Positions Vacant


The Gowrie SA Inclusion Agency is currently accepting applications for the following roles:

Inclusion Professional

Gowrie SA has Australian Government funding to operate the state-wide Inclusion Agency in South Australia as part of the Inclusion Support Programme (ISP). The Gowrie SA Inclusion Agency is looking for a committed new colleague, working full time, based at our Thebarton site. The Inclusion Professional will work with early education and care services to provide advice and assistance to build service capacity for the inclusion of children and offers support in relation to specific children’s inclusion.

Job Tasks and Responsibilities

As a member of the Gowrie SA Inclusion Agency team you will work directly with services, stakeholders and other Inclusion Professionals to deliver inclusion support which is flexible and responsive to the needs of ELCC services, and educators across South Australian services.

Requirements/Selection Criteria Qualifications (Essential):

  • Diploma of Children's Services or equivalent as a minimum
  • Qualifications in Early Childhood Teaching, or a related discipline in Allied Health or Disability also considered

Experience (Desirable):

  • Experience in a context working with and promoting the inclusion of, children
  • Experience working with or in the early learning sector and participating in reflective dialogue that examines the impact of early childhood practice

Knowledge

  • Knowledge of current inclusion principles and practices
  • Knowledge of the National Quality Framework, National Quality Standard and the Learning Frameworks (EYLF & MTOP)
  • Knowledge of Workplace Health and Safety principles and practices
  • Knowledge of Discrimination Laws
  • Maintain a high level of understanding and knowledge of current evidence based education and care practices, including current and emerging practices
  • Consistently demonstrate knowledge, understanding and practice of adult learning principles
  • Computer literacy, including knowledge of Microsoft Office and online systems such as Portals, Customer Relationship Management software and video conferencing

Other

The Inclusion Professional will be expected to spend significant amounts of time travelling within the metropolitan area and some rural services, working directly with services and facilitating staff meetings and Interest Hubs using principles of group learning.

Gowrie SA has a Reconciliation Action Plan and is active in their endorsement of this.

The Inclusion Professional will have access to a laptop computer and a mobile phone will be provided for work purposes.

  • A current full driver license will be required
  • A current DCSI Child Related Employment Screening will be required

The job & person specification need to be addressed in your application and can be obtained here.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and those with a language background other than English are encouraged to apply.

Applications which do not meet minimum criteria will not be considered. Only successful applicants will be contacted to arrange an interview.

Applications are to be emailed including addressing the job and person specification and 2 current work-related referees, to Amy Arcangeli (HR Officer) at amy.arcangeli@gowriesa.org.au.

Inclusion Professional & Cultural Advisor

As a member of the Gowrie SA Inclusion Agency team, you will work directly with services, stakeholders and other Inclusion Professionals to deliver inclusion support and advice to early learning and child care services, and educators across South Australian services.

Additionally, the successful applicant will support and provide advice to the Inclusion Professionals regarding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, their cultures and communities.

Please download the full description here and apply via Seek.

Inclusion Professional - Riverland (Part Time)

This is a part-time position (24 hours per week) based in the Riverland. As a member of the Gowrie SA Inclusion Agency team you will work directly with services, stakeholders and other IPs to deliver inclusion support which is flexible and responsive to the needs of Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) services, educators and parents across South Australian services.

Please download the full job description here and apply via Seek.

Applications by email with a cover letter addressing the selection criteria, should be sent to the Program Leader via inclusion@gowriesa.org.au

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and those with a language background other than English are encouraged to apply.

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