Educational Leader


Role Overview

Only About Children Balwyn North

Only About Children Balwyn North is a warm and inviting childcare centre with three dedicated outdoor play spaces, featuring sandpits and climbing equipment where children have plenty of space to explore, create and lead their own play. Each space is dedicated to a different age group with designated areas for Nursery, Toddler and Kinder children. Our four age-based indoor spaces have been specifically created to encourage children in their learning and growth, with a focus on safety and natural elements.

About the Role

The Educational Leader has an influential and important role in inspiring, motivating and also challenging or extending the practice of educators. The role is a collaborative one, involving inquiry and reflection, which can significantly impact on the important work educators do with the children and their families. 

This role will see you working in a blended role on the floor and off the floor, dedicating time to supporting the teams in enhancing educational practices, guiding and mentoring educators, and working in partnership with the leadership team. 

To be successful in this role, you will need to have:

  • Early Childhood Teacher or equivalent approved teaching qualifications and registration
  • Minimum 2 years (or equivalent) demonstrated leadership experience
  • Team-based, hands-on, collaborative approach to your practices
  • Ability to communicate and connect with families

You Are Worth More

We believe our people are worth more. That means more pay & benefits, more wellbeing, more recognition, and more development – examples include:

  • 50% discount for employee childcare fee
  • Above award salary and annual review
  • Two ‘Wellbeing Days’ and option to purchase up to two weeks additional annual leave
  • Access to 10 days paid Family & Domestic Violence support
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for ongoing mental health and wellbeing support
  • Retail Discount Program including discounted online and instore vouchers and over 500 online cashback offers
  • Loyalty Recognition Program to reward tenure of service
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Commitment to leadership and development programs
  • Financial study support for all levels of qualification incl. 5 days paid study leave

More Than A Job. A Rewarding Career

At Only About Children, our unique approach to early years learning goes beyond education to encompass the health and wellbeing of every child in our care. We call this The OAC Way. We operate over 80 campuses across Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane and provide high-quality early years education and care to over 8,000 families.

How to Apply

Click ‘apply now’ and submit your application or email [email protected] to discuss the opportunity further.

At Only About Children we have a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion and we want you to bring your whole self to work. We welcome and encourage applications from all members of the community, particularly those who identify as Australian Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander.

  • 135 Greythorn Rd, Balwyn North VIC 3104, Australia
  • Full time

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