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BECOME OUR 2IC AT STORY HOUSE ROMA STREET BRISBANE CITY

ABOUT US

  • Opening Hours: 6.30am – 6.30pm
  • 3 rooms
  • Incursions: Weekly Japanese Lessons with Chika and Aya from Orizuru
  • Weekly Music Lessons with Georgia from Hey Dee Ho
  • Excursions to the Roma Street Parklands, Brisbane City Library, Police Head Quarters and Roma Street Fire Station
  • Drop off and Pick up visitors parking only. Payed Parking Stations close by
  • Daily delivery of Kids Gourmet Food
  • Open Door Policy
  • Coffee machine for parents
  • Small boutique service of up too only 40 children and a small tight nit team of up to 8 educators.
  • Participate in the sustainability recycling program at the Roma Street Parklands
  • Ongoing Sustainability Program within the service

MEET OUR SERVICE MANAGER
THALIA BROWN - SMITH

What led you to a career in the childcare industry?
In my senior years of high school, when trying to decide on a career path, my highest priority was the ability to make a difference for others. After some research, I figured the best opportunity to do this, was to give children a solid foundation in preparation for their years ahead. So Early childhood it was!!

What are your favourite memories within the workspace?
Providing my team with a small gift of appreciation for their hard work, to which they responded with more gratitude and appreciation than I thought possible.

Who Inspires you and why?
The families and parents of the children within my service. We are lucky enough to witness on a daily basis, the immense love and support these families have for their children 24 hours a day. They do an absolutely amazing job!

What are you passionate about?
Health and well-being. For the children, families and our educators. I am incredibly passionate about the mental and physical wellbeing of all. Whether it be from healthy eating and physical activity, to emotional regulation and mindfulness.

What type of leadership style do you have?
I have a very democratic leadership style. Firm but fair. I believe in collaborating with my team to ensure input from all parties, and taking this into consideration before making the decisions to best suit the children, families and service.

What makes your service such an amazing service?
I like to have fun! We spend such a large portion of our lives at our workplace. Why not make it a fun and enjoyable time.. after all, we get to spend our time educating and caring for children who know exactly how to have fun!

What are your goals for the service over the next 12 months?
Build a sense of belonging and family within the service. Create a bright new energy within the team and centre. Increase our bookings and build upon our centre families. Collaborate with children, families and educators on the needs of the service and our plans moving forward. Have an absolute blast doing all of the above!

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LEAD EDUCATOR  

The Role:

We are looking for a highly skilled 2IC to support our Service Manager at Roma St in leading the service. You will maintain a role in a room as a Lead Educator but be the eyes and ears on the floor and the ‘go to’ person for the Service Manager. We are looking for an Educator who is not only able to provide engaging programs for the children, but they have the drive to make this the best service in the community, while also being caring, empathetic, passionate and respectful. This is a great opportunity to join a fantastic team and grow your career. 

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate the learning experiences for your allocated group of children
  • Be part of a collaborative teaching environment
  • 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
  • Maintain positive working relationships with all team members
  • Ensure a high level of health & safety standards are maintained at all times

Who we’re looking for:

  • Hold a Diploma in Children’s Services
  • A current Blue Card
  • 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

WHERE TO FIND US

We are situated in the central business district (CBD) of Brisbane City, on the corner of Roma Street and George Street.  Just around the corner from the Brisbane City Courts Precinct, and across the road from the Roma Street Transit Centre and train station.

RESPECT  |  GROWTH AND INNOVATION  |  CONNECTEDNESS  |  INTEGRITY  |  SAFETY