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Teacher

Date: 14-Aug-2019

Location: ROCKINGHAM, PERTH, WA, AU, 6168

Company: Goodstart Early Learning

Teacher – Rockingham

Goodstart is Australia’s largest early learning provider.  As a not–for–profit social enterprise, we exist purely to improve the lives of Australia’s children and their families. Our people are our foundation, together we are working to ensure children have the learning, development and wellbeing outcomes they need for school and life.

We’re looking for an enthusiastic Teacher to develop programs and practices that are responsive to our children’s needs and aligned with the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standard.

You will be part of our supportive culture and have access to a qualified mentor to support your professional development and growth.

Our birth to three learning environments are inspired by Magda Geber’s RIE practices and principles, which is underpinned by the theory of Emmi Pikler. We see infants and toddlers as secure, autonomous, competent and connected parts of our learning community.  We treat all children with respect, this is demonstrated within each and every interaction. 

We offer a Nature Kindergarten program named Barn Bodjara – Walk of the Country.  Where on one day each week, our three to five year olds explore various natural areas within the Rockingham community.  They choose the direction of their learning and the educators facilitate and extend the children’s learning where required.  This is a unique program that is not offered in any other early childhood education setting in the Rockingham region.
We would love to invite you to book a tour at our centre and meet our wonderful team of educators and see how we can support your child on their unique learning journey. 

Your role

  • Hold a Bachelor of Early Childhood or equivalent qualification (ACECQA approved)
  • Hold a current Teachers Registration
  • Hold a current First Aid qualification
  • 77 place, well-resourced and Exceeding centre
  • Full time, fixed term role commencing September 2019 until January 2020
  • Centre is offering a set shift – 8am to 4:30pm
  • The role will be based in a 30 place 3 – 5 year old room, running the 4-5 year program
  • Plan innovative and engaging learning experiences
  • Champion positive and meaningful relationships with children
  • Centre has incursions in place
  • Weekly bush kinder and plenty of other excursions

 

Responsibilities

  • Assess children’s learning and development and apply pedagogical expertise to inform curriculum decisions
  • Maintain and apply expert knowledge of the National Quality Framework
  • Seek and share best practice examples to improve the education program
  • Build and maintain strong, positive relationships with families, children and the centre team
  • Model effective application of pedagogy in teaching practice
  • Contribute to a professional and positive work culture

 

The benefits

  • Comprehensive induction and training programme
  • Access to a professional peer teacher mentor
  • Professional pedagogical and operational centre support teams to assist you in providing high quality educational programs.
  • Competitive above award wages
  • Quality teaching and Educational resources
  • Professional development and networking
  • Option to purchase additional annual leave
  • Discounted child care fees
  • Uniform allowance

 

If you have a Bachelor of Early Childhood Education or ACECQA approved equivalent qualification, and experience in a similar role, then we want to meet you!

Goodstart is committed to child safety, with a zero tolerance of child abuse, and expect all our employees to reflect this commitment. Should you strive to uphold and reflect these values then we would love to hear from you!

To apply for the role please ‘Apply Now’ or to review the role PD please Click Here.

For further information please contact David Pytko on 03 9825 7715.

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Posting Notes: ROCKINGHAM, PERTH || WA || Australia (AU) || WA - Region 50 || || Bachelor (ECT) 4yr || Full-Time


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