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Role: Early Childhood Teacher

Location: 2 Binni Creek Road, COWRA, 2794, NSW

Centre: Goodstart Cowra

Employment Type: Full-time permanent

Pay: $40-$56 per hour plus super

Relocation Allowance: $5000

 

Meet the Team at Cowra – click here to watch a video introducing some of the team at our centre.

 

• Help provide the best start to a child’s life. Make a lasting impact while growing an incredible career

• Competitive salary package on par with state primary school Teachers

• Get 50% discount off your childcare gap fees + paid parental leave

 

Looking for a chance to bring your knowledge and creativity to an environment where you’ll be truly valued? If you’re excited by the chance to shape pedagogy and practice in your room, we’d love to talk to you about which of our amazing opportunities would be the best fit for you. 

As an Early Childhood Teacher, you’ll inspire a love of learning in children and foster their development through purposeful, intentional teaching practices that are delivered with creativity and energy. You will build meaningful relationships with families, so each child has a strong sense of belonging that supports them to thrive. Your love of teaching will be reflected in how you mentor and guide educational practices in your room, and in your work with the broader centre leadership team to develop, review, and implement high-quality early learning programs, to ensure you’re achieving optimal outcomes for children.  

 

About Goodstart Cowra:

Goodstart Early Learning Cowra is situated close to the centre of town, within walking distance to Cowra’s nature-based adventure playground and the iconic Japanese Gardens. Our learning environments reflect individual children’s learning and development underpinned by the National Early Years learning framework and Quality Standards,

Our centre consists of three rooms; nursery (0-2), toddlers (2-3) and prekinder (3-5). We also have one room set aside for meetings, therapy support space, family information session and much more. Our large outdoor spaces encourage children to play, explore and imagine. Our outdoor learning curriculum scaffolds children’s increasing knowledge of, and respect for natural and constructed environments.

At Goodstart Cowra, we believe the foundations for a lifelong love of learning begins here. With the guidance of our skilled educators your child will learn to think, problem solve and work collaboratively. They’ll experience the joy of helping others and the satisfaction of mastering something new – all great skills for school and life.

 

WhatGoodstart can offer you:

• Competitive pay - you’ll get paid well above award and receive a package comparable to state primary school teachers (our Graduate Teacher starting salary is $80,000)

• Teacher accreditation/registration - we offer state-specific support to help you through this process

• 50% discount off your childcare gap fees and 6 weeks paid parental leave

• 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 ofearly learning and care and a not-for-profitsocial enterprise, we exist purely to improvethe lives of Australia’s children and their families

• Visa sponsorship opportunity available (Qualified ECT only) to live and work in Australia for the right candidates!

 

You’ll need:

• Bachelor of Early Childhood or equivalent qualification (ACECQA approved). We are happy to invite Primary School Teachers willing to get Certificate 3 in Early Childhood and support them through study.

• Current NSW Teachers Registration (NESA)

• Current NSW Working with Children Check and First Aid qualification

If you have previous experience as Teacher in a school or early learning environment, 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. 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/VTO109OtMH0

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