Preschool Liaison Officer

Preschool Liaison Officer
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Bega Valley Shire Council


Preschool Liaison Officer

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2 x Fixed Term Positions | Bega & Eden Locations Available
NSW Far South Coast location
The Bega Valley Shire is located in the south-eastern corner of New South Wales. The Shire is comprised of a mix of countryside, coastal areas and dispersed towns and localities. Bega Valley Shire Council currently employs over 400 staff and delivers services to approximately 33,000 residents.
THE ROLESBega Valley Shire Council (BVSC) is seeking two Preschool Liaison Officers to work with families and communities to promote the importance of preschool education and encourage future enrolments in preschool services.
One position will be based at Bandara Children’s Services (Bega) whilst the other will be based at Eden Childcare Centre (Eden). Please specify in your application if you would like to be considered for both position or alternatively, you can nominate your preferred location.
In this position you will be responsible for:
Perform outreach to playgroups and other services supporting parents of toddlers to educate and inform families about the importance of preschool education.
Support new families of children due to enrol in preschool with their orientation processes throughout the year.
Answer enquiries and assist with the completion of enrolment paperwork for families of children due to begin preschool.
Collect statistics and prepare reports about internal and external engagement activities.
Undertake regular project planning regarding outreach, engagement and pathways to preschool education.
ABOUT YOUWe are seeking two enthusiastic individuals who have a minimum qualification of a Certificate III in Children’s Services (or other relevant qualification) with three (3) years recent experience in an early childhood education setting.
In addition, you will have the following knowledge, skills and attributes;
Demonstrated understanding of the Early Years Learning Framework and the importance of preschool education to a child’s development
Demonstrated ability to form strong relationships with families, community members and service providers
Excellent written communication skills, including the ability to write reports and conduct evaluations
Possesses a high level of integrity and experience in working independently.
Current First Aid Certificate, Anaphylaxis and Asthma Management training.
Class C drivers licence
The two positions are fixed term part time contracts working 28 hours per week until 30/06/2020. Remuneration is $1138.60 per week (paid pro-rata) as per the Local Government (State) Award 2017, plus 9.5 % employer superannuation contribution.
Essential: Work in a manner consistent with BVSC organisational values and associated behaviours. Essential: Demonstrated understanding of the Early Years Learning Framework and the importance of preschool education to a child’s development.Essential: Demonstrated ability to form strong relationships with families, community members and service providers.Essential: Excellent written communication skills, including the ability to write reports and conduct evaluations.Essential: Skills in influencing, informing and promoting services to adults.Essential: Possesses a high level of integrity and experience in working independently. Essential: Three (3) years of recent experience in early childhood education (indicative). Essential: Additional skills, knowledge and qualifications that may be applicable to this position, such as experience processing childcare enrolment applications; marketing services; or working with Aboriginal communities. Essential: Minimum Certificate III in Children’s Services or other relevant qualificationEssential: NSW Working with Children Check clearance.Essential: Criminal Record Check clearanceEssential: Current First Aid Certificate, Anaphylaxis and Asthma Management trainingEssential: Completion of approved child protection trainingEssential: Class C drivers licenceEssential: Would you like to be considered for both Southern and Northern positions? If not, please specify.


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