Excellent opportunity to join the amazing team at Goodstart Wavell Heights!

About the Role

Based in the Pre-kindergarten (3 to 4 years) room, this excellent opportunity would be ideal for an entry level Teacher who wishes to kickstart their Teaching career and be mentored by an experienced Teacher at Goodstart Wavell Heights. You will work with your assistant to implement exciting and stimulating programs using the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Framework.

Goodstart Early Learning Child Care Centre Wavell Heights is a purpose built centre that caters for children aged six weeks to five years of age. We have five rooms which offer educational play based programs that run off the children's interest. We have 12 educators across our service, including an Early Childhood Teacher who runs our Kindergarten program. Our Storypark platform, as well as regular family nights and emailed newsletters, enable us to stay in close contact with parents and families, ensuring open and clear communication. This also means we can tailor each program to the child’s individual needs, interests and strengths – as well as the strong level of cultural diversity in our centre. Outside, we have three areas all with age appropriate play spaces and equipment. We have sandpits, manmade and natural play surfaces, undercover areas, a play bridge, vege patch, digging pit and lots of natural shade.

Community is also important to us and through visits to the centre and participation in events and activities throughout the year we are able to enrich the learning experience. Art and music experiences are provided on a daily basis which allow the children to freely express their creativity.

    Your role/requirements:

    • Full-time - 38 hours/week
    • Rotating roster to accommodate the opening and closing times of the centre
    • Studying towards or hold Bachelor of Education/Early Childhood or equivalent ACECQA approved qualification deeming you as an Early Childhood Teacher (ECT) or ‘actively working towards’
    • Hold a current Blue Card or alternatively an Exemption Card with QLD Teachers Registration
    • Hold a current First Aid qualification

    Our centre

    • Great leadership support
    • 75 place centre
    • Well-resourced with inclusive and natural learning environments
    • Welcoming and fun environment
    • Opening hours – 6:30am to 6:30pm

    The benefits

    • Competitive above award salary
    • Access to a professional teacher mentor
    • Quality teaching and educational resources
    • Transfer opportunities – over 640 centres Australia wide
    • Option to purchase additional annual leave
    • Discounted child care fees
    • Employee benefits including uniform allowance

    AND... Did you know that Goodstart is for children, not profit. At Goodstart we are all about laying the foundation for better lives through great early learning experiences, we’re not-for-profit and entirely Australian owned, so you can be confident children are our first priority.

    Goodstart is committed to child safety, with a zero tolerance of child abuse, and expect all our employees to reflect this commitment. Should you strive to uphold and reflect these values then we would love to hear from you! #gsteacher

    To apply, please click "Apply Now".

    For further information, please email Paul Newton, Talent Acquisition Specialist: pnewton@goodstart.org.au

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