Person in Charge, Long Day Program ELC (Sandringham)

We are thrilled to announce an exciting opportunity to be a part of our dedicated Firbank team as we embark on a journey of transformation and growth! Are you ready to embark on a journey of innovation and excellence in early childhood education? At Firbank Grammar Early Learning Centre, we ae undergoing a significant restructure that has paved the way for numerous exciting job opportunities within our centres. Our commitment to providing the highest quality early childhood education has led to this transformative change, and we are seeking passionate, dedicated professionals to join us in shaping the future of our Early Learning Centre. If you are passionate about early childhood education, dedicated to nurturing young minds, and eager to be a part of a dynamic and supportive team, we invite you to explore the various roles we have available.Overview:Firbank Grammar School is looking for an energetic, caring and enthusiastic ELC specialist to work with our amazing team in our Long Day Care program.The role of the Early Learning Centre Long Day Program Coordinator is to plan, prepare, implement and evaluate a developmentally appropriate program for our before school, after school and holiday programs. Supported by a team of professional, caring and enthusiastic early childhood qualified staff, you will overlook the operations and routines of this important part of our Firbank ELC program. It is expected that you will demonstrate effective knowledge of the National Quality Framework and embed this understanding in your practice.Key Responsibilities:Oversee the ELC Long Day Program (incorporating ELC Holiday Program), developing and evaluating the program, and promoting the program to familiesImplement and record an appropriate food program in consultation with the ELC AdministratorCreate a holiday program with incursion sourcing and bookingsActively contribute to the development of a strong, collaborative, and supportive teamEnsure that all regulations and laws are adhered to and documents are filled in accordance to policies and procedures.Be actively involved as part of a collaborative team in assessing the service against the NQS to identify which practices can, or should, be improved uponBe involved in and contribute to the service QIPESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONSRelevant Early Childhood Education qualification or ACECQA approved Diploma or Certificate III Qualification Current VIT Registration or Working with Children CheckEffective knowledge of the Early Years Learning FrameworkSound knowledge of the National Quality Framework and RegulationsKEY ATTRIBUTESPassion for creating engaging and inspiring programs for young childrenFlexibleWell-presentedAbility to communicate in a professional and courteous mannerEffective organisational and time management skills, with an ability to prioritise and manage multiple tasks Demonstrated ability to operate with the utmost integrity at all times Full time (48 weeks) ongoing position, commencing in 2024.About Firbank Grammar SchoolFor more than 110 years Firbank Grammar has been at the forefront of teaching and learning, providing exceptional education and outstanding opportunities to its students. We offer world-class learning programs, activities and facilities to give our students the very best launchpad into the future. As a leading independent school in Melbourne, our students consistently achieve outstanding results both academically and in their co-curricular pursuits and are a part of a vibrant, kind and inclusive community.Firbank Grammar is committed to ensure all relevant Child Protection and Safety laws, Ministerial Orders, regulations and standards in Victoria are upheld. Why join Firbank?Beautiful grounds and environmentsInclusive and supportive cultureFantastic opportunity to work in a highly regarded independent school in BrightonAccess to professional developmentSalaries and packages paid well above Award levelClose to public transport12 month ‘Life Leave’ opportunitiesFour weeks Annual LeaveSix days ‘free/bonus annual leave’ on set calendar daysThree weeks of Personal (Sick/Carers) LeaveEmployee Assistance Program (EAP)Paid parental and partner leave schemesStaff social groups and eventsStaff discounts for incredible School productionsPosition Description AUD Sandringham 3191