Role: Educational Leader
Centre: Goodstart Dunsborough, Perth
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Salary : $28-32 per hour
Goodstart Exists for Children, not Profit
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 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.
We’re Goodstart – a not-for-profit with a vision for Australia’s children to have the best possible start in life.
Meet your team
Goodstart Early Learning Child Care Centre Dunsborough is a 97 place centre located in a wonderful rural setting, next to schools, shops and transport!
Our educators are enthusiastic about teaching and about developing effective relationships with your children. They are committed to the goals of education for sustainability and life-long learning while maintaining an open mind to ensure adaptability, always looking for new ideas and teaching strategies to suit each individual's needs in this ever changing world.
As the Educational Leader at Goodstart Dunsborough, you will work alongside the Educators within your centre to observe practice, review and continuously improve educational programs on offer to children. You will develop the educator team’s understanding of child development and other relevant early years content knowledge, as well as support the application and use of the Early Years Learning Framework or an approved learning framework.
In this role you will work within the centre leadership team (CLT), lead change, and champion practice uplift and excellence.
You’ll help achieve this by
Lead the development and implementation of an effective educational program, pedagogy and practice in their centre;
Review current educational programs and documentation in their centre;
Consult and collaborate with the team of educators to develop and confirm approaches to educational programs, practice and documentation; that includes assessment and an understanding of children’s learning and development;
What Goodstart can offer you
You will benefit from being part of the Centre Leadership Team, sharing knowledge with the Centre Director and seeking feedback on your own progression as you grow into your new role. You will be provided with a comprehensive induction which will be followed up continuously through various activities and our strong support and advice network. In addition, we can offer you:
Job security and stability
Professional development and training
Competitive above award rates
Tax benefits through salary packaging
Employee Assistance Program
Childcare discounts (from 15 - 30%)
If you have previous experience leading change in education and have either a Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education), a Diploma qualification or ACECQA approved equivalent, then we want to meet you!
How to apply
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 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.