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EducatorGoodstart Early Learning
Educator Parramatta The Educator supports the delivery of quality educational program and practice and assists all children to participate in the program. You will use and implement the Goodstart Practice Guide to support the Senior Educator/Teacher and Education Leader. You will have an understanding of Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF), the Goodstart Practice Guide, child development and learning, and the importance of reflective practice.
You will establish positive relationships with children and families to ensure the room’s program is responsive and inclusive. In your role of Educator you will commit to maintaining professional work standards at all times. Key deliverables : ‒ Maintain a safe environment for children, families and team members.
‒ Comply with National Quality Standards (NQS) and Goodstart Policies, Procedures and Requirements. ‒ Use and implement the Goodstart Practice Guide to support the Senior Educator/Teacher in the delivery of high quality educational program and practice in the room. ‒ Build and maintain strong, positive relationships with children and families.
‒ Actively contribute to the education program in the room and the Centre team. ‒ Support a culture of reflective practice and ongoing continuous improvement. ‒ Contribute to a professional and positive work culture.
Accountabilities 1. Safety: Ensure a safe environment and culture. ‒ Maintain a healthy and safe environment and comply with Goodstart’s safety policies, procedures and relevant legislation to recognise and address risks and non-compliance in the Centre.
‒ Escalate issues to the Senior Educator/Teacher and/or Centre Director (when necessary) and collaborate to develop and implement timely actions to resolve and prevent the re-occurrence of incidents. ‒ Understand relevant Child Protection Law matters applicable to the jurisdiction and report and escalate relevant matters to the Senior Educator/Teacher and/or Centre Director. 2.
Quality: Raise the quality of early learning. ‒ Understand the National Quality Framework (NQF) and support the Senior Educator/Teacher to meet the requirements of the National Quality Standards (NQS) within the room. ‒ Comply with Goodstart’s Policies, Procedures and Requirements.
‒ Contribute to the Centre’s continuous improvement through the Quality Improvement Plan (QIP). ‒ Use and implement the Goodstart Practice Guide to support the delivery of high quality inclusive educational program and practice in the room, contribute to planning, programming and documentation of children’s learning. ‒ Demonstrate a commitment to reflective practice and reflect the Centre’s ‘Statement of Philosophy’ and ‘Centre Vision’ in everyday practice.
3. Business: Support business and finance discipline. ‒ Support room attendance targets, effective room management and use resources responsibly.
‒ Be aware of Goodstart as an organisation and the requirements of Centres. ‒ Support the....