Lead Educators – Springfield

‘Children must be taught how to think, not what to think’– Margaret Mead

The Harmony Difference

At Harmony Early Learning Journey, we nourish and encourage children from 6 weeks to 5 years to continue becoming the very person they are meant to be.  We are driven to cultivate a child’s self-awareness of their body, feelings, thoughts and attitudes. Our vision is to nurture the development that allows every child to grow into whoever they were born to be and discover their unlimited potential.

We are strong advocates for the child’s right to learn and embrace a holist approach to childcare, encompassing a connection of mind, body and spirit. We value collaborating over time, reflecting on our experiences and learning new ways to transform the teaching and learning process so as to improve our educational programs at our services overall.

Benefits of joining our team

  • State-of-the-art environment that allows for exceptional learning and development 
  • Above award wages for the right applicant 
  • In-depth professional development and further education
  • Privately owned and not-corporatized – our focus is our people
  • Rewards for commitment and contribution
  • 75% discount on childcare fees
  • Prospects for career progression 
  • Wellness program focusing on Move, Money, Munch and Mind
  • Expansive discount programs
  • Opportunities to advance your career within Harmony’s growing network
  • Access to Harmony’s Online Learning platform with 100s hours of professional development
  • Exclusive access to Harmony’s benefit platform, showcasing discounts for over 500+ retailers

About the role 

We are seeking inspiring and passionate Lead Educators to join our team at Springfield and embark on a wonderful new journey with us. As a Lead Educator you will lead and support the studio team, through modelling a collaborative learning approach, ensuring the environment and teaching approaches are designed to enhance children’s ideas.
We pride ourselves on our exceptional Leadership structure consisting of a full-time Relationships Manager, responsible for all enrolment management and family engagement, a full-time non-contact Educational Leader who drives high quality educational outcomes and hands-on coaching for our educating team for best practice and a full-time Centre Director to lead quality and support our Centre achieve success. 

We are looking for a Lead Educator for our Luna studio (2/3 years). Also an Lead Educator for our Echo studio (3/4 years). Both are co lead positions. 

About the Centre 

Harmony Springfield is a 124-place boutique Centre located close to bus stops, with ample parking in the heart of Springfield.

To be successful in this role, you will demonstrate:

  • The ability to provide strong foundations for children’s learning and development
  • Knowledge of early childhood development
  • Planning and implementing well-structured, age-appropriate learning goals and teaching programs that engage children and promote learning
  • The ability to identify, plan and engage in professional learning to improve practice
  • Professional behaviour and respectful interactions with children, families, and colleagues
  • Respectful, collaborative partnerships with families regarding their children’s learning and wellbeing.
  • Effective teaching strategies to support children’s literacy and numeracy achievement.

 Specific position requirements:

  • Current Blue Card
  • Current First Aid Certificate including asthma and anaphylaxis training
  • Current recognised resuscitation certificate
  • Current child protection training or willingness to obtain.
  • Certificate III, Diploma in Children’s services (or ACECQA Approved qualification), or working towards

Harmony values individuality and celebrates difference with a strong commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusion, offering a culturally and inclusive environment for all staff members, children, and their families.  

Want to know more? Click Apply or give Lauren a call on 07 3606 0244 or email us on springfield@harmonylearning.com.au 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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