Lead Educator (Childcare)

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About us

Ramahyuck District Aboriginal Corporation (RDAC) was established as an Aboriginal Community Controlled organisation in 1992 to improve the social, health and economic outcomes for Aboriginal people.  RDAC is a leading provider of primary health care and related social and family support services to Aboriginal people and communities across Gippsland. RDAC’s services are provided at the following locations: Sale and Morwell. RDAC’s services include: general practice; health assessment and education; dental, audiology; chronic disease management; drug and alcohol counselling; child and family services; child and maternal health; home and community care; immunisation and vaccinations; social and emotional wellbeing support and counselling; allied health; client transport and corporate services; child care service and Aboriginal Best Start program

The Centre

Gunai Lidj Child Care Centre offers a culturally specific Long Day Care program, Before and After school program and a School Holiday program, we also offer monthly Maternal Health Visits and 2 to 3 Dental check ups throughout the year. These programs support the needs of parents and it offers developmentally appropriate programs for all the children at Gunai Lidj MACS. The philosophy at Gunai Lidj is to offer children and parents an environment that is safe, hygienic, stimulating, respectful and one that values the children’s individual differences.

About the role

Full time 38 hours per week – Part time negotiable

Based in Morwell VIC 3840

Salary amount is based on qualifications & experience in the field

The Childcare Educator is responsible for Ensuring that children attending care have stimulating, positive experiences and interactions that will foster all aspects of their development. Creating a culturally friendly, safe working environment for children, parents, primary care givers, other staff and visitors to the centre.

Key requirements for the role

  1. Minimum Diploma Early Childhood Education & Care
  2. Full Vaccination against COVID-19 (3 doses)
  3. Current Working with Children’s Check
  4. Current Police Check or willingness to undergo
  5. Satisfactory pre employment drug and alcohol screening

Benefits and perks

  • Enjoy working in a community controlled organisation
  • Expand your professional and cultural knowledge by working with the local Aboriginal community
  • Further your career working in a regional setting close to rivers, ocean and mountains
  • Salary packaging benefits up to $15,900 per year available, including general PBI salary sacrifice and meal entertainment
  • Work for a well-respected not-for-profit organisation that is developing some exciting projects and is in a growth phase

How to apply

The Key Selection Criteria must be addressed for applications to be accepted

Applicants will be shortlisted as received 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply

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