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Assistant Director

Goodstart Early Learning


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Full job description

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.

Goodstart Somerville is proud to be an "Exceeding" NQS Centre, maintaining high occupancy in our 94 Place Service. We are a well presented Centre with great community ties and strong relationships with our families. We are currently implementing strong sustainability practices within our Centre.

  • Supportive and friendly team
  • On site parking and bus stop locally
  • Relocation assistance on offer
  • Full time – permanent role – 38 hours a week

Your Impact  

As the Assistant Director at Goodstart Somerville, you will use your experience and leadership qualities to engage and motivate your centre team to drive continuous improvement in all aspects across centre operation and to extend your network of relationships with children, families and educators. You will work in collaboration with your centre leadership team .

You will establish respectful and reciprocal relationships with families and engage in networks within the centre’s local community.

You’ll help achieve this by

  • Having a Diploma in Early Childhood Education
  • Having previous Senior Educator or Assistant Director Experience
  • Having Strong Leadership Skills
  • Having excellent communication skills, both written & verbal
  • Having a strong understanding of the EYLF & NQF.

What Goodstart can offer you 

There are so many reasons to join the Goodstart family. Let’s start with the benefits! 

  • Paid professional development - we offer a range of opportunities to grow your skills and your career 
  • Competitive pay you’ll get paid on par with state primary school Teachers (if you hold your Bachelor in Early Childhood Education and Care or equivalent)  
  • 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 
  • Additional leave - 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 

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 previous experience as a Senior Educator, Assistant Director or in a centre leadership position or similar, 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 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 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 

Posting Notes: SOMERVILLE, KALGOORLIE || WA || Australia (AU) || [[j2wDept]] || SF:LI || Diploma - Children's Services or equiv || Full-Time


Skills
CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT
LEADERSHIP SKILLS
TEACHING

Perks & benefits
Additional leave
Childcare
Paid parental leave
Parking
Work - life balance
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Job details
Date posted
8 Jul 2022
Category
Education, Training & Childcare
Occupation
Federal Government
Estimated
$75k ~ $84k
Contract type
Permanent
Work type
Full time
Job mode
Standard business hours
Sector
Not for profit / Charity
Work Authorisation
Australian citizen / Permanent resident

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