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Role: Senior Educator  

Location: Newtown

Centre: Goodstart Newtown

Employment Type:  Full-Time (38 hours per week)

 

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 Centre, 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   

•            Plan and implement innovative and high-quality educational programs for each individual child

•            Lead, mentor and support a team of passionate educators within your room

•            Actively contribute to delivering the Centre and business plans

•            Ensure learning and development is aligned with the Early Years Learning Framework and the National Quality Standards

•            Build and maintain strong, positive relationships with families, children and the centre team

•            Support a culture of reflective practice and 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 

 

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!  

Posting Notes: NEWTOWN, GEELONG || VIC || Australia (AU) || [[j2wDept]] || || No Early Childhood Qualification || Full-Time


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