Inclusion Professional

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Communicare
Geraldton, Australia

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Inclusion Professional

Job ID: 10874
Job Views: 19
Location: Geraldton
Post Code: 6530
Category: Community Services
Employment Type: Part-time
Posted: 06/05/2024

Description:

The Role:

Are you ready for a new challenge? We have a rewarding position that entails providing support to educators and services throughout the Midwest as they embark on or advance their inclusion journey.

We are currently seeking a passionate Inclusion Professional to join the Inclusion Support team.

We are seeking a motivated, professional who has a passion for working in inclusion and would like to support mainstream Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) services to improve their capacity and capability to provide quality inclusive practices, address participation barriers and include children with additional needs alongside their typically developing peers.

This role will be located in Geraldton and offered on a fixed term part-time basis working 42 hours per fortnight (3 days a week).

Job Requirements:

Who Are We?

Since opening our doors in 1977, our passion for delivering high quality, people-focused support services has continued to flourish. In May 2020, we became the new custodian of White Ribbon Australia, establishing a national footprint for the organisation.

We remain committed to growing a workforce that celebrates diversity and seeks to inspire and empower the people we serve.

While we’ve changed a lot over the past 45 years, our values – Hope, Opportunity, Perseverance and Equality – remain at the very heart of everything we do.

This is your chance to join an organisation with an exceptional team culture, driven by a commitment to diversity, respect and fairness.

 

Selection Criteria

  • Diploma or above in Early Childhood and Care.
  • Minimum 3 years working in the Education and Care Sector
  • Experience in working with children with additional needs
  • Strong communication skills, including verbal and professional written standards.
  • Knowledge of Inclusion principles and practices
  • Understanding of National Quality Framework including the Early Years Learning Framework.
  • Knowledge of the Education and Care Services National Law and the Education and Care Services National Regulations
  • Ability to work independently, demonstrate initiative and practice effective time management
  • Ability to prioritise and achieve outcomes
  • Demonstrated skill in facilitating reflective practice and utilising strengths-based approaches with others
  • Good computing skills
  • Satisfactory Police clearance (not older than 6 months from the issue date)
  • Unrestricted drivers’ licence
  • Working With Children Check

 

What we can offer you

  • Generous NFP salary packaging opportunities (option to package up to $15,900 for general living expenses and an additional $2,650 for entertainment benefits per annum)
  • Extra Leave - 5 days of extra paid leave per annum (pro rata for part time)
  • Paid parental leave policy
  • Family Domestic Violence and Abuse (FDVA) leave, financial assistance and structured support for any employees who have experienced FDVA incidents
  • Discounted Health Insurance with HBF
  • Free, confidential counselling services through our Employee Assistance Program
  • Annual Flu Vaccination Program

How to Apply:

How to apply
Please submit a resume and a cover letter that addresses our Selection Criteria. Applications close 5th June 2024.

White Ribbon Workplaces are centres of respect and proactivity in relation to the safety of women in the workplace and the community.

Communicare encourage applications from diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds, people who identify as LGBTQI+ and people living with disabilities.

Short listing will commence immediately. We reserve the right to close the position without notice. Unsolicited resumes and contact from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

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