Early Childhood Teacher – ECT

‘Children must be taught how to think, not what to think’– Margaret Mead

The Harmony Difference

At Harmony Early Learning Journey, we nourish and encourage children from 6 weeks to 5 years to continue becoming the very person they are meant to be.  We are driven to cultivate a child’s self-awareness of their body, feelings, thoughts and attitudes. Our vision is to nurture the development that allows every child to grow into whoever they were born to be and discover their unlimited potential.

We are strong advocates for the child’s right to learn and embrace a holist approach to childcare, encompassing a connection of mind, body and spirit. We value collaborating over time, reflecting on our experiences and learning new ways to transform the teaching and learning process so as to improve our educational programs at our services overall.

Benefits of joining our team

  • Bonus incentive for ECTs delivering pre-school program
  • State-of-the-art environment that allows for exceptional learning and development 
  • Prospects for career progression 
  • Above award wages for the right applicant 
  • In-depth professional development and further education
  • Privately owned and not-corporatized – our focus is our people
  • Rewards for commitment and contribution
  • 75% discount on childcare fees
  • Opportunities to connect to the local community, through excursions. 
  • Kindergarten teacher meetings – come together once every 2 months to collaborate with our Head of Pedagogy, Educational leader and Kindergarten Teachers across the Harmony Network
  • Wellness program focusing on Move, Money, Munch and Mind
  • Expansive discount programs
  • Opportunities to advance your career within Harmony’s growing network
  • Access to Harmony’s Online Learning platform with 100s hours of professional development
  • Exclusive access to Harmony’s benefit platform, showcasing discounts for over 500+ retailers

  
Your Role

Harmony Bangalow is a 60-place centre with state-of-the-art facilities and beautiful outdoor areas for children and Educators to enjoy. In this significant and pivotal role as ECT, you will be responsible for:

  • Providing and preparing children with a high-quality readiness for school program as well as delivering on relevant state Kindergarten/Early Childhood guidelines and requirements 
  • Leading the development, planning and implementation of a quality early childhood education program within the requirements of the National Quality Framework including Approved Learning Frameworks, National Quality (NQS) and National Law and Regulations
  • Promoting positive outcomes for children and families, ensuring that children’s learning and development is guided by the learning outcomes of approved learning frameworks 
  • Researching best practice within the early childhood sector and applying your knowledge, sharing your understanding of curriculum frameworks and coach your team to deliver outstanding performance 
  • Consulting with the Nominated Supervisor to design, implement and evaluate a developmentally appropriate program for individual children or groups of children in care, which reflect the philosophy and goals of the centre.
  • Working in collaboration with the Service Centre Director and Educational Leader to ensure that Kindergarten funding expenditure and guidelines for studio including resource budget is allocated to appropriate areas such as learning provisions, equipment, educational resources whilst ensuring they are fit for purpose and intent
  • Leading, monitoring, supporting and encouraging the development of professional supportive relationships between Educators and parents at the Centre.

  
To be successful in this role, you will demonstrate: 

  • Previous experience in leading the development and implementation of the educational program including assessment, and the planning cycle 
  • Current Blue card
  • Current First Aid Certificate including asthma and anaphylaxis training 
  • Current recognised resuscitation certificate  
  • Hold an ACECQA-recognised Bachelor qualification that classifies you as an Early Childhood Teacher or be suitably working towards completing a Bachelor in Early Childhood Education or Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Education

  
Harmony values individuality and celebrates difference with a strong commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusion, offering a culturally and inclusive environment for all staff members, children, and their families.  
  
Want to know more? Give Nicole a call on 02 8319 5621 or email us on bangalow@harmonylearning.com.au

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