Childcare Educator

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Work type: Part-time Permanent
Location: McKinnon
Categories: Educators

At Guardian, childcare is more than a job

When you join Guardian McKinnon, you’ll be fortunate enough to work with the most passionate, knowledgeable and well-supported early education experts in their field.

Our teams partner with families to deliver world-class Curriculum, based on the renowned Reggio framework. Our Teachers and Educators are supporting children to develop the skills they will need to thrive in the 21st century - and we need exceptional, forward-thinking and thoughtful Teachers and Educators to join our ranks.

If you want to feel empowered in your career every day, then Guardian may be the place for you. We want awesome people who know how to light up a child’s curiosity and enthusiasm for learning.

In return, we’ll give you a great place to work, incredible colleagues, and benefits that include:

  • Access to world-class professional development, coaching, curriculum, conferences and mentoring
  • Become fluent in Reggio Emilia and Boulder Journey School-inspired programs that focus on respect, responsibility and community - brought to life through exploration, discovery and play.
  • Career advancement opportunities – from in-centre to leadership roles tailored to your aspirations
  • High-quality, well-resourced environments for children and Educators
  • Financial benefits including attractive remuneration packages, generous childcare discounts, recognition and rewards, and an employee referral program
  • Flexible work options.

The Centre

Every day is a new opportunity for growth at McKinnon! Our 140-place centre includes a range of resource-rich environments, including water play areas, a vegetable garden, natural climbing structures and a range of age-specific ateliers. We are proud to have a diverse team of Educators and celebrate a variety of cultural holidays throughout the year, including teaching the kinder children sign language. The light-filled and spacious centre also has an outdoor music space, French lessons, weekly cooking classes for parents. 

 

The Opportunity

Working closely with your fellow Educators and Centre Manager, you will enjoy;

  • Developing and maintaining meaningful relationships with children, families, colleagues, and the centre community
  • Developing and implementing an innovative early learning program reflective of current early years thinking and practice
  • Documenting children’s learning and development
  • Actively contributing to the implementation and adoption of the Guardian Curriculum.

To be considered, you will have:

  • A completed Certificate III and/or 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.

Referrals
We offer referrals for both Guardian and non-Guardian employees. For more details, visit: guardian.edu.au/careers/refer-your-friends

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