Early Childhood Intervention Teacher – SDN Early Childhood Links- Crows Nest

Early Childhood Intervention Teacher

SDN Early Childhood Links in Crows Nest


Location: Crows Nest

Closes: 22 November 2013

Status: Recruiting Now

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A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a part-time Early Childhood Teacher within our Early Childhood Links program currently located in Crows Nest. This role is to work 3 days per week – Thursdays, Fridays and one other flexible day.


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. With a team of dedicated professionals you will work closely with parents/carers to identify their goals for their children and their families and support them to achieve these in the setting of their choice, within the service of their choice. 


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, Friday 22nd November 2013.


Apply: http://www.sdn.org.au?site=aus/careers/job-vacancies/apply/22209/?site=aus



Crows Nest





Close Date: 22/11/2013


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