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Role: Educational Leader

Location: Marrara NT

Centre:  Goodstart Darwin Airport

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time

Pay: Ranges from $32.49 to $56.99 per hour – experience and qualification dependent

 

  • Lead change, and championpracticeupliftand excellence
  • Help provide the best start to a child’s life. Make a lasting impact while growing an incredible career
  • A range of benefits including - 50% discount off your childcare gap fees + paid parental leave

 

Are you looking to work in an environment with like-minded professionals who are committed to making a difference in children’s lives and work for an organisation that will support you to succeed? 

As the Educational Leader, you will work alongside the Educators within your centre to observe practice, review and continuously improve educational programs on offer to children. You will develop the educator team’s understanding of child development and other relevant early years content knowledge, as well as support the application and use of the Early Years Learning Framework or an approved learning framework. In this role you will work within the centre leadership team to lead change, and champion practice uplift and excellence.  Find out more about what the Educational Leader role entails here.   
 

About Goodstart Darwin Airport:

Goodstart Early Learning Darwin Airport is located in a convenient and easy to find pocket of the city area, close to a major shopping complex, schools, amenities and community services.
 

The service is licenced for 75 children, catering to all early learning age groups from 6 weeks to 5 years. The centre is open from 6.00am to 6.00pm, Monday to Friday. Our centre develops engaging programs taking into consideration each child's individual needs, strengths and interests. Our amazing Centre Director Donna is passionate about mentoring and supporting her team. Donna is a team player and values the input from staff that she works with, but also the families, children, and community as well. Establishing and maintaining relationships is very important to Donna, as is providing high quality care for the children. 

View our Facebook community to keep in touch with what's happening in our centre, and get expert information on parenting and early childhood.

 

What Goodstart can offer you:

  • Competitive pay - you’ll get paid on par with state primary school Teachers (*if you hold your Bachelor in Early Childhood Education and Care or equivalent)  
  • 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 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


You’ll need:

  • Diploma in Early Childhood (or ACECQA approved equivalent) or a Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education)
  • Strong knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standards
  • Current NT Working with Children Check


If you have previous experience leading change in education and have either a Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education), a Diploma qualification or ACECQA approved equivalent, 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.

 

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Posting Notes: DARWIN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT || NT || Australia (AU) || | || Diploma - Children's Services or equiv || Full-Time


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