Excellent opportunity to join the amazing team at Goodstart Mount Pleasant!

About the Role

Goodstart has a new exciting opening for a passionate Early Childhood Teacher in our vibrant Pre-kindy room, who can build and sustain strong relationships with children, parents, and the local community. You will be responsible for planning innovative and engaging child initiated curriculums using the Early Years Learning Framework and Queensland Kindergarten Guidelines, incorporating both indoor and outdoor environments, sustainability, and local excursions.

Goodstart Early Learning Mount Pleasant is located in a beautiful, quiet street in the middle of Mackay’s northern suburbs. Children can start at Goodstart Mount Pleasant at the age of 15 months, and we strongly encourage families to stay right up until they start school, as we run a Government Funded Kindergarten program run by an Early Childhood Teacher.

Our team of educators at Goodstart Mount Pleasant have worked thoughtfully to create environments that are beautiful for our children. Our Toddler, Senior Toddler and Pre-Kindergarten educators develop specific learning programs based on the Early Years Learning Framework, where our Kindergarten program is designed alongside the Queensland Kindergarten Learning Guidelines to ensure our older children are ready for Prep.

    Our role/requirements

    • Full-time - 38 hours/week (fixed term contract to cover maternity leave from January to July 2021)
    • Must be flexible to work a roster
    • 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
    • Well-resourced with inclusive and natural learning environments
    • Welcoming and fun environment
    • Opening hours – 6:30am to 6:00pm

    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

    Posting Notes: MOUNT PLEASANT, MACKAY || QLD || Australia (AU) || QLD South - Region 11 || || Bachelor (ECT) 3yr || Full-Time

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