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Educator - Goodstart Wodonga

Employment Type:  Full Time 

 

Goodstart is Australia’s largest provider of early learning and care. Founded with a vision for all Australia’s children to have the best possible start in life, as a not-for-profit social enterprise, we exist purely to improve the lives of Australia’s children and their families. We are entirely Australian owned employing over 15,000 people and caring for over 71,000 children.

From our centre directors to centre teams, we work together to make a real difference for children in those crucial early years.

 

Your Impact 

As an Educator at Goodstart, you will be a team player, collaborating with the Senior Educators 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 response to the needs of all children.

 

About our Centre:

  • 94 place centre situated in the grounds of St. Monica's Primary School
  • 5 rooms with colourful and fun spaces to learn and play
  • A vegetable and herb garden to use fresh produce
  • Outdoor spaces with sandpits, cubby houses and shade spots
  • Parking available
  • Fun loving and supportive team
  • Work with a highly skilled Director 

 

You’ll help achieve this by 

  • Holding a Certificate III OR Diploma in Early Childhood Education (ACECQA recognised qualifications)
  • Maintain a safe environment for children, families and team members
  • Build and maintain strong, positive relationships with children and families
  • Comply with National Quality Standards and Goodstart policies and procedures
  • Support a culture of reflective practice and ongoing continuous improvement

 

Our Benefits

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

  • Better pay - you’ll get at least 4% above the award rate, increasing to 5% by 2024
  • 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

If you have strong knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standards, plus hold a Certificate III or Diploma in Early Childhood (ACECQA approved equivalent), then we want to meet you! 

 

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.  

 

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 that are made up of many different cultures and backgrounds.   

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 a deeper understanding of our First Nations People and culture for all in our team.    

 

 

 

 

Posting Notes: WODONGA || VIC || Australia (AU) || [[j2wDept]] || || Diploma - Children's Services or equiv || Full-Time


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