Careers

Join our team and contribute to developing our culture of learning. 

We are hiring – apply here!

We are always looking for great educators to join our team. See below for a list of our early childhood educator positions.

Victorian Government teacher incentives apply for positions at Imagination Garden.
https://www.vic.gov.au/financial-support-study-and-work-early-childhood

We pride ourselves on providing excellent care and education to children and support and acknowledgement to families. To do this we need exceptional staff who also strive to achieve these goals.

Learn and grow with us. We are passionate about lifelong learning and approach our work with a learning mindset.

Whatever stage of your career you are at, we can support you to take your next step. Whether you are a diploma qualified educator wanting to get your degree, a certificate III trained educator wanting to get your diploma, or you are happy with the qualification you have, but want to develop and become the best professional early childhood educator you can be, Imagination Garden could be the place for you.

What makes Imagination Garden different?

  • Owned and operated by two award winning early childhood professionals, with more than 30 years’ experience each.
  • The people who own the business work in the business
  • Family-owned business
  • Implementing a culture of learning
  • Lively culture of professional enquiry

Sue has taught early childhood educators in university, TAFE, private RTO and business settings since 2001 and will provide one-on-one mentoring and support for the Imagination Garden team. Professional development is highly valued and considered an important component of all roles.  Our goal is to develop the skills and knowledge of our team members so they too can mentor others.

Sue and Matthew bring their experience and passion for teaching, leading teams and lifelong learning to Imagination Garden.

To work at Imagination Garden is to be committed to joining us on our learning journey.

We are now recruiting early childhood educators to join our team. If you believe you can make a difference to the lives of children and families at our service, we want to hear from you.

We are looking for educators with appropriate degree, diploma and certificate qualifications to join our team.

Please contact our Sue on 0432 457 906 or at sue@imaginationgarden.com.au to discuss joining the team.

Apply Here

The way we work

Our staff roster is designed to provide consistency, which is an important foundation for positive relationships between staff, children and families.

All educators in the service participate in team teaching.

Our educator positions

Early Childhood Teacher

  • Over-award conditions – 6 weeks of additional paid leave in addition to 4 weeks of annual leave per year
  • Award – Educational Services (Teacher) Award 2010
  • Qualification level – Degree
  • Teaching time – 5 hours per day, non-teaching time – 2.6 hours per day

Room Leader

  • Award – Children’s Services Award 2010, Level 5.1 – 5.4
  • Qualification level – Diploma
  • Teaching time – 5 hours per day, non-teaching time – 2.6 hours per day

Group Leader

  • Award – Children’s Services Award 2010, Level 4.1 – 4.3
  • Qualification level – Diploma

Assistant

  • Award – Children’s Services Award 2010, Level 3.1 – 3.3
  • Qualification level – Certificate III