Preschool Teaching Assistant – temporary role, Periwinkle Preschool

Preschool Teaching Assistant – temporary role

FIXED TERM PART-TIME POSITION – MATERNITY LEAVE COVER STARTING TERM 2, 2024
POTENTIAL FOR EMPLOYMENT TO EXTEND BEYOND THE MATERNITY LEAVE.

8:15-4:15 Thursday, Friday, and alternating Wednesdays.

Applications close March 26, 2024.
Email applications to: lilly@periwinkle.nsw.edu.au

Inquiries: Call Lilly (Director) on 0423348053 or Greg Crowe (President of the Executive Management) on 0409448614

Remuneration above the Children’s Services Award.

Periwinkle is a well-established Steiner preschool in Sunrise Beach, Byron Bay. For the last 35 years it has offered a beautiful ‘home-away-from-home’ environment for children aged 3 – 5 years. Periwinkle values the importance of self-initiated play, artistic work, and household / gardening activities to meet the needs of this active and imitative stage of childhood. The daily rhythm explores the joyous and wondrous experience of the day, seasons, and special occasions through music, storytelling, and family festival celebrations.

Our education programs are guided by the indications of Rudolf Steiner and adhere to the National Quality Standards and Early Years Learning Framework. The ideal candidates will hold appropriate Early Childhood qualifications and certifications, with demonstrated experience in a Steiner preschool.

Please note, all applicants will be subject to a satisfactory Working with Children Check, as required under the Child Protection (Working With Children) Act 2012.

To apply, please forward:

  • Cover letter, clearly outlining how you meet all the requirements of the role
  • Current CV detailing your qualifications and experience;
  • Evidence of relevant qualifications and certifications (WWCC, First Aid, CERT 3/Dip/Bachelor);
  • Names and contact details of three professional referees;