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: Educational Leader
How to succeed: have experience working in an 80+ service as an Educational Leader
Location: Marsden Park
Centre: Goodstart Elara Harvest Street
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Room: Non Contact
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.
As the Educational Leader at Goodstart Elara, you will work alongside the Educators within your centre to observe practice, review and continuously improve educational programs on offer to children. You will develop the educator team’s understanding of child development and other relevant early years content knowledge, as well as support the application and use of the Early Years Learning Framework or an approved learning framework.
In this role you will work within the centre leadership team (CLT), lead change, and champion practice uplift and excellence.
You’ll help achieve this by:
* Lead the development and implementation of an effective educational program, pedagogy and practice in their centre;
* Review current educational programs and documentation in their centre;
* Consult and collaborate with the team of educators to develop and confirm approaches to educational programs, practice and documentation; that includes assessment and an understanding of children’s learning and development;
What Goodstart can offer you
* Job security and stability
* Professional development and training
* Competitive above award rates
* Tax benefits through salary packaging
* Employee Assistance Program
* Uniform allowance
* Childcare discounts (from 15 - 30%)
If you have previous experience leading change in education and have either a Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education), a Diploma qualification or 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.
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 made up of Goodstarters from diverse cultures, backgrounds and experiences.
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 deeper cultural awareness and understanding of our First Nations people and culture for all.
To apply: https://goodstart-early-learning.contactrh.com/jobs/12217/37197601