Part-time & Full-time options - 18 month fixed term contract
Are you interested in building an exciting career that has a positive impact on children? Do you want to join a team that continuously invests in your professional development and supports you to enjoy life outside of work?
As a Trainee Educator at Goodstart Warrnambool, you will be dedicated to giving children the best possible start to their school journey. With the support of your Centre Leadership Team, Teachers, and Educators, you will be empowered to forge your career whilst working towards a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care.
You will achieve this by:
Maintaining a safe environment for children, families and team members
Complying with National Quality Standards (NQS) and Goodstart Policies, Procedures and Requirements
Building and maintaining strong, positive relationships with children and families
Actively contributing to the education program in the room and the centre team
Supporting a culture of reflective practice and ongoing continuous improvement
Contributing to a professional and positive work culture
To be eligible for a Traineeship you are not able to hold a previous Certificate or Diploma qualification completed outside of secondary school in the last 7 years. Applicants who have completed a school-based certificate other than in childcare will still be eligible.
In addition, you must have:
A permanent right to work in Australia
Strong communication skills
Good time management and organisational skills
Ability to work well individually and as part of a team
Enthusiasm and a positive attitude
Interest in early years education
Working with Children Check (or be willing to obtain one)
Proof of immunisation against COVID-19 – three doses
Proof of immunisation against Measles, Mumps and Rubella & Whooping Cough (Pertussis) or willing to obtain.
Why choose Goodstart?
There are so many reasons to join the Goodstart family. Let’s start with the benefits!
Fully or generously funded qualification – Goodstart will fund your Certificate III qualification
Better pay – you will receive an above award pay rate
Paid study time and professional development - we offer a range of opportunities to grow your skills and your career
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
Retail and childcare discounts - you’ll save money on insurance, travel and technology, and get up to 50% discount off your childcare gap fees
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.