Educational Leader – Coventry -Melbourne

Opened 231 days ago
Closes 23 March 2022
Melbourne Metro, Victoria
Educational Leader
$28 - $35 depending on experience

Located near the botanic gardens in Melbourne, you’ll find One Tree Defence Childcare Unit Coventry. This centre is designed to support local defence families as well as the wider community.  There is a long day care, kindergarten program, nursery, toddler room and pre-school functions available onsite.

Are you a great communicator who’s passionate about helping children learn, grow and play? Then, we’re passionate about you. Join One Tree as an Educational Leader and you’ll join a big-hearted organisation that’s on a mission to transform challenges into possibilities for children. Our talented, professional team (and your new co-workers) take inspiration from child-centred approaches when creating programs.

We think our people are pretty special. Work with us to get:

  • More money in your pocket every week thanks to salary packaging
  • Access to our childcare subsidy to reduce childcare costs for your family
  • Rewards for every year you spend at One Tree. Including extra sick leave, extra annual leave, Qantas frequent flyer points and more
  • Supportive online induction to help you feel comfortable from day one
  • Learn at your pace with online specially designed courses
  • Free and confidential counselling for you and your immediate family through the One Tree Employee Assistance Program
  • Professional development tailored to you. Includes coaching, supervision, online and face to face coaching sessions and additional training
  • Face-to-face training and mentoring from Regional Managers
What you’ll do:
  • You will have the ability to design and implement a vibrant curriculum where each child’s current knowledge, ideas, culture, abilities, and interests are the foundation of a play-based program
  • You will be able to place the needs of children and their community at the centre of practice, while aligning with approved Early Learning and Development Frameworks and the National Quality Standards, as well as One Tree’s policies and procedures
  • You have the capacity to build a culture of reflective practice and continuous improvement
  • You will find Creative solutions
  • Have open-mindedness and patience
  • Positive team and family spirit
  • An unwavering passion for children, their learning and care

What you’ll bring:

  • Diploma in Early Childhood
  • Working with Children Card
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Creative solutions

One Tree is a national not for profit offering early childhood education, out of school hours care, community services, registered early childhood training, and professional support. As a team, we’re determined to lead, meet the challenge, and work together. That’s how we turn challenges into possibilities for children and families, every single day.
Our diverse team is 800+ strong and work in all corners of our country. From regional towns to remote communities and cities, we’re proud to provide 53 services in the places that need it most. If you’re looking to make a difference in your life and the lives of others, then One Tree is the place to be.

Send us a cover letter along with your updated resume to apply for this amazing opportunity. Applications will close when an ideal candidate is found, apply as soon as possible to be considered.
Call us on (03) 8311 6203  for more information.

One Tree Community Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer supporting diversity in the workplace and Indigenous applicants are encouraged to apply.