Shine Bright EYM – Swan Hill Permanent Relief Diploma Position Available

Position: Permanent Relief Diploma Educator (Part Time) – 34.00 hours per week (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)

Location: Swan Hill Region

Employment conditions: Permanent ongoing under VECTEA 2020

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.
  • A supportive environment, where your professional development will be encouraged.
  • Supportive Employee Assistance Program.
  • Uniform allowance and employee referral program.

About the role:

A permanent relief educator’s primary function is to support services by filling relief positions across all services in their region. This position is a Shine Bright EYM initiative to ensure support to our services and the prevention of closures, whereby the permanent relief educator will be directed to the role of most need. Where no relief is booked on their days of work, the permanent relief educator will provide additional support to their homebase kindergarten (above ratio). As a diploma educator the permanent reliever will provide quality education and care to children and supports learning outcomes in accordance with the National Quality Standards and Early Years Learning Framework.

About you:

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.

  • Diploma in Early Childhood (or ACECQA approved equivalent)
  • Strong knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standards
  • Current Victorian Working with Children Check
  • Experience working with children essential.
  • Experience working in kindergarten settings desirable.
  • This role requires travel across the region.

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

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

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