Early Learning Educator (French Language)

About the role

International Grammar School (IGS) is a secular, co-educational school near Sydney CBD, serving Preschool to Year 12 in a unique multilingual environment. Our dynamic and innovative Early Learning Department offers a unique languages program that immerses children in an intercultural and diverse environment.

This role is a wonderful opportunity for an outstanding early childhood educator to help us successfully integrate into our Languages program. Early Learning Educators provide support to Early Childhood Teachers in our Early Learning program, catering to children aged 3 to 5. Languages are an integral part of this program. This involves working with small groups of children and interacting with them in the French language.

The role, replacing a staff member on leave, is a temporary full-time position for Term 4 2019. The typical hours for this role will be 8am to 3.40pm (4.30 some days).

About the successful applicant

The successful applicant will be able to assist in creating an environment in which the care and development of children is maintained at all times. They will work to assist Early Childhood Teachers to meet the values and goals of the school and have a thorough understanding of the Early Years Framework. They will be a fluent speaker of French with an extensive understanding of French culture.

The successful applicant must be suitably qualified as a child care worker or be in the process of obtaining such qualifications. Diploma level qualifications are desirable but outstanding applicants who hold a Certificate III will also be considered. They will have excellent written and verbal communications skills and demonstrated skills in contributing to the documentation of children’s learning.

Applicants should hold a current first aid certificate and have the ability to interact in a respectful manner with children, families and colleagues. They will be highly ethical and professional in all aspects of their work and have high-level communication skills.

Application

All applicants for this position must hold a NSW Working With Children Check.

Please contact IGS Director of Human Resources Karen Edwards at recruitment@igssyd.nsw.edu.au to apply, including a cover letter, current CV, copies of relevant qualifications, and contact details of at least two referees.