Recruitment Coordinator | Early Learning Group | Albert Park

Explorers Early Learning

We are expanding! Join our wonderful HR team and support in the recruitment of high-quality educators for our Explorers Early Learning centres!

  • Fun and energetic team culture | Beautiful office in Albert Park
  • We value our employees | Career Progression & Training
  • Childcare reimbursement for children attending our Centres
Who Are We:
Early Learning Group has centres operating across Victoria, largely branded Explorers Early Learning, and we are going through an exciting period of growth. Early Learning Group is owned by a local Melbourne family. We pride ourselves on providing quality care and the passion of our educators in practising the Explorers philosophy. We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Recruitment Coordinator to join our HR Team.
  
The Role:
We are expanding the HR team to support the recruitment of high-quality employees to fill roles in our new centres. The role requires an individual who has strong people skills, enjoys a fast-paced environment and has exceptional attention to detail.
  
Key Responsibilities:
As part of the HR Team, you will responsible for the search, selection and recruitment of high-quality casual employees for the Centres, as well as providing support in recruitment and on-boarding for permanent roles. It involves managing the process from job requisition through to on-boarding of successful candidates. In a high-growth phase this means periods of mass recruitment and employing strategies for attracting strong candidates to the roles. It is also responsible for assisting in the recruitment and coordination of the traineeship program.
  
  • Coordinate all aspects of interviews for the casual employee pool, including phone, video and in-person interviews, as well as travel to our Centres if needed
  • Conduct reference checks, visa checks, and coordinate paperwork for health and security checks
  • Support the creation and delivery of offer letters and contracts
  • Ensure candidates supply required documentation in a timely manner and the on-boarding process is positive for them
  • Work within metrics specified for recruitment journey
  • Coordinate the traineeship program, liaising with the Centres to ensure the terms of the traineeship are being honoured
  • Working with finance/accounts payable team to ensure rebates are processed
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with the Operations and Finance teams
  • Manage day to day queries, ensuring all are dealt with in an effective and timely manner and escalated where necessary
Skills & Experience:
  • Tertiary qualification in HR preferred
  • 2+ years experience in a recruitment or HR role
  • Working knowledge of Children’s Services Award highly desirable
  • Strong people skills, with the ability to make candidates feel comfortable)
  • The ability to work as part of a team and autonomously
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Exceptional time management skills with proven ability to meet tight deadlines and multi-task
  • Experience in recruitment coordination and on-boarding
  • Excellent communication skills
Benefits:
  • Fun and energetic team culture
  • A fantastic opportunity to become part of a dynamic, stable, fast growing business within the early childhood industry
  • Supportive and highly experienced team
  • An autonomous role with work/life balance
  • Childcare reimbursement for children attending our Centres
  
If you are seeking a challenging and successful environment with a commitment to hiring and nurturing the best people, then we would love to discuss this opportunity with you.