Expression of Interest - Queensland & Victoria

About the business

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.

We are inviting applications for the below opportunities:

  • Early Childhood Teachers
  • Lead Educators
  • Permanent Educators
  • Casual Educators
  • Trainees

To learn more about our job opportunities, please visit our Careers Page here.
 

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
  • Current Paid Working with Children Check
  • ACECQA Approved Qualification inline with role of interest
  • First Aid, Anaphylaxis and Asthma Certificates
  • Full working rights in Australia
     

Benefits

  • 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
     

Every journey must begin somewhere, and yours begins right here. Apply today! Journey Early Learning…where it all begins.

Journey Early Learning promotes the safety, well-being, and inclusion of all children, including those with a disability, from a culturally or linguistically diverse background. We are committed to the safety, participation, and empowerment of all children.

Amplify! Blog

By CELA 15 Oct, 2021

Key takeouts from the ACECQA workforce strategy

ACECQA has released Shaping our Future – a ten year strategy to ensure a sustainable, high quality children’s education and care workforce 2022-2031. This report is the culmination of a series of roundtables and consultation with the sector over the past year, initiated by State, Territory and Federal Governments as part of the Alice Springs (Mparntwe) Education Declaration. 

The ACECQA Workforce Strategy Report highlights the workforce challenges the sector faces and proposes 21 actions to address them over the next ten years. We share key takeouts and what we are advocating for as the findings are implemented. 

By CELA 7 Oct, 2021

A role model for leadership and inclusion — what we can learn from Karen Roberts

CELA member Karen Roberts, Manager for Children’s Services at City of Canterbury Bankstown, recently won a HESTA Early Childhood Education & Care award for Individual Leadership. In her 45-year education career she has encountered many challenges, but these have only served to clarify her vision as a leader and a champion for children's rights. 

We find out what drives Karen, what we can learn from her experience, and how she will use the HESTA award money for future initiatives to benefit local children and leave a long-lasting social impact on the community.

By CELA 1 Oct, 2021

Why ventilation is vital — CELA's advocacy plus OzSAGE experts answer our questions

With the announcement of a return to early education and care from 18 October, ventilation should be on every service's COVID safe plan. Occupational hygienist Kate Cole and built environments expert Adjunct Professor Geoff Hanmer of high profile science group OzSAGE provide clarity around important questions pertaining to ventilation and air quality in our sector while we await a response to questions we have raised about the matter with government. 
 

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