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2IC – Karana Downs QLD

Second in Charge / 2IC 
Sparrow Early Learning Karana Downs 
Full-time Role 

We are looking for someone who: 

  • Has a true passion for Early Childhood Education & Care
  • Has a vibrant energy and is an uplifting team player.
  • Is a highly motivated, passionate and inspiring leader

About the Role:

In this 2IC role, you will Support the Service Manager to manage the day-to-day operations of the Service in line with company policies and procedures, meeting compliance and operation targets.  You will model creativity and innovation, motivate, and lead a team of Educators to create a positive and fun working space  In this role you will design and implement engaging learning programs and work collaboratively while also providing confident support and motivation within your team of Educators. You will also maintain excellent relationships with families, children and team members.

Sparrow Early Learning Karana Downs is a beautiful 67 place centre offering four Reggio Emilia inspired rooms. We offer care with a warm, nurturing space for them to learn and grow. Our centre is located in a quiet street amongst local shops and a golf course. Our team is passionate about creating a unique environment where each child and their families have a sense of belonging within our Sparrow family.

What you’ll need:

  • Diploma in Children’s Services
  • Minimum 1 years experience in a current Second in Charge role
  • Strong knowledge & understanding of the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standards,
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • First Aid and CPR certificates including Asthma and Anaphylaxis training..
  • Confidence when communicating with all levels of management.
  • A strong ability to inspire, motivate and maintain a positive culture within our service

The Sparrow Benefits:

  • Financial Satisfaction:  We pay above Award rate.
  • Generous incentives:  Up to 95% Childcare Discount for all staff*, Paid Birthday leave*, access to rewarding Referral Programs.
  • Continuous Learning:  We’ re here to help you thrive.  Your satisfaction and progression is our priority.  Expand your knowledge at any time through The Learning Studio, our online learning platform.
  • Recognition:  We reward for outstanding efforts with our monthly National and Service based recognition programs
  • Support:  You’ll received support from within the Service as well as from the state leadership team and the National Support Office. Close-knit regional support with only 6 other Services in your cluster.  Regular Mentor Group Support Meetings and Cluster Network Meetings. Education and Practice Consultant Support
  • Culture:  We love Team Building Celebrations!  Sparrow is more than a workplace. When joining Sparrow, you will become part of the family. We nurture a warm and inclusive culture where everybody feels valued and finds joy in coming to work each day.  Education and Practice Consultant Support

At Sparrow Early Learning we are a professional early childhood education team dedicated to creating quality, child-led learning programs where children feel valued and safe. Our guiding principles are to Inspire, Nurture and Grow. We adopt a holistic approach to children’s learning through our Reggio Emilia inspired environments, rituals, and experiences.

We review applications as they are submitted. We encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible for your best chance to progress to the next stage of the process.

At Sparrow, we are an equal opportunity employer that is proud of our inclusive and diverse work environment.

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