Childcare Lead Educator | 0-2 years room | Sherwood Forest Children's Centre

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Work type: Full-time Permanent
Location: South Brisbane
Categories: Early Childhood Educators

Childcare Lead Educator | 0-2 years room | Sherwood Forest Children's Centre

Join the fantastic team at Sherwood Forest! We are looking for an experienced Lead Educator to support the learning and development of children aged 0-2 years old.

In joining our fantastic team at Sherwood Forest, you’ll be guided by a committed management team supporting your access to a range of benefits, while helping to shape the world of tomorrow through the children of today.

About the Centre:

Sherwood Forest is a renovated church which holds charming characteristics throughout. Our centre has recently expanded from 86-places to 132-places, proudly retaining a team of dedicated, long-standing passionate educators who provide support and inspiration to pedagogical practice.  Our environments offer cosy and comfortable internal spaces and large, bright outdoor areas.

We are conveniently located in the heart of Sherwood, close to public transport, both trains, and busses. The local hub of services within walking distance, enhances our participation in community experiences, maintaining a genuine sense of belonging.

Why choose Guardian:

  • Career advancement opportunities across our growing network, including larger centres, turn around centres and support office roles
  • Access to professional development opportunities including; leadership development, our Guardian Masterclass program, Educator conference with national and International speakers, monthly meetings, etc
  • Attractive remuneration package with scope for future growth
  • Our recognition program with rewards for outstanding performance for both individuals and teams and our annual Educator awards night
  • Participation in the Guardian Education project; a world-class quality enhancement initiative inspired by the infant-toddler centres and preschools of Reggio Emilia
  • Employee referral program – Earn up to $2,000
  • Generous Childcare discounts for your own children
  • Employee wellbeing scheme - Annual flu shot and Employee Assistance Program
  • Uniform provided

As a Lead Educator, you'll…

  • Lead and mentor educators to achieve excellence and maintain strong professional relationships with one another
  • Lead and develop the team to deliver a high-quality cycle of planning, curriculum, and outcomes for each child in your room
  • Ensure that all documentation, including Story Park, of children’s learning, is visible and accessible to families and contains high-quality information to meet regulatory requirements
  • Embed and comply with all regulations, including Guardian’s policies and procedures

Essential Criteria:

  • A completed Diploma in Children's Services
  • Prior experience running a room in a long day care service
  • Sound, practical working knowledge and implementation of the National Quality Framework and the Early Years Learning Framework;
  • Experience working as a Room Leader in an Early Childhood Centre
  • Current First Aid Certificate and Asthma & Anaphylaxis certificates
  • Current Working with Children's Check
  • Passion and ability to inspire, motivate and maintain a positive learning culture within the centre for children, for your families and for your Educator colleagues

Apply now

If you are seeking a fulfilling career in Early Years Education then we would love to hear from you. Apply online today!!

"Guardian Early Learning Group is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and their welfare will always be our first priority.  We want children to be safe, happy and empowered, and our policies, procedures, and practices will ensure that child protection issues will be approached and managed in a way to ensure the best outcomes for all children.'

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