Elizabeth Street - Diploma Assistant | NSW

Posted on 01-Sep-2017
Application Close Date: 28-Sep-2017
Early Childhood Educators
Position Type:
Permanent - Full time
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Early Learning Diploma Assistant - Elizabeth Street

This role offers you the opportunity to become a Diploma Qualified Educator at one of our incredible child care and early learning centres. You are also joining a dynamic early learning group that offers supportive peers, and a host of professional development and career progression opportunities across our network of centres and support offices.


The Centre

Welcome to our beautiful Elizabeth Street Early Learning Centre – An inspiring and stimulating child care and learning centre located in the heart of Sydney's CBD, NSW. Elizabeth Street Early Learning Centre is an outdoor wonderland! The children love exploring our large sandpit and rocky river bed, and playing with our fun water pump. There are big outdoor umbrellas for picnics, undercover spaces for eating outside, and quiet spaces to relax and unwind under the trees. Whether it's collecting rainwater for our indoor plants, observing the weather each day or going out to play in the warm sunshine, the children love stimulating their senses in our exciting outdoor environment. Our commitment to sustainability also means that we're also constantly striving to reduce our environmental impact.


The Role

As a Diploma Qualified Assistant, you will work with other educators to:

  • Develop and maintain meaningful relationships with children, families, colleagues, and the centre community
  • Ensure compliance with the National Law and National Regulations
  • Actively contribute to the implementation and adoption of the Guardian Curriculum
  • Document children's learning and development


The Candidate

We are looking for someone who meets the following criteria:

  • Completed Diploma in Children's Services along with sound, practical working knowledge and implementation of the National Quality Framework and the Early Years Learning Framework
  • Current First Aid Certificate/Asthma & Anaphylaxis certificates
  • Current Working with Children's Check
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to inspire, motivate and maintain a positive learning culture within the centre for children, for your families and for your Educator colleagues


About Guardian

Guardian Early Learning Group is a community of early childhood professionals dedicated to providing high quality early learning for our families and their children.

We started our journey in 2004 and today we operate over 90 early learning centres.  We are seeking to become one of the most inspired early learning groups in the world by operating our centres to the very best of our ability, and growing cautiously through new centre acquisitions and developments.


Why work for us?

  • Guardian's own Reggio inspired Diploma
  • Learning & Development – Leadership skills, NQF and Curriculum training
  • Over the past year, 80 Guardian staff and Educators have attended Reggio
  • Flexible working hours
  • Guardian's Curriculum Project' that aims to provide both an inspirational and aspirational framework that guides the work of our educators in the learning and development of children.  Our curriculum sits on top of the Early Years Framework.  
  • Reggio Inspired Environments – Natural indoor and outdoor spaces
  • Richmond Pedagogical Exchange – Materials Centre and 100 Languages of Children Exhibition
  • Guardian are sustainability champions having our own Sustainability Manager educating our staff and children on how to take better care of the world we live in.


Working at Guardian means you'll be working in one of the leading childcare and early learning businesses in the world, dedicated to providing the best possible early learning experiences for children and their families. we're doing amazing things – and you can too.

 'Guardian Early Learning Group is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and their welfare will always be our first priority. We want children to be safe, happy and empowered, and our policies, procedures and practices will ensure that child protection issues will be approached and managed in a way to ensure the best outcomes for all children"


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