educational leader for babies room in south canberra in Canberra

madeline farrell, randstad
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canberra, australian capital territory
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2 years
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Randstad Education is seeking a diploma qualified lead educator for an exciting permanent full-time position at a childcare centre located southside of Canberra.

About your new centre

Your new position is located at a 70 place early childhood centre which enrolls children from 6 weeks to 5 years old. The centre is fully climated controlled with beautiful, spacious indoor and outdoor playground environments.

About your role

As a room leader, you will manage a team of assistants and an 8 place babies room with infants aged 0-2 years. As the centre follows a holistic education philosophy, your approach to education and care willl recognise the connectedness of mind, body and spirit. In this approach, you will be required to document babies physical, social, emotional, cognitive and language development through individual development portfolios.

Your responsibilites

  • Supervising and monitoring babies in room
  • Ensure room operates in accordance to centres policy and procedures
  • Mentor assistants in room and students on practical placement by providing verbal and written feedback to aid reflective learning
  • Collaborate with the director through ongoing leadership meetings and work towards shared vision for centre
  • Ensure WHS standards are upheld
  • Develop strong relationships with parents and families at service
  • Use Storypark app to document and communicate important moments and milestones

Your Employee Benefits

  • Staff childcare discounts
  • Professional development training and opportunities
  • First aid and CPR training provided

Your requirements

  • Valid Working with Vulnerable People Card
  • Diploma in Children's Services
  • 2 years experience as a Lead Educator
  • Studying towards a bachelor of early childhood education is preferred
  • Strong knowledge of EYLF and National Quality Framework
  • Experience working in the babies room

Our commitment to safeguarding children and young people.

Randstad Education is committed to the safety and well being of all children and young people. We take steps to achieve this through our candidate application process. All applicants are required to provide a valid state-based Working with Children Check which is thoroughly screened. In some circumstances, a Federal Police Check and an International Police Clearance is also required. Your consultant will be able to advise if this is applicable to you. Lastly, references are conducted in relation to the applicant's interactions with children using an online platform that has an inbuilt fraud alert. Employment is subject to clearance of all these checks to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people.

Refer a friend and you could earn $250

Are you looking for a permanent position in education or know someone who is? Sign up to Randstad Education or refer a friend and you could earn a $250 voucher! Call 1300 360 014 to find out more. Conditions apply.


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- Certificate III, Diploma or ECT qualification
- Valid WWVP Card
- Flexible travelling southside and northside of Canberra
- Experience working in early childhood as a room leader or assistant

educational requirements

Associate Degree/Diploma