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How to Find the Perfect Childcare Job in Canberra ACT

Providing services to children and their families is both a fulfilling and inspirational calling. Children are kind, curious, and intelligent young people who think that each day is an exciting adventure, and when you work with them, your workdays feel like exciting adventures too.

Canberra’s children are the future leaders of this beautiful city, so when you choose to find employment in the childcare and early childhood education field, you’re sure to feel like you’re doing something that actually matters—making a difference in the lives of young children and helping to prepare them for primary school and beyond.

At Guardian, the belief that children are the heart of our centres and our people are the soul is the very foundation of our work culture. And joining any of our open childcare jobs in the Canberra region means joining a team of dedicated and passionate professionals who love working with children and their families.

We currently have 6 Guardians childcare centres in the city. So whether you’re looking for:

  • Child care assistant jobs in Canberra ACT
  • Childhood educator jobs in Canberra ACT
  • Other child care jobs in Canberra ACT

It’s likely that we have an opening for the exact new childcare centre jobs in Canberra that you’ve been searching for.

A day working at one of Guardian’s Canberra childcare centres may include:

  • Teaching a world-class curriculum inspired by Reggio Emilia and Boulder Journey School
  • Helping children collect ingredients from our vegetable and herb gardens
  • Eating a nutritious meal together after it’s prepared on-site by our talented cooks and chefs
  • Participating in mindfulness and movement programs
  • Enjoying engaging activities in the local community
  • Practising sustainability

As you can see, our Canberra childcare jobs at our centres is certainly a rewarding experience..

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Why Work For a Guardian Centre in Canberra ACT

Job satisfaction is incredibly important to all of us here at Guardian. And we’re looking for hard-working and dedicated workers just like you to fill our current childcare jobs in the ACT.

Starting a career with Guardian means that your skills and experience actually matter. In fact, we’re happy to provide free professional learning, sponsored diplomas, and educational assistance to all of our permanent full-time and part-time team members to help you reach all of your career goals. 

We also offer a competitive benefits package for each child care job in Canberra that we hire for. We want you to become a leader within our centres, and we’re prepared to help you get there.

The following benefits are offered at all of our Canberra childcare centres:

  • Professional development, coaching, conferences, and mentoring opportunities 
  • Highly-competitive remuneration packages
  • An employee assistance and hardship fund
  • Childcare discounts based on years of service
  • Monthly recognition and awards 
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Flexible work options
  • Employee referral program

Our early childhood jobs in Canberra ACT all provide you with the opportunity to support both your local community and your family.

Childcare Jobs in Canberra ACT

With 6 childcare centres in the Canberra ACT area, we offer a range of flexible schedules for your convenience.

The schedules in our Canberra centres include: 

  • Full-time permanent
  • Part-time permanent
  • Casual
  • Full-time temporary
  • Part-time temporary

We understand that you have obligations outside of your employment. So we make it easier than ever to work as many or as few hours during the week that fit into your busy schedule.

And we offer other areas of flexibility in our Canberra centres as well. We hire for several different types of key roles within our centres, which makes finding your perfect match much simpler.

The key childcare roles in our Canberra childcare centres include:

  • Chef/Cook/Kitchen Hand
  • Educators
  • Centre Managers
  • Enrolments
  • Curriculum
  • Early Childhood Teacher
  • Educational Leader
  • Lead Educator
  • Assistant Centre Manager
  • Trainee Educators
  • Human Resources
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Operations

Each of these childcare jobs in Canberra provides you with the opportunity of serving children and families in your local community and going home satisfied.

How to Get Started

Ready to start your search for all of the childcare jobs in Canberra ACT that we currently have open?

Take a look at all the open positions in your area. You’re sure to discover one or more opportunities that fit the type of position you’re looking for.

Next, spend some time filling out, reviewing, and submitting your application so we know exactly what skills, talents, and abilities you can bring to our team.

Lastly, sign up for a job alert to make sure that you get notified as soon as any new jobs in childcare in the Canberra ACT area open up.

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