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Family Day Care Team Leader

Advertiser: Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited3.5 out of 53.5 overall rating (30 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
10 May 2019
Location
Horsham & Grampians
Work Type
Part Time
Classification
Education & Training, Childcare & Outside School Hours Care

Family Day Care Team Leader

  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Part Time, Maximum Term position up until end April 2020. 0.8 EFT (negotiable).
  • Opportunity to coach and mentor Family Day Care educators across the Wimmera Region

About Uniting
At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

We are proud to have been part of local communities for over 100 years delivering services across Victoria and Tasmania. With a team of 7,000 skilled and committed individuals we provide over 770 programs and services to people of all ages to learn, thrive and enjoy a healthy, happy life. We’re there for children, families, people with disability, older people and those experiencing homelessness, mental illness or drug and alcohol addiction.

Uniting is looking for great people who, like us, celebrate diversity and welcome everyone regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

Learn more
Visit: vt.uniting.org

About the opportunity

Family Day Care is an education and care service offering families affordable, personalised care by a qualified educator in a safe and nurturing home environment. Educators may care for up to 7 children at any one time, with no more than 4 children under school age. The service is for children from birth to 12 years.

 

The Family Day Care Team Leader will work in partnerships with educators, who are small business owners, to provide advice and assistance on the delivery of a quality home based education and care that is inclusive, developmentally and environmentally appropriate for children within their care.  Uniting is looking for the right person to build our service capacity, build service profile and market Family Day Care as the childcare provider of choice. 

You will make regular visits to our registered educators providing support for all the facets of family day care and the well-being of the children in care whilst ensuring all educators are compliant with all relevant laws, regulations and service policy. This role also encompasses the role of nominated supervisor and educational leader for the Family Day Care service.

Position Description

About you

We are seeking a highly motivated, innovative and experienced person in the field of education and care, in particular Family Day Care. This person will drive the business development of Family Day Care in a changing industry across the Wimmera.

Applicants must have the passion and ability to inspire, motivate and maintain a positive learning culture within the services for children, their families and colleagues and have a sound, practical working knowledge of the National Quality Framework and the Early Learning Framework. There is a requirement to travel to rural services.

How to apply

If this sounds like you, apply today by emailing the below to Careers@vt.uniting.org

  • Cover Letter
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)
  • Address the key/core selection criteria according to the position description

Get in touch

Rowena Wasley, Early Learning Coordinator on 03 5362 4010.

Applications for this position will close on 26 May 2019.

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Part Time, Maximum Term position up until end April 2020. 0.8 EFT (negotiable).
  • Opportunity to coach and mentor Family Day Care educators across the Wimmera Region

About Uniting
At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

We are proud to have been part of local communities for over 100 years delivering services across Victoria and Tasmania. With a team of 7,000 skilled and committed individuals we provide over 770 programs and services to people of all ages to learn, thrive and enjoy a healthy, happy life. We’re there for children, families, people with disability, older people and those experiencing homelessness, mental illness or drug and alcohol addiction.

Uniting is looking for great people who, like us, celebrate diversity and welcome everyone regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

Learn more
Visit: vt.uniting.org

About the opportunity

Family Day Care is an education and care service offering families affordable, personalised care by a qualified educator in a safe and nurturing home environment. Educators may care for up to 7 children at any one time, with no more than 4 children under school age. The service is for children from birth to 12 years.

 

The Family Day Care Team Leader will work in partnerships with educators, who are small business owners, to provide advice and assistance on the delivery of a quality home based education and care that is inclusive, developmentally and environmentally appropriate for children within their care.  Uniting is looking for the right person to build our service capacity, build service profile and market Family Day Care as the childcare provider of choice. 

You will make regular visits to our registered educators providing support for all the facets of family day care and the well-being of the children in care whilst ensuring all educators are compliant with all relevant laws, regulations and service policy. This role also encompasses the role of nominated supervisor and educational leader for the Family Day Care service.

Position Description

About you

We are seeking a highly motivated, innovative and experienced person in the field of education and care, in particular Family Day Care. This person will drive the business development of Family Day Care in a changing industry across the Wimmera.

Applicants must have the passion and ability to inspire, motivate and maintain a positive learning culture within the services for children, their families and colleagues and have a sound, practical working knowledge of the National Quality Framework and the Early Learning Framework. There is a requirement to travel to rural services.

How to apply

If this sounds like you, apply today by emailing the below to Careers@vt.uniting.org

  • Cover Letter
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)
  • Address the key/core selection criteria according to the position description

Get in touch

Rowena Wasley, Early Learning Coordinator on 03 5362 4010.

Applications for this position will close on 26 May 2019.

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

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