Goodstart Early Learning - Darwin, NT



Posting Notes: DARWIN || NT || Australia (AU) || SA & NT - Region 40 || SF:LI || Certificate III - Children's Services or equiv || Casual

Casual Early Childhood Educators

An opportunity exists with Goodstart for experienced, passionate and dedicated educators. We require educators for Goodstart centres across Darwin & Palmerston areas.

We’re Goodstart – a not-for-profit with a vision for Australia’s children to have the best possible start in life. We’re Australia’s largest early learning and care provider, and our people are passionate about the benefits of early learning. They go beyond childcare to provide positive, nurturing and stimulating early learning environments that help children reach their full potential.

Requirements for the role include:

  • Certificate III or Diploma qualifications in Children's Services or;
  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (or working towards)
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Current Ochre Card
  • Great team work, communication skills and flexibility
  • Must be available at least 3 days per week and be flexible with hours of availability


You will be required to deliver quality education and care that meets the needs, interests and abilities of each child, whilst providing a safe and healthy environment. Familiarity with the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and National Quality Standards (NQS) is essential. It is imperative that you are a proven team player with strong communication skills.

Responsibilities:

Assist the Senior Educator with planning and organising high-quality educational programs that reflect the Early Years Learning Framework

Engage and supervise the children 

Set up the indoor and outdoor equipment, and prepare materials needed for the daily program

Maintain a safe and healthy environment for children at all times

Create positive relationships with team members, children and their families

Work well in a small positive team environment with clear responsibilities

Be respectful of multicultural and inclusive work/learning environment


Whilst all effort will be made to keep you employed, based on business needs there are no guarantees of consistent hours per week. 


Application Process

We offer you a rewarding, vibrant career pathway by investing in your passion to inspire a love of learning.  Selection for our positions is based on merit, and is offered to the person whose skills, knowledge and experience best match the job requirements. We value diversity in the workforce and respect the values, culture and heritage of all people and seek to reflect this in all that we do.

Goodstart is committed to child safety, with a zero tolerance of child abuse, and we look to reflect this commitment in our employees. Should you strive to uphold and reflect these values then we would love to hear from you!

Please note that you do not need to apply for multiple casual positions. Once you are a Goodstart casual, you are able to work in any Northern Territory centre.

For further information please contact Chantal Stewart on 0407761553

Posting Notes: DARWIN || NT || Australia (AU) || SA & NT - Region 40 || SF:LI || Certificate III - Children's Services or equiv || Casual