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Childcare Employee Benefits

Benefits that support your work and life

We want to be known as more than just a great place to work. We also want to be known as a place where you feel supported to do amazing things, where your voice is heard, and where your work-life balance is just as important to us as it is to you.

To help us achieve these goals, we’ve specifically tailored our benefits to meet your needs and reward great outcomes.

Interested in joining Guardian? Call us today at 1300 765 560 to find out how.



The many benefits to employees that we offer

When you choose to work at a Guardian child care centre, you become an important member of our team no matter what role you fill. And we provide team member benefits that reward you for being the hard-working professional that you are.

These benefits include:

  • Wages and salaries that are very competitive for the sector
  • Working in a high-quality, well-resourced environment
  • Having a voice in the educational programs and initiatives that we offer
  • Support in maintaining a positive work-life balance with a reasonable workload
  • The ability to control your own career development path, including having the ability to move within the network to take up new opportunities

With such a comprehensive benefits package, it’s no wonder our team members love working at Guardian.



Join an industry leader in the early childhood education and care sector

No one wants to spend their life working for a company with a reputation for being stagnant because, frankly, it leaves you feeling stuck. Fortunately, Guardian provides an innovative and professional workplace in all of our childcare facility locations throughout Australia.

When you work at Guardian, you work with a provider that is constantly evolving its curriculum based on world-class research. In fact, 94% of our centres meet or exceed the National Quality Standard.

Plus, you have access to leading professional development and learning opportunities through our national network of educators, teachers, mentors, and experts to guide and develop your career ambitions.

Lastly, when you work at Guardian, you become part of a thoughtful culture where our words and actions help create and maintain an inclusive environment.

Want to work with an industry leader? Call us today at 1300 765 560.



Feel recognized and rewarded as a professional

When you work as hard as you do, it feels good to be recognized and rewarded for a job well done. At Guardian, we have several recognition and reward programs in place to do just that.

We offer:

  • Monthly awards for team members who show exceptional effort because positivity is contagious
  • Thank You Thursday posts on Workplace so that team members can thank each other directly for awesome work
  • An Employee Referral Program where you can earn up to $3000 for successfully referring an employee to Guardian

As a contributing member of our team, you deserve to feel appreciated, so we do what it takes to help you feel that way.



Get the personal and family support you need

Working at Guardian means more than just receiving a paycheck. We also offer several programs to give you the personal and family support you need to live a comfortable lifestyle.

We understand that the cost of childcare is an important consideration for working parents, so we provide an affordable childcare option with generous discounts. Our program lowers your childcare fees based on years of service at the day care centre of your choice and is in addition to any childcare subsidies you receive, so it noticeably lowers your childcare expenses. 

As a member of our team, you’ll also have access to:

  • Our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) where team members and their immediate family members get free and confidential support for work-life stressors, family issues, financial concerns, relationship problems, and even drug or legal concerns
  • Novated Lease arrangements to reduce the cost of buying and running a car

With our personal and family support programs, you can be sure that you and your immediate family will be well taken care of.

Get the support you need. Call us today at 1300 765 560.



Take your career to the next level

At Guardian, we believe in lifelong learning for both the children we care for and the team members we employ. But, we also understand that you may need some extra time and support to successfully take your career to the next level.

To help you get there, we offer assistance and mentorship programs for all team members who qualify. 

So, whether you’re interested in a traineeship position while you earn your Certificate III or you’re working towards a Bachelor of Education degree or our nationally accredited Diploma in Early Childhood Education, you will receive support in your endeavours from Guardian.

We also offer tons of professional development opportunities that are self-paced and online—allowing you to choose which courses you’re interested in taking based on your career and personal goals.

Furthermore, we also provide the incredible opportunity for Educators to travel to Italy for a Reggio Emilia study tour so they can further their understanding of our unique approach to early learning.



Receive the flexibility you’re looking for 

But when it comes to the childcare employee benefits that many of our team members appreciate the most, it’s the flexible work options that we offer. 

At Guardian, we understand that everyone has personal and family obligations outside of employment, so we make it as easy as possible for you to find a flexible work option that meets your current needs, including: 

Whatever your schedule looks like, our flexible work options allow you to earn a competitive wage, have the childcare employee benefits you need, and see that your other responsibilities are covered at the same time.

Ready to start your career at Guardian? Call us today at 1300 765 560 to make that happen.

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