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Role: Educator 

Location:  Orange

Centre:  Goodstart Kite Street

Employment Type:  Full-Time

 

Are you a 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 Orange Kite Street, 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  

 

Working inclusively ensures children belong. When children belong, they thrive.
 

  • Key Educator Approach
  • Community Engagements
  • Friendly long standing team of educators
  • High Occupancy Centre with a Diverse Team
  • 70 place centre, from Nursery to Preschool
  • Located in centre of Dubbo, close to schools, local shops and community facilities.
  • All of our rooms are set up in line with an Early Years Learning Framework, with sensory and play based learning opportunities.
  • Beautiful outdoor play area with a balance of natural and manmade elements

 

 

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 4% above the award rate, increasing to 5% by 2023

​​📚We’ll help you thrive with paid professional development - we offer a range of opportunities and resources 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

✈️​Leave when you need it the most - 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

🕓​4 hours non-contact time to plan, prepare and reflect each week

🤗Be part of a supportive team who will assist you to grow and develop in your role

 

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.

 

 

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: ORANGE || NSW || Australia (AU) || [[j2wDept]] || SF:LI || Diploma - Children's Services or equiv || Full-Time


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