Early Childhood Educators

  • Lauriston Girls' School
  • Armadale VIC, Australia
Full time Teachers - Early Years Other

Job Description

Sutherland House, established in 1991, is part of Lauriston Girls' School and is situated in the leafy streets of Armadale.

We are eagerly anticipating the next exciting stage for Early Years education at Lauriston Girls’ School, which will see us relocating to our new facilities at Blairholme Early Learning Centre in 2024. This move will bring all children, from babies to 4-year-old Kindergarten together - providing excellent continuity of care for our youngest learners.

We are seeking experienced and enthusiastic Diploma or Certificate III qualified Early Childhood Educators to join our passionate team for the following positions within our extended hours (long day care) program to commence in January 2024:

  • 1 Full time ongoing role - 8 hour set shift in a room.
  • 1 Part time ongoing role – 3 days, 8 hour shift.
  • 1 Part time ongoing lunch cover role – 5 days.

Please note these are Educator positions that are with our younger children in our long day care program and not Teaching roles in the Kindergarten.

The successful candidate will be required to:

  • Support Team Leaders and other educators to implement and evaluate play-based learning experiences in partnership with families and in accordance with the EYLF and NQF.
  • Work collaboratively with a team of educators to implement a program that places importance on care and education.
  • Demonstrate a professional level of written and verbal communication skills.

Desired Skills and Experience:

To be successful you will require a relevant qualification and experience working in Long Day Care, with a sound working knowledge of the NQF and EYLF. An understanding of the Reggio Emilia Philosophy will be an advantage, along with:

  • Current WWCC
  • Current Police Check
  • Current First Aid, Anaphylaxis and Asthma Certificates
  • Flexibility to work between 7:30am - 6:00pm 50 weeks per year, except Public Holidays 

Benefits Include:

  • Above Award Wages (Independent Schools Award) 
  • Monthly RDO (for full time staff)
  • Five weeks Annual Leave (pro rata for part time staff)
  • High quality and Excellent Resources
  • Excellent staff/child ratio
  • Supportive team
  • Staff Professional Development
  • Free parking on site, close to public transport

Please refer to the Position Description for full details of the position.  

All applicants are encouraged to submit a short Cover Letter along with your Resume and addressed to Cathy Tan, Business Manager.

Please indicate on your application, the role/s you are applying for.

Enquiries: Sarah Boardman, ELC Manager at: boardmansa@lauriston.vic.edu.au  or 9864 7621.

Applications close: 9:00am, Monday, December 4, 2023

Previous applicants who applied for our previous advertisement need not apply.

We will be shortlisting applications as we receive them, so these positions may be filled earlier than the closing date. 

Lauriston Girls’ School is a child safe organisation which welcomes all children, young people and their families. Lauriston Girls’ School has zero tolerance for child abuse. Everyone working at Lauriston Girls’ School is responsible for the care and protection of the children and young people within our care and reporting of information about suspected child abuse.  All members of staff share in the responsibility for the prevention and detection of child abuse and promptly raising any issues or concerns about a child’s safety. All staff are required to follow the School’s Child Safe policies and Child Safety Code of Conduct.

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