Centre: Goodstart Portland
Employment Type: Full-Time (38 hours per week)
Are you a qualified Early Education professional 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.
As an Educator Early Learning, you will work with the team to develop and deliver high quality and inclusive play based educational programs aligning with the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standards. Join our play based, reflective program, duties include observing, reviewing and continuously improve the educational programs on offer to children ensuring the best outcomes.
What Goodstart can offer you
Better pay - you’ll get at least 3% above the award rate, increasing to 5% by 2024
4 weeks paid annual leave
Ongoing Professional development and training
Career advancement opportunities with over 700 centres nationwide, pathways include Centre Director, Assistant Director, Educational Leader and more
The option to purchase 4 weeks additional annual leave
Discounted childcare fees - up to 50%, novated leasing, flight, hotel, gym memberships and corporate private health discounts and much, much more.
Cert III or Diploma in Early Childhood Education or ACECQA recognized qualification
Strong knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework and national Quality Standard
Exceptional knowledge of safety and wellbeing
Willingness to learn and be a part of the team
Strong communication skills, reliable and punctual
Able to actively contribute to the education program in the room and the centre team
Support a culture of reflective practice and ongoing continuous improvement
How to apply
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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.