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A bit about us

Goodstart Early Learning is Australia’s largest early learning provider, offering our team of over 15,000 staff stability and security. We’re not for profit; so you can be confident that children – not shareholders – are our first priority.

 

Educator – Early Childhood

Goodstart Kooringal

Part-time 22.5hrs per week **Casual opportunities available for the right candidate**

$27.10- $29.02 Per Hour + Super + Benefits

 

  • Are you an educator who is passionate about helping children to have the best possible start in life?
  • Work for an organisation that offers amazing resources, genuine career opportunities and flexibility to help you succeed and live a balanced life
  • Be paid at 4% above award, and enjoy a host of great additional benefits

About our Centre
 

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

Our Centre Director Jodi has been at Goodstart Kooringal since 2006. The centre is licenced for 75 children each day, from Nursery to Preschool. The centre has a great team of educators, could you be the next superstar team member?
 

  • Key Educator Approach
  • Community Engagements
  • Friendly long standing team of educators
  • Located on a quiet street in Kooringal, just off the main road.
  • 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 and play surfaces – with a boardwalk, sandpits, boat, chook yard, grassed areas, verandah, lots of space and shade.


 

A bit about the role

  • Actively contribute to the education program in the room and collaborate with the Centre team
  • Engage and supervise the children at all times, ensuring all learning experiences are inclusive and responsive to the needs of all children
  • Put safety first with everything that you do to ensure a safe environment
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with families
  • Comply with National Quality Standards and Goodstart policies and procedures
  • Support a culture of reflective practice and ongoing continuous improvement
  • Contribute your ideas on areas such as community engagement, sustainability and reconciliation

We would love you to have

  • A Certificate III or Diploma in Early Childhood Education or ACECQA recognised qualification
  • Knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standard
  • A passion for delivering child-led fun and play-based programs to help our children learn and grow!

Why choose Goodstart?

💰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

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

And one more thing:

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.

 

Join our team of Educators today! Apply now.

 

Posting Notes: WAGGA WAGGA || NSW || Australia (AU) || [[j2wDept]] || || Certificate III - Children's Services or equiv || Part-Time


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