Early Years Coordinator

Faith Lutheran College - Tanunda

TANUNDA, SA


Coordinator

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 2 November 2020


Early Years Co-ordinator - Responsible for ELC and Foundation

<p>An exciting leadership opportunity exists for a dynamic, creative and committed Early Years leader in our highly regarded Early Learning Centre and Junior School. Our Playgroup, ELC and Foundation classes are Reggio inspired and play-based, with a focus on environment, inquiry and nature play. Faith ELC provides long day care from age 3-5, including a Holiday programme and uniquely shares a playground with the Foundation class. As part of the Faith Lutheran College Junior School, the Early Years cluster (Playgroup, ELC and Foundation class) will enact the Junior School’s Vision, Values and Pedagogical approach. </p><p>The Coordinator will be an experienced Early Childhood practitioner with a thorough understanding of the Early Years Framework, national regulations, an exemplary knowledge of quality Early Childhood pedagogy and other contemporary pedagogies and learning frameworks and be able to lead a team of professional Early Learning educators. </p><p>The primary role of the Coordinator is to: <i>Inspire and equip every student to discover, develop, use their gifts, embrace life’s challenges and follow Christ. </i></p><p>This will involve ensuring that </p><p>            • the gospel of Jesus is enacted and celebrated                                                                     </p><p>            • students are seen as capable, competent, curious and full of potential</p><p>            • students are given every opportunity to learn and have a voice </p><p>            • an engaging and effective play based learning programme is enacted </p><p>            • a safe and inspiring environment is maintained </p><p>            • staff are supported to work collaboratively as a team </p><p>            • parents and caregivers are informed and valued as partners in the education process </p><p>            • the centre is efficiently managed and compliant </p><p>            • there is a smooth transition between ELC and school </p><p> </p><p>The Early Years Coordinator position ideally begins in Term 1 2021 and is a full time position with both an Admin and Teaching role. </p><p>For further information including a job specification, please contact our Head of Junior School.</p>
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Application Instructions

<p>Applications for the position should include </p><ul><li>an A4 cover letter outlining the applicant’s interest in the position </li><li>a resume/ CV of no more than 2 pages including qualifications, experience and 2 referees with one being from a Christian Pastor </li><li>a written application of no more than 3 pages to address the Professional Requirements of the position including skills and personal characteristics. </li></ul><p>and be addressed to: </p> <p>Mrs Michelle Keller<br /> Head of Junior School<br /> Faith Lutheran College <br />PO Box 296<br /> TANUNDA SA 5352</p> <p>Email: mkeller&#64;faith.sa.edu.au with the subject line of ‘Confidential – <i>name of position being applied for</i>.’<br /> Phone: 08 85632456</p>

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