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Goodstart Early Learning

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Goodstart Early Learning – Golden Square

Assistant Director

About Goodstart

We’re Goodstart – a not-for-profit with a vision for Australia’s children to have the best possible start in life. We’re Australia’s largest early learning and care provider, and our people are passionate about the benefits of early learning.

This role is a 38 hours per week permanent position - Non Contact Role

About the Centre

  • 135 Place Centre
  • Conveniently located in a quet area close to local schools and shops
  • Close to Public Transport and Community facilities
  • Early Years Learning Framework guide our practices
  • Age appropriate play spaces and equipments
  • Fortnightly maintenance visits to ensure our envirohnments are well-resourced and hazard free
  • Active StoryPark users 

At Goodstart Golden Square we pride ourselves on the innovative ways we ensure that children are central to everything we do.  We provide children with the opportunity to be agents in their own learning, and the learning of their friends through our large, shared play spaces. Ample opportunity is provided for children to learn not only from our educators, but from each other.

This model allows us to provide this same opportunity to our educators.  Our environments are set up in learning ‘hubs’, comprising of between 6-10 other educators.  Teams of this size allow us a unique opportunity to spread the workload in a way that shines the spotlight on each individual team members strengths and passions.

Position requirements

  • Must hold at least a Diploma in children’s services (or ACECQA assessed equivalent)
  • Have substantial experience as a senior educator or in a similar role
  • Previous experience with business administration (desirable)

Your role

  • Support the centre director in the leadership of the team to provide high-quality early learning and care
  • Responsible for the overall management of the centre in the centre directors absence
  • Use and implement the Goodstart Practice Guide

The benefits!!

  • Competitive above award wages
  • Childcare discounts
  • Career pathways
  • Supportive and friendly team
  • Professional development and training
  • Uniform allowance

If you have leadership experience as a senior educator, or similar, then we want to meet you!

Goodstart is committed to child safety, with a zero tolerance of child abuse, and expect all our employees to reflect this commitment

To apply for the role please ‘Apply Now’

Job details
Date posted
16 Nov 2019
Education, Training & Childcare
Early Childhood
$38,000 - $61,000
Contract type
Work type
Full Time
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours
Work Authorisation
Australian Citizen/Permanent Resident