Early Childhood Educator

Our Mornington and Frankston teams are growing! Enjoy above Award rates*, a monthly RDO and 50% off your childcare fees*!

20th November, 2023

About Explorers: 
Explorers Early Learning is a family-owned and operated company with Early Learning Centres across Melbourne. Our beautiful learning spaces are designed to stimulate children’s creativity, imagination and sense of belonging. 
Our philosophy is guided by the Reggio Emilia approach. At Explorers, our purpose is to nurture children's curiosity and exploration of the world. We believe children explore and grow in different ways, and our curriculum is structured to encourage children to embrace their unique sense of learning. 

Our Benefits 
We're proud to offer a range of great benefits for our team members including: 
  • Monthly RDOs* 
  • 50% childcare fee discount* 
  • Professional development opportunities 
  • A supportive, fun and collaborative culture 
  • Above award rates* 
  • Culture club  
  • Reward and recognition (living our values)  
  • Flexible work opportunities  
  • Earn while you learn (traineeships)  
  • Paid first aid courses and renewals* 
  • Career progression opportunities 
  • Referral bonuses* 
  • Onsite Parking  
We are looking for multiple educators for our Mornington and Frankston Centres. We have opportunities for Assistant Educators and Lead Educators at both centres. 

About our Mornington Centre:

Our Explorers Mornington Centre opened its doors in February 2022, and we'd love for you to join our growing team! Careful attention has been placed on planning each indoor and outdoor space to reflect our Reggio Emilia inspired philosophy. Our multi-story, purpose-built Centre has eight rooms which are purposefully designed to stimulate children’s creativity, exploration and sense of belonging. Apply now to join our friendly team of Educators who are supported by an excellent Centre Leadership Team, including an off-the-floor Educational Leader to guide you along the way! 

About our Frankston North Centre:
Our Frankston North Centre is situated on Ballarto Road, which is just a short drive from Seaford beach. Explorers Frankston North is a multi-story, purpose-built Centre with eight rooms, on-site parking, outdoor spaces and public transport nearby (as well as shops and restaurants). Apply now to join the foundation team at our exciting new Centre! 

How You Can Support Us:
Assistant Educators:
  • Provide quality care for the children in our service 
  • Foster a nurturing and safe environment for all children 
  • Stimulate children’s imagination and contribute to the programming and planning of your room 
  • Support your team of like-minded Educators who share your passion for early learning  
Lead Educators:
  • Work collaboratively and lead a team of Educators  
  • Facilitate intentional teaching experiences for children 
  • Demonstrate meaningful relationships with children, families and your peers 
  • Lead the planning of your team and be their first contact 
  • Delegate tasks to ensure all the Educators can learn and grow 
  • Support and mentor your team 

Key Requirements 
Assistant Educators:
  • An approved ACECQA qualification, or evidence of studying towards one 
  • A demonstrated interest in children and their development 
  • First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis Training 
  • Valid Working with Children Check 
  • Working rights – Visa/Passport
Lead Educators:
  • Diploma level Early Childhood Education and Care qualification in accordance with the Education and Care Regulations 2012 
  • Demonstrated ability to create and implement quality education program using portfolio method 
  • Experience in long day care or equivalent (preferred) 
  • Current First Aid Training certificate 
  • Valid Working with Children Check 
  • Working rights – Visa/Passport

We nurture our employees’ careers! We are passionate about building our people’s skills and experience and support the progression of our employees’ careers within our organisation. 
We look forward to hearing from you! 
Explorers is committed to being a flexible, safe, equal and inclusive workplace where we embrace and support diversity. 
We encourage applications from people who are from diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people of any age, race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation and cultural background. 
If you have a reasonable adjustment, support or access requirement, we encourage you to let us know through your application or email [email protected]
We are also committed to being a Child Safe organisation and have zero tolerance to child abuse. 
*Terms and Conditions Apply  

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