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Diploma Room Leader | Gungahlin

Full-time Permanent
Gungahlin, ACT

Job no: 565505
Categories: Lead Educator
Posted: 15/01/2024 10:51 AM

We believe in you
  
As an Educator at Guardian Gungahlin you can fulfil your passion and aspire to make a difference in the lives of Australia’s children. Being a Lead Educator at Guardian means having a voice and contributing to innovative teaching programs based on world-leading research that adapts to the needs of tomorrow, truly putting children at the centre of their learning.
  
Joining Guardian means being part of a professional and thoughtful Team with great benefits that include:
  

  • Lead your ongoing professional development and learning through educational programs, mentoring, and peer support opportunities.
  • Collaborate with other professional Educators and Teachers through workshops and meetings to share best practice and learn from each other as you innovate in early childhood education programs based on exploration, discovery, and play.
  • Work in high-quality, well-resourced environments for children and Educators.
  • Reward and recognition initiatives to acknowledge the value of your contribution to our purpose.
  • Enjoy a competitive salary and financial benefits, including attractive remuneration packages, generous childcare discounts, recognition and rewards, and an employee referral program.
  • For eligible candidates, we are excited to be able to offer educators who hold a Certificate III in Early Childhood a sponsored Diploma of Early Childhood Education & Care. That means there will be no contribution fees paid by the educator! (Terms & conditions apply)
  • WHEREFIT – 2,000 discounted corporate offers at up to 50% off for gyms, studios, activewear, healthy meals, beauty and more…
  • Guardian Degree program – We can support you by offering paid study, flexible work hours, guardian mentors and reimbursement of course fees, because we want to see you succeed. (Terms & conditions apply)
  • Paid first aid courses and renewals

The Centre

Every day is an opportunity for discovery at Gungahlin. Our 80-place environment is rated Exceeding in the National Quality Standard and is perfectly situated close to public transport, local shops, café’s and schools.
The light-filled centre also has herb and vegetable gardens, woodwork areas, fortes, worm farms, a bark pit, repurposed materials, and a range of age-specific ateliers. Children get out and about on excursions, so we have a great connection with the surrounding community. We visit locations such as our local library, Bunnings, Woolworths, a nearby nature reserve, and the local college, who we have a great relationship with.

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

  • 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 and sharing with families in their children’s learning and development.
  • Actively contributing to the implementation and adoption of the Guardian Curriculum.
  • Professional learning and development programs, career pathways, and a truly collaborative and inclusive learning environment. 

  
To be considered, you will have:
  

  • A completed Diploma in Children’s Services (or working towards)
  • Prior experience in long day-care
  • Sound, practical working knowledge and implementation of the NQF and the EYLF
  • Current Working with Vulnerable Children’s Check 

  
Apply now!
  
So, what are you waiting for? Take the leap and apply now to join Guardian Childcare & Education.
  
Referrals
  
We offer referrals for Guardian employees so join us and bring a friend to refer and earn. For more details, visit: guardian.edu.au/careers/refer-your-friends
  
Guardian Childcare & Education values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Diverse cultures, backgrounds and experiences strengthen our teams and help us grow. We are committed to providing a workplace where every person is valued, respected, and supported to progress.
We are also deeply committed to Reconciliation and creating an environment where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People feel a strong sense of belonging and connection.
The safety and wellbeing of children will always be our top priority, Guardian Childcare & Education has a zero tolerance for any form of child abuse or harm.

Referrals

We offer referrals for both Guardian
and non-Guardian employees.

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