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Childcare Trainee | East Ivanhoe

Guardian Childcare & Education


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Your calling starts here.

Are you passionate about early childhood education? Brave enough to dive right in and start learning from day one? Join Guardian East Ivanhoe as a Trainee, and you will be part of the program working with dedicated, professional early childhood education professionals who provide amazing learning experiences in a safe and secure environment.

As a Trainee, you will be able to earn while you learn. You will be supported with formal and practical training to achieve your qualifications in early childhood education. As you do, you'll be learning from highly skilled and experienced professionals who are constantly seeking to innovate how we deliver teaching and learning programs.

Each day, you will have the cherished privilege of building lasting and meaningful relationships with children and families, supporting them to be brave, curious, and imaginative in their learning. The skills children need to grow and thrive are changing rapidly, so we need brave Teachers and Educators who can inspire a child's curiosity and enthusiasm for learning. Through our Trainee program, you bring passion and we'll support you to develop the skills by giving you a great place to work, incredible colleagues, and benefits that include:

  • Be part of the amazing journey supporting children to be brave, curious, and imaginative in their learning.
  • Get a career head start through formal and practical training and mentoring from highly skilled and experienced professionals.
  • Work in high-quality, well-resourced environments for children and Teams.
  • Enjoy a competitive salary and financial benefits, including attractive remuneration packages, generous childcare discounts, recognition and rewards, and an employee referral program.
  • Flexible work options.
  • WHEREFIT - 2,000 discounted corporate offers at up to 50% off for gyms, studios, activewear, healthy meals, beauty and more...
  • Paid first aid courses and renewals

The Centre

East Ivanhoe, our 91-place centre is rated exceeding in the National Quality Standard. Located on Lower Heidelberg Road, the centre has access to easy parking and public transport. The range of resource-rich environments including a spacious outdoor area, a covered deck, natural play structures and a range of age-specific ateliers is where our exciting programs come to life. As part of the sustainability program, the centre has vegetable gardens, a worm farm and an active recycling program with the Richmond Exchange. We are proud to have such a culturally diverse team at and celebrate a variety of cultural events and holidays. As part of our strong community focus, the kinder children participate in a bush kinder program every Friday.

The Opportunity

As a part of our Trainee program, you will gain on the job experience whilst studying. We pay for the course, and you will receive an hourly rate for all hours worked. Upon completing the Traineeship, you will be issued a nationally recognised Certificate III in Children's services.

The Centre Manager, your team members and the program assessor will provide you with regular support. You will also enjoy;

  • Building and maintaining meaningful relationships with children, families and fellow educators and the broader centre community
  • Assisting in providing a safe and stimulating environment that meets the social, cultural, emotional, and educational needs of the children and families
  • Preparing the children's play and learning materials for the day's activities. Then in collaboration with your peers, extend children's thinking and learning through intentional teaching strategies, inspiring environments and spontaneous play experiences.

To be considered for a Traineeship, you will:

  • Have a genuine interest in a long-term career within Early Childhood Education
  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Be willing to commit to a 12-month traineeship program
  • Hold no previous formal qualifications (in any field)
  • Be willing to obtain a Working with Children Check or state equivalent.

Apply now

So, what are you waiting for? To start your career, apply now to join Guardian Childcare & Education.

Referrals

We offer referrals for Guardian employees so join us and bring a friend to refer and earn. For more details, visit: guardian.edu.au/careers/refer-your-friends

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Job details
Date posted
7 Jun 2022
Category
Education, Training & Childcare
Occupation
Early Childhood
Estimated
Undisclosed
Contract type
Permanent
Work type
Part time
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours
Sector
Private business

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