Current Opportunities

Lead Educator

Apply now Job no: 497391
Work type: Part Time
Location: Brisbane
Categories: Education & Training

Join an amazing team, learn and grow each day, contribute to a friendly and continuously improving centre, where children feel welcome! 

About our Centre

Welcome to Tadpoles ELC Pacific Paradise, nestled in the heart of the Queenslands’ Sunshine Coast. Our centre can cater for up to 75 children and is administered by our enthusiastic, fun-loving educators who have a passion for teaching! 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

You 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

Your reward

  • A permanent role working for Australia’s fastest-growing child care group
  • Leadership, management and training opportunities to develop your career further within nationwide company
  • Access to a national network of colleagues, training and future job opportunities at more than 160 child care centres owned by the same company

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.

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