Educational Leader | Kyneton

About Kyneton:

Journey Early Learning Kyneton is a brand-new purpose-built centre that is due to open April 2022. Catering for 88 children, from birth to five, Kyneton has been architecturally designed to inspire imagination and curiosity.

We are building a team on the foundations of connection, communication and consideration with an inspiring and knowledgeable Centre Manager who focuses on offering continuous support and opportunities to each member of the team. We pride ourselves on building connections with neighbours, schools, local businesses, and community organisations.

At Journey, we are invested in your success in your new role. As a new member of the Journey community, you will be guided through a two-week paid induction prior to the centre opening.


About Your New Role:

As our Educational Leader, you will hold an influential role in inspiring, motivating, affirming, and extending the practice and pedagogy of educators across the centre. In partnership with the Centre Manager and team, you will endeavour to involve inquiry and reflection to positively impact the important work and connections with children and families.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Bringing the Journey Values of connection, communication and consideration to life and reflect this in everyday practice.
  • Ability to adhere to Journey’s child safe policy and code of conduct
  • Bringing the Journey Standards to life while ensuring all team members understand and are following these.
  • Develop and monitor individual and group coaching plans.
  • Monitor and approve centre Storypark posts
  • Contribute to the ongoing development of the centres Quality Improvement Plan (QIP)
  • Role modelling, driving, supporting, and reflecting on agreed practice
  • Engaging with families and the community
  • Conducting and supporting professional conversations
  • Being an active member of the Centre Leadership Team
  • Guiding and participating in the Lead Educator meetings.


Role Requirements:

  • A demonstrated commitment to providing a safe, caring, non-judgemental and supportive environment for all children and their families
  • A demonstrated ability to adhere to and understand the ECA code of Ethics and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
  • Demonstrated understanding of appropriate behaviours while engaging with children
  • Experience leading and guiding a team
  • ACECQA Approved Diploma in Children’s Services or bachelor’s degree (Early Education) or, working towards
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • First Aid, Anaphylaxis and Asthma Certificates
  • Full Rights to Work in Australia
  • State specific Teachers Registration


Benefits: 

  • Educational Leader Educator Network - Be supported, heard and connected through our regular Lead Educator meetings and network opportunities.
  • Leadership Training - Be valued as a leader, be supported on your leadership journey.
  • Ongoing Professional Development - Exclusive access to our internal professional development platform – Journey Academy, external training and short courses.
  • Networking Opportunities – Collaborate with, and build relationships across the journey community through centre visits, events and networking opportunities.
  • Paid Team Meetings – Be paid for your time and commitment to Journey
  • Uniforms Provided – Receive annually updated uniforms to keep you looking fresh and feeling great
  • Get Paid Weekly – Maintain your finances with weekly pay. 
  • Paid Birthday Leave – Celebrate your special day on us!
  • Anniversary Gift – We value and recognise our people for their commitment and contribution.
  • Freshly made meals – Enjoy our ‘Wholesome Child’ menu and nourish your body with delicious meals & snacks.
  • Paid Annual Volunteer Day – Giving you something that gives back
  • High-Quality Resources & Environments - Our environments spark creation, inspiration and pure joy in educators, families and visitors


About Journey Early Learning:

At Journey Early Learning, we aim to create an environment that is safe, secure and homely, where everyone feels welcome. Our future is one filled with endless possibilities and growth opportunities, and together, we’ve developed an educational approach that is inspiring, stimulating and encouraging.

When it comes to early learning, our educators have a vital role to play. Journey educators are passionate, considerate, educated, inspirational and welcoming. Our educators understand that learning is a journey and enjoy developing deeper connections with children, families, and the wider community.

Every journey must begin somewhere, and yours begins right here. Apply today!

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