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Role: Early Childhood Teacher 

Centre: Goodstart Port Kennedy

Employment Type: Part time | 30 hours per week 

Pay: $37.02 to $56.99 per hour 

 

  • Help provide the best start to a child’s life. Make a lasting impact while growing an incredible career 

  • Competitive salary package on par with state primary school Teachers 

  • Get 50% discount off your childcare gap fees + paid parental leave 

 
Looking for a chance to bring your knowledge and creativity to an environment where you’ll be truly valued? Excited by the chance to shape pedagogy and practice in your room?  Interested in creating a curriculum that aligns with children’s needs, interests and ideas? Then we’d love to talk to you about which of our amazing opportunities would be the best fit for you. As an Early Childhood Teacher, you’ll inspire a love of learning in children and foster their development through purposeful, intentional teaching practices that are delivered with creativity and energy. You will build meaningful relationships with families, so each child has a strong sense of belonging that supports them to thrive. Your love of teaching will be reflected in how you mentor and guide educational practices in your room, and in your work with the broader centre leadership team to develop, review, and implement high-quality early learning programs, to ensure you’re achieving optimal outcomes for children.   

 

About Goodstart Port Kennedy

 

Goodstart Early Learning Port Kennedy is located across the road from Rockingham Lakes Primary School. Our service caters for children from four months to five years of age. We are committed to providing our children with a loving, nurturing and rich learning environment to promote their growth and development. We are proud to say we have a very multicultural family and educator base, and we welcome all cultures through the doors of our centre. Our centre has a reputation for long-standing educators, and some of our team members have been with us for over a decade. We are dedicated to providing high quality programming based on the Early Years Learning Framework.

 

Our centre was assessed by the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority and we received an overall rating of ‘Exceeding’. This process is a National Framework, which rates all Childcare Centres across Australia against the National Quality Standards.

  
What Goodstart can offer you

 

  • Competitive pay - you’ll get paid well above award and receive a package comparable to state primary school teachers (our Graduate Teacher starting salary is $80,000) 

  • Paid professional development - we offer a range of opportunities to grow your skills and your career 

  • Regular professional development sessions including workshops and Professional Online Discussions aligned to your career stage and connecting you with peers, mentors and more experienced teachers 

  • Access to a dedicated Teachers’ Community through our Learning Portal with its comprehensive library of professional learning and development resources 

  • A mentor to support you through your teacher accreditation or registration process (in states where this is mandated) 

  • 50% discount off your childcare gap fees and 6 weeks paid parental leave  

  • Wellbeing focus - you’ll get two wellbeing days included in your personal leave per year 

  • Complimentary annual flu shot 

  • Additional leave - you’ll have the option to purchase extra leave for even greater work life balance 

  • Retail discounts - you’ll save money on insurance, travel and technology 

  • Uniform allowance and employee referral program 

  • Security and stability - as Australia’s largest provider of early learning and care and a not-for-profit social enterprise, we exist purely to improve the lives of Australia’s children and their families 

  • Visa sponsorship opportunities available (Qualified ECT only) to live and work in Australia for the right candidates! 

 

You’ll need

 

  • Bachelor of Early Childhood or equivalent qualification (ACECQA approved) 

  • Current WA Working with Children Check and First Aid qualification 

  • Western Australia – Hold active registration with the Teachers Registration Board of Western Australia (TRBWA) (applicants studying their Bachelor of Education ((Early Childhood)) may be supported to apply for Limited Registration if certain conditions are met) 

 

If you have prior experience as a Teacher in a school or early learning setting, or if you are new to the profession and embarking on your first role, we invite you to connect with us! Our team welcomes teachers from all backgrounds and experiences. 

 

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. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for all positions. Have a question? Contact our Talent Acquisition Team on 1800 222 543 or via email recruitment@goodstart.org.au  

 

 
Supporting our people and protecting 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. 

 

YouTube video link: https://youtu.be/VTO109OtMH0 

 

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Posting Notes: PORT KENNEDY, PERTH || WA || Australia (AU) || [[j2wDept]] || SF:LI || Bachelor (ECT) 4yr || Part-Time


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