Early Childhood Teacher - Mother Teresa Early Learning Centre - Harrison ACT

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Work type: Temporary
Location: Mother Teresa Primary (Harrison)
Categories: Teacher

Location: Harrison, ACT
Employment Type: Part-time, Temporary (38 hours per fortnight for 12 months, with possible extension) 
Salary: $71,428 - $119,707 (based on skills and experience) (pro-rata paid for part-time appointments)
Start Date:
 January, 2022
Closing Date: 11.55pm, Sunday 23 January 2022

Mother Teresa School caters for students from four years of age, where students are enrolled in our Early Learning Centre, to students in Year Six. Our school motto “do small things with great love” inspires us to care for fellow members of our school community as well as reach out into the wider community. The School prides itself on the diverse range of activities it offers students and this is due to the generosity and expertise of the staff.  

About the Role

The position exists for an Early Childhood Teacher to join our inclusive and welcoming community. To be successful in this role, the Early Childhood Teacher will provide high quality nature and play based learning for children attending preschool at Mother Teresa Early Learning Centre, Harrison.

Essential Criteria

  • A willingness to support the ethos and mission of Catholic education.

  • Successful experience in implementing the Early Years Learning Framework’s play based curriculum and nature play to provide high quality educational programs for groups of preschool children.

  • Commitment to providing inclusive programs which are based on the recorded observations and interpretation of children’s responses, needs and interests.

  • Experience in assessing and responding to the developmental needs of children.

  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills.

  • An awareness of the National Quality Framework and Early Years Learning Framework.

  • Commitment and ability to work in a cohesive team.

  • Commitment to individual development and improvement within the field of Early Childhood education.

  • An understanding of the implications of legal, employment and child protection policies.

Please refer to the role description for an in-depth detail regarding criteria and skill set required.

Please note: This position involves work in an ACT school.  The appointment of successful applicants is subject to compliance with Public Health (ACT School or Early Childhood Education and Care Workers COVID-19 Vaccination) Emergency Direction 2021. Individuals who are appointed to a position in a ACT school are required to have either received two doses of COVID-19 vaccine, or have obtained an approved medical contraindication certificate. Individuals are required to present evidence of either their vaccination status or a medical contraindication certificate to their school to be able to work in a ACT school.


Application Process

Applications are invited from interested candidates able to demonstrate a commitment to the vision of Catholic Education.

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and current resume including a statement of suitability against the skills, attributes and experience as outlined in the Position Description.

This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child related employment in accordance with CE policy.

For further information about the School please visit our website. Information about Catholic Education Archdiocese of Canberra & Goulburn can be accessed here.

Position specific queries: Please contact Amy Thomas on 02 6241 3211 or via email amy.thomas@cg.catholic.edu.au

Application queries: Please contact the Recruitment Team on 02 6234 5427 or via email Recruitment@cg.catholic.edu.au

Position Description

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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