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Childcare Lead Educator | Banyo

Journey Early Learning

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Childcare Lead Educator | Banyo


  • Paid Birthday Leave – Celebrate your special day on us!
  • Lead Educator Network - Be supported, heard and connected through our regular Lead Educator meetings and network opportunities.
  • Leadership Training - Be valued as a leader, be supported on your leadership journey.
  • Anniversary Gift – We value and recognise our people for their commitment and contribution.

About Banyo

Journey Early Learning Banyo is a modern, 61 place centre with landscaped native gardens and incredible indoor environments to inspire the creativity of children. With an open plan design, our centre is the perfect space for curiosity and adventure.

Our Centre Manager, Hazel has worked within the sector for close to 20 years and is inspired by creating an atmosphere where children and families are respected and have a sense of belonging. Hazel is committed to respecting the rights of each child and encouraging a sense of agency.

Through our community connections, children have the opportunity to go on adventures, visit the Earnshaw State College for ‘Fitness Fridays’ and enjoy regular swimming lessons on Fridays.

Banyo is the perfect place for you to start your career with Journey, with an incredibly supportive team and opportunities to extend your own learning in an incredible environment.

About Your New Role:

As our new Lead Educator, it is your role to work as a team member and assist in providing a safe and stimulating environment that meets the social, cultural, emotional, educational and physical needs of the children and encourages parent participation and generally assist in the functioning of the centre.

You will be required to work within the team, planning, implementing and evaluating programs, for all children within our pre-kindergarten room (ages three to four)

We are inspired by each of our Lead Educators and value their input, connectedness and knowledge. Journey offers networking opportunities for our Lead Educators to stay connected, to transfer knowledge and to build strong relationships across our centres.

Your main duties will include:

  • Bringing the Journey Values of connection, communication and consideration to life and reflect this in everyday practice.
  • Ability to adhere to Journey’s child-safe policy and code of conduct
  • Ensuring that daily routines are planned, reviewed, and adapted to meet children’s needs to ensure they create the opportunity for interaction and the extension of children’s learning.
  • Providing high-quality programmes for each child, based on their interests.
  • Conduct regular observations on individuals and groups of children reflective of all areas of their development.
  • Gathering information from written observations to support the design of a child-led program.
  • Build trusting relationships with families through regular, honest and open communication regarding the care of their child.

Role Requirements:

  • Experience working in an environment guiding and supporting children up to six years old.
  • A demonstrated ability to adhere to and understand the ECA Code of Ethics and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
  • Demonstrated understanding of appropriate behaviours while engaging with children

Experience developing high-quality programmes for children up to six years old.

  • Demonstrated commitment to providing a safe, caring, non-judgemental and supportive environment for children and their families.
  • ACECQA Approved Diploma in Children’s Services (or working towards)
  • Current Valid Working with Children Check
  • First Aid, Anaphylaxis and Asthma Certificates
  • Full Rights to Work in Australia

About Journey Early Learning:

At Journey Early Learning, we aim to create an environment that is safe, secure and homely, where everyone feels welcome. Our future is one filled with endless possibilities and growth opportunities, and together, we have developed an educational approach that is inspiring, stimulating and encouraging.

When it comes to early learning, our educators have a vital role to play. Journey educators are passionate, considerate, educated, inspirational and welcoming. Our educators understand that learning is a journey and enjoy developing deeper connections with children, families, and the wider community.

Every journey must begin somewhere, and yours begins right here. Apply today!

Journey Early Learning…where it all begins.

Journey Early Learning promotes the safety, wellbeing, and inclusion of all children, including those with a disability, from a culturally or linguistically diverse background. We are committed to the safety, participation, and empowerment of all children.

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Journey Early Learning supports the following Equal Employment Opportunity programs:
Cultural Diversity Cultural Diversity
Diversity Diversity
Equal opportunities programs Equal opportunities programs
Internship programs Internship programs
LGBTI Support LGBTI Support
Mature age worker support Mature age worker support
Young workers programs Young workers programs
Job details
Date posted
12 May 2022
Education, Training & Childcare
Early Childhood
Contract type
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Part Time
Job mode
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Private Business
Company size
201 to 1000

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