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Trainee Educator  

Goodstart Alfred Cove



Are you interested in building an exciting career that has a positive impact on children? Do you want to join a team that continuously invests in your professional development and supports you to enjoy life outside of work? 



Your Impact 

As a Trainee Educator at Goodstart Alfred Cove, you will be dedicated to giving children the best possible start to their school journey. With the support of your Centre Leadership Team, Teachers, and Educators, you will be empowered to forge your career whilst working towards a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care. 



You will achieve this by: 

  • Maintaining a safe environment for children, families and team members 
  • Complying with National Quality Standards (NQS) and Goodstart Policies, Procedures and Requirements 
  • Building and maintaining strong, positive relationships with children and families 
  • Actively contributing to the education program in the room and the centre team 
  • Supporting a culture of reflective practice and ongoing continuous improvement 
  • Contributing to a professional and positive work culture 



To be eligible for a Traineeship you are not able to hold a previous Certificate or Diploma qualification completed outside of secondary school in the last 7 years. Applicants who have completed a school-based certificateother than in childcare will still be eligible. 



In addition, you must have: 


  • A permanent right to work in Australia Strong communication skills 
  • Good time management and organisational skills 
  • Ability to work well individually and as part of a team 
  • Enthusiasm and a positive attitude 
  • Flexible availability 
  • Interest in early years education 
  • Working with Children Check (or be willing to obtain one) 
  • Proof of immunisation against COVID-19 three doses   
  • Proof of immunisation against Measles, Mumps and Rubella& Whooping    Cough (Pertussis) or willing to obtain. 



Why choose Goodstart? 

There are so many reasons to join the Goodstart family. Let’s start with the benefits! 

  • Fully or generously funded qualification – Goodstart will fund your Certificate III qualification  
  • Better pay – you will receive an above award pay rate 
  • Paid study time and professional development - we offer a range of opportunities to grow your skills and your career 
  • Wellbeing focus - you’ll get two extra days off per year. And our dedicated wellbeing program will ensure you get the support you need, when you need it most 
  • Additional leave - you’ll have the option to purchase extra leave for even greater work life balance  
  • Retail and childcare discounts - you’ll save money on insurance, travel and technology, and get up to 50% discount off your childcare gap fees 



How to apply 


Click ‘Apply Now’ and submit your application. We review applications as theyaresubmitted. We encourage you tosubmit your application as soon as possible for your best chance toprogress to the next stage of the process. 



Safety is our priority and we will take any action necessary to ensure that all children can feel safe and be safe, and are safeguarded from abuse, neglect and harm. As a Child Safe Organisation, all of our candidates must have or obtain a valid working with children check.


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