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Childcare Lead Educator | LilyfieldGuardian Childcare & Education
At Guardian, childcare is more than a job When you join Guardian Lilyfield, 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 Our 92-place centre at Lilyfield is rated exceeding in the National Quality Standard. The centre includes a range of exciting, resource-rich environments; three spacious outdoor spaces complete with a water pump, rock climbing, vegetable gardens, alfresco dining areas and age-specific ateliers where our programs come to life.
We are proud to have a culturally diverse team and celebrate a variety of cultures and holidays throughout the year. The community-minded team also organise a range of fundraising events for the children to be involved in. The Opportunity Working closely with your fellow Educators and Centre Manager, you will enjoy; Leading a team of educators with a focus on individual development and mentoring in the education, care, and supervision of each child Working collaboratively with educators, children and families to plan and implement an effective ongoing cycle of planning, documenting and evaluation in accordance with the National Quality Framework and Guardian Curriculum 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 working in the early childhood sector (desirable) Sound, practical working knowledge and implementation of the NQF and the EYL....