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Role:Senior Educator 

Location:  Wonthella 

Centre:  Goodstart Wonthella  

Employment Type:  Full time

 

Are you a Senior Educator who is passionate about helping children to have the best possible start in life? Do you want to work for an organisation that offers genuine career opportunities to help you succeed? 

 

We’reGoodstart 

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! 

 

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

 

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

 

Your Impact  

 

As a Senior Educator at Goodstart, your responsibilities include leading and mentoring your room team to develop and deliver high quality and inclusive play based educational programs aligning with the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standards.   Working alongside our friendly and supportive Centre Leadership Team you observe, review and continuously improve the educational programs on offer to children ensuring the best outcomes.  

 

You’ll help achieve this by  

 

Creating a safe and interactive environment where you will build and nurture positive outcomes for the children within this wonderful centre. The team have a great sense of unity and support each other to make each day special for all. 

 

  • The team is experienced and long standing (many 5 years plus!) 
  • They have built fantastic relationships with the children and families to create a homely feel    
  • Children are the centre of every decision they make, every day. 
  • Led by an inspiring Director  

 

Why choose Goodstart?

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 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. 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 
  • Our rooms are set up in line with an Early Years Learning Framework, with natural, sensory play based learning opportunities. With 5 rooms the centre offers large open plan learning environments. Purposeful and stimulating learning environments ensure the children have the chance to grow and develop through sensory, play-based learning; and we are focused on ensuring the children are ready to take that all important step up to school.
  • Through our intuitive Storypark platform we are able to provide consistent and clear communications with families. That means we are better placed to support a child in their learning journey, ensure parents have peace of mind, and time stamp the children’s developments, milestones and achievements.
  • Outside, we have age appropriate play spaces and equipment, all set up to enhance the children’s awareness of their wider surroundings by providing an extension to their learning environment, as well as their understanding of the importance of sustainability.
  • Our talented cook continuously looks for opportunities to deliver a variety of exciting home cooked nutritious meals to cater to all children’s individual dietary requirements. Mealtimes are seen as an opportunity to develop essential skills for life- long learning. Skills such as food preparation, self-serve, laying the table, washing of dishes, as well as the promotion of turn taking and socialisation skills. This is incorporated into our progressive meal times. We offer an early morning breakfast club as well as nutritionally balanced meals of morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and a late snack.

If you have previous experience as a Senior Educator or can demonstrate strong leadership skills and you have a willingness to learn and provide quality learning experience coupled with a Diploma in Early Childhood Education or ACECQA approved equivalent, then we want to meet you!  

 

How to apply  

 

Click ‘Apply Now’ and submit your application. We review applications as theyaresubmitted. We encourage you tosubmit your application as soon as possible for your best chance toprogress to the next stage of the process. 

Supporting our people and safeguarding 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. 

Posting Notes: WONTHELLA, GERALDTON || WA || Australia (AU) || [[j2wDept]] || SF:LI || Diploma - Children's Services or equiv || Full-Time


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