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Assistant Director

Goodstart Glenwood Forman Avenue

Full Time – Permanent Position

 

 

 

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.

 

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

 

Our Centre

 

Goodstart Early Learning Child Care Glenwood – Forman Avenue is a 90 place centre.

 

Our service caters for children aged from six weeks to five years, and provides a high quality early education program for all areas of your child's development. 

 

There is on site parking on offer and close to public transport links.

 

Friendly and supportive team

 

This role is a permanent position – 38 hours a week

 

Opening hours of this centre are 6:30am-6:30pm

 

 

Your Impact  

 

As the Assistant Director at Goodstart Ocean Reef 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 and to extend your network of relationships with children, families, and educators. You will work in collaboration with your centre leadership team. 

 

You will establish respectful and reciprocal relationships with families and engage in networks within the centre’s local community.

 

You’ll help achieve this by   

  • Having a Diploma or Bachelor in Early Childhood Education (or an approved Diploma level qualification recognised by ACECQA)
  • 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
  • Have strong communication skills both written and verbal

What Goodstart can offer you 

 

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

  • Teacher accreditation/registration - we offer state-specific support to help you through this process 
  • Competitive pay - you’ll get paid on par with state primary school teachers 
  • Paid professional development - we offer a range of opportunities to grow your skills and your career 
  • Wellbeing focus - you’ll get two extra days off per year, and our dedicated wellbeing program will ensure you get the support you need, when you need it most 
  • Additional leave - you’ll have the option to purchase extra leave for 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 50% discount off your childcare gap fees 

 

You’ll 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

 

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.

 

Posting Notes: GLENWOOD, SYDNEY || NSW || Australia (AU) || [[j2wDept]] || || Diploma - Children's Services or equiv || Full-Time


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