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Educator

Goodstart Early Learning


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Full job description

Role: Educator – With Bus driver responsibilities

Location:  Wagga Wagga

Centre:  Goodstart Ashmont

Employment Type:  Full Time– Fixed Term contract until February 2023

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’re Goodstart

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 an Educator at Goodstart Ashmont, 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. 

About Our Centre

 
Goodstart Ashmont is one of our amazing EChO centres that offer enhanced services over and above the universal base of education and care. We invest in proportionately disadvantaged communities using our unique EChO model to enhance learning, development and wellbeing outcomes for children experiencing vulnerability, along with supporting their families and building their communities. Services include additional teachers, child and family practitioners, speech pathologists, occupational therapists and social inclusion coordinators.

Services in each EChO centre differ because each centre aims to meet the individual and unique needs of the community, from providing nutritional support, to multidisciplinary and outreach services.

Working inclusively ensures children belong. When children belong, they thrive.
 

  • Key Educator Approach
  • Community Engagements
  • Friendly long standing team of educators
  • High Occupancy Centre with a Diverse Team
  • 90 place centre, from Nursery to Preschool
  • Located in a residential area in Wagga Wagga, close to schools, local shops and community facilities.
  • All of our rooms are set up in line with an Early Years Learning Framework, with sensory and play based learning opportunities.
  • Beautiful outdoor play area with a balance of natural and manmade elements

 

You’ll help achieve this by  

  • Holding a Diploma in Early Childhood (ACECQA recognised qualification)
  • Be over 25 years of age and hold a clean valid Full Drivers licence
  • Being confident to drive a Minibus, and transporting children safely secured in approved car seat restraints.
  • Displaying 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
  • Confident to work across all age groups
  • Willingness to learn and be a part of the team
  • Maintaining strong communication skills, being reliable and punctual
  • Having experience and knowledge in Inclusion Support

 

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 organisation

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 to submit your application as soon as possible for your best chance to progress 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
DIVERSE TEAM
PUNCTUAL
STRONG COMMUNICATION SKILLS
TEACHING
TEAM PLAYER

Perks & benefits
Additional leave
Childcare
Paid parental leave
Work - life balance
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Job details
Date posted
5 May 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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