• Permanent
  • Mildura

Shine Bright EYM Mildura – Early Childhood Teacher and Diploma

Start: Immediate

Award: VECTEA 2020

Locations for Permanent Positions: 

  • Early Childhood Teacher at Irymple Kindergarten (Thursday and Friday sessions) – 15.00 hours per week – Immediate Start
  • Early Childhood Teacher at St Margaret’s Kindergarten (Tuesday and Thursday sessions) – 22.50 hours per week – Immediate Start
  • Permanent Relief Diploma Educator (Tuesday) – 8.50 hours per week – Immediate Start. May be combined with other advertised positions.
  • Diploma Educator at St Margaret’s Kindergarten (Tuesday and Thursday Lunch Covers) – 3.00 hours per week – Term 3 Start

Our mission is to make every moment matter.

Shine Bright EYM is one of Central and Northern Victoria’s leading not-for-profit, community based early year’s education providers.  Our vision is to be an organisation that champions for children now, for a better tomorrow through ‘The Shine Bright Way’.  

Shine Bright EYM core purpose is to foster a healthy and active early childhood community working together to provide quality education and care for young children. Each kindergarten has an Educational Leader supported by a team comprised of Bachelor, Diploma and/or Certificate 3 Qualified Staff. We also have a designated Early Years Advisor (Bachelor Trained and Experienced) for each kindergarten who actively supports the staff through regular visits.

We offer: 

  • Above-award rates for Diploma Educators.
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Proactive wellbeing support
  • Supportive Employee Assistance Program.
  • Uniform allowance and employee referral program
  • Collaborative culture which is supported by the educational team at the service, and Early Years Advisors.

About the roles: 

Early Childhood Teacher:

The Teacher provides high quality developmentally appropriate, educational programs for kindergarten aged children in accordance with the National Quality Framework and Early Years Learning Framework. To be responsible for developing and providing an educational program which contributes to the following outcomes for each child as per the Education and Care Services National Regulations Reg. 73

  • The child will have a strong sense of identity
  • The child will be connected with and contribute to his/her world
  • The child will have a strong sense of wellbeing
  • The child will be a confident and involved learner
  • The child will be an effective communicator

The teacher meets regularly with Educational Leader to discuss the development, implementation and critical reflection of the educational program. As the Teacher you will develop collaborative relationships with families that supports and values families’ expertise and beliefs and allows for families to contribute to decision making about their child’s learning and wellbeing. You will also develop collaborative relationships with colleagues to support the further development of skills and improve practice.

About you:

To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • Holding a Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (ACECQA approved)
  • A VIT Registration
  • A strong understanding of the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF), National Quality Standards (NQS) and Australian Teaching Standards

Diploma Educator

Providing quality education and care to children and supports learning outcomes in accordance with the National Quality Standards and Early Years Learning Framework. In collaboration with the teacher, the Diploma Educator documents the educational program including assessments of each child’s developmental needs, interests, experiences and their participation in the program. As the Diploma Educator you will develop collaborative relationships with families that supports and values families’ expertise and beliefs and allows for families to contribute to decision making about their child’s learning and wellbeing. You will also develop collaborative relationships with colleagues to support the further development of skills and improve practice.

The successful candidate will be a qualified Early Childhood Educator with a passion to educate children and work in a collaborative manner with their colleagues. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate their professionalism, flexibility, leadership, ability to work with others and to foreground First Nations perspectives in their pedagogy and practice.

  • Qualification in Early Childhood (or ACECQA approved equivalent)
  • Strong knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standards
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Experience working with children essential.
  • Experience working in kindergarten settings desirable.

The Shine Bright Way

The Shine Bright Way was originally developed to allow our educators to focus on the real work of being with children and making every moment matter in an ever-changing environment. It is who we are, our philosophy and want we want to be known for.

Every Moment Matters​ is at our centre.​ Surrounded by ​Keeping the Joy​. Enabled by:​

  1. Professionalism
  2. Collaborative Generative Thinking​
  3. Open to Complexity​
  4. Meaningful Documentation
  5. Foregrounding First Nations ​Perspectives

How to apply?

If you are interested in joining the Shine Bright team, please submit your resume to hr@shinebright.org.au. Shine Bright EYM is a committed Child Safety Employer. Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander persons are encouraged to apply.

Our website: https://www.shinebright.org.au/home/careers/careers-with-shine-bright/

Our philosophy: https://www.shinebright.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2023/10/The-Shine-Bright-Way.pdf

Shine On Podcast: https://linktr.ee/shineon_podcast

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To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@shinebright.org.au.

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