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Educational Leader

Goodstart Early Learning


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Full job description

Role: Educational Leader 

Location:  Brisbane Northern Suburbs

Centre:  Goodstart Stafford

Employment Type:  Full-Time Permanent

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 the Educational Leader at Goodstart Stafford, 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.   

About you: We are looking for someone who enjoys being part of a team, someone who enjoys mentoring and inspiring your fellow educators, and building strong relationships with our families.

About our Centre: Goodstart Stafford is a 75 Place Centre and is situated in a purpose built building, catering for children from 6 weeks to 5 years of age. We have an amazing team of qualified and passionate educators who run fantastic educational, play-based programs. Our Centre boasts lovely shaded playgrounds with age appropriate play spaces, and we have plentiful resources.

You’ll help achieve this by  

  • Having a Bachelor or Diploma in Early Childhood Education or ACECQA equivalent
  • Having a genuine desire and respect for early childhood education
  • Having the ability to inspire, mentor and encourage educators, by role modelling correct practice and adherence to company policy & procedures
  • Having strong knowledge and understanding of vulnerability
  • Having a strong desire to make a difference in the lives of children and their families
  • Having excellent communication skills, both written & verbal
  • Having the confidence to mentor and support inexperienced educators and those educators who may resist change or require extensive mentoring
  • Having strong pedagogy knowledge
  • Having a strong understanding of the EYLF & NQS

What can Goodstart Offer you?

There are so many reasons to join the Goodstart family. Let’s start with the benefits!

  • Paid Professional Development – we offer a range of opportunities to grow your skills and your career
  • Well-being focus – you’ll get two extra days off per year, and our dedicated well-being 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 great work life balance
  • 4 weeks paid Parental Leave – increasing to 6 weeks from December 2023 *Industry First
  • Competitive above award rates 
  • Tax benefits through salary packaging 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Uniform allowance 
  • 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 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.

Supporting our people and protecting 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. #gseducationalleader


Skills
MENTORING
TEACHING

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Additional leave
Childcare
Paid parental leave
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Work - life balance
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Job details
Date posted
21 Apr 2022
Category
Education, Training & Childcare
Occupation
Early Childhood
Estimated
$60k ~ $70k
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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