Full-time Diploma or working towards Mobile Preschool Educator

Applicant must hold:

·       Current Drivers Licence

·       ‘Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care’ (or working towards)

·       Current ‘Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting’ HLTAID004.

·       Current Working with Children Check (WWCC)

·       Proof of completion of ‘Identify and Respond to Risk of Harm’ CHCPRT001 or CHCPRT001C

Forward all applications to Debbie Greenwood, Teaching Director via email at mmpschool@bigpond.com ASAP.

MMPS is also calling for casual staff for each venue, holding a minimum of Certificate III in Child Studies – with the prospect of possible permanent hours.

By CELA 13 May, 2024

Federal funding for ECEC pay increases announced

Ahead of tonight’s budget, the Treasurer has confirmed that the Federal Budget will include a multi-billion dollar provision towards wage increases for early childhood educators.

Community Early Learning Australia (CELA) and Community Child Care Association (CCC), the peak bodies who are negotiating this historic deal on behalf of small and community early education providers, have welcomed the Treasurer’s announcement.

Find out more, and register your expression of interest to be involved. 

By Deborah Hoger 1 May, 2024

Now More Than Ever: Reconciliation Week 2024

The National Reconciliation Week 2024 theme Now More Than Ever reminds us that, no matter what, the fight for justice and the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people will – and must – continue. 

Deborah Hoger, a proud Dunghutti woman and  early years Indigenous educational resources specialist, shares her thoughts on the theme, along with ideas for how educators can celebrate with children and engage their team during the week of 27 May - 3 June. 

By Meg Anastasi 24 Apr, 2024

Navigating the boundaries of rough and tumble play

Rough and tumble play is irresistible for young children - they are drawn to its blend of physical activity and occasional competitiveness. How can we support children in their playful exploration while teaching them to prioritise safety and consent?

ECT and CELA early education specialist Meg Anastasi explores its value in physical and social development, and how we can embed it safely in early education spaces. 

 

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