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Lead Educator

As our Lead Educator, you will work with a team of educators to provide an active play based learning environment that builds agency and is responsive to children’s strengths, interests and curiosity.

You will plan, implement and document a rich program which reflects your vision of a creative learning environment for children of all abilities and all cultures. You will work alongside other professionals like Social Workers, Early Childhood teachers, Speech Pathologist and Child Psychologist who are all on your team. This role is based in the collocated sessional kindergarten. 

About us

We are a community based not for profit organisation focused on building resilience so children and families can live their best life.

Our Early Years Centre is a hub for families offering health services, family support services, holistic early childhood education which wraps around support to those families accessing our service.

Terms: 6 month contract, two days per week excluding school holidays. Based in Beaudesert, QLD.

More benefits

  • Use creative & innovative approaches to shape life long outcomes for children
  • We set you up for success with a buddy, structured orientation & mobile tools
  • Salary packaging options available. 

What you need to succeed?

As a Lead Educator, you will have:

  • Diploma in Children’s Services or Early Childhood Education with experience in a similar role
  • A sound knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework and innovative practice
  • Great people skills and the ability to create strong respectful relationships with people from all walks of life
  • Good time management and organisational skills including the ability to be flexible
  • Experience developing a rich curriculum and up to date pedagogy
  • Commitment to lead your own intentional reflection to continually build practice and outcomes 

Interested? Apply online today!

Call Liz on 0407 309 893 to discuss the role in more details.

Position Profile

We welcome diversity in all its forms; applications from underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged. We value relationships with our local Aboriginal community and welcome applications from its members.

We see ability not disability, if you identify as a person with a different ability please get in contact.

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check or similar (where relevant to the role).