Early Childhood Teacher - St Jude's Early Learning Centre - Holder ACT

St Jude's Primary (Holder)

Holder, ACT


Kindergarten / ELC / Early Childhood

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 3 December 2021


Do you love working with children? Are you passionate about developing children's education? Come and join our team at St Jude's Preschool!

<p><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><strong>Location:</strong>&nbsp;Holder, ACT</span><br><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><strong>Employment Type:</strong>&nbsp;Full-Time, Temporary</span><br><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><strong>Salary Range:</strong>&nbsp; $71,428 - $119,707 + Superannuation (based on skills and experience)</span><br><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><strong>Start Date:</strong>&nbsp;27 January to 16 December 2022</span><br><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><strong>Closing Date:</strong>&nbsp;11.55pm, Friday 3 December 2021</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">St Jude’s Early Learning Centre offers a quality preschool education, catering for children in the year prior to primary school.&nbsp; The curriculum is based on the Early Years Learning Framework which recognises the importance of communication and language (including literacy and numeracy), and social and emotional development.&nbsp; Programs include play experiences, intentional teaching and learning opportunities based on the interests of the children.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><strong><br>About the Role</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">The position exists to support the implementation of the mission of Catholic education and to provide high quality service and programs for children in the year before formal school. </span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">The early childhood teacher has particular responsibility in the area of playbased learning and care of the children attending the Preschool.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><br><strong>Essential Criteria</strong></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">A willingness to support the ethos and mission of Catholic education. </span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Proven teaching experience with young children. </span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">The capacity to develop a differentiated preschool program influenced and shaped by the Early Years Learning Framework, to meet the specific learning needs of all children. </span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Experience in assessing and responding to the developmental needs of children. </span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Proven and effective conflict resolution, student management and parent communication skills. </span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">An ability to create and provide a challenging and nurturing environment that values the roles of parents, encourages a love of learning, and celebrates the uniqueness and worth of each child. </span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">A commitment to cooperative teamwork and professional engagement with all ELC staff. Engage in regular self-directed professional learning. </span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">An understanding of the implications of legal, employment and child protection policies.&nbsp;</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><em>Please refer to the role description for an in-depth detail regarding criteria and skill set required.<br></em></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><strong><br>Application Process</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Applications are invited from interested candidates able to demonstrate a commitment to the vision of Catholic Education.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and current resume including a statement of suitability against the skills, attributes and experience as outlined in the position description.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child related employment in accordance with CE policy.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">For further information about the School, please visit our school website <a href="https://www.stjudesps.act.edu.au/early-learning-centre">here.</a></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Information about Catholic Education Archdiocese of Canberra &amp; Goulburn can be accessed <a href="https://cg.catholic.edu.au/">here</a><span>.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><strong>Position specific queries:</strong> Please contact Karen Leighton on 02 6287 5520 or via email <a href="mailto:karen.leighton@cg.catholic.edu.au">karen.leighton@cg.catholic.edu.au</a></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><strong>Application queries:</strong> Please contact the Recruitment Team on&nbsp;02 6234 5427 or via email&nbsp;<a href="mailto:Recruitment@cg.catholic.edu.au">Recruitment@cg.catholic.edu.au</a></span></p><br><br><p><img src="https://az29734.vo.msecnd.net/static/people/icons/icon_file_small.gif" alt="Download File">&nbsp;<a href="https://careers.cg.catholic.edu.au/cw/en/PositionDescriptionDocument/498296/early-childhood-teacher-st-judes-early-learning-centre-holder-act">Applicant Information Pack</a></p>
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