Educator - Goodstart Early Learning

  • Preston
  • Goodstart Early Learning
Company description: Goodstart is Australia’s largest early learning provider. As a not–for–profit social enterprise, we exist purely to improve the lives of Australia’s children and their families. Our people are our foundation, together we are working to ensure children have the learning, development and wellbeing outcomes they need for school and life. Job description: Role:     Senior Educator  Centre:  Goodstart Preston- Dalgety Street Employment Type: Full Time Looking for a meaningful career, a supportive culture and the chance to grow? A place where you can shape children’s lives in the crucial years of their development and contribute to better outcomes for the future?   Help provide the best start to a child’s life. Make a lasting impact while growing an incredible career  Get the flexibility and support you need to live a balanced life   Be paid at 5% above award, and enjoy a host of great additional benefits  Your Impact  As a Senior Educator you will be a team player, collaborating with the Centre Leadership Team 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.    What Goodstart can offer you:  Better pay - you’ll get at least 5% above the award rate  50% discount off your childcare gap fees and 4 weeks paid parental leave – increasing to 6 weeks from December 2023   Paid professional development - we offer a range of opportunities to grow your skills and your career   Wellbeing focus - you’ll get two wellbeing days included in your personal leave per year   Additional leave - you’ll have the option to purchase extra leave for even greater work life balance    Retail discounts - you’ll save money on insurance, travel and technology  Uniform allowance and employee referral program  Security and stability - as Australia’s largest provider of early learning and care and a not-for-profit social enterprise, we exist purely to improve the lives of Australia’s children and their families  You’ll need:  Diploma in Early Childhood (or ACECQA approved equivalent)  Strong knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standards  Current Victoria Working with Children Check   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 and protecting our children  We’re an equal opportunity employer that is proud of our inclusive and diverse work environment. We know that Goodstarters from diverse cultures, backgrounds and experiences strengthen our teams and help us grow. We’re also deeply committed to Reconciliation and creating an environment where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People feel a strong sense of belonging and connection.   Safety is our priority and we will take any action necessary to ensure that all children can feel safe and be safe, and are safeguarded from abuse, neglect and harm. As a Child Safe Organisation, all of our candidates must have or obtain a valid working with children check.  To apply: