Childcare Educator â€“ Goodstart Mackay Goodstart is Australiaâ€™s largest provider of early learning and care. Founded with a vision for all Australiaâ€™s children to have the best possible start in life, as a not-for-profit social enterprise, we exist purely to improve the lives of Australiaâ€™s children and their families. We are entirely Australian owned employing over 15,000 people, and caring for over 71,000 children.
About our Centre: Our Mackay Shakespeare Street childcare centre is located close to town, local schools, shops and public transport. We also have ample parking available on-site We are a very friendly, collaborative and supportive team We operate an indoor/outdoor 2 year kindergarten program Large natural and man-made outside area with plenty of shade and a large undercover veranda for hot and wet days Dedicated staff room and programming space Involved with the local community we participate in community activities and events We operate a transition to school program with weekly visits to the local school Full-time permanent role as an educator in our Pre-Kindergarten room The Benefits: Friendly and supportive team environment with large national head office support We pay highly competitive salaries above the national award rates Excellent career opportunities with a large network of centres Ongoing professional development with internal and external training and paid opportunity to study diploma Employee benefits that range from childcare discounts, discounted travel, insurance, and technology Purchase additional annual leave About You: Certificate III or ACECQA recognised qualifications Strong knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standard Exceptional knowledge of safety and wellbeing Passionate Educator who is driven by their desire to provide quality learning experiences Willingness to learn and be a part of the team Strong communication skills, reliable and punctual Goodstart Early Learning are proud of our inclusive work environment that supports and encourages individual growth and strong teams. Goodstart Early learning acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples as the Traditional Custodians of all lands on which we come together.
We recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures as enduring, living cultures and pay our respects to Elders past and present..