Kindergarten Teacher (Undefined)

Job posted: 15/05/2024
Applications close: 29/05/2024 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Parkville

Job type: Ongoing - Full Time

Organisation: The Royal Children's Hospital

Salary: $64,147 - $64,147

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Reference: 11764

Reference: 11764

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: $64,147 - $64,147

Work location: Melbourne | Parkville

About the Role:

This is a Permanent position at 76 per fortnight within Early Learning.

You will be responsible for leading the provision of high-quality early childhood education and care, including developing positive relationships with children, families, educators and the community. You will lead a team of educators to implement a developmentally based curriculum that meet the needs of children, in accordance with the services philosophy, procedures and policies. Your role operates within a team environment and reports to the Manager.

What you’ll achieve:

  • Lead a team of educators in the preparation, implementation and reflection of the curriculum cycle for individual and groups of children, with reference to the EYLF and developmentally appropriate practice.
  • Guide co-educators in the use of effective teaching strategies, including intentional teaching and reflective practice
  • Advocate for the importance of high quality early education in the community, and build connections with local resources/networks/organisations.
  • Maintain positive communication with families, children, educators and other hospital staff at all times.
  • Respect children’s rights, and engage them in shared decision-making

Classification for this position will be CS46

Your skills and experience:

  • Must have a working understanding of the Early Years Learning Framework and the application of this document in practice, as well as an in-depth understanding of the National Quality Standards, Education and Care Services National Law and Regulations 2011, and Code of Ethics; and the implications of these in practice
  • Must have demonstrated experience in curriculum development, including in the planning, implementation and reflection of the curriculum cycle
  • Must have well-developed communication and organisational skills and a flexible approach to services provision
  • Must have interpersonal skills and a positive approach to working with children, families, educators, other professionals and the community
  • Ability to contribute to a productive team culture and to provide role modelling as appropriate

If this sounds like you, click here to view the position description.

About Early Learning:

The Royal Children's Hospital Early Learning is registered for 159 equivalent full time children between 6 weeks and 5 years of age. Places are allocated to the Royal Children's Hospital employees, whilst our Kindergarten is open to the wider community. We are an 'Exceeding' accredited service, utilising hospital and community resources within the City of Melbourne.

What we offer:

  • Salary Packaging – Increase your take home pay!
  • Culture of continuous improvement

Other requirements:

  • Current National Criminal Record Check, or willing to obtain
  • Valid Working with Children Check and VIT
  • Compliance with RCHs “Staff Immunisation - Prevention of Vaccine Preventable Diseases” procedure

Application process:

To apply, you will need a resume and a tailored cover letter outlining your skills, experience, and suitability for the position in line with the requirements of the position description.

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately, we encourage you to apply promptly!

For more information about this position please contact  Courtney Caligiore, Acting Manager, Ph: 93455370, courtney.caligiore@rch.org.au 

Why work at the RCH?

RCH enjoys high employee engagement and is committed to staff safety and a positive culture through enactment of our Compact. We offer the opportunity to work in world-class facilities,  surrounded by Royal Park and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.

We also offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, and an award-winning health and wellbeing program.

The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse background,  all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability.

It is a requirement of your employment that you be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, and Influenza annually for Category A and B roles, in compliance with any public health orders in place at the relevant time, unless you have a medical exception in line with those public health orders, which has been accepted by The Royal Children’s Hospital.  Applicants will be required to provide their Australian Government Immunisation History Statement, it is a requirement of the RCH to collect, record and hold vaccination information.

It is also a requirement of your employment that you comply with any direction given by The Royal Children’s Hospital that you be vaccinated against, or prove immunity to, any other disease, unless you have a relevant exemption

Are you ready to join our team? 

 Apply online by clicking on the “Apply” button

Applications close 29 May 2024

Kindergarten Teacher (Undefined)

Job type:

Ongoing - Full Time

Job classification:



courtney.caligiore@rch.org.au - Courtney Caligiore - 93455370

Kindergarten Teacher (Undefined)