Role: Early Childhood Teacher
Location: Wagga Wagga – Station Place
Centre: Goodstart Wagga Wagga
Employment Type: Permanent Part-time
We’re Goodstart – a not-for-profit with a vision for Australia’s children to have the best possible start in life.
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 like you!
About our Centre: Goodstart Early Learning Child Care Centre Wagga Wagga - Station Place centre is conveniently located in a commercial precinct, at the top of the main street. We are close to the railway station, bust stop and taxi rank as well as nearby residential estates.
Inside, all of the rooms - from Nursery to Kindergarten / Preschool - are all set up in line with an Early Years Learning Framework, with sensory and play based learning opportunities. Colourful, stimulating surrounds ensure the children have the chance to grow and develop through sensory, play-based learning.
As a teacher at Goodstart Wagga Wagga you will inspire a love of learning in children and foster their development through purposeful, intentional teaching practices that are delivered with creativity and energy. You will build meaningful relationships with families, so each child has a strong sense of belonging that supports them to thrive. Your love of teaching will be reflected in how you mentor and guide educational practices in your room, and in your work with the broader centre leadership team to develop, review, and implement high-quality early learning programs, to ensure you’re achieving optimal outcomes for children.
You’ll help achieve this by :
Having a Bachelor of Early Childhood Education or ACECQA Equivalent or
Studying towards your Bachelor of Early Childhood
Having passion and enthusiasm for Early Childhood Education
Having initiative to drive innovation within the Centre
Having extensive knowledge of the EYLF and understanding of the NQF/NQS
Building relationships with the children and their families
Building strong community relationships
Building healthy relationships with your fellow educators
There are so many reasons to join the Goodstart family. Let’s start with the benefits!
Teacher Mentor Support Team
Flexibility for work/life balance
Competitive pay – $33.00 - $46.00 per hour
Paid professional Development
Wellbeing focus – you’ll get two extra days off per year
Additional Leave – you’ll have the option to purchase extra leave
4 weeks paid parental leave – increasing in December 2023
Childcare discounts - 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 large network and the stability of a respected organisation.
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 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. #gsteachers