At Petit Early Learning Journey, we work hard to ensure we attract and retain the very best Early Childhood educators, teachers, leaders and support team members. We look for individuals who share our commitment to the little lives we are entrusted with each day. That is why we offer competitive pay and some of the best childcare centre jobs in the Sector.
Become Part of an organisation that truly lives and breathes our Philosophy.
We offer Custom Built Centres designed by Education Professionals to facilitate great play-based Learning. Our indoor/outdoor environments are a great tool for our Team to focus on curating great learning experiences for our children.
At Petit ELJ 30-40% of our team work flexibly as part-timers achieving balance between their home and work lives.
We also offer flexibility in the form of Rostered Days Off for full-time employees and we work together to build rosters that balances the needs of our teams and our children and families.
Many of us at Petit ELJ have families or are planning to have children, so we also offer generous employee childcare discounts. As an example, as an Educator with two children in fulltime care, you could enjoy savings of up to $13,500 annually in fees before CCS while working with us.
Recognising the growth and successes of our teams is essential in our organisational culture.
- We have annual awards as voted by our families, teams and leaders.
- We have recognition on a team level with our Regional Centre of the Year Awards.
- In each of our Centres, our leaders work with their teams to develop team building and recognition activities that speak to the individual cultures of the Centre.
We are proud of our team and their amazing achievements, as well as the strong inclusive, professional, innovative approaches to education and practice every day.
We have a continuous commitment to learning and development to encourage you to be your best. We do this by offering mentoring, leadership development programs and by supporting activities to increase team cohesion. Creating an engaging work environment where people love to come to work every day is at the heart of our workplace culture.
Our annual development calendar supported by online learning through our educator portal and partnerships with sector leading specialists are designed to set our team up for success.
At Petit ELJ, you can progress into a variety of roles within our centres. With in-house coaching and mentoring as well as professional development opportunities, we encourage you to grow your career with us.
If you would like to work with and learn from some of Australia’s most passionate and experienced Early Childhood Educators, please search our current opportunities.
We also offer our team paid time for training like:
- First Aid and CPR Training (Paid)
- Child Protection Training (Paid)
- Food Safety Supervisor Certificate (Chef and Centre Director)
- Safe Sleep Training
- Dr Kayleen Henderson Mini Master Class series.
At Petit ELJ, we are committed to supporting our educators in achieving their career aspirations and growth. Through our Excellence Scholarship Program, Petit ELJ offers qualifying educators the opportunity to be supported in eligible studies that further their growth and development. This is our commitment to you as you deliver the highest standards of care to Petit ELJ children and their families.
The program is open to all Full Time and Part Time team members who are not subjected to performance management from the moment they joined us.
We offer fully funded training and study time or Paid Practicum for people wanting to undertake:
- Certificate 111 in Early Education and Care
- Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery
- Diploma of Early Education and Care
- Graduate Diploma of Early Education and Care
- Bachelor of Early Education and Care
If you want to pursue a career at Petit ELJ we can support you to achieve your goals.