At Guardian, childcare is more than a job
When you join Guardian Sherwood, you’ll be fortunate enough to work with the most passionate, knowledgeable and well-supported early education experts in their field.
Our teams partner with families to deliver world-class Curriculum, based on the renowned Reggio framework. Our Teachers and Educators are supporting children to develop the skills they will need to thrive in the 21st century - and we need exceptional, forward thinking and thoughtful Teachers and Educators to join our ranks.
If you want to feel empowered in your career every day, then Guardian may be the place for you. We want awesome people who know how to light up a child’s curiosity and enthusiasm for learning.
In return, we’ll give you a great place to work, incredible colleagues, and benefits that include :
Access to world-class professional development, coaching, curriculum, conferences and mentoring
Become fluent in Reggio Emilia and Boulder Journey School-inspired programs that focus on respect, responsibility and community - brought to life through exploration, discovery and play.
Career advancement opportunities from in-centre to leadership roles tailored to your aspirations
High-quality, well-resourced environments for children and Educators
Financial benefits including attractive remuneration packages, generous childcare discounts, recognition and rewards, and an employee referral program
Flexible work options.
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 successful completion of the traineeship, you will be issued with 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 which meets the social, cultural, emotional, and educational needs of the children and families
Preparing the children’s play and learning materials for the days 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.