Randstad Education is seeking a bachelor or diploma qualified lead educator for a permanent full-time position at an exceeding childcare centre located in Russell, Canberra. About the organisation The organisation is a not-for-profit charity offering early childhood education, outside school hours care, community services and professional support. Their mission and purpose is to advance education and social welfare by making a difference for children and families. This includes providing support services and learning opportunities for people from all walks of life, including those disadvantaged by poverty, violence, illness and location. The organisation's spirit of working together and being determined to lead inspires everything they do. Creating a sense of belonging for staff, children, families and communities is their highest priority. About the centre The early childhood centre is an exceeding service excelling in Children's Safety, Staffing, Relationships with Children, Collaborative Partnerships and in Governance and Leadership. The service's operating hours are Monday to Friday 7:30am - 6:00pm and offers care for 80 children a day ranging from 0-6 years old across a total of 4 rooms. About their philosophy The organisation and childcare's approach to education and care is inspired by Reggio Emilia and the Steiner approach. This approach involves the following: Self-initiated child led playA focus on real rather than virtual experiencesCreative activities such as storytelling, music, drawing and paintingStructure routines to create a sense of safety and securityTeachers are co-learners and collaborate with the childrenAbout Your New Position As a lead educator, you will be expected to: Lead and mentor a team of educators to deliver high quality education and careFacilitate play based, holistic learning in a safe and supportive environmentObserve and document learningAssist with the planning and implementing of programs for individuals and groups of childrenCollaborate with families and children to provide quality programsAdhere to National Quality Standards and the Early Years Learning FrameworkYour Employee Benefits More pay in your pocket every week thanks to optional salary packagingSix weeks annual leave every single yearAttractive salaries, above award pay, and training opportunities with our RTOFast tracked career growth with great support and national opportunitiesOpportunities to work in remote locations and reap the rewardsHow to Apply To be considered for this position, please apply with your resume and a cover letter. Alternatively, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 02 6132 3886 for more information.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 $250Are 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.