21d ago

Lead Educator

Journey Early Learning


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Childcare Lead Educator | Epsom

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:

  • Lead Educator Network - Be supported, heard and connected through our regular Lead Educator meetings and network opportunities.
  • Succession Planning - Is your dream to become an Educational Leader or Centre Manager? We will get you there!
  • Leadership Training - Be valued as a leader, be supported on your leadership journey.
  • Financial Benefits - Receive 80% off childcare fees, access to referral programmes up to $250 and more!
  • Paid Birthday Leave – Celebrate your special day on us!

About Epsom:

Journey Early Learning Epsom, formerly known as Country Buddies Bendigo, is a purpose-built centre catering for 130 children between the ages of six months and six years. Our centre is a place that sparks curiosity, wonder and joy in all educators, children and visitors.

Our Centre Manager, Jeanette, is passionate about fostering children’s development as well as establishing positive and engaging relationships with children and families. The team at Epsom is built on the foundations of connection, communication, and consideration.

Jeanette is an inspiring and knowledgeable Centre Manager who focuses on offering continuous support and opportunities to each member of the team.  At Epsom, we pride ourselves on building connections with neighbours, schools, local businesses, and community organisations.

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.


Perks & benefits
Flexible Hours/Time
JOURNEY ONLINE TRAINING PLATFORM
PAID BIRTHDAY LEAVE
Paid volunteer time
UNIFORMS AND WELCOME PACK
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Equal Employment Opportunity
Equal Employment
Opportunity (EEO)
Journey Early Learning supports the following Equal Employment Opportunity programs:
Cultural Diversity Cultural Diversity
Diversity Diversity
Equal opportunities programs Equal opportunities programs
Internship programs Internship programs
LGBTI Support LGBTI Support
Mature age worker support Mature age worker support
Young workers programs Young workers programs

Job details
Date posted
21 Jul 2022
Category
Education, Training & Childcare
Occupation
Early Childhood
Estimated
$50k ~ $61k
Contract type
Permanent
Work type
Part time
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours
Industry
Education
Sector
Private business
Company size
201 to 1000

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