Early Childhood Intervention Teacher

Early Childhood Intervention Teacher

SDN Early Childhood Links, Mascot

 

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a part-time Early Childhood Teacher within our Early Childhood Links program currently located in Mascot. This role is to work 4 days per week (days of work negotiable) and is on a fixed terms contract until the end June 2014 (possibility to extend).

 

The role

 

In this role you will bring your passion for working with children to our multi-disciplinary team to provide quality learning and development outcomes for children, from birth to eight, with disability and/or developmental delays. You will work closely with a team of dedicated professionals to build the capacity of the Early Childhood sector to support the inclusion of children with a disability into their community.

 

The program

 

Early Childhood Links aims to:

  • Build knowledge, skills and capabilities of staff in mainstream settings or community based activities to include children with disability.
  • Facilitate links between families & services so that families can access and participate in community activities.
  • Assist children with disability to access therapy supports.
  • Support transitional pathways for families and children into mainstream settings.

 

About you

 

You will have:

  • Early Childhood trained teacher with qualifications and experience.
  • Experience working effectively with children with disabilities or development delays in mainstream services and inclusive settings using strengths-based, family centred and activity based approaches.
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of play based early childhood intervention practices
  • Committed to the inclusion of children from birth to 8 years with a disability or developmental delays in mainstream children’s services.
  • Demonstrated skills working in a trans-disciplinary and multi-agency environment with the ability to form effective and positive working relationships;
  • Demonstrated ability to use strategies that help strengthen parent’s capacity to meet the learning needs of their child.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a trans-disciplinary and multi-agency environment
  • Demonstrated ability and/or understanding of coaching, facilitating and bridging approaches to build the capacity of adults working in centres with young children
  • Excellent influencing and negotiation skills and problem solving approaches;

 

Our culture

 

SDN’s values and philosophy are at the heart of everything we do. If you share our values and believe that through working together we can make the world a better and more equitable place then we want to hear from you!

 

Next steps

 

For further information, please contact Amy Fossett; Recruitment Advisor on (02) 9213 2414.  Applications must address the selection criteria and should be received by close of business, Tuesday 29th October 2013.

 

Apply via: http://www.sdn.org.au/careers/job-vacancies/early-childhood-intervention-teacher-%E2%80%93-sdn-early-childhood-links/?site=aus

 

Please mention ‘TES Australia’ when applying for this role.

 

Close Date: 29/10/2013

 

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