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Early Childhood Teacher

Full-time Permanent
Flinders Street, Adelaide, SA

Job no: 570968
Categories: Early Childhood Teacher
Posted: 02/02/2024 03:51 PM

At Guardian, childcare is more than a job

Are you passionate about supporting young children to discover, explore, and learn as they grow through quality and innovative education programs?

As an Early Childhood Teacher – Room Leader, your voice matters. You’ll also have a great place to contribute, incredible colleagues, and benefits that include:

  • Lead your ongoing professional development and learning through exceptional coaching, conferences, mentoring, and career advancement opportunities.
  • Use your professional skills and passion for education to influence and shape our innovative programs that focus on learning through exploration, discovery, and play.
  • Collaborate with other professional Educators and Teachers through workshops and meetings to share best practice and learn from each other.
  • High-quality, well-resourced environments for children and Teachers
  • Enjoy a competitive salary and financial benefits, including attractive remuneration packages, generous childcare discounts, recognition and rewards, and an employee referral program.
  • 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 
Known in the local community as ‘Flinders Street ELC’, Adelaide is a 38-place centre situated on Flinders Street. Close to public transport and with street parking in the surrounding streets, our centre is accessible for both educators and families. As the only inner-city childcare centre accepting children from birth to 2.5, our centre has strong community and parent connections.

Children get out and about on excursions, so we have a great connection with the surrounding community. We visit a variety of locations, including the Botanic Gardens, Rundle Mall, Adelaide Sustainability Centre, and the museum.

We are proud to have a culturally diverse team and celebrate a variety of cultures and holidays throughout the year.
The Opportunity
As an ECT you will be part of a passionate team where you will enjoy:

  • Collaborate with a professional team to create a safe environment where children can be creative, brave and curious in their learning. 
  • Foster strong, meaningful relationships with families for the best education and care.
  • Support educators to deliver the best in contemporary early childhood thinking and practice.
  • Exemplify Guardian’s mindsets of bravery, positivity, thoughtfulness, and professionalism.
  • Join Leadership Councils for skill development, collaboration, and active participation in decision-making.

To be considered, you will have:

  • Tertiary Qualifications in Early Childhood Education as approved by ACECQA
  • Current Teacher’s Accreditation/ Registration 
  • Proven knowledge of the National Quality Framework
  • Previous ECT experience (desirable)
  • Valid Working with Children’s Check or state-specific equivalent.

Apply now
Be inspired, be inspiring, and introduce us to the Teacher in you. Apply now to join Guardian Childcare & Education.

We offer referrals for Guardian employees so join us and bring a friend to refer and earn. For more details, visit:

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.


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

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