Forrest - Early Learning Trainee x 2 | ACT

Posted on 22-Sep-2017
Application Close Date: 19-Oct-2017
Early Childhood Educators
Position Type:
Permanent - Full time
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Guardian Early Learning Group – Childcare Traineeship Forrest ACT

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

Begin your career in the Early Years Sector and gain a nationally recognised qualification!

Working at Guardian means you'll be working in one of the leading early learning and child care business 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!

The Centre

This 140-place centre in Forrest has a fantastic outdoor environment and bright interiors filled with nature-inspired resources. Our state of the art facilities coupled with our unique Curriculum will inspire you in your pedagogical practice. We pride ourselves on our strong bonds with our families and provide a breakfast service which gives our educators a chance to interact with families.

The Role

Guardian will pay for you to complete your Certificate 111 in Children's Services. This is a paid traineeship, work whilst you learn!

Your role as an Early Childhood Professional will lead our curriculum inspired by Reggio Emilia principles. Whether it's helping a child take their first step or educating in our centres, you'll love our child lead teaching philosophy and our state of the art centres.

  • Observe and record the children's interests, participation and progress from the day. 
  • Assist with the inclusion of children with additional needs into the program. 
  • Prepare the children's play and learning materials for the day's activities. 
  • Help children with daily routines such as toileting, dressing, eating and sleeping. 
  • Assist with the serving of light snacks and meals and communicate with the families on children's progress and activities of the day.


It's no secret we expect a lot from you. But like any good relationship, we give a lot back. Like a genuine commitment to learning and development and generous rewards and incentives.

Why work for us?

  • Fully paid education –Bachelor in Early Childhood Education
  • 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.

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 Centre Managers who lead our centres, who we spoil with resources, support, development and friendships.  If you are ready for greatness we invite you to apply to join our team.

What you'll appreciate the most is the amazingly diverse and talented group of colleagues you'll work with, who'll support your development and with whom you'll achieve great things.


How to Apply

If you have a genuine passion for children and their development then contact us today to find out more details of this exciting opportunity. Click apply and submit your resume today!



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