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Educator

Goodstart Early Learning


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Full job description

Role:  Educator

Location:  Anna Bay, New South Wales 

Centre:  Goodstart Anna Bay

Employment Type: Fixed Term / 8-week contract – moving to perm or casual at end of contract.    

Room: Float

Are you an 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 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.   

Your Impact  

As a Casual Educator at Goodstart Anna Bay, you will be a team player, collaborating with the Senior Educators and Educational Leader within your centre to observe, inform and continuously improve our educational programs on offer to children. You put safety first with everything that you do and ensure all learning experiences are inclusive and response to the needs of all children.  

Our Centre

Goodstart Early Learning Child Care Centre Anna Bay is situated just outside of Anna Bay, surrounded by the tranquillity of the Australian bush. We are close to schools, shops and tucked into a quiet residential area.

We believe in building strong meaningful relationships, so we can create supportive, rich nurturing play environments that lead to lifelong learning. To do this we build Key Educator relationships. Children are offered a Key Educator, who will build secure, respectful and reciprocal relationships, recognising children as active participants in their own learning. It is our belief that before a child can learn they must feel comfortable in a safe and healthy environment.

Inside, all of the rooms - Nursery to Preschool – a setup, in line with the Early Years Learning Framework has been created. Our rooms invite sensory and play based learning opportunities. Natural, stimulating surrounds and resources ensure the children have the chance to grow and develop through open ended, play-based learning.

You’ll help achieve this by  
 

  • Maintaining a safe environment for children, families, and team members.
  • Complying with the National Quality Standards and Goodstart policy and procedures.
  • Using and implementing the Goodstart Practice Guide to support Senior Educators and Teachers in the delivery of high-quality education programs.
  • Building and maintain strong, positive relationships with children and their families.
  • Supporting a culture of reflective practice and ongoing continuous improvement.
  • Contributing to a professional and positive work culture. 

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 organization 

  

If you have strong knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standards, plus hold a Certificate III or Diploma in Early Childhood (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 tosubmit your application as soon as possible for your best chance toprogress to the next stage of the process. 

  

Supporting our people andprotecting 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.  


Skills
CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT
TEACHING
TEAM PLAYER

Perks & benefits
Additional leave
Childcare
Paid parental leave
Work - life balance
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Job details
Date posted
29 Jun 2022
Category
Education, Training & Childcare
Occupation
Early Childhood
Estimated
$50k ~ $61k
Contract type
Permanent
Work type
Full time
Job mode
Standard business hours
Sector
Not for profit / Charity
Work Authorisation
Australian citizen / Permanent resident

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