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Lead Educator I Pymble

Full-time Permanent
Pymble, NSW

Job no: 552591
Categories: Lead Educator
Posted: 31/10/2023 11:51 AM

Take the lead
Your skills, experience, and passion for supporting children as they begin to discover and explore their world are just what we need at Guardian Pymble.

We have amazing Educators who create safe and secure environments where young children thrive. As Lead Educator, you will work with Educators in the Centre, supporting their teaching practice as they grow and excel as professionals.

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 Pymble, you 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 organisation 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:

  • Belong to a Teachers@Guardian networking program where you meet fortnightly to learn and collaborate with other Teachers at different centres!  
  • Access to an ECT Mentor – to support with ongoing professional development and guidance with your accreditation, training, coaching, conferences, mentoring, and career advancement opportunities.
  • Enjoy a competitive salary and financial benefits– including attractive remuneration packages of $36-$50 depending on experience/location/role type, generous childcare discounts, recognition and rewards, and an employee referral program.
  • Use your professional skills and passionfor education to influence and shape our innovative programs that focus on learning through exploration, discovery, and play.
  • High-quality, well-resourced environmentsfor children and Teachers
  • Free subscription to ECA Learning Hub –choose from 100+ self-paced modules, interactive webcasts, and pre-recorded webinars on a range of EC topics!
  • WHEREFIT– 2,000 discounted corporate offers at up to 50% off for gyms, studios, activewear, healthy meals, beauty and more…
  • Paid first aid courses and renewals 

The Centre

Our 98 place, light-filled centre includes a range of resource-rich environments, including shady trees, luscious gardens and natural play structures. The light-filled centre is also home to a spacious outdoor area and a range of age-specific ateliers where our programs come to life. Educators enjoy strong leadership within the centre and a stable, long serving passionate team. The Centre Manager encourages a supportive and positive culture with a team who are always striving to improve.

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
  • 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
  • The opportunity to join Leadership Councils where you can develop leadership skills, collaborate with other leaders, think innovatively, drive change, and participate in decision-making.

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 Children’s Check.

Apply now
So, what are you waiting for? Take the leap and 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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