Early Childhood Educator
North West Sydney & Hills Region, New South Wales
Lifestart is a leading provider of specialised therapy and support for children and young people (aged 0-24yrs) living with disability. We are passionate about and committed to ensuring all children and young people are able to participate inclusively and meaningfully in their community.
About the Role
Lifestart will be delivering services under the NSW Department of Education under the Start Strong Pathways initiative. The Start Strong Pathways program will help provide educational supports for very young children prior to preschool enrolment, strengthen the engagement of children within these services, and help promote the importance of early childhood education to parents.
We are seeking an Early Childhood Educator to be a part of our small, dynamic team supporting a responsive and integrated model where staff respond to the individual needs of each child with a disability or additional needs and their family/carers in order to connect and engage them with early learning opportunities outside the home and support pathways to preschool. Focus areas will align with the three core objectives of the Start Strong Pathway program:
Further information about the initiative can be found here: https://education.nsw.gov.au/early-childhood-education/operating-an-early-childhood-education-service/grants-and-funded-programs/start-strong-pathways#3.2
This is a contracted position to 30 June 2020 supporting the North West and Hills region of Sydney.
Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience:
Sound knowledge of the National Guidelines for Best Practice in Early Childhood Intervention and Early Years Learning Framework is desirable.
Why become a Lifestaffer?
At Lifestart, we value and support our people. In addition to the standard employment conditions, we offer:
To apply, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and include a cover letter addressing the selection criteria and an updated CV.
For further information regarding working with us or to view the position statement please visit www.lifestart.org.au or contact our Recruitment Team on (02) 9364 0111.
Close date: 14 December 2018
Lifestart welcomes applications from culturally and linguistically diverse candidates, suitably qualified people who may have a disability and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.
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