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Lead Educator

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Work type: Part Time
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Education & Training

Our centre is waiting for you!


About our Centre

Welcome to Box Hill Learning Centre! Our 55-place centre is managed by a wonderful and highly dedicated team of early childhood professionals - and they are ready to give you a warm welcome! You'll be working in a centre which has proudly achieved an EXCEEDING ranking from the National Quality Standards, and it's not hard to see why. We utilise the unique Lifelong Learning approach developed by Affinity Education Group which perfectly supports the Early Years Learning Framework. We integrate an exciting 'Healthy Children' program of events, activities, incursions and excursions year round and involve our families and local community at all times.Find out more about our centre - just Google our centre name to find our website and Facebook page!


The role

As a valued Lead Educator at our centre, you’ll review, design, and evaluate the educational programs and play-based learning opportunities which help the children in our care develop a lifelong love of learning!


You’ll support a friendly and enthusiastic team to implement these programs, follow the Early Years Learning Framework, and create a culture which shares the excitement of child-led discovery.


You’ll enjoy regular professional development opportunities, engagement with our Quality Team, and being part of a company which is committed to delivering educational excellence.


About you

  • Experienced in implementing and evaluating educational programs and practices across each room to ensure compliance with the EYLF and National Quality Standards
  • Able to monitor and contribute positively to all educator’s documentation, analysis of children’s learning, planning and participation.
  • Experienced in ensuring all educators follow and can articulate the planning cycle effectively
  • Skilled in leading discussion with educators to reflect on their practice, interactions, intentional teaching and other strategies
  • Keen to develop a strong working relationship with your Centre Manager (Centre Director) to inform of audit outcomes and recommendations


Your reward

  • A permanent part-time role (up to 37.5-hours per week) working for Australia’s fastest-growing child care group
  • Incentive program -  earn brand new resources for your centre
  • Leadership, management and training opportunities to develop your career further
  • Access to discounts on a variety of products and services
  • Access to a national network of colleagues, training and future job opportunities at more than 160 child care centres owned by the same company


You already have

  • A minimum of Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care, or equivalent
  • A current Working with Children’s Check or equivalent
  • Extensive knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework
  • Commitment to delivering the National Quality Standards
  • Strong and positive communication, leadership and management skills
  • Current driver’s licence, first aid certificate (including asthma and anaphylactic training) and resuscitation certificate


Why work for Affinity?

At Affinity, we proudly do things differently. Our mission is to inspire and nurture individuals to reach their full potential. It isn’t just about what we do for children, it’s about what we do for our team, too. Every day, at more than 160 child care centres around Australia, we support quality, teamwork, training opportunities and a culture of recognition and reward. Affinity allows our people to shine – so we can deliver the best in early education.

As Australia’s most dynamic early learning business, we’re revolutionising our industry through our Lifelong Learning approach, Quality Team, Healthy Children program, technology and facilities upgrades and much more. We’d love you to join us!

Achieve beyond your expectations as you are supported to learn, grow personally and professionally and develop new, valuable skills.

Feel positive. Feel proud. Make new friends. Laugh. Go home smiling.


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