Kindergarten Teacher

Website Chairo Christian School

Chairo Christian School, VIC

Kindergarten Teacher

Large multi-campus Christian school

Ongoing part-time (3 days per week)

Drouin East location

Job Ref: DE2203

Chairo Christian School is a non-denominational Christian school with 1,700 Kinder to Year 12 students attending five picturesque campuses in West and South Gippsland, the Latrobe Valley and the south-eastern outskirts of Melbourne

Our mission is to provide excellence in Christ-centred education in partnership with families within a caring Christian community. In doing this, we aim to prepare students thoroughly for further study, careers, service and life in general.

We are currently seeking to appoint a Kindergarten Teacher to commence in the K4 (four-year-old) kindergarten program at our Drouin East campus in Term 2 this year. Responsible to the Head of Kindergartens, the main role of the Kindergarten Teacher is to ensure that the curriculum is delivered well, and that their classroom is administered and operated within the guidelines and policies set by the Board and Executive Leadership.

Some other responsibilities include:

·         Providing a godly example to students and fellow staff members through their teaching practice, manner, relationships and general lifestyle

·         Supporting, encouraging and nurturing students

·         Being responsible for devising and carrying out daily activities to fulfil the aims and objectives set out in the Chairo Kinder Educational Policies and Mission Statement

·         Actively initiating and engaging in positive communication with students, parents and staff members

Having obtained tertiary qualifications and experience in early childhood education, the successful candidate will also possess the following important characteristics:

·         Demonstrated commitment to the school’s Statement of Faith

·         Appropriate registration and compliance with the standards of Professional Practice as required by the Victorian Institute of Teaching

·         Thorough knowledge of the Victorian Early Years Learning and Quality Improvement frameworks, as well as the practice principles

·         Well-informed understanding of current educational practices and philosophies, including within Christian schools and kindergartens

·         Sound knowledge of teaching from a Christian worldview perspective

The safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all our students is a high priority. As part of our recruitment process, Chairo undertakes rigorous reference and background checking, including Working with Children and Police Record checks. Before applying, applicants are requested to review Chairo’s Child Safety booklet.

Please note that under the current Pandemic (Workplace) Order 2022 authorised by the Minister of Health of the Victorian Government, all staff members employed to work at Chairo Christian School are required to be fully vaccinated (triple dosed) against COVID-19.

Applications for this position should be made by completing an online application and submitting this, together with your covering letter and resume, at www.chairo.vic.edu.au/careers.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 15 May.

To apply for this job please visit www.chairo.vic.edu.au.

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