Centre: Goodstart Penfield
Employment Type: Full-Time, Permanent
Are you looking to work in an environment with like-minded teacher professionals who are committed to making a difference in children’s lives and work for an organisation that will support you to succeed?
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.
We’re Goodstart – a not-for-profit with a vision for Australia’s children to have the best possible start in life.
As a teacher at Goodstart Penfield you’ll inspire a love of learning in children and foster their development through purposeful, intentional teaching practices that are delivered with creativity and energy. You will build meaningful relationships with families, so each child has a strong sense of belonging that supports them to thrive. Your love of teaching will be reflected in how you mentor and guide educational practices in your room, and in your work with the broader centre leadership team to develop, review, and implement high-quality early learning programs, to ensure you’re achieving optimal outcomes for children.
Goodstart Early Learning Penfield is in Adelaide’s North, on a 12 acre block in a rural farming area. Licenced for 85 children, catering to all early learning age groups from 6 weeks to 5 years. The centre is open from 6.30am to 6.00pm, Monday to Friday.
The centre boasts large grassed outdoor play areas for the children and an interactive farm environment, where the children help to care and feed the many animals and tend to the vegetable garden.
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What Goodstart can offer you
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If you have previous experience as a Centre Director/Assistant Director/Senior Educator or in a centre leadership position, or similar, then we want to meet you!
How to apply
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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.