Lead Educator


Want to be part of a brand new?

Guardian are on the lookout for passionate and positive early childhood professionals, keen to be part of an incredible opportunity.

The Centre

Coopers Plains, the newest edition to the Guardian community is opening next month and we are looking for a team to start with us on the 19th of October.

Our 135-place centre boasts large indoor and outdoor play spaces to inspire children from birth to five. Spaced across two levels, Coopers Plains has been designed and resourced with one thought in mind – sparking wonder and imagination in children and educators.

Our light-filled centre inspires the minds of children with mud kitchens and a viewing space for children to engage across multiple levels. To support our educators, Coopers Plains boasts a beautiful lunchroom to promote community and engagement across our teams while our programming space sparks inspiration and collaboration.

The centre is conveniently located within walking distance from Banoom Station and buses, there is also ample street parking to make travelling to and from work a breeze.

What is in it for you


When you join Guardian, you’ll be fortunate enough to work with the most passionate, knowledgeable and well-supported early education experts in their field.


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.

The Opportunity


Working closely with your fellow Educators and Centre Manager, you will enjoy;


  • Leading a team of educators with a focus on individual development and mentoring in the education, care, and supervision of each child
  • Working collaboratively with educators, children and families to plan and implement an effective ongoing cycle of planning, documenting and evaluation in accordance with the National Quality Framework and Guardian Curriculum
  • Developing and implementing an innovative early learning program reflective of current early years thinking and practice
  • Documenting children’s learning and development
  • Actively contributing to the implementation and adoption of the Guardian Curriculum.

To be considered, you will have:

  • A completed Certificate III and/or Diploma in Children's Services (or working towards).
  • Prior experience working in the early childhood sector (desirable)
  • Sound, practical working knowledge and implementation of the NQF and the EYLF
  • Current Working with Children's Check
  • Knowledge of personal responsibilities under the current Child Protection laws.

So, what are you waiting for? Take the leap and to join Guardian Childcare & Education.