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G8 Education

Quality/Practice support

Education Manager – Innovation & Partnerships

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Varsity Lakes QLD, Australia


Full Time

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Childcare Jobs - Quality/Practice support, Full Time - Varsity Lakes QLD, Australia

G8 Education is one of Australia’s largest early education and care providers, with more than 400+ centres across Australia and over 10,000 team members who are all helping shape the lives of over 40,000 children every day.  Our core values of passion, innovation, dedication, compassion, and integrity, unite us on our journey to ensure the health and happiness of future generations. We are committed to developing a culture that empowers and rewards our team of early childhood educators, teachers, leaders, and support office.

The Opportunity

The Education Manager – Innovation and Partnerships is responsible for initiating and leading innovational educational opportunities across the G8 Education group by demonstrating success across strategy execution, framework building, coaching, mentoring and developing partnerships with educational facilities and universities to showcase revolution and inclusiveness. In pursuing the position objective, the role will work collaboratively with the Education Team and other departments to ensure alignment across the Education strategy as well as the broader Group strategy. The role will also work collaboratively across the Early Childhood Education and Care sector and with key external partners.

Your day-to-day

No two days are the same; this role is diverse, with depth and breadth to cement your career, now and into the future. Areas of core responsibility include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead the successful implementation of educational initiatives and strategy as identified through agreed Group change/transformation programs.
  • Be a champion across pedagogy and practice, whilst applying a high level of ECEC knowledge and contemporary resource initiatives.
  • Collaboration and ongoing partnership with universities, educational groups and other professional ECEC organisations to showcase the group as a leader within ECEC Sector and communities.
  • Review and showcase new ideas to ensure innovation is paramount to the heart of the national education offering of G8 purpose.
  • To be a collaborative and influential leader within the organisation demonstrating and driving G8’s vision, purpose and values.

About You

You thrive in a fast-paced and engaging work environment, valuing strong partnerships, collaboration, and a commitment to excellence. As someone who takes ownership of outcomes, you embrace the complexity and challenges that come with this role, while maintaining an agile and result-driven mindset. To be successful in this role, you should possess the following skills and experiences:

  • High-level knowledge of contemporary evidence-based approaches to quality education and care for birth-5 years.
  • Expectational knowledge of the National Quality Standard, Early Years Learning Framework, and relevant state-based frameworks.
  • 8+ years of leadership experience
  • Proven ability to develop high-performing, engaged teams
  • Experience in strategically leading change and transformation and executing state or national projects
  • Formal post-graduate qualifications in Early Childhood Education or other related discipline
  • Experience in partnering with third parties including universities and commercial enterprises.
  • Demonstrated experience working with multi-site organisations
  • Strong stakeholder management and proven business partnering ability
  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively and critically
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong time management and organisational skills
  • Demonstrates initiative, capacity to work without supervision and confidence in decision-making
  • Hold, or be willing to obtain, a valid working with children check

Benefits Include: 

  • Competitive salary package
  • Work From Home & Hybrid working conditions encouraged.  
  • Flexibility to travel to both Support Office locations, Brisbane CBD and Gold Coast.
  • Career development opportunities as part of a large ASX-listed company
  • Flexible working arrangements and role autonomy
  • Access a 50% discount on early education and childcare fees at any G8 Education Centre.
  • Exclusive access to our employee benefits program covering a wide range of discounts and promotions. 

This is a rare opportunity; if you want a diverse, challenging and personally fulfilling role, apply now! 

Please note the advertising closing date is indicative only.  G8 Education reserves the right to close the advertisement before this date is reached. Therefore, it is encouraged that you submit your application as soon as possible. 

G8 Education is a committed advocate for child protection, safety and wellbeing. We have a zero tolerance for any form of child abuse or harm. The safety and wellbeing of children will always be our priority and all team members are expected to embrace this shared commitment. All G8 Education employees will need to hold a relevant Working with Children Check upon their commencement into the business. 


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