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Childcare Lead Educator | Newstead

Location:
Newstead
Company:
Guardian Childcare & Education

Description

Lead Educator| Newstead

The Centre

Every day is an opportunity for discovery and growth at Newstead, our 108-place centre is rated Exceeding in the National Quality Standard. Close to public transport, shopping precinct and parks, Newstead is perfectly situated for adventures and excursions in the local community. The light-filled centre also has a water pump, purpose-built hills and tunnels, indoor gardens, city views, natural play structures, and two open-plan ateliers.

We are proud to have a culturally diverse team and celebrate a variety of cultures and holidays throughout the year.

Our benefits:

  • Educator Days and national networking events.
  • Access to great professional development, coaching and mentoring programs including; bachelor program, workshops, short courses, qualification updates and more.
  • Career pathways; grow your career and transition to an Assistant Centre Manager, Centre Manager, Curriculum Mentor or Quality Manager.
  • High-quality, well-resourced environments.
  • Attractive remuneration package with scope for future growth.
  • The Annual Educator awards night.
  • Employee referral program – Earn up to $3,000.
  • Flexibility and support with a range of full-time, and part-time roles, we can work with you to balance both the team’s members and family’s needs.

The Opportunity

Working closely with your fellow Educators and Centre Manager, you will enjoy;

  • Leading a team of educators with a focus on individual development and mentoring in the education, care, and supervision of each child.
  • Working collaboratively with educators, children and families to plan and implement an effective ongoing cycle of planning, documenting and evaluation in accordance with the National Quality Framework and Guardian Curriculum.
  • Developing and maintaining meaningful relationships with children, families, colleagues, and the centre community.
  • Developing and implementing an innovative early learning program reflective of current early years thinking and practice.
  • Documenting children’s learning and development.
  • Actively contributing to the implementation and adoption of the Guardian Curriculum.

To be considered, you will have:

  • A completed Diploma in Children's Services.
  • Prior experience in long day-care.
  • Sound, practical working knowledge and implementation of the NQF and the EYLF.
  • Current Working with Children's Check.
  • Knowledge of personal responsibilities under the current Child Protection laws.

About Guardian

At Guardian Childcare & Education we celebrate childhood. The magic, the wonder, the endless possibilities and the sense of adventure. Guardian is a place where our people are recognised and rewarded for bringing their whole self to work. It’s what’s in you that makes a child’s experience truly unique.

Apply now

So, what are you waiting for? Take the leap and apply now to join Guardian Childcare & Education.

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