Early Childhood Educator

Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic College - Alice Springs (see more jobs from this school)


Early Childhood Worker

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 7 February 2022

The Educator with qualifications implements, monitors and assesses learning with students aligned with the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF), My Time Our Place Framework, National Quality Standards and the school values, vision, mission and service philosophy.

<p>Key Responsibilities and Duties: </p><p>1. Engage in and support the sacramental, liturgical, ritual and prayer life of the service; </p><p>2. Work in conjunction with the (Assistant) Director, and other team members to assist with the preparation, implementation and evaluation of developmentally appropriate programs for each child that is based on the children’s strengths and interests taking into account college and service policies and procedures including Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF), My Time Our Place Framework (MTOP) and National Quality Standards (NQS) whilst ensuring that the teachings, values and practices of the Catholic Church for a foundation for learning and teaching; </p><p>3. Be responsible for recording observations of individual children or groups of children for program planning purposes and working with individual children including children of particular needs; </p><p>4. Work with team members to contribute to improvement within the service; </p><p>5. Maintain a professional approach to work, which reflects the College philosophy, policies and procedures and ensures confidentiality in all aspects of its operations; </p><p>6. Establish and maintain appropriate interpersonal relationships between the service, college, parents and community; </p><p>7. Demonstrate a positive attitude and enthusiasm in fulfilling the role including a commitment to ongoing self and technical development and actively participate within the College; and, </p><p>8. Any other duties as directed by the Team Leader, (Assistant) Director, and/or Principal. </p><p>Essential Criteria: </p><p>1. A demonstrated understanding of the ethos of a Catholic school and its mission; </p><p>2. Ability to communicate effectively with children, parents and staff; </p><p>3. An ability to understand the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF), My Time Our Place Framework (MTOP) and the National Quality Standards; </p><p>4. Assist to work collaboratively under the direction of the (Assistant) Director with other team members in the implementation and evaluation of quality programs for each child that is based on the children’ strengths and interests; </p><p>5. The ability to provide the principles of a safe and stimulating environment that meets the social, cultural, educational and physical needs of the children; </p><p>6. The ability to take account of the needs and backgrounds of parents and encourage their participation; and, </p><p>7. Ability to use computers and technologies. </p><p>Desirable Criteria: </p><p>1. Fire Awareness Certificate. </p><p>Qualifications required: </p><p>1. Diploma in Early Childhood Education &amp; Care or minimum of a Certificate 3 or 4 in Early Childhood Education and Care; </p><p>2. A current Northern Territory Working with children (Ochre) Card; and, </p><p>3. Hold a current First Aid Certificate including anaphylaxis Training and Asthma Awareness Training. </p><p><br /></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
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Application Instructions

<p>Please forward applications to <br />The Principal, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic College. PO Box 2508, Alice Springs NT 0871</p><p>Email: admin.olshalice&#64;nt.catholic.edu.au</p>


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