Human Resources

At Guardian Childcare & Education, Human Resources team members play a vital role in the operations of our centres. Human resources team members will support the Centre Managers with all the role requirements. This may include the ongoing support and training of team members, hiring new team members, and developing personal development plans.

In these roles, we seek passionate team players who are dedicated to ensuring that all team members are up to speed with their duties and receive feedback on their work in a professional manner. In onboarding new team members, you’ll ensure they have access to all the required training and provide appropriate feedback during their first few weeks.

Human resources team members will work with a reasonable amount of autonomy, and they’ll be required to work alongside Centre Managers and Assistant Managers to ensure all employee concerns are addressed appropriately.

Working in Human Resources at Guardian Childcare & Education means you’ll be offered a competitive salary package and many other benefits, including:

  • Discounts on childcare services, industry recognition and awards.
  • Access to the WHERFIT program to help you keep healthy and fit. In this program, you’re entitled to receive over 2,000 discounted corporate offers, such as 50% off gym memberships, activewear, healthy meals, beauty products, and more.
  • Access to the Guardian Degree Program will provide additional support for anyone undertaking studies related to their position. Under this program, you’ll have your studies paid, flexible work arrangements, and mentorship programs (terms and conditions apply).

Human Resources at Guardian Childcare means that you’re a part of the leadership team and will attend regular meetings to discuss the business. You’ll have the opportunity to discuss the direction of the business and where resources can be directed to benefit the team working in the centres.

Childcare human resources roles

Working in Human Resources requires people to be passionate about creating and developing a team environment. You’ll require a solid understanding of talent sourcing and current human resource practise and processes.

At Guardian Childcare, you’ll be responsible for building the team and assigning sourced talent to positions that are beneficial for the business. You’ll have the opportunity to focus on developing the team and preparing progress plans for our exceptional team members.

What are the different positions in the HR of a childcare centre?

The human resources position in a Guardian Childcare centre will place you into a small leadership team, and you’ll complete all the tasks related to human resources. This will include talent sourcing, end-to-end recruitment, industrial relations, monitoring workplace health and safety, team training and development, and planning and organising community engagements and events.

Working in a small leadership team, you’ll develop close relationships with your team and have access to contacts across the broader network. At Guardian Childcare, you’ll have access to excellent resources to assist in developing the education, kitchen, and administration teams to the best of their abilities.

Some of the responsibilities of human resources specialists at Guardian Childcare will include the following:

  • Development of team members and building on the existing team culture.
  • Performance managing and providing valuable feedback.
  • Developing human resources strategies.
  • Improving team productivity through positive reinforcement.

How to apply for childcare human resources jobs?

Applying for a position in human resources will require knowledge of optimising the team at a childcare centre. Ideally, you’ll have accredited training, such as a Certificate IV or Diploma in Human Resource Management.

Human resources specialists should have experience working in teams of up to thirty people, and people with experience in childcare centres and related fields are highly sought after. If you have a positive attitude and are seeking a position where you can develop a career, then look through our current vacancies. We can’t wait to hear from you!