Website Adventure Patch

Learning and growing through adventure based pay.

Adventure Patch helps bring the adventure back into childcare.

Learning and growing through adventure based play.

We are a proud Tasmanian not-for-profit childcare provider of Long Day Care, Outside School Hours Care, Vacation Care services. and state-wide Family Day Care services. We encourage outdoor and self-directed play, getting messy and having fun within caring and safe boundaries.

We are committed to the safety and well being of all children and young people and understand our responsibilities and duty of care to comply with the Tasmanian Child and Youth Safe Organisation Framework and Reportable Conduct Scheme.  We promote the cultural safety for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, safety for children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and the LGBTIQA+ community. We are also committed to providing a safe and inclusive environment for children with a disability. We value diversity and do not tolerate any discriminatory practice.

At Adventure Patch, we believe that diversity and inclusion is about actions not just words- it’s an integral part of who we are. We want to attract talent to join our team that reflect the diverse community in which we operate,  We are committed to fostering a safe, inclusive and diverse workplace where everyone is valued and respected. We believe that diversity leads to more creativity, better decision-making and innovation in our workplace. We invite you to be a part of our adventurous team where everyone has the opportunity to thrive and succeed.

We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate Early Childhood Teacher to join our team.

As part of this role, you will be responsible for developing and implementing a programs..  You will play a leadership role in the development and monitoring of our philosophy, mentoring of other staff and maintenance of our QIP and Programming – in addition to working directly with the children.

You will have the opportunity to work with the leadership team in your Centre to develop and implement contemporary practices.  The role involves a high level of autonomy.

You will receive ongoing support and mentoring from the Centre Leader, Manager of Long Day Care and our Educational Leader.

This position is full time however, we would consider the flexibility of a four day week for the right person.

To apply you require:

Early Childhood Teacher approved ACECQA Qualification
Current WWVP card
Willingness to embrace the values and philosophies of Adventure Patch
A strong understanding of the regulatory framework and a commitment to working within the NQS framework.
Desirable:

Experience in a childcare setting
Experience or aptitude for leading a team
Experience or aptitude for designing and implementing programs and to assist with programming
For more information please email Lindy Davis, Manager of Long Day Care at  lindy.davis@adventurepatch.org.au

Please ensure you submit the following via SEEK:

Your cover letter should address two key questions, why you are applying for the position and why you feel you are an ideal candidate.
Your resume should list your experience and qualifications