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Inclusion Professional

Apply now Job no: 493479
Work type: Part - Time (Auto)
Location: Gippsland, Please Update
Categories: Children's Services Educator
Position Description

 

Division:                               Community Services- Inclusion Support
Location:                              Morwell, with travel throughout the Gippsland area

Type:                                   Temporary, 18 month, Part time position 0.5 EFT

Applications close:              16th of December 2019

 

A​bout us

Yooralla has a long and proud history of working to build a world where people with disability are equal citizens. We have played an active role in improving public awareness and progressing the nature of disability support in Australia for almost 100 years.

We employ over 2000 individuals dedicated to providing quality, sustainable and flexible services, that uphold human rights and create opportunities, empowering individuals to live the life they choose.

 

About the role

The Inclusion Professional supports educators in federally funded education and care services to increase their capacity and capability to embed inclusive practices within their service ensuring that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, those from a CALD or Refugee background and those with a disability or medical condition receive optimal care and learning opportunities in these services. The Inclusion Professional will identify the strengths, capacity and capability of educators to ensure that support provided is tailored to educator and ECEC service needs.

They work to promote a clear understanding of inclusion, which focuses on all children being seen as capable and contributing in their environment.      

The position involves working closely with other Inclusion Agency team members to deliver inclusion support, which is flexible and responsive to the needs of ECEC services within the jurisdiction and in accordance with the ISP Guidelines 2016-2019.

 

About you:

  • A tertiary qualification in Early Childhood Education or Social Services or significant relevant experience supported by a Diploma
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Current National Police Record Check
  • International Police Check (if required)
  • You will share the vision, purpose and values of the VIAC

 

Essential to your success will be:

 

  • Current National Police Record Check
  • International Police Check (if required)
  • Not listed on Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme register
  • Current driver's licence to drive in Australia and daily access to a vehicle
  • VIT registration (Early Childhood Teachers)
  • A current Victorian Working with Children Check
  • Preparedness to undertake a medical assessment to determine fitness to undertake the duties of the position

 

To Apply:

 

Please visit our website at www.yooralla.com.au to access the position description and apply for this vacancy.

 

Applications must respond to the broad requirements of the position and address the selection criteria. This must include:

  • A brief cover letter outlining why you are applying for the position
  • Resume with recent work experience and any relevant qualifications
  • Written response addressing the selection criteria
  • Names and contact details for two or more referees

     

For more information please contact Dawn Meldrum on 9916 5736 or Dawn.meldrum@yooralla.com.au.

 

Appointments are subject to one or more of the following forms of pre-employment safety screening such as Police Records Checks, medical assessment, Working with Children checks, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme check, Reference Checks, Psychometric testing and AHPRA Registration Checks. This role is only available to Australian Residents or to those who hold the right to work in Australia. Yooralla is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

Advertised: AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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