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Causal/ Relief Early Childhood Educator

Salary $28.23 - $33.42 incl. casual loading (dependent on experience in accordance with the Early Education Employees Agreement 2016) Commence at Educator Pay Scale 2.1 (for Diploma Qualified) Commence at Educator Pay Scale 1.1 (for Certificate III Qualified)

Measina Treasures of Samoa are currently seeking committed and passionate early childhood educators to fill our casual pool for Measina Plagroups and Incursions.  The aim of this role is to support the implementation of Measina's learning framework, and support children’s wellbeing, learning and development. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or on their own within a team at the Measina Playgroups or Measina Incursions.

Responsibilities

  • ensuring the health and safety of children at Measina Playgroups or during Measina Incursions
  • providing care for children at Measina Playgroups or during Measina Incursions
  • Travel to incursion and playgroup locations around Western Melbourne Suburbs
  • promoting and providing healthy food and drinks at Measina Playgroups
  • providing care for babies and toddlers at Measina Playgroups or during Measina Incursions
  • developing positive and respectful relationships with children, parents, carers and community
  • using Measina's approved learning framework to guide your practice
  • supporting the holistic development of children in early childhood
  • providing experiences to support children’s play and learning at Measina Playgroups or during Measina Incursions
  • providing emergency first aid
  • working within a legal and ethical framework

Key Selection Criteria

  • You need to be good with and genuinely interested in many different types of people
  • You must highly value education and learning for people of all ages
  • Must be able to speak Samoan and have a good understanding of Samoan culture
  • You should be comfortable doing a variety of different types of work (including light physical outdoor work and indoor written work)
  • First aid, CPR and asthma and anaphylaxis training
  • Hold a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education
  • You must hold a current Working with Children Check

To apply for this position please email a cover letter that addresses the Key Selection Criteria and resume to info@measinasamoa.com.au

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 5PM FRIDAY FEBRUARY 14, 2020

To be eligible for employment you must have appropriate Australian or New Zealand work rights.

Measina Treasures of Samoa is committed to the safeguarding of children and young people. Appointment will be conditional upon a satisfactory Working with Children Check.