Early Childhood Teacher

Job Title: Early Childhood Teacher
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dandenong, Victoria
Industry: Allied Health
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date:
Reference: ECT Dand_1584421461
Contact Name: Permanent Team
Contact Email:
Job Published: Mar 17, 2020

Job Description

We are currently seeking a number of early childhood teachers with a Bachelor qualification and experience working with children aged 0-6 years. We are also seeking passionate and engaging individuals from the following disciplines; Occupational therapy, Psychology, Social Work and Speech Pathology.

Various locations across Melbourne's inner and outer suburbs, including some rural locations out to the East.

Please note, the role requires outreach work so if you are based at Heatherton/Frankston/Cranbourne, then you will be expected to travel across the south region. If you have any queries about travel distances, please let us know.

The Role

The Early Childhood Early Intervention Coordinator will be part of a trans-disciplinary team responsible for the delivery of the NDIS ECEI approach. You will be part of a team delivering office, phone and community based support, working closely with families and other professionals to assess and identify the service and support needs for children with possible developmental delays, and then set goals that will assist the child in day to day environments. The role will use a family centred approach to gather information to identify the appropriate pathways for children and their families. This can include access to the NDIS, short term interventions or community and mainstream supports.

The suitable candidate will be:

  • Degree qualified in an appropriate allied health discipline; occupational therapy, speech pathology, psychology, social work, or early childhood education
  • New graduates welcome to apply
  • Eligible for registration under one of the following: APHRA, AASW, SPA, VIT or equivalent professional membership
  • Able to demonstrate previous experience working with children between the ages of 0-6 years
  • Able to demonstrate experience in a similar role (desirable not essential)
  • Willing to undergo a National Police Check & Working with Children's Check

To apply:

People with a lived experience of disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Tradewind Australia is an equal opportunities employer.

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