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Role: Educator

Address: 17A Church Street, Kangaroo Flat, 3555 VIC

Centre: Goodstart Kangaroo Flat

Employment Type:  Full time 38 hours

 

Goodstart is Australia’s largest provider of early learning and care. Founded with a vision for all Australia’s children to have the best possible start in life, as a not-for-profit social enterprise, we exist purely to improve the lives of Australia’s children and their families. We are entirely Australian owned employing over 15,000 people and caring for over 71,000 children.

From our centre directors to centre teams, we work together to make a real difference for children in those crucial early years.

 

Our Centre

  • Experienced & Passionate Centre Director who is passionate about professional development and lifelong learning
  • Our Centre has four learning environments which have been named after Australian plants in our local Djar Djar Wurrung language; Murna, Wurrak, Duwin, and Mutjang
  • Leaders who are focused on collaboration and actually listen to what our Educators need and want from us
  • 75 place service, spacious rooms, large play areas, with a diverse and inclusive team

 

Your Impact 

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

 

You’ll help achieve this by 

  • Holding a Certificate III OR Diploma in Early Childhood Education (ACECQA recognised qualifications)
  • Maintain a safe environment for children, families and team members
  • Build and maintain strong, positive relationships with children and families
  • Comply with National Quality Standards and Goodstart policies and procedures
  • Support a culture of reflective practice and ongoing continuous improvement

 

Our Benefits

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 2024
  • Paid professional development - we offer a range of opportunities to grow your skills and your career
  • Wellbeing leave - you’ll get two extra days off per year. (pro rata part time) 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 annual leave - up to four weeks additional leave each year giving you more time for family and fun
  • 4 weeks paid parental leave – increasing to 6 weeks from December 2023
  • Employee discounts that range from childcare discounts you will get 50% discount off your childcare gap fees, travel, hire cars, health insurance, gym offers, and technology discounts (APPLE & DELL)

 

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 Certificate III or 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 andprotecting our children  

Wearean equal opportunity employer that isproud of our inclusiveand diversework environment.Wesupport and encourage individual growth and strong teamsthat aremade 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: KANGAROO FLAT, BENDIGO || VIC || Australia (AU) || [[j2wDept]] || SF:LI || Certificate III - Children's Services or equiv || Full-Time


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