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Lead Educator

Journey Early Learning

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Childcare Lead Educator | Corinda

About Your New Role:

As our new Lead Educator, it is your role to work as a team member and assist in providing a safe and stimulating environment which meets the social, cultural, emotional, educational and physical needs of the children and encourages parent participation and to generally assist in the functioning of the centre.

You will be required to work within the team, planning, implementing, and evaluating programs, for all children.

We are inspired by each of our Lead Educators and value their input, connectiveness and knowledge. Journey offer networking opportunities for our Lead Educators to stay connected, to transfer knowledge and to build strong relationships across our centres.

Your main duties will include:

  • Bringing the Journey Values of connection, communication and consideration to life and reflect this in everyday practice.
  • Ability to adhere to Journey’s child safe policy and code of conduct
  • Ensuring that daily routines are planned, reviewed, and adapted to meet children’s needs to ensure they create the opportunity for interaction and the extension of children’s learning.
  • Providing high quality programmes for each child, based on their interests.
  • Conduct regular observations on individuals and groups of children reflective of all areas of their development.
  • Gathering information from written observations to support the design of a child-led program.
  • Build trusting relationships with families through regular, honest and open communication regarding the care of their child.

Role Requirements:

  • Experience working in an environment guiding and supporting children up to six years old.
  • Experience developing high quality programmes for children up to six years old.
  • Demonstrated commitment to providing a safe, caring, non-judgemental and supportive environment for children and their families.
  • A demonstrated ability to adhere to and understand the ECA code of Ethics and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
  • Demonstrated understanding of appropriate behaviours while engaging with children
  • Current Valid Working with Children Check
  • Experience leading and guiding a team
  • ACECQA Approved Diploma in Children’s Services or, working towards
  • First Aid, Anaphylaxis and Asthma Certificates

Benefits:

  • Ongoing Professional Development - Exclusive access to our internal professional development platform – Journey Academy, external training and short courses.
  • Networking Opportunities – Collaborate with, and build relationships across the journey community through centre visits, events and networking opportunities.
  • Paid Team Meetings – Be paid for your time and commitment to Journey
  • Uniforms Provided – Receive annually updated uniforms to keep you looking fresh and feeling great
  • Get Paid Weekly – Maintain your finances with weekly pay. 
  • Paid Birthday Leave – Celebrate your special day on us!
  • Anniversary Gift – We value and recognise our people for their commitment and contribution.
  • Freshly made meals – Enjoy our ‘Wholesome Child’ menu and nourish your body with delicious meals & snacks.
  • Paid Annual Volunteer Day – Giving you something that gives back
  • High-Quality Resources & Environments - Our environments spark creation, inspiration and pure joy in educators, families and visitors

About Corinda:

Journey Early Learning Corinda is a modern, purpose built 90 place centre, catering for children from six weeks to six years old. Our centre features transitional indoor and outdoor play environments, perfect for play-based and child lead learning. Our environment is filled with natural resources which inspire and teach our little adventurers fundamental motor skills. Our centre features an alfresco dining area, water play area, sports field, multi-level fort, rock climbing wall, bike track and so much more to keep our children, educators and visitors inspired.

The Corinda community is at the heart of our centre, and we love to go on regular adventures to the local library and nearby parks. Our families are invited to a monthly family breakfast, inspired by Wholesome Child, and made fresh by our incredible chef.

About Journey Early Learning:

At Journey Early Learning, we aim to create an environment that is safe, secure and homely, where everyone feels welcome. Our future is one filled with endless possibilities and growth opportunities, and together, we’ve developed an educational approach that is inspiring, stimulating and encouraging.

When it comes to early learning, our educators have a vital role to play. Journey educators are passionate, considerate, educated, inspirational and welcoming. Our educators understand that learning is a journey and enjoy developing deeper connections with children, families, and the wider community.

Every journey must begin somewhere, and yours begins right here. Apply today!

Journey Early Learning…where it all begins.

Journey Early Learning promotes the safety, wellbeing, and inclusion of all children, including those with a disability, from a culturally or linguistically diverse background. We are committed to the safety, participation, and empowerment of all children.

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Job details
Date posted
6 Jan 2022
Category
Education, Training & Childcare
Occupation
Early Childhood
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