Casual Assistant Educators | Explorers Early Learning | Brighton East

Explorers Early Learning

If you have a passion to work in the early years and are looking for casual work join Explorers Early Learning, Brighton East.

If you have a passion to work in the early years and are looking to start your career / continue to develop your career or enjoy the flexibility of casual work then we would love to hear from you. 

Who We Are:
Explorers Early Learning is proud to not only be Australia owned, but locally operated by a Melbourne family! With services operating across Victoria and many more soon to open this year we are excited about opportunities we will have across our centres.

The aim at Explorers is to create a quality learning environment where children can 'explore' allowing them to learn, develop and most importantly, have a sense of being and belonging.

Our Brighton East Centre:
Brighton East is a new build that opened in January 2018. Situated on the Nepean Highway, Brighton East has on street parking, an underground car park and cafes, shops and public transport nearby. Moorabin Station is a short drive down the road.

Our centre has 2 floors including the underground parking. Our outdoor areas are shared by 2 rooms each. Being inspired by the Reggio Emilia Approach, we believe the environment is our 3rd teacher and therefore we focus heavily on the outdoor spaces incorporating natural resources and running sustainability programs. The children and families are all involved in our gardens and we use our outdoor space all year round. 

We are searching for educators who:

  • Have a positive attitude with children, families & educators
  • Are passionate about providing quality learning environments for children
  • Are committed and professional
  • Have a strong understanding of the EYLF and NQS
  • Working within various teams you will be required to engage and provide a high-quality learning curriculum for all children and families.
An understanding of the Reggio Emilia approach and a passion for sustainable practice will be highly regarded. 

Your role as a casual educator:
  • To be able to accept shifts the same morning to cover sickness.
  • You will have the opportunity once you establish yourself to be given shifts in advance. 
  • You will be expected to support the team in the daily running of the room
  • Show initiative and also follow direction
  • Be able to communicate with families and children
Key requirements:
  • Certificate III in Children's Services / Diploma in Children's Services or equivalent
  • First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis training
  • Working with children check
Strong understanding of the Early Years Framework and National Quality Standards

We look forward to hearing from you!