Support Educator – (to assist with children with additional needs)
Person Responsible To:
Certificate III in Education Support and/ or Certificate III in Children’s Services or equivalent preferred but not essential
Apply First Aid
Emergency Asthma Management
First aid management of anaphylaxis
Industry Experience Required:
Yes , previous experience with children with additional needs
To provide a secure, nurturing caring environment for children within the centre.
To assist Team Leaders in the provision of quality care within the centre.
To provide active, adequate and efficient care to the children within your care.
Key Areas of Responsibility:
- Work in accordance with the Education and Care Services National Regulations 2011 and the National Law Act 2010.
- Participate in the implementation of the National Quality Standards.
- Participate in the implementation of the Early Years Learning Framework.
- Read, understand and implement the principles of the Centres Philosophy
- Understand and follow centre policies.
- To further develop skills by attending in services and professional development
- Assist in the delivery of a children’s services program.
- Implement an early childhood program under supervision.
- Assist in the preparation and implementation of programs suited to the needs of individual children and groups.
- To write learning stories and or take observations of individual children or groups to the Team Leader for the purpose of program planning.
- Undertake work with individual children with particular individual needs under the team leaders direction.
- Implement daily routines.
- Ensure the health and safety of each child.
- Give each child individual attention and comfort as required.
- Participate in the general daily cleaning of the centre.
- Accept guidance and direction from Team Leaders, Manager and Managing Director.
- Maintain confidentiality and maintain a professional attitude at all times.
Skills/Experience/Personal Qualities Required:
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Flexible and responsive to customer needs.
- Friendly and supportive approach to customers.
- Ability to respond to client queries with efficiency, care, courtesy and confidentiality.
- Ability to work as part of a team.
- Excellent phone skills.
- Ability to respond positively to change.
- Ability to manage own time and work effectively and efficiently.
- Ability to implement directions from staff members.
- Knowledge of health and safety requirements.
- Appreciation of needs of individuals, families and their values and beliefs.