Job Location: Blue Mountains & Central West
Employer: Goodstart Early Learning
Goodstart is a not-for-profit organisation that currently has 649 child care centres around Australia.
We are looking for an energised Early Childhood Teacher to join the educative team at Goodstart Cowra. As the Teacher you will deliver high quality and inclusive learning programs using contemporary teaching theories, strategies and styles, knowledge of child development and alignment to the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and National Quality Standard (NQS).
About our Centre
- Goodstart Cowra is situated close to the centre of town, within walking distance to Cowraâ€™s nature-based adventure playground and the iconic Japanese garden
- Our centre consists of four rooms, supporting children from 6 weeks to 6 years
- Supportive CD who has extensive Childhood education experience
- Our Centre hours are 7:45am â€“ 5:45pm
- Supportive and friendly working environment
Role Overview/ Responsibilities
- This position is based in the pre-school room
- Lead and model the selection and implementation of effective pedagogical approaches to support childrenâ€™s learning and development outcomes.
- Design and implement engaging learning programs using knowledge of content, curriculum, childrenâ€™s needs, assessment and reporting requirements.
- Champion positive and meaningful relationships with children.
- Work collaboratively with colleagues to plan, evaluate and enhance learning outcomes for children.
- Develop engaging and inclusive learning environments that reflect the strengths, interests and needs of all children.
- Develop, select and use a range of informal, formal, diagnostic, formative and summative assessment strategies to assess childrenâ€™s learning and maintain high quality pedagogical documentation.
- Establish and maintain respectful collaborative partnerships with families to assess and support childrenâ€™s learning and wellbeing.
- Maintain a safe environment for children, families and team members.
- Contribute to a professional and positive work culture
- Hold a Bachelor of Early Childhood or equivalent qualification (ACECQA approved)
- Hold a current First Aid qualification
- Hold a valid WWCC
- Hold an up to date Professional Teachers Accreditation (state applicable)
- Have extensive knowledge in EYLF
- Regular non-contact programming time
- Competitive above award wages
- Additional leave â€“ option to purchase for a greater work/life balance
- Professional pedagogical and operational centre support teams to assist in providing high quality educational programs
- Broad range of professional learning opportunities on offer
- Well-resourced classrooms
- Discounted child care fees
Supporting our people and protecting our children â€‹
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. â€‹â€‹
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.
If you are interested in finding out more about this position or any Teacher role at Goodstart Early Learning do not hesitate to contact Jenna Fennell at [email protected]
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!
Goodstart Early Learning is looking for a dedicated and passionate Teacher to join their Cowra centre!