Child Care Educator | KU Bilya Gulyangarri - Permanent, Part Time

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Work type: Permanent - Full Time, Permanent - Part Time
Location: NSW Regional - Blue Mountains & Central West
Categories: Certificate III Educator

  • 7.6 hours per day, Monday-Thursday role commencing early 2019
  • Sector leading pay and benefits
  • Opportunities for career enhancement, progression and development

The Role

We are seeking interested Certificate III qualified educators whose got the drive and passion to work in Early Childhood. The position we have on offer is a permanent role working Monday 7.5 hours per day Monday to Thursday. This will be ideal for an experienced and enthusiastic child focused educator who demonstrates initiative.

The Centre

KU Bilya Gulyangarri is an early childhood service catering for 20 children in North Katoomba in the beautiful Blue Mountains National Park. It is housed in a purpose built centre - full of natural light and with a playground that celebrates the huge gum trees that provide shade and habitat for native animals and birds. Our name “Bilya Gulyangarri” was given to us by the Elders in our community and means “place of laughing children” in Dharug Language.

The impact you’ll have

  • work as a member of a co-operative team in order to provide an appropriate educational program for the children within her/his care.
  • ensure that up to date records are maintained for each child under that persons care.
  • ensure that the policies of KU and the funding authorities are implemented in providing appropriate care and educational programs for children.

What we’re looking for?

We want you to be as passionate about early childhood education and as committed to achieving positive outcomes as we are. In addition you will have:

  • Current Working with Children Check.
  • Work rights to enable you to work in Australia
  • Recognised Certificate III in Children’s Services or similar as approved by Australian Children’s Education and Quality Authority (ACECQA)
  • Sound understanding of the Education and Care Services National Law (2010) and the Education and Care Services National Regulations (2011)
  • Working knowledge of the Early Years Learning Frameworks (EYLF)
  • Professional level of written and verbal communication skills
  • Current knowledge of Child Protection legislation and its implications for the care and protection of children
  • Demonstrated computer literacy skills 

Why join us?

KU has been recognised as a Winner of The Australian Business Awards for Employer of Choice in 2016, 2017 and 2018. At KU we want to make your work with us as interesting and rewarding as we possibly can. To encourage and support your professional journey, KU offers:

  • Sector leading employment conditions and pay within well-resourced and environmentally responsible workplaces
  • An outstanding professional learning program which includes access to a wide variety of pedagogical and corporate training workshops, courses and network meetings
  • Opportunities for career enhancement, progression and development
  • Leading edge technology
  • A commitment to innovative and child-focused research on curriculum development and the future innovations and trends in early childhood development 
  • Paid Parental Leave for all staff  
  • Coaching and mentoring from experienced colleagues 

The KU Difference:

  • We Reward - We offer sector leading pay and benefits including salary packaging and discounted private health insurance.
  • We Build Careers - We enable and encourage our people to grow and evolve with us
  • We Grow Our People - We provide opportunities to learn, grow and enhance your professional practice through KU’s high quality professional learning program
  • We Offer an Inclusive Culture - We’ve created a diverse and inclusive working culture with a shared vision and common values.

So, if the above resonates with you and you feel you can positively contribute to close-knit teams, please click 'apply now' to be taken to the application form!

For more information contact Anthony Robinson on Careers@ku.com.au or on 9268 3930

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