Why Work With Us?

We value YOU.

Our people are our greatest asset. We value our Educators and employees as holding a pivotal role in the learning and development of each child within our services.

We have a fun, collaborative and supportive culture.

We thrive off a fun and cheerful, community-minded working culture.

We are local.

Explorers was founded and continues to be operated by a Melbourne family. As a local and family owned early learning provider, we know first hand what our community needs and are dedicated to providing the highest quality, personalised child care and education.

We nurture our employee’s careers.

We are passionate about building our people’s skills and experience and support the progression of our employee’s careers within our organisation.

We offer endless professional development opportunities.

As an Explorer employee you will be exposed to ongoing professional development opportunities including:

*A study tour to Reggio Emilia, Italy

*Reggio Emilia Approach workshops

*Access to seminars and lectures by leading professionals in the industry

*We organise First Aid, Anaphylaxis, CPR and Asthma training for you, if required

We have a personalised online learning and communication platform, which connects all of our  Educators together and provides a system for discussion, learning and collaboration. On this platform you can complete multiple online training modules specifically designed by us for us!

We are highly regarded, industry leaders.

We continually strive to provide the best early education and care in the industry. We constantly seek to improve and find new and innovative teaching, planning, curriculum and design strategies.

You will work with great people.

You will work alongside other passionate and like-minded individuals who live and breathe the Explorers philosophy and the Reggio Emilia approach to early learning.

You will work in beautiful, meaningful learning environments.

We pride ourselves in having aesthetically pleasing learning spaces, filled with natural light and materials. We believe the environment is the third teacher – so our learning environments are all meaningful and designed to stimulate children’s imagination, creativity, exploration, discovery, engagement and sense of wonder.

We have abundant educational resources.

We provide an abundance of educational resources. You will have access to a large variety of natural, recycled and other materials to create learning experiences and environments for the children.

We offer multiple social perks.

We organise multiple team building and social events throughout the year. Some examples include a Melbourne CBD Amazing Race Day, Awards nights, Christmas parties and staff drinks.

We have supportive management.

We provide dedicated and professional management support for all of our staff.

You will get a discount on your childcare.

If you’ve got children – we will provide you with competitive childcare discounts at our services.