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Educational Leader

Date: 16-Jul-2021

Location: ASPENDALE GARDENS, MELBOURNE, VIC, AU, 3195

Company: Goodstart Early Learning

 

 

Role:  Educational Leader

Location:  6 Springvale Road, Aspendale Gardens

Centre:  Goodstart Aspendale Gardens

Employment Type:  Full-time

 

 

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.

 

Goodstart Aspendale Gardens is a 120 Place Service. We are located in a large purpose built centre consisisting of seven rooms and three spacious outdoor play spaces, all of which have a vast variety and endless supply of stimulating and engaging experiences for the children. We have a great team of educators, an experienced Centre Director and 2 Assistant Directors. 

 

We’re Goodstart – a not-for-profit with a vision for Australia’s children to have the best possible start in life.  

 

Your Impact !

 

Through a collaborative process with educators, families and the centre community Goodstart’s Educational Leader will guide the development and continuous improvement of the educational programs on offer to children within a centre.  Goodstart acknowledges the significant role Educational Leaders play within the centre to support and promote teaching and learning. 

 

This role is included as part of the centre’s leadership team, and as a result of this Goodstart has a focus to build the capability and expertise of our Educational Leaders to deliver on practice uplift goals within 2020 and beyond. 

 

Goodstart’s Educational Leaders are provided release time to work across the centre to lead the improvement to educational programs and practice. In addition they receive an allowance in this role and are offered support from the around-centre support teams. 

 

You’ll help achieve this by  ...

 

  • Having a Diploma or Bachelor in Early Childhood Education;
  • Having excellent communications skills, both written & verbal
  • Having the confidence to mentor and support inexperienced educators and those educators who may resist change;
  • Having strong pedagogy practice knowledge;
  • Having a strong understanding of child safety;
  • Having strong understanding of the EYLF and NQS.

 

 

What Goodstart can offer you :-

 

  • Job security and stability
  • Purchased Additional Leave 
  • Professional development and training 
  • Competitive above award rates 
  • Tax benefits through salary packaging 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Uniform allowance 
  • Childcare discounts (from 15 - 30%) 

 

If you have previous experience as a Senior Educator, 2IC, Group Leader, Educational Leader or in a centre leadership position, or similar, then we want to meet you! 

 

How to apply 

  • Click ‘Apply Now’ and submit your application.

 

We review applications as they are submitted, we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible for your best chance to progress to the next stage of the process.

 

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 that are made up of many different cultures and backgrounds.  

 

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 a deeper understanding of our First Nations People and culture for all in our team 

 

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Posting Notes: ASPENDALE GARDENS, MELBOURNE || VIC || Australia (AU) || VIC North - Region 31 || || Diploma - Children's Services or equiv || Full-Time


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