Due to expansion of our services within the Hunter Region, we are looking for a number of experienced Early Childhood Inclusion Support Teachers to join the team at Early Links in our Maitland, Kurri Kurri and Muswellbrook Offices.
Early Links is an Early Intervention and Disability Inclusion Support Service offering support for people of all ages with a disability in the Lower and Upper Hunter regions.
Joining Early Links
Our service offers dynamic, professionally rewarding team environments. Staff are provided with competitive salaries, generous working conditions, including a paid lunch break, and flexible work arrangements to assist you in meeting your personal and professional needs. As a not-for-profit organisation, we offer generous salary packaging. Our team is offered opportunities for professional development to support and nurture your passion for the work that you do. Our team thrives in an environment where they are encouraged to be innovative and creative in meeting our clients’ and their families’ needs. Ongoing mentoring and support will help you achieve success and facilitate your professional growth and development.
- Not-for-profit salary packaging
- Paid lunch break
- 7.5 hour days
- Competitive pay rate
We are looking for Early Childhood Inclusion Support Teachers who are passionate about the Early Intervention National Best Practice model and reaching the best outcomes for our participants and their families.
As an Early Childhood Inclusion Support Teacher, you will:
- Employ a holistic approach to supporting families and children to achieve outcomes
- Build strong, effective relationships
- Support families to build capacity to meet the goals of children
- Build capacity of services and schools to support the inclusion of children with a disability
- Work within a collaborative team with other health professionals (i.e. Speech Therapist, Occupation Therapists)
- Work with other services and agencies to achieve the best outcomes for children and families (i.e. DCJ, Family Support and Out-of-Home Care Services)
- Be responsible for Key Worker duties
- Supporting families to navigate the complexities associated with family life
- Develop programs, goals and documentation
To be successful in the role, you’ll need the following:
- Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education or equivalent
- A minimum of 5 years of experience working in Early Childhood roles
- Knowledge of Key Worker model and working with a multidisciplinary team is highly desirable but not essential
- Able to work both independently and within a team
- Able to build and maintain positive, effective relationships
- Be an excellent communicator
- Ability to work with complex clients and situations
Please note that this position will require you to have a Working with Children Check, NDIS worker screening check, Criminal History Check, First Aid Certificate and Driver’s License. If you don’t currently have these, that’s ok, but you’ll need to have them before you start.
If this sounds like your perfect role, we’d love to hear from you!
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