BPA Children Services
BPA Children’s Services

Level 1, 459 Ballarat Road, Sunshine, VIC 3020
PO Box: 215, Sunshine, VIC 3020
Telephone: (03) 9312-3689
Fax: (03) 9312-4754
Email: info@bpachildrenservices.com

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR 2017

BPA Children’s Services is seeking Expressions of Interest for the following positions in 2017:

KINDERGARTEN POSITIONS

4YO EARLY CHILDHOOD CO-EDUCATOR – CERTIFICATE III or DIPLOMA – BREAKS RELIEF – FIXED TERM UNTIL THE END OF 2017 (Immediate Start)

DOBSON KINDERGARTEN
Sonley Street, Maidstone

6 hours per week = 6 hours contact, 0 hours planning/admin

GREEN & YELLOW GROUPS

ROSTER
Tuesday             11.00an – 2.00pm
Thursday           11.00am – 2.00pm

Applicants must have:  A minimum Certificate III of Education and Care (or equivalent as approved by ACECQA).  A current Working with Children check, Level 2 First Aid, CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis certification are essential.

Applications close on Friday, 21 July 2017.

Refer below and follow the application process.

4YO EARLY CHILDHOOD CO-EDUCATOR – DIPLOMA (Immediate Start)

NORTH SUNSHINE KINDERGARTEN
Phoenix Street, Sunshine North

19.00 hours per week = 13.5 hours contact, 5.5 hours planning/admin

RED & BLUE GROUPS

GROUP SESSIONS:
Monday              8.15am – 12.15pm (Blue)
12.45pm – 4.45pm (Red)
Thursday           8.15am – 1.45pm (Blue)

Applicants must have: A minimum Diploma of Education and Care (or equivalent as approved by ACECQA). A current Working with Children check, Level 2 First Aid, CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis certification are essential.

Applications close on Monday, 24 July 2017.

Refer below and follow the application process.

 

4YO EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHER & EDUCATIONAL LEADER
(Maternity Leave Vacancy commencing Oct 2017 until July 2018, unless notified earlier)

EPALOCK CRESCENT KINDERGARTEN
Epalock Crescent, St Albans

34 hours per week = 19 hours contact, 9.5 hours planning, 3.75 hours admin, 1.75 hours Educational Leader time

QUOLLS & BANDICOOTS GROUPS

GROUP SESSIONS:
Monday               8.15am – 12.15pm (Quolls)
Monday              12.45pm – 4.45pm (Bandicoots)
Tuesday              8.15am – 1.45pm (Quolls)
Wednesday       11.45am – 4.45pm (Quolls)

Applicants must have:  A minimum Bachelor of Education and Care (or equivalent as approved by ACECQA) and previous Educational Leader experience.  A current Working with Children check, Level 2 First Aid, CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis certification are essential.

Applications close on CLOSED

Refer below and follow the application process.

 

 

4YO EARLY CHILDHOOD CO-EDUCATOR – DIPLOMA (Immediate Start)

FAIRBAIRN ROAD KINDERGARTEN
Fairbairn Road, Sunshine West

20.75 hours per week = 15 hours contact, 5.75 hours planning/admin

PURPLE GROUP

GROUP SESSIONS:
Monday               8.15am – 12.15pm
Tuesday              8.45am – 2.15pm
Wednesday        8.45am – 2.15pm 

Applicants must have:  A minimum Diploma of Education and Care (or equivalent as approved by ACECQA).  A current Working with Children check, Level 2 First Aid, CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis certification are essential.

Applications close on Friday, 21 July 2017.

Refer below and follow the application process.

 

4YO EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHER
(Maternity Leave Vacancy commencing Oct 2017 until Dec 2018, unless notified earlier)

HYDE STREET KINDERGARTEN
Hyde Street, Seddon

25.25 hours per week = 15 hours contact, 7.5 hours planning, 2.75 hours administration

POSSUMS GROUP

GROUP SESSIONS:
Monday              12.45pm – 4.45pm
Wednesday       8.15am – 1.45pm
Friday                 8.15am – 1.45pm

Applicants must have:  A minimum Bachelor of Education and Care (or equivalent as approved by ACECQA).  A current Working with Children check, Level 2 First Aid, CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis certification are essential.

Applications close on CLOSED

Refer below and follow the application process.

 

4YO EARLY CHILDHOOD CO-EDUCATOR – DIPLOMA (Immediate Start)

MERRIWA KINDERGARTEN
Bishop Street, Yarraville

13.00 hours per week = 9.5 hours contact, 3.5 hours planning/admin

GECKOES GROUP

GROUP SESSIONS:
Monday               12.45pm – 4.45pm
Friday                  8.15am – 1.45pm

Applicants must have:  A minimum Diploma of Education and Care (or equivalent as approved by ACECQA).  A current Working with Children check, Level 2 First Aid, CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis certification are essential.

Applications close on CLOSED

Refer below and follow the application process.

 

4YO EARLY CHILDHOOD CO-EDUCATOR – CERTIFICATE III or DIPLOMA RE-ADVERTISED (Immediate Start)

ST AIDANS PRESCHOOL
James Street, Strathmore

27.50 hours per week = 20 hours contact, 7.5 hours planning/admin

ROTATIONAL GROUPINGS

GROUP SESSIONS:
Monday                8.30am – 1.30pm (Groups ABD)
Tuesday               8.30am – 1.30pm (Groups ACE)
Thursday             11.30am – 4.30pm (Groups ACD)
Friday                  11.30am – 4.30pm (Groups BCE)

Applicants must have:  A minimum Certificate III of Education and Care (or equivalent as approved by ACECQA).  A current Working with Children check, Level 2 First Aid, CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis certification are essential.

Applications close on CLOSED

Refer below and follow the application process.

 

4YO EARLY CHILDHOOD CO-EDUCATOR – CERTIFICATE III or DIPLOMA
(Maternity Leave Vacancy commencing Sept 2017 until Dec 2018, unless notified earlier)

SUNSHINE PARK ESTATE KINDERGARTEN
Southwold Street, St Albans

28.25 hours per week = 20.5 hours contact, 7.75 hours planning/admin

YELLOW & GREEN GROUPS

GROUP SESSIONS:
Monday                 8.15am – 12.15pm (Yellow)
Wednesday         8.15am – 1.45pm (Green)
Thursday             8.15am – 1.45pm (Yellow)
Friday                  8.15am – 1.45pm (Yellow)

Applicants must have:  A minimum Certificate III of Education and Care (or equivalent as approved by ACECQA).  A current Working with Children check, Level 2 First Aid, CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis certification are essential.

Applications close on CLOSED

Refer below and follow the application process.

 

4YO EARLY CHILDHOOD CO-EDUCATOR + BREAKS RELIEF – CERTIFICATE III or DIPLOMA – FIXED TERM POSITION UNTIL END OF 2017 (Immediate Start)

TAYLORS HILL KINDERGARTEN
Jacaranda Drive, Taylors Hill

BPA is willing to separate the position if required.

RED & BLUE GROUPS + BREAKS
34.50 hours per week = 22.5 hours contact, 9 hours planning/admin, 3 hours breaks relief

RED GROUP ONLY
19.50 hours per week = 14 hours contact, 5.5 hours planning/admin

BLUE GROUP ONLY + BREAKS
15.25 hours per week = 11.5 hours contact, 3.75 hours planning/admin

GROUP SESSIONS:
RED
Monday                8.15am – 12.15pm
Tuesday              11.00am – 4.30pm
Wednesday       11.00am – 4.30pm

BLUE
Monday                1.00pm – 4.00pm
Thursday             9.15am – 3.15pm

Breaks                Friday – 3 hours, at a time suitable to the centre

Applicants must have:  A minimum Certificate III of Education and Care (or equivalent as approved by ACECQA).  A current Working with Children check, Level 2 First Aid, CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis certification are essential.

Applications close on CLOSED

Refer below and follow the application process.

 

4YO EARLY CHILDHOOD CO-EDUCATOR – DIPLOMA (Immediate Start)

YARRAVILLE COMMUNITY KINDERGARTEN
Norfolk Street, Yarraville

16.25 hours per week = 11 hours contact, 5.25 hours planning/admin

WARATAH & BANKSIA GROUPS

GROUP SESSIONS:
Tuesday                8.30am – 12.15pm (Waratah)
Tuesday               1.00pm – 4.45pm (Banksia)
Thursday             1.00pm – 4.45pm (Banksia)

Applicants must have:  A minimum Diploma of Education and Care (or equivalent as approved by ACECQA).  A current Working with Children check, Level 2 First Aid, CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis certification are essential.

Applications close on CLOSED

Refer below and follow the application process.

  

CHILD CARE POSITIONS

CHILD CARE CENTRE CO-ORDINATOR

BPA is seeking an experienced, highly motivated, enthusiastic and committed person to take on the challenge of Child Care Co-Ordinator within our organisation.

This is a full time permanent position for 76 hours per fortnight (9 day fortnight).

Applicants must have a minimum Diploma of Children’s Services (or equivalent), current Working With Children Check, Level 2 First Aid, CPR, Anaphylaxis and Asthma certification. BPA Child Care staff are employed under the Children’s Services Award 2010 with above award pay and conditions.

A comprehensive knowledge of the National and Victorian Early Years Learning Frameworks, at least 2 years previous Co-Ordinator experience, proven leadership skills and an understanding of Qik Kids Child Care Management software are essential.

If you are interested in the above position and have the necessary qualifications and attributes we would like to hear from you. Applications close on Friday, 7 July 2017 at 5.00pm.

 

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATOR – Diploma (Immediate Start)

Angliss Children’s Centre
13 Vipont Street, Footscray

76 hours per fortnight – 9 day fortnight

ROTATING SHIFTS

Applicants must have:  A minimum Diploma of Education and Care (or equivalent as approved by ACECQA).  A current Working with Children check, Level 2 First Aid, CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis certification are essential.

Applications close on CLOSED  

Refer below and follow the application process.

 

EARLY CHILDHOOD CO-EDUCATOR – ROOM LEADER & DIPLOMA NOT IN CHARGE

Various positions are available within the Brimbank area.

Applicants must have:  A minimum Diploma of Education and Care (or equivalent as approved by ACECQA), those currently working towards this qualification are eligible to apply.  A current Working with Children check, Level 2 First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis certification are essential.

 

PLEASE NOTE:

The above positions, sessions and hours are subject to change without notice.

BPA asks when applying for a position you consider the centre Philosophy and whether it matches your own personal Philosophy.  Centre Philosophies can be viewed on each centres individual page on the BPA website.

Applicants applying for an Educational Leader position will be required to provide detailed information and or documentation on their previous Educational Leader experience.

Please click the link below to view the relevant Position Description:

– Early Childhood Teacher

– Educational Leader

– Activity Group Leader

– Early Childhood Co-Educator

– Child Care Assistant

Child Care Qualified

– Child Care Qualified – Room Leader

BPA Early Childhood kindergarten staff are employed under VECTEA conditions and child care staff are employed under the Children’s Services Award 2010.  BPA offer above award pay and conditions.

BPA Children’s Services is committed to the right of every child to have access to quality early childhood educational programs.  BPA Children’s Services believes that the principles of equity, access and cultural relevance must be developed and implemented for the benefit of the children and their families participating in these programs.

BPA is committed to the rights of all children to feel safe, and be safe at all times including:
promoting the cultural safety of Aboriginal children, children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and the safety of children with a disability.

APPLICATION PROCESS

If you are interested in any of the above positions please fill out an Expression of Interest form (a separate form for each position for which you are applying) and relevant Questionnaire (see below links) and return to BPA along with your current Resume.

If you do not meet the required criteria for the position you are applying for, your application will not be accepted.

If you are applying for both an Activity Group Leader position and Co-Educator position you will need to complete both questionnaires.

To download the above mentioned forms please click on the links below:
2017 Employment Opportunities – Expression of Interest Form
Questionnaire – Teachers & Activity Group Leaders
Questionnaire – Co-Educator
Questionnaire – Diploma Qualified

 

PLEASE ADDRESS EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST TO:

Address:
BPA Children’s Services
PO Box 215
SUNSHINE VIC 3020

Email:
info@bpachildrenservices.com

For further information on any of the advertised positions please contact BPA on 9312 3689 during office hours (Monday to Friday, 9.00am – 3.00pm).

If you are interested in joining our organisation on a casual or part time basis please forward your resume to info@bpachildrenservices.com

CASUAL RELIEF POSITIONS

KINDERGARTEN TEACHERS & CO-EDUCATORS CHILD CARE DIPLOMA & CERTIFICATE III

BPA Children’s Services is seeking Expressions of Interest from dedicated and enthusiastic Qualified Early Childhood Educators – Kindergarten Teachers, Co-Educators, Child Care Diploma and Certificate III Educators looking for casual relief work to join our friendly, professional team in 2017 and beyond.

BPA is a Early Years Manager (EYM) for 28 kindergartens, 7 child care centres and 1 occasional care program within the western metropolitan region of Melbourne.  Applicants must have Early Childhood qualifications approved by ACECQA, a current Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) Registration if a Teacher or Working With Children Check, First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis certification. A comprehensive knowledge of the National and Victorian Early Years Learning Frameworks is preferred.  New Early Childhood Graduates are encouraged to apply.  BPA Early Childhood kindergarten staff are employed under VECTEA conditions, child care staff are employed under the Children’s Services Award 2010.  BPA offer above award pay and conditions.

Please forward your resume to:
info@bpachildrenservices.com

Upon receipt of your resume you will be requested to complete a questionnaire relevant to your qualification.