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Role:  Educator

Location:  Morningside – Wynnum Road

Centre:  Goodstart Early Learning, 702 Wynnum Road, Morningside

Employment Type:  Casual Position

 

 

Are you an 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?

 

 

At Goodstart Morningside Wynnum Road  our families and children love our fun and educational activities, the openness of our centre and our caring, friendly educators. We’re located in the heart of Morningside on Wynnum Road, with a bus stop right outside and the train a 10-minute walk away.  Our centre was constructed as a purpose-built child care centre in 2005 and features large rooms catering for children aged 6 weeks to 6 years – from the nursery to kindergarten.  We have professional and caring educators, many who have been with our centre for several years. Every person on the team is passionate about high-quality early learning. All of our group leaders have obtained a Diploma in Children's Services or are studying to achieve this. The teachers and assistants pride themselves on providing a high quality, fun and educational learning experience for the children in their care. Our educators are especially talented and enjoy sharing their skills with the children such as cooking, music and sport. Many educators speak second languages including Spanish, Gujarati, Greek, Mandarin, Phillipine dialects of Visayan, Tagalo and Ilonggo, Hindi and also signed English and Makaton. We love to share songs and words from other languages with the children.

 

 

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.  

 

 

Your Impact  

As a Casual Educator at Goodstart Morningside, 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  

 

  • Actively contributing to the education program in the room and the centre team
  • Engaging and supervising the children at all times
  • Maintaining a safe environment for children, families and team members
  • Building and maintaining strong, positive relationships with children and families
  • Complying with National Quality Standards and Goodstart policies and procedures
  • Supporting a culture of reflective practice and ongoing continuous improvement

 

 

Why choose Goodstart?

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

  • Better pay - you’ll get at least 3% 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 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

 

 

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 safeguarding 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.

Posting Notes: MORNINGSIDE, BRISBANE || QLD || Australia (AU) || [[j2wDept]] || || Certificate III - Children's Services or equiv || Casual


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