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Role: Teacher

Location:  51 Cathies Lane, Wantirna South VIC 3152

Centre: Goodstart Wantirna South – Cathies Lane

Employment Type: Full-time permanent role

 

We’re Goodstart!

We’re Goodstart – a not-for-profit with a vision for Australia’s children to have the best possible start in life.   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 like you! 

From our centre directors to teachers and 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. 

 

Goodstart Early Learning Centre Wantirna South – Cathies Lane is located in a quiet and friendly neighbourhood. We have two easy access points to Eastlink, public transport nearby and plenty of onsite parking amenities available. Our Early Learning Centre is licensed for 67 children per day, catering for children aged 6 weeks to school age.

 

About the role!

As Early Childhood Teacher you will closely work with the Centre leadership team and educators to enhance pedagogical practices.

 

Your Impact!

As a teacher at Goodstart Wantirna South – Cathies Lane you will 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.  

 

 You’ll help achieve this by:  

  • Having passion and enthusiasm to lead a classroom effectively engaging with educators, families and children to implement the educational program
  • Having extensive knowledge of the EYLF and understanding of the NQF/NQS
  • Building relationships with the children and their families
  • Building strong community relationships
  • Building healthy relationships with your fellow educators
  • Helping the centre to extend on their current excursion offering   

 

What Goodstart can offer you:

There are so many reasons to join the Goodstart family. Let’s start with the benefits! 

  • Competitive pay - you’ll get paid on par with state primary school teachers $36-$43 + super per hour with yearly increases
  • Paid professional development - we offer a range of opportunities 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 
  • Additional leave - 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 

 

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 

  

Requirements 

  • Approved bachelor’s degree in early childhood education or ACECQA approved equivalent
  • Valid Working With Children Check
  • Up to date Professional Teachers Accreditation
  • First Aid qualification 

 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 and protecting our children  

We are an equal opportunity employer that is proud of our inclusive and diverse work environment. We support and encourage individual growth and strong teams made up of Goodstarters from diverse cultures, backgrounds and experiences. 

 

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 deeper cultural awareness and understanding of our First Nations people and culture for all. 

 

Apply now to start your new journey and Teach with Goodstart Early Learning - Australia’s largest early learning provider and sector leader. 

 

For more information, please contact Recruiter – Katya Reshetnikov ereshetnikov@goodstart.org.au


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