Preschool Director | Early Childhood Teacher

Arndu St Paul's Preschool
Location: Oatley, NSW
Date advertised: 19th June 2017
Job Type: Full time
Closing Date: 19 July 2017

Arndu St. Paul’s Preschool is a high quality, not for profit, Christian, community based preschool.

We pride ourselves in providing a high standard of care and educational services.

Arndu is rated as ‘Exceeding National Quality Standard’ by Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority (ACECQA).

About the role: 

The successful candidate will work full time within the Preschool, 3 days in the role of Director and 2 days teaching.

You will work alongside other educators, together within a team environment. 

An opportunity is available for an experienced and passionate Director to join our team of dedicated, qualified and inspiring educators in Oatley. 

Arndu St Paul’s Preschool is a 49-place service that operates 8.30am to 4pm in accordance with State school terms.

Your daily responsibilities will include:

  • Maintaining an outreach for Oatley Anglican Church in line with the vision and mission of the Preschool
  • Manage the day to day operations of the Preschool in line with Arndu association policies and procedures
  • Lead, support and motivate a large team of educators in providing the highest quality service
  • Manage rosters effectively
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with team members, parents, children and the wider Arndu community
  • Guiding Educators to best practice (taking the Educational Leader's role of the service)
  • Oversee expectation of Preschool presentation in internal/external play spaces
  • Participate in budget setting
  • Implementing and updating the QIP and related policies and procedures
  • Promote and market the service to increase utilisation, viability and manage the Preschool waiting list
  • Monitor all staff interactions to ensure they are in line with the EYLF and Arndu policies and procedures

A successful applicant will possess the following skills & experience:

  • Demonstrated Christian conviction
  • Completed Degree in Early Childhood or higher
  • Sound knowledge and implementation of the National Quality Framework
  • Current First Aid Certificate/Asthma & Anaphylaxis and CPR
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A strong ability to inspire, motivate and maintain a positive culture within our Preschool
  • Ability to plan, implement and oversee, a quality educational program in accordance with the Early Years Learning Framework and the National Quality Framework
  • Strong knowledge of computer skills
  • Experience with Assessment and Rating
  • Demonstrated leadership ability with large teams
  • Ability to relate to individuals of various ages, social and cultural backgrounds
  • Ability to effectively manage a team
  • Current driver license and working with children check

What we can offer you:

  • Support for a healthy work/life balance
  • Focus on professional development/ paid training
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Supportive management team
  • Team benefits and incentives
  • Supportive team environment
  • Great mentors
  • Above award wages
  • We are family friendly & provide discounted childcare
  • Regular team bonding activities
  • Great culture that is fun, professional and supportive of all team members

Applications:

Written applications, resume and Arndu questionnaire with at least 2 referees should be forwarded to the Management Committee: management@arndu.com

Closing date is 19th July 2017.