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Role: Senior Educator 

Location: WARNBRO, Western Australia

Centre:  Goodstart WARNBRO SOUTH

Employment Type: Full Time / 38hrs per week

Pay: $32.49ph - $33.46ph

 

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

  • Be paid at least 5% above award 

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

 

Looking for a meaningful career, a supportive culture and the chance to grow? A place where you can shape children’s lives in the crucial years of their development and contribute to better outcomes for the future? 

As a Senior Educator you will be a team player, collaborating with the Centre Leadership Team and Educational Leader within your centre to observe, inform and continuously improve our educational programs on offer to children. You put safety first with everything that you do and ensure all learning experiences are inclusive and respond to the needs of all children.   

 

About Goodstart Warnbro South: 

Our centre is located in the local community of Warnbro South in the city of Rockingham, conveniently located on 5 Minilya Loop Warnbro, not far from Warnbro Shopping Centre. We educate and care for children between six weeks and six years old across three indoor learning spaces. The learning environments at Goodstart Warnbro South are designed with a focus on play based and teacher initiated learning and development. 

Our nursery learning space caters for 12 children per day and has a focus on supporting children to reach their developmental milestones such as sitting up, crawling, rolling over and walking. The open space allows the children to build confidence to achieve these milestones with the support and guidance of the experienced educators in the room. Learning experiences are researched appropriately to ensure they build on the children’s strengths. All learning experiences are safe and engaging.

The toddler learning space caters for 15 children per day. In this environment children learn routines like toileting, serving their own meals, group play and self-regulation. The environment is set up with many small play areas which provides children autonomy over their learning.

Our preschool/kindergarten learning space caters for 29 children per day and has a strong focus on school readiness. Writing, literacy, science, maths and social skills are encouraged through many learning experiences carried out in both small and large groups with assistance and guidance from educators and our early childhood teacher.

Our outdoor learning spaces, which include many engaging resources such as bikes, climbing frames, balls, parachute play and much more, allow children to engage in their own play with peers. They are able to develop gross motor skills as well as learn sharing and turn taking techniques. Our environment and gardens allow children to interact with and care for our natural environment. Quiet spaces and designated learning areas allow for independent play discovery.

Our early learning educational programs cater to each individual child's stage of development. Our curriculum is centred around the Early Years Learning Framework and is tailored to each child's unique strengths, needs and interests.  

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

With a highly experienced team on board, Goodstart Warnbro South offers your family high quality early learning and care.  All of our experienced educators hold formal qualifications, including Bachelor of Early Childhood Teaching degrees, Certificate III and Diplomas in Children’s Services and are passionate about delivering a leading early learning curriculum in a welcoming and inspiring environment.   Our school readiness goals focus on supporting children to transition to school and we have close connections with local schools such as Koorana Primary, Port Kennedy Primary and Warnbro Primary.

We use Storypark to share your child's learning. This industry leading program lets you see the learning experiences of your child and allows you to interact with educators to enable real connections between what your child learns at Goodstart Warnbro South and what happens at home.

 

What Goodstart can offer you: 

  • Better pay - you’ll get at least 5% above the award rate 

  • 50% discount off your childcare gap fees and 4 weeks paid parental leave – increasing to 6 weeks from December 2023  

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

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

  • 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 

 

You’ll need: 

  • Diploma in Early Childhood (or ACECQA approved equivalent) 

  • Strong knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standards 

  • Current W.A Working with Childrens Check 

  • 2023 Influenza (Flu) vaccination 

 

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. 

 

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Posting Notes: WARNBRO, PERTH || WA || Australia (AU) || | || Diploma - Children's Services or equiv || Full-Time


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