Role:  Senior Educator

Location:  Kalamunda

Centre:  Goodstart Kalamunda

Employment Type:  Full Time 

Room: Kindy



Are you a Diploma qualified Senior 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 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 Kalamunda is a home away from home
  • Nestled in the hills away from the hustle and bustle of the city but still conveniently close to local schools and shops
  • Key Educator Approach
  • Bright and Stimulating Environments
  • Strong Community Engagements
  • Friendly and Supportive Team of Educators
  • 68 place centre - We are licensed for 68 children and have four rooms.



Your Impact  


As an experienced Diploma qualified Educator or Room Leader/Senior Educator at Goodstart Kalamunda, your responsibilities include leading and mentoring your team to develop and deliver high quality and inclusive play based educational programs aligning with the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standards. 



What’s in it for you???


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


  • Awesome pay!! You’ll get at least 3% above the award rate, increasing to 5% by 2024 
  • There are heaps of extra employee benefits such as Health Insurance, Travel and Accommodation deals, and loads of deals of tech and retail!
  • Paid professional development - we offer a range of opportunities to grow your skills and your career because the better you, the better we are!!
  • 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
  • We’ll even provide you with more resources than you can poke a stick at!
  • You’ll get to use your creative genius at work and really love your job!



Ok, so what do you need?  


  • Have a Diploma in Early Childhood Education (ACECQA recognised qualifications)
  • Sharing our passion for being child led, with your approach to education
  • Having a Strong knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standards
  • Demonstrating exceptional knowledge of safety and wellbeing
  • Being a passionate educator who is driven by a desire to provide quality learning experiences
  • Evidencing experience in a Senior Educator role/Leadership Skills
  • Planning and implementing innovative and high-quality educational programs for each individual child
  • Leading, mentoring and supporting a team of passionate Educators within your room



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 



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 theyaresubmitted. We encourage you tosubmit your application as soon as possible for your best chance toprogress to the next stage of the process. 




Supporting our people and protecting our children 


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.


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: KALAMUNDA, PERTH || WA || Australia (AU) || [[j2wDept]] || SF:LI || Diploma - Children's Services or equiv || Full-Time

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