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Casual Educator 

Goodstart Aspendale Gardens

 

 

Are you an educator who is passionate about helping children to have the best possible start in life? Do you want to work for an organisation that offers genuine career opportunities to help you succeed?

 

We’re Goodstart

At Goodstart, we’re all about laying the foundation for better lives through amazing early learning experiences, and we know that we can’t do that without great people! From our centre directors to centre teams, we work together to make a real difference for children in those crucial early years.

Safety, health and wellbeing are more than just words to us, they are a personal commitment and a promise we make to our children, our families and each other every day. We’re Goodstart – a not-for-profit with a vision for Australia’s children to have the best possible start in life.  

 

The Role

As an Educator at Goodstart Aspendale Gardens , you will be a team player, collaborating with the Senior Educators and Educational Leader within your centre to observe, inform and continuously improve our educational programs on offer to children. You put safety first with everything that you do and ensure all learning experiences are inclusive and response to the needs of all children. 

 

 Our ideal candidate will have the following:

 

  • Certificate III  or ACECQA recognised qualifications
  • Available to work flexibly
  • Hold or willing to obtain a current Victoria Working with Children’s Clearance
  • Strong knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework and national Quality Standard
  • Exceptional knowledge of safety and wellbeing
  • Passionate Educators who are driven by their desire to provide quality learning experiences
  • Willingness to learn and be a part of the team
  • Strong communication skills, reliable and punctual

 

The Benefits:

  • Better pay - you’ll get at least 4% above the award rate, increasing to 5% by 2023 
  • Get 50% discount off your childcare gap fees 
  • Option to purchase additional leave 
  • Discounts!! - you’ll save money on retail, insurance, travel, hotel, technology, gyms and many more.
  • Two extra days off per year. 
  • 4 weeks paid parental leave – increasing to 6 weeks from December 2023 
  • Opportunity for further education to Diploma/Bachelor while employed by us
  • Paid professional placements while employed by Goodstart
  • Security and stability - with over 670 centres across Australia, you’ll have the support of a large network.

 

 

How to apply 

  • Click ‘Apply Now’ and submit your application. We review applications as they are submitted.
  • For recruitment queries, contact NIvea James on njames1@goodstart.org.au or call on 07 3918 2100

 

 

Supporting our people and protecting our children   

We are an equal opportunity employer that is proud of our inclusive and diverse work environment. We support and encourage individual growth and strong teams made up of Goodstarters from diverse cultures, backgrounds and experiences.

 

We are deeply committed to Reconciliation and creating an environment where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People feel connected and a strong sense of belonging. By weaving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives through all that we do, we aim to build knowledge and deeper cultural awareness and understanding of our First Nations people and culture for all.

Posting Notes: ASPENDALE GARDENS, MELBOURNE || VIC || Australia (AU) || [[j2wDept]] || || Certificate III - Children's Services or equiv || Casual


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