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February

Childcare Centre Group Leader (Geelong)

Private Company - Lara, VIC

Education, Childcare & Training
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Childcare Centre Group Leader (Geelong)

HEI Schools is based on Finnish early education principles that emphasises play based learning and holistic child development, both physically and mentally. Finnish Early Childhood Education (Lara) Pty Ltd introduced the HEI program in 2019. We are now looking for a childcare centre group leader (Level 4.3 of Children’s Services Award 2010) to provide care and supervision to children in the childcare centre, located in Lara, Victoria.

This is a full-time position (38 hours per week) based in Geelong with the following requirements. The salary is $54,500 - $57,500 plus superannuation commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare all teaching necessities, such as teaching materials, tools, fun games and toys, for education and recreational activities to support education programs and activities for children.
  • Participate in all activities with the children, including teaching, reading and playing, and develop close relationships with them.
  • Execute designated activities with the children and make sure they are safe and engaged, especially during games, activities and exercises.
  • Supervise, monitor and nurture the manner and behavior of children, including guiding their social development.
  • Supervise the hygiene of children.
  • Demonstrate and provide guidance to develop a sense of social norms for children.
  • Ensure daily routine is implemented in accordance to learning and course plans, including supervising the daily routine of the children.
  • Create programs to teach Chinese characters and language to children.
  • Communicate with children in English and Chinese.
  • Ensure the room environment is clean.
  • Ensure the operation of the centre complies with the National Quality Framework across all related areas.

Position criteria

  • Preferably 5 years of overall experience working in childcare centre in the role of educator, room leader.
  • Customer service focused: committed to providing exceptional customer service across all channels – written, phone and face to face.
  • Communication: the ability to communicate clearly and concisely, varying communication style depending upon the audience.
  • Attention to detail: excellent attention to detail and written skills when communicating with others, both internally and externally.
  • Teamwork: willingness to assist and support others as required and get on with team members.
  • Time management/organisation: accomplish objectives effectively within time frame given and carry out administrative duties within portfolio in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Language skills: fluent in Mandarin and ability to communicate effectively, both written and oral, will be highly regarded.
  • Specific knowledge and skills: Experience in utilising painting, music and art works for children will be highly regarded. 

Qualifications

  • AQF Certificate III and at least two years of on the job training or AQF Certificate IV or at least three years of relevant employment experience.
  • Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care highly regarded.
  • Approved First Aid, CPR and Anaphylaxis and Asthma Certification.
  • Working with Children Check.

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume and working reference to us for our consideration. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.