Apply now »

Role: Assistant Director 

Location: Burton SA

Centre:  Goodstart Burton

Employment Type:  Full time 

Pay:  Ranges from $34.63 to $35.75 per hour – qualification and experience dependent
 

  • Use your experience in early learning and work alongside our Centre Director to support our centre and team 

  • Competitive pay at least 7% above award + a range of benefits including childcare discount + salary packaging available 

  • Work for Australia’s largest early learning Not-for-Profit 

 

Are you an experienced early learning professional who’s ready to take their career to the next level, honing leadership skills and helping to build a successful business?  

As the Assistant Director, you will use your experience and leadership qualities to engage and motivate your centre team to drive continuous improvement in all aspects across centre operation. You will work in collaboration with your centre leadership team and establish respectful and reciprocal relationships with families and engage in networks within the centre’s local community. 
 

In this role, you will:  

  • Support the Centre Director in the leadership of the team to provide high-quality early learning and care 

  • Mentor and build capabilities within the centre team 

  • Be responsible for the overall management of the centre in the Centre Director’s absence 

  • Use and implement the Goodstart Practice Guide 
     

About Goodstart Burton:
Here at Goodstart Burton we are a family-orientated and supportive centre that believes in providing an inclusive and welcoming environment to everyone within our centre. We have strong community links and our vibrant and diverse staff have an enthusiastic approach to teaching. Our purpose-built early learning centre has an 84 child capacity per day across four rooms (0-2, 2-3, 3-4 and Preschool). We welcome children from 6 weeks of age and encourage families to stay right up until school.
 

We all strongly believe in play-based learning and sensory activities amongst all ages. We also believe in organising intentional learning experiences, whilst embracing the spontaneous learning opportunities that emerge from the children’s interests. This is important as it nurtures their curiosities and lays the foundation of learning. Each class offers a unique room environment room that’s based on the children’s interests, with personalised touches from our educators. View our Facebook community to see what's happening in our centre.

 

What Goodstart can offer you: 

  • We truly value you – that’s why we pay more. At Goodstart, Assistant Directors get at least 7% above the award rate 

  • Up to 50% discount off your childcare gap fees and 4 weeks paid parental leave – increasing to 6 weeks from December 2023  

  • Tax benefits through salary packaging – a great way to pay for expenses with money from your salary before tax is taken out 

  • Paid professional development - we offer a range of opportunities to grow your skills and your career  

  • Wellbeing focus - you’ll get two wellbeing days included in your personal leave per year  

  • Additional leave - you’ll have the option to purchase extra leave for even greater work life balance   

  • Retail discounts - you’ll save money on insurance, travel and technology 

  • Uniform allowance and employee referral program 

  • Security and stability - as Australia’s largest provider of early learning and care and a not-for-profit social enterprise, we exist purely to improve the lives of Australia’s children and their families 

 

If you have previous experience as an Assistant Director or in a centre leadership position, or similar, then we’d love to talk to you about which of our amazing opportunities would be the best fit for 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. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for all positions. 
 

Have a question? Contact our Talent Acquisition Team on 1800 222 543 or via email recruitment@goodstart.org.au   

Supporting our people and protecting our children 
 

We’re an equal opportunity employer that is proud of our inclusive and diverse work environment. We know that Goodstarters from diverse cultures, backgrounds and experiences strengthen our teams and help us grow. We’re also deeply committed to Reconciliation and creating an environment where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People feel a strong sense of belonging and connection.  

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. 

YouTube video link: https://youtu.be/1fVHWhUYxoI 

#gsassistantdirector

Posting Notes: BURTON || SA || Australia (AU) || | || Diploma - Children's Services or equiv || Full-Time


Job Segment: Social Media, Recruiting, Manager, Marketing, Human Resources, Management

Apply now »