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Inclusive Support Educator

Goodstart Early Learning

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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: Educator – Inclusion Support
Location:  Wagga Wagga
Centre:  Goodstart Wagga Wagga Lake Albert Road
EmploymentType:  Part Time 32hrs per week Fixed Term 
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.  
About Our Centre

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

* Key Educator Approach
* Community Engagements
* Friendly long standing team of educators
* 70 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

Your Impact  
As an Inclusion Support Educator at Goodstart Wagga Wagga Lake Albert Road, You will have previous experience working with children who may have additional needs and will be passionate about creating an inclusive environment for all the children in your care., 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 responsive to the needs of all children. 
You’ll help achieve this by  
* Holding a Certificate III or Diploma in Early Childhood (ACECQA recognised qualification)
* 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
* 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
​​📚​We’ll help you thrive with paid professional development - we offer a range of opportunities and resources 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
​✈️​Leave when you need it the most - 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
🤗Be part of a supportive team who will assist you to grow and develop in your role

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. 

To apply: https://goodstart-early-learning.contactrh.com/jobs/12217/40220260


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Job details
Date posted
5 Aug 2022
Education, Training & Childcare
Assistant, Aide & Special Needs
$45k ~ $61k
Contract type
Work type
Part time
Job mode
Standard business hours
Not for profit / Charity
Work Authorisation
Australian citizen / Permanent resident

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