Lifelong Love of Your Career at Day One ELC
When you start a career at Day One ELC you become part of the Day One family. We continue to finetune our range of team benefits in ways that add value to your life at Day One and beyond.
Day One ELC invests in YOU!
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT
If selected, you may be entitled to Professional Development Support, which means we will reimburse an agreed amount of the cost of your education fees, including course fees and approved text books, on the successful completion of each unit/course module/course.
Day One ELC also covers the cost of all mandatory training requirements including but not limited to Child Protection, First Aid, CPR, Food Safety, Food Safety Supervisors and defensive driver training for our bus drivers.
At Day One ELC we have a clear Professional Development process from induction on your first day through to obtaining industry-recognised qualifications in the childcare sector.
We have a team social events calendar designed to connect our teams, reward success and have fun.
EVENTS & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT THROUGHOUT THE YEAR:
- Team Christmas Party
- Opportunity to attend 4 professional development events each year
- Annual recognition of service rewards
- Team building events – specific to each Campus
END OF YEAR GIFT
Each employee receives an end of year present and voucher as a thank you for your contribution throughout the year.
AWARDS AND BONUSES
Day One ELC awards monthly cash rewards to individual team members who are recognised by their peers for exceptional service aligned with the Day One ELC core values.
Management team members receive annual bonuses based on achieving performance KPIs.
Kindergarten teachers receive a monthly budget to spend on their kindergarten program to keep it fresh and well-resourced.
Every centre has a monthly resource budget to ensure resources are continually refreshed to support our educational programs.
Every centre is eligible for a monthly budget bonus to spend at their own discretion (on children, resources or the team) based on performance.
Day One Rewards
Access to discounted gym memberships, online seminars, financial advice and more.
Full uniform and hat is provided free of charge.
Free and convenient car parking is provided (exceptions may occur).
You receive 15% discount on your childcare fees (conditions apply).
From day one, we offer offer you access to a great superannuation scheme with Childcare Super (an Industry Super Fund) which has low annual fees and many investment options available. You can also salary sacrifice into your Super to build up your nest egg quicker.
We have partnered with the industry leading human resources program, Employment Hero to give our team access to discounted electronics, homewares, gift cards and discounts on subscription services like your gym membership. You can even get a better home loan! You are also 100% in control of your wages – you can divert your pay into 3 different bank accounts to optimise my savings if you want – without having to have that awkward conversation with payroll. The system is completely self-service.
If you believe someone you know would be a great addition to Day One Early Learning team, we encourage you to refer that person onto one of our Centre Managers. If a vacancy is filled by the person you refer, you will be rewarded with a HERO dollars voucher once the new team member has successfully completed their probation.
You will be rewarded:
- Casual educator – $50 voucher
- Part-time educator – $75 voucher
- Campus Director – $200 voucher
We want all our team members to have long and rewarding careers at Day One. If you do stay, we want to celebrate your time with us! In recognition of the experience, expertise and commitment you have displayed we offer years of service rewards to all our team members:
- $100 HERO dollars voucher – 5 years’ service
- $200 HERO dollars voucher – 10 years’ service
- $500 HERO dollars voucher – 15 years’ service
- $1000 HERO dollars voucher – 20 years’ service
We celebrate all the years inbetween with pay reviews and celebrations at your Campus too!