applicants will need to have the following: First Aid training certification, Current Child protection training, Anaphylaxis and Asthma Management training, Working With Children Check verification, right to work in Australia & proof of qualifications.

Applicants may also be required to undertake a national criminal check and complete a health declaration. 

Applications will be accepted until - Monday 5pm 25th March 2019

If you would like more information about St Nicholas Early Education Raymond Terrace, please contact us here. You can also follow along with St Nick’s Raymond Terrace on Facebook and Instagram. 

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