Goodstart is Australia’s largest early learning provider. As a not–for–profit social enterprise, we exist purely to improve the lives of Australia’s children and their families. Our people are our foundation, together we are working to ensure children have the learning, development and wellbeing outcomes they need for school and life.
Job description: Role:Senior Educator
Centre: Goodstart Eaton
Employment Type: Full Time - 38 Hours Monday to Friday - Rotating Roster
Pre-Kindy Room (2.5 - 3.5 Year Olds)
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?
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.
* Goodstart Eaton is an Exceeding Centre
* Friendly and supportive team
* Community Engagements
* Open Door (Free Flow) Policy
* Our Educators work hard to form strong bonds with the children and their families
* Colourful, stimulating surrounds ensure the children have the chance to grow and develop through sensory, play-based learning
* Supportive Centre Leadership Team
* Inclusive practices across the Centre
As a Senior Educator at Goodstart Eaton, 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
* Holding a Diploma in Early Childhood Education (ACECQA recognised qualifications)
* Having a Strong knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standards
* Demonstrating exceptional knowledge of safety and wellbeing
* Being a passionate educator who is driven by a desire to provide quality learning experiences
* Evidencing experience in a Senior Educator role/Leadership Skills
* Planning and implementing innovative and high-quality educational programs for each individual child
* Leading, mentoring and supporting a team of passionate Educators within your room
* Willingness to learn and be a part of the team
* Maintaing strong communication skills, being reliable and punctual
What Goodstart can offer you
* Job security and stability
* Professional development and training
* Competitive above award rates
* Ability to purchase additional annual leave
* Employee Assistance Program
* Uniform allowance
* Childcare discounts
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 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.
To apply: https://goodstart-early-learning.contactrh.com/jobs/12217/36546717