Early Childhood Teacher - Lead Educator

Good Shepherd Lutheran School - Para Vista


Kindergarten / ELC / Early Childhood

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 9 October 2020

Good Shepherd Lutheran School Para Vista presents an exciting opportunity for a full time, Early Childhood teacher to join our growing team. This year Good Shepherd Lutheran School opened the doors of CURIOSITY - Early Learning Centre, an exciting new learning environment for children aged three and four years. Due to increased interest and enrolments we are currently growing our team of thinkers and innovators to embrace the well-established vision, values and learning principles of Good Shepherd Lutheran School and the Reggio Emilia principles of Curiosity. If quality relationships and the bold exploration of the changing world our young people are growing into, generates interest and excitement, we welcome your inquiry / application. Our connected Christian community and the opportunity to grow professionally, make this role a must for the early years educator wanting to develop new standards of care, innovation and opportunity for our youngest learners.

<p>Good Shepherd Lutheran School - Para Vista has built a reputation for bravely innovating in the pursuit of highest quality, future-focused pedagogy and learning. Strong relationships and collegiality, positive mindsets and a &#39;culture of thinking&#39;, have reshaped the learning environment for our students and stakeholders. Our values, LOVE OPTIMISM and CREATIVITY underpin all decision making and continue to shape our culture. <br /></p><p> In addition to opening our Early Learning Centre this year, Good Shepherd recently launched South Australia&#39;s first primary school Science and Discovery Centre and the students&#39; commercial aquaponics venture highlights the value we place on project based learning in empowering young learners to make a difference for self and others. The refurbishment of all learning spaces is complete and physical resources now support our progressive, inquiry based pedagogy. </p><p> </p><p><b>What difference or influence might you bring to our team in the Early Learning environment? </b></p><p>Do you have a demonstrated commitment to Lutheran Education? </p><p>Are you committed to guiding students towards their future rather than our past? </p><p>Do you have a passion for learning and teaching? </p><p>Are you committed to building community? </p><p>Do you have demonstrated and developing leadership qualities? </p><p>Are you interested in influencing innovative approaches and pathways to support students in their transition through the early years and into primary education?</p><p><br /></p><p>Good Shepherd takes seriously its place in supporting the growth and development of educators and future leaders.  We are blessed and through this new role, we seek to bless another!</p>
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Application Instructions

Written applications addressing the Position/Person Description and including the contact details of three referees (two professional and one pastoral) may be forwarded electronically to principal&#64;gspv.sa.edu.au or marked ‘Private and Confidential’ and addressed to: David Wilksch - The Principal Good Shepherd Lutheran School - 388 Montague Road, PARA VISTA SA 5093 PO Box 121, MODBURY NORTH SA 5092


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