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Role: Educator

Location: Caulfield

Centre: Goodstart Caulfield

Employment: Full-Time, Part-Time, or Casual

                    

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 well-being 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.  

 

Your Impact  

As an Educator at Goodstart Caulfield, 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 respond to the needs of all children. 

 

You’ll help achieve this by  

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

 

Why choose Goodstart?

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

  • Better pay - you’ll get at least 4% above the award rate, increasing to 5% by 2023 

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

  • Well-being focus and additional leave - you’ll get two extra days off per year as part of your personal leave and you’ll have the option to purchase extra leave for an even greater work-life balance  

  • 4 weeks paid parental leave – increasing to 6 weeks from December 2023 

  • Retail and childcare discounts - you’ll save money on insurance, travel and technology, and get up to 50% discount off your childcare gap fees 

 

You will also love:

  • Centre support - dedicated support and guidance on a range of topics, such as safety, teaching and inclusion, delivered face-to-face or virtually by our centre support team  

  • Security and stability - with over 670 centres across Australia, you’ll have the support of a large network and the stability of a respected organisation 

 

If you have strong knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standards, plus hold a Diploma in Early Childhood (ACECQA approved equivalent), then we want to meet you! 

 

How to apply 

  • Click ‘Apply Now’ and submit your application. We review applications as they are submitted.

 

For any recruitment queries, please contact Angela Morrall at amorrall@goodstart.org.au or on 07 3918 2369.

 

Supporting our people and safeguarding 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.

 


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