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Educational Leader | Torquay

Guardian Childcare & Education


Base pay $75k - $85k
Permanent Full time Standard/Business Hours
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Full job description

At Guardian, childcare is more than a job

Educational Leader is not just a job title. It’s a purpose. You know that because you’re an innovator and highly experienced professional. Your skills, commitment to professional learning and development, and drive to seek out best practice puts you in a position to make a lasting impact on how we teach Australia’s children in a rapidly changing world.

When you join Guardian Torquay, you will have an opportunity to influence and innovate our approach to early childhood education. We create an environment where leadership development is open to all and where the educator’s voice is a critical part of decision making.

Your role as part of our Centre Leadership team and collaborating with other education professionals, children, and families, enables you to challenge, inspire, mentor, and lead the improvement of our educational programs and practice. You’ll also have a great place to work, incredible colleagues, and benefits that include:

  • Lead your ongoing professional development and learning through exceptional coaching, conferences, mentoring, and career advancement opportunities.
  • Work in high-quality, well-resourced environments where you lead programming and collaborate on resourcing decisions.
  • Build and influence the professional capacity and skills within the network and lead the development and implementation of teaching programs and practice.
  • Collaborate with professional Educators and Teachers through workshops and meetings to share best practice and learn from each other as you innovate in early childhood education programs based on exploration, discovery, and play.
  • Enjoy a competitive salary and financial benefits, including attractive remuneration packages, generous childcare discounts, recognition and rewards, and an employee referral program

The Centre

Torquay, our 72-place centre is rated exceeding in the National Quality Standard. The light-filled and spacious centre has chickens, herb and vegetable gardens, a pirate ship, cubby house, water pump, riverbed and a range of age-specific ateliers. With easy available parking, the children and long-standing team of Educators head out into the centre’s garden to gather food to add to the daily meals and collect eggs from the chicken to gift to parents. There are endless opportunities to excel in your career at Torquay.  

The Opportunity

Working closely with the Centre Leadership Team, you will enjoy;

  • Leading the development and implementation of the curriculum in collaborating with Educators to maximise each child’s development and learning.
  • Supporting Educators to ensure that each child participates in the educational program.
  • Support Educators to assess each child’s learning and development.
  • Establishing clear goals and expectations for teaching and practice in collaboration with all Educators.
  • Contributing to the development and ongoing implementation and review of the centres Quality Improvement Plan.

To be considered, you will have:

  • Tertiary Qualifications (University Degree or equivalent) in Early Childhood Education as approved by ACECQA.
  • Current Teacher’s Accreditation/ Registration (NSW, SA, VIC & WA)
  • Proven knowledge of the National Quality Framework
  • Previous experience working in the early years sector (desirable)
  • Valid Working with Children’s Check or state-specific equivalent

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

Pay comparison
Market average based on all Educational Leader jobs in Melbourne VIC
Above avg. range
$75k - $85k
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Job details
Date posted
25 May 2022
Category
Education, Training & Childcare
Occupation
Early Childhood
Above avg.
$75k - $85k
Contract type
Permanent
Work type
Full time
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours
Sector
Private business

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