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Role:Senior Educator 

Location: GoodStart Woodford ( Close to shops and schools and only 24 mins from Glass house and caboolture)

Employment Type:  Permanent 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 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 
  • Our four spacious natural yards with beautiful gardens and trees, are equipped with a great range of play resources and we offer fun day activities including creative art, cultural and festive events, and we also welcome the local community into our centre with monthly library visits, police, and fire brigade visits.
  • Outside, we have age appropriate play spaces and equipment, all geared to enhance the children’s awareness of their surrounds and the greater environment, as well as their understanding of the importance of sustainability.
  • Our centre cares for children from 6 weeks of age with a newly opened Nursery. We are Kindergarten funded and have built close rapport with local schools in our area.

  

  

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. 

If you want to hear more about this amazing opportunity or ones like it, please contact Alecia on

Telephone: 07 3918 2203 or Email: acawthorn@goodstart.org.au . Or apply on the link now!

 

  

 

Supporting our people andprotecting our children  

Wearean equal opportunity employer that isproud of our inclusiveand diversework environment.Wesupport and encourage individual growth and strong teamsthat aremade 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: WOODFORD || QLD || Australia (AU) || [[j2wDept]] || || Diploma - Children's Services or equiv || Full-Time


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