Educational Leader | Aspley | QLD

Posted on 29-Aug-2017
Application Close Date: 25-Sep-2017
Early Childhood Teacher
Position Type:
Permanent -Part time
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Lizards Early Learning Centre, Aspley


This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Educational Leader to lead the development and implementation of the curriculum inspired by Reggio Emilia principles. This role offers you an opportunity to join a growing early learning group that offers a supportive peer network and a host of professional development and career progression opportunities across our network of centres and support offices. 


The Centre

Tucked away from the main road in Aspley, this beautiful 150-place centre has three large playgrounds complete with worm farm, vegetable patches, and plenty of areas to explore. We offer music programs, sports experiences as well as participate in local community activities. Our diverse range of educators are passionate professionals and pride themselves on creating strong bonds with the children, families and community. 


As Educational Leader, you will have the opportunity to enjoy various responsibilities, including:


  • To lead the development and implementation of the curriculum in order to maximise the learning and development of every child
  • To establish clear goals and expectations for teaching and practice, in collaboration with educators; supporting educators to assess each child's learning and development in relation to the approved learning framework outcomes and other contemporary theories of learning through the development of summative assessments
  • To be a supportive and positive mentor to educators to build their capacity for high quality practice


About you

We are looking for someone who meets the following criteria:


  • Bachelor of Teaching/Education (Early Childhood) or ACECQA assessed equivalent qualifications
  • 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 paid Blue Card
  • The ability to inspire, motivate and maintain a positive learning culture within the Centre for children, for your families and for your Educator colleagues.


Benefits include;

  • Professional development and training 
  • Flexible working hours
  • You will be supported by our state based Curriculum Mentor who is part of the National Curriculum Team
  • Current Training Opportunities – Leadership Skills, NQF and Curriculum
  • ‘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
  • Guardian are sustainability champions having our own Sustainably Manager educating our staff and children on how to take better care of the world we live in


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.

Critical to our success is the team of Educators. If you are ready for greatness we invite you to apply to join our team.


How to Apply

If you can help us add the 'wow' factor to every Guardian family's experience, enjoy early learning education as well as take your own personal learning journey seriously, your time is here! Click apply to send your resume today!


Join us on our mission to shape the world of tomorrow through the children of today.


'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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