Childcare Traineeship | Haberfield

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Work type: Full-time Permanent
Location: Sydney, Haberfield
Categories: Trainee Educators

Childcare Traineeship | Haberfield 

About Guardian

At Guardian Childcare & Education we celebrate childhood. The magic, the wonder, the endless possibilities and the sense of adventure. Guardian is a place where our people are recognised and rewarded for bringing their whole self to work.

The Centre

Located on Parramatta Road, our light-filled and homely 94 place centre in Haberfield is close to public transport. The resource-rich environments – including a community library and rooftop yard, natural mud kitchen, a water pump, bike paths, vegetable gardens and age-specific ateliers are where our exciting programs come to life. The culturally diverse and long-standing team enjoy a professional and friendly working environment. The team also enjoy taking the children on excursions to maintain the great connections with the surrounding community.

The Opportunity

As a part of our Trainee program you will gain on the job experience whilst studying. We pay for the course and you will receive an hourly rate for all hours worked. Upon successful completion of the traineeship, you will be issued with a nationally recognised Certificate III in Children’s services

The Centre Manager, your Educator team members and the program assessor will provide you with regular support, you will also enjoy;

  • Building and maintaining meaningful relationships with children, families and fellow educators and the broader centre community
  • Assisting in providing a safe and stimulating environment which meets the social, cultural, emotional, and educational needs of the children and families
  • Preparing the children’s play and learning materials for the days activities. Then in collaboration with your peers extend children’s thinking and learning through intentional teaching strategies, inspiring environments and spontaneous play experiences.

To be considered for a Traineeship, you will:

  • Have a genuine interest in a long-term career within Early Childhood education
  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident.
  • Be willing to commit to a 12-month traineeship program
  • Hold no previous formal qualifications (in any field)
  • Be willing to obtain a Working with Children Check. 

Our benefits:

  • Fully paid Traineeship program, plus earn an hourly rate whilst you learn on the job
  • Career advancement opportunities once your Traineeship is complete, including permanent Educator positions
  • Access to great professional development including our Guardian Diploma program
  • Recognition program; rewarding outstanding performances individuals and teams as well as compelling incentives for key achievements. 
  • The Annual Educator awards night.
  • Employee referral program – Earn up to $3,000.
  • Generous Childcare discounts for your own children.
  • Flexibility and support with a range of full-time, and part-time opportunities, we can work with you to balance both the team’s members and family’s needs.

Apply now

So, what are you waiting for? To start your career, apply now to join Guardian Childcare & Education.


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