Guardian Childcare and Education Careers

Lead Educator I Homebush

Full-time Permanent
Homebush, Homebush Bay, NSW

Job no: 583955
Categories: Early Childhood Teacher
Posted: 03/04/2024 12:51 PM

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Take the Lead!

You will be building meaningful relationships with children and families, ensuring children are supported to be brave, curious, and imaginative in their learning. Lead Educators are a vital link in supporting Educators and Centre Leadership to develop and implement innovative early learning programs that will set children up for formal schooling and beyond.
  
As a Lead Educator at Guardian Homebushyou will have the opportunity to grow and excel in your career. Guardian offers professional learning and development programs, career pathways, and a truly collaborative and inclusive learning environment where everyone across the organization is committed to supporting each other in their professional journey.
  
Joining Guardians means being part of a professional and thoughtful Team with great benefits that include:

  • Lead your ongoing professional development and learning through educational programs and support and 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.

We also offer…

  • 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
Overlooking the beautiful landscape of Sydney Olympic Park, this 90-place centre is conveniently located near the train station. At Homebush, you will find a range of exciting, resource-rich environments both inside and outside; including herb and vegetable gardens, climbing frames and space for bike riding is where our exciting programs come to life. Inside we have a unique ‘social piazza’ where all rooms connect and children can mix freely with other age groups. We are proud to have such a culturally diverse team of Educators and celebrate a variety of cultures and holidays throughout the year. Our incursions, excursions and family fun days make Sweet Peas an excellent place to progress your career.


The Opportunity

Working closely with your fellow Educators and Centre Leadership Team, you will enjoy.

  • Developing and maintaining meaningful relationships with children, families, colleagues, and the centre community.
  • Lead and guide teams in 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:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher qualification in Early Childhood Education (ECT).
  • Current registration with the relevant teaching authority.
  • Proven experience working as a Room Leader or similar role in a preschool setting.
  • Excellent knowledge of the EYLF and NQS.
  • Current Working with Children’s Check (for NSW state)

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.

So, what are you waiting for?
Take the leap and apply now to join Guardian Childcare & Education.

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