Doreen-2IC in Childcare

2IC | Story House Early Learning Doreen

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The Role:
We are looking for a highly skilled Lead Educator who can be the 2IC to our Doreen team opening October 2020 and support our Service Manager in leading the service. Interviews will take place the week of the 13th July and the start date and onboarding process will begin on the 31st August. Passionate, loyal, dedicated and collaborative are all words that describe what we are looking for in our 2IC plus someone who is willing to challenge the status quo, effectively assist in implementing change and work seamlessly beside our team to ensure our service is the best it can be! With a fantastic support network and established managers, this is the place to grow your career.


  • Facilitate learning experiences for children in our service
  • Be part of a collaborative teaching environment
  • Manage QuikKids
  • General administrative tasks
  • Supporting with staffing and team management
  • Provide leadership and mentoring support to other Educators
  • Maintain effective communication with the parents throughout the service
  • Regularly monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of programs
  • Create a friendly, secure and stimulating interactive learning environment
  • Ensure a high level of health & safety standards are maintained at all times
  • Support the Service Manager in leading the team and meeting the obligations under the NQS

Who we are looking for:

  • Hold a Diploma in Children’s Services
  • A minimum of three years’ experience working as a permanent lead educator and/or 2IC
  • A strong understanding of Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and National Quality Standards (NQS)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Dedication to developing the future of children
  • The enthusiasm to be proactive in implementing curriculum
  • A friendly and energetic demeanour
  • Experience using system such as Qikkids an advantage


Story House Doreen is a brand new child care centre scheduled to open soon in Doreen.  We welcome local families living in Doreen and the surrounding suburbs of Mernda, South Morang, Nutfield, Diamond Creek and Arthurs Creek. 


Our purpose built child care facility offers a natural environment with soft tones and lots of natural light. Providing a calm and welcoming space for children to feel at home, whilst offering engaging and fun learning opportunities. Our outdoor spaces offer lots of space to get active, whilst ensuring plenty of shade.