Educator – Occasional Care Service

Employer: Micah Projects

Region: Brisbane

Closing Date: 5 August 2020

Job Description:

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Micah Projects delivers a licensed Occasional Care Service at our Wellspring Children and Families’ Hub (the Hub), providing flexible care to children aged birth to 5 years.   The service is centre-based and available to children of young parents, families experiencing crisis, homelessness, poverty and/or violence and receiving support to address these.  The Hub will also support the delivery of visiting services and clinics and targeted early childhood groups.

Occasional Care services provide education and care to children primarily on an ad hoc or casual basis, where:

• children are under school age; and

• the service does not offer full-time or all-day education and care to children on an ongoing basis.

The service will offer a play-based curriculum in line with the Early Years Learning Framework for Australia. In addition to age appropriate early childhood education sessions, the centre will also promote parent-child interaction and development-centred parenting.

Micah Projects is a community based not-for-profit organisation with a vision to create justice and respond to injustice at the personal, social, and structural levels in church, government, business and society. We believe that every child and adult has the right to a home, an income, healthcare, education, safety, dignity, and connection with their community of choice. Micah Projects provides a range of support and advocacy services to individuals and families.

Micah Projects is seeking an Educator to join the Occasional Care Service. As an Educator you will assist in the delivery of a high-quality and flexible early childhood occasional care service that is responsive to the needs of individual children and their families.

This is a fixed term, part time position to 30 September 2020 with the possibility to extend. Hours of work are 2 days/week, Weds & Thurs: 7.30am – 4.30pm, for a minimum of 17.2 hours per week. This position is classified under the Children’s Services Award at a Level 3.4.

Applications close Wednesday, 5 August 2020 at 5pm. 

 

To be considered for this position, you must follow these steps:

1. Copy and paste the following link in to your web browser: https://micahprojects.applynow.net.au/jobs/MICAH137

2. Enter your Personal Details and answer the questions that make up the Selection Criteria.

3. Upload your resume and cover letter when prompted.

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Name: Annabel Nichols