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Role: Senior Educator

Location: Nambour, Sunshine Coast (close to the hospital and local schools/ shops)

Centre: Goodstart Nambour Doolan Street

Employment Type: Full time 

 

Are you a 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.  

 

Your Impact  

 

As a Senior Educator at Goodstart Nambour, your responsibilities include leading and mentoring your room team to develop and deliver high quality and inclusive play based educational programs aligning with the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standards.   Working alongside our friendly and supportive Centre Leadership Team you observe, review and continuously improve the educational programs on offer to children ensuring the best outcomes.

 

 

You’ll help achieve this by  

 

Creating a safe and interactive environment where you will build and nurture positive outcomes for the children within this wonderful centre. The team at Nambour have a great sense of unity and support each other to make each day special for all.

 

 

  • The team at Goodstart Nambour pride themselves on their dedication and attention to the needs of the children and families; community is important to the team.
  • The impressive centre boasts five rooms for children from 6 weeks to school age.
  • Lead by a dedicated and highly experienced Centre Director.
  • Nursery to Kindergarten programs with an Early Years Learning Framework, with sensory and play based learning opportunities.
  • The playground areas are a balance of natural and manmade elements and play surfaces – with sandpits, veggie patches, a fort, mud kitchen, bark pits, bike paths, a worm farm and lots of shade; carefully designed and planned spaces to encourage a stronger understanding of the environment and sustainability. 

 

 

 

 

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

 

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 previous experience as a Senior Educator or can demonstrate strong leadership skills and you have a willingness to learn and provide quality learning experience coupled with a Diploma in Early Childhood Education or ACECQA approved equivalent, then we want to meet 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.

Should you wish to discuss this opportunity further please feel free to reach out to me on (07) 3918 2203or email me at acawthorn@goodstart.org.au, I would love to hear from you!

 

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: NAMBOUR || QLD || Australia (AU) || [[j2wDept]] || || Diploma - Children's Services or equiv || Full-Time


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