⭐ Unleash your potential as an Educational Leader at Guardian Childcare & Education! ⭐
Step into a role that goes beyond a job title—it’s a purpose-driven opportunity to make a lasting impact on how we teach Australia’s children in a rapidly changing world. Join us and become an innovator, an advocate for professional learning, and a driving force behind best practices in early childhood education.
✨ Lead your ongoing professional development through exceptional coaching, conferences, mentoring, and career advancement opportunities.
✨ Work in high-quality, well-resourced environments where you lead programming and collaborate on resourcing decisions.
✨ Build and influence professional capacity within our network, shaping teaching programs and practices.
✨ Collaborate with educators and teachers to share best practices, innovate through exploration, discovery, and play.
✨ Enjoy a competitive salary, generous childcare discounts, recognition and rewards, and an employee referral program.
✨ Benefit from WHEREFIT—2,000 discounted corporate offers for gyms, studios, activewear, healthy meals, beauty, and more.
✨ Participate in the Guardian Degree program with paid study, flexible work hours, mentorship, and course fee reimbursement.
✨ Stay prepared with paid first aid courses and renewals.
Located in south-east Melbourne, our Mulgrave East childcare centre is ideal for families in the surrounding suburbs of Notting Hill, Wheelers Hill, Clayton, Glen Waverley and Springvale.
Our Mulgrave East early learning centre boasts a light and spacious interior and exterior. The Centre’s herb and vegetable gardens are the perfect places to see our multi-age learning approach in action. The garden is a great place to learn about sustainability and responsibility, plus a connection to the natural world. Our high-quality, well-resourced outside environments also include a treehouse, a creek bed, a water play area, and natural play structures, all of which are places children are encouraged to explore and learn.
✨ Lead the development and implementation of the curriculum.
✨ Support educators in delivering an exceptional educational program.
✨ Assess children’s learning and development.
✨ Set clear goals and expectations for teaching and practice.
✨ Contribute to ongoing improvement through the Quality Improvement Plan.
To be considered, you should have:
- Tertiary Qualifications in Early Childhood Education (approved by ACECQA). Current Teacher’s Accreditation/Registration.
- Proven knowledge of the National Quality Framework.
- Planning and programming experience
- Previous experience in the early years sector (desirable).
- Valid Working with Children’s Check or state-specific equivalent.
Don’t miss this opportunity to join Guardian Childcare & Education and shape the future of early childhood education. Apply now and be part of our commitment to diversity, inclusivity, and the safety and wellbeing of every child in our care. Together, let’s create an extraordinary future! ✨
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.
Are you passionate about ensuring children have the best start to life? As an Educator at Guardian you will be part of a team supporting children to develop skills so that they can thrive in a rapidly changing world