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Educational Leader

Swinburne Children's Centre

Swinburne Children’s Centre is a community based, for purpose organisation offering Early Childhood Education and Care services in the Eastern suburbs of Melbourne for over 20 years.

With 120 employees across our four services and our head office in Croydon, we are committed to enabling our children to be the best versions of themselves, helping our families connect, operating as a successful business and keeping our workforce engaged and connected.

Our Lilydale service boasts a new, purpose-built centre currently operating with 7 rooms. Our Lilydale service strives to provide safe and stimulating environments where children will thrive and reach their full potential. We provide various learning opportunities including long- and short-term projects, based on children’s individual interests and abilities.

Swinburne Children’s Centre is a Child Safe organisation with zero tolerance for child abuse. The wellbeing and safety of all children is at the forefront of all that we do and every decision that we make.

About you

The Educational Leader predominantly acts to inspire, lead, mentor and guide Early Years staff in the provision of quality Early Childhood Education and Care in line with:

  • Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework
  • National Quality Framework
  • Current research and innovative practice.

Relationships are important to you. You'll develop strong, respectful, caring relationships with your colleagues, contributing to a culture of continuous learning and professionalism. We believe in an environment where we care for each other, we support each other to succeed - and allow our children to be everything that they want to be. Your passion for this role will be evident in your approach.

To be a member of our amazing team, you will have:

  • An Early Childhood Teaching qualification (Bachelor's preferred)
  • Experience in a similar role (highly regarded)
  • Current First Aid, CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis certificates
  • A current working with children's check
  • Current VIT Registration
  • Sound, practical working knowledge and implementation of the NQF and the EYLF and/or VEYLDF
  • Current Protecting Children Mandatory Reporting certificate

In return, we will offer you:

  • Supportive leadership
  • An opportunity to be part of our Extended Leadership Team (ELT) with regular networking opportunities across our organisation
  • Excellent professional development opportunities
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Program

How to Apply

If this sounds like a great opportunity for you to join our friendly, professional team, please click the Apply Now button and follow the instructions.

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