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Teacher

Date: 12-Sep-2021

Location: SMITHFIELD PLAINS, ADELAIDE, SA, AU, 5114

Company: Goodstart Early Learning

Teacher – Smithfield

 

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 co-develop programs and practices that are responsive to our children’s needs and aligned with the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standard.

  

Goodstart Early Learning Smithfield is situated in Adelaide’s north. Caters for 90 children, catering to all early learning age groups from 6 weeks to 5 years. The centre is open from 6.30am to 6.30pm, Monday to Friday.

The centre works to provide children and their families with a safe and challenging environment while offering early-intervention strategies to assist children who might be at risk or disadvantaged. The centre’s approach is an all-of-community one, working within the Enhancing Children’s Outcomes (EChO) framework. The centre actively involves families, educators and the wider community in shaping the learning environment through continuous reviews of their current practices and programs. There is a centre bus for those parents who are unable to drive or have no means of transport, and also offer a Food Bank service for families.

The educators’ are dedicated and passionate carers who strive to form strong bonds with the children and families at the centre. Their priority is working with parents and families to identify the children’s individual interests and learning needs, then tailoring their approach to provide a high-quality learning program which is both play and routine based.


Inside, all of the rooms - from Nursery to Kindergarten - are all set up in line with an Early Years Learning Framework, with sensory and play based learning opportunities. Colourful, stimulating surrounds ensure the children have the chance to grow and develop through sensory, play-based learning.


Your role

  • Hold a Bachelor of Early Childhood or equivalent qualification (ACECQA approved)
  • Hold a current SA Teachers Registration and First Aid qualification
  • Work in a well-resourced centre, working within the Pre Kindy room (4 to 5yrs)
  • Champion positive and meaningful relationships with children
  • Centre has incursions and excursions in place
  • Part-time, permanent role commencing immediately – 24 hours per week
  • You will be part of our supportive culture and have access to a qualified mentor to support your professional development and growth.

 

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, including the attendance of monthly staff meetings 

 

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!

 

Bring your experience and passion for giving children the best start in life to our lovely service! Click on "Apply Now" to be considered for this wonderful opportunity! To review the role PD please Click Here.

 

Goodstart Early Learning are proud of our inclusive work environment that supports and encourages individual growth and strong teams. Goodstart Early learning acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples as the Traditional Custodians of all lands on which we come together. We recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures as enduring, living cultures and pay our respects to Elders past and present.

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Posting Notes: SMITHFIELD PLAINS, ADELAIDE || SA || Australia (AU) || [[j2wDept]] || || Bachelor (ECT) 4yr || Full-Time


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