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Be supported to pursue your career goals

You are the heart and soul of our organisation. We want to make working at Guardian rewarding and a place where you can be brave and fulfill your passions and career goals. It is a place where your contribution is valued, and you’re encouraged to grow and thrive in your role. We can help you take advantage of meaningful professional development opportunities, including helping you map out pathway to help you achieve your goals.


Be inspired

Guardian is a place where amazing people inspire each other, and we provide the resources for great ideas to flourish.

Be empowered to do great work

Guardian is a place where amazing people inspire each other, and we provide the resources for great ideas to flourish.

  • The Guardian Way is an accessible and simple platform that puts all your resources and tools at your fingertips.
  • Share and hear best practice from our specialist teams are regular webinars.
  • Opportunities to attend the largest national conferences in early childhood education.



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Access meaningful learning and development

Stay up to date with new knowledge and skills through the Early Childhood Australia (ECA) Learning Hub, which enables permanent and permanent part-time team members to access FREE professional learning – anytime, anywhere!

  • Free, online, self-paced professional learning courses.
  • More than 60 ECA modules and webinars.
  • Advice on which modules and webinars we recommend so you can get started on your career journey.
  • Autonomy and choice in your professional learning.


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Take the next step in your career

Guardian Certificate III and Diploma

A sponsored Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care for Educators who hold a Certificate III in Early Childhood. Eligible educators will be paid while studying through on-the-job training and paid study time.


Degree Program

Support for Team Members who enrol in a Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood. Support includes:

  • Guardian will pay your HECS on completion of your degree.
  • Flexible work arrangements to assist with study commitments.
  • Paid practicums at Guardian centres.
  • Support from experienced mentors at Guardian.
  • Peer support and networking opportunities, such as study evenings with other degree students.


Interested in our subsidised education programs?


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Be supported in your role

Guardian is home to a wealth of knowledge and experience. You will have opportunities to share knowledge and learn from each other.


Educator and Teacher support program

Monthly support programs for Teachers and Education Leaders help build strong professional cultures of teaching in our centres. Every educator is dedicated to improving their own teaching and, in turn, the education and care for each child. There are two support programs:

  • Teachers@Guardian
  • EdLeaders@Guardian

These monthly meetings support your professional development and create a vibrant support network and professional learning community for our centre teams. Teachers are also supported through the accreditation process in their state or territory.


Peer Meetings

We meet regularly at Guardian to share knowledge and information about what we are achieving in our Centre.


Join an organisation that supports best practice and professional growth.


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Be an influencer

Our Leadership Councils are where you can develop leadership skills, collaborate with other leaders, think innovatively, drive change, and participate in decision-making. Leadership Councils have national representation and work across three areas:

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