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Childcare - Senior Educator & Educational Leader

Goodstart Early Learning

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Senior Educator & Educational Leader – Goodstart Aitkenvale

Goodstart is Australia’s largest provider of early learning and care. Founded with a vision for all Australia’s children to have the best possible start in life, as a not-for-profit social enterprise, we exist purely to improve the lives of Australia’s children and their families. We are entirely Australian owned employing over 15,000 people and caring for over 71,000 children.

About Our Centre:

  • Our Aitkenvale child care centre is in a central location, close to schools, shops and residential areas
  • The centre is easily accessible by public transport and has plenty of parking available
  • We operate a set roster and for this particular role there is no open or close shift
  • We have three outside areas which are all age appropriate and have plenty of shade. We also have gardens and a vege patch
  • Community is very important to us and we invite local community members to visit the centre and participate in events throughout the year to enrich the learning experience and strengthen our community relationships
  • We have a very supportive environment and this role involves working alongside two other educators in the room
  • We are looking for a full-time Senior Educator to work in a float capacity and to be the Educational Leader for the centre

The Benefits:

  • Friendly and supportive team with large national head office support
  • We pay highly competitive salaries above the national childcare award rates
  • Career opportunities and paid learning and development
  • Employee benefits that range from childcare discounts, discounted travel, insurance, and technology
  • Purchase up to 4 weeks additional annual leave

About You:

  • Hold a Diploma or ACECQA recognised qualification
  • Ability to develop and maintain strategies and processes to ensure continuous improvement of education practice in the centre
  • Exceptional knowledge of safety and wellbeing
  • Passionate Senior Educator who is driven by their desire to provide quality learning experiences
  • Ensure learning and development is aligned with Early Years Learning Framework and the National Quality Standards
  • Build and maintain strong, positive relationships with families, children and the centre team
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to mentor and support the entire centre team to deliver high quality education

Goodstart Early Learning are proud of our inclusive work environment that supports and encourages individual growth and strong teams. Goodstart Early learning acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples as the Traditional Custodians of all lands on which we come together. We recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures as enduring, living cultures and pay our respects to Elders past and present. #gseducator #gseducationalleader

Job details
Date posted
6 May 2020
Education, Training & Childcare
Early Childhood
~ $60,000
Contract type
Work type
Full Time
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours
Career level
Senior (Experienced Non-Manager)
Work Authorisation
Australian Citizen/Permanent Resident

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