Guardian Childcare and Education Careers

Early Childhood Teacher | Burdell

Full-time Permanent
Burdell West, Burdell, QLD

Job no: 606310
Categories: Early Childhood Teacher
Posted: 08/07/2024 10:51 AM

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Early Childhood Teacher Position 

We are seeking a dedicated and passionate Early Childhood Teacher to join our team on a 12-month contract, with a strong possibility of continuing beyond the contract term. The successful candidate will be working in a vibrant classroom environment with 30 children, supported by two experienced assistant educators who have been with the centre for an extended period. These assistant educators are confident in managing the classroom, ensuring a smooth and supportive atmosphere.

Role Details:

  • Contract Length: 12-month contract with a promising opportunity for extension
  • Classroom Support: Work alongside two skilled assistant educators who have been in the classroom throughout the year.
  • Classroom Resources: Enjoy a well-resourced and beautifully set-up classroom.
  • Support Services: The classroom is allocated 8 hours of approved Inclusion Support Services per day.
  • Fully Staffed Centre: Join a centre that is fully staffed, ensuring a collaborative and supportive work environment.
  • Programming Time: Receive 5 hours of dedicated programming time each week.
  • Flexibility: Benefit from flexible shift times to suit your needs.
  • Additional Support: Centre Leadership Team support is available whenever needed.

The Centre

Burdell West has five beautiful learning studios with modern, spacious indoor and outdoor environments. Each studio is grouped by age, each room has quality educational resources for fun, engaging play-based learning experiences.

Our high quality Guardian Burdell West Kindergarten program has a strong focus on social and emotional development. We support children to develop skills to become active and confident learners as they move onto school. This program emphasises play-based experiences but also has more structured learning for: number concepts, pre-writing (e.g. tracing, completing patterns, reproducing patterns), reading and writing skills and more.

The Opportunity

As an Early Childhood Teacher, you will be part of a passionate team where 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 at the centre
  • Building lasting and meaningful relationships with families, so they feel informed and sure their children are receiving the best education and care in the community.
  • Supporting Educators to deliver the best in contemporary early childhood thinking and practice and supporting the centre leadership team to implement and embed the Guardian Curriculum
  • Making your Centre an example of why Guardian is driven by its mindsets of being brave, positive, thoughtful, and professional in all aspects of what we do.
  • Implementing an educational program that is visible in the centre environment and on Storypark, that provides opportunities for families, children, and educators to view and contribute their ideas and suggestions to the program. This includes maintaining children’s learning and development profiles
  • Contributing to the self-assessment process and the strategies for continuous improvement.

To be considered, you will have:

  • A Bachelor in Early Childhood 
  • Previous experience working as an ECT 
  • Proven knowledge of the National Quality Framework
  • Valid Working with Children’s Check (QLD Paid Blue Card)


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