Childcare Team Leader

  • Company:
    Guardian Childcare & Education
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    5 days ago
  • Category:
    Social Care

Team Leader | Adelaide

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. It’s what’s in you that makes a child’s experience truly unique.

The Opportunity

We are looking for qualified Lead Educators to work across our centres in Adelaide. 

Please visit Guardian.edu.au for details on our centres.

The Role

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 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.
  • Knowledge of personal responsibilities under the current Child Protection laws.
  • Our benefits:

  • Educator Days and national networking events.
  • Access to great professional development, coaching and mentoring programs including; bachelor program, workshops, short courses, qualification updates and more.
  • Career pathways; grow your career and transition to an Assistant Centre Manager, Centre Manager, Curriculum Mentor or Quality Manager.
  • High-quality, well-resourced environments.
  • Attractive remuneration package with scope for future growth.
  • The Annual Educator awards night.
  • Flexibility and support with a range of full-time, and part-time roles, we can work with you to balance both the team’s members and family’s needs.