Goodstart is Australia’s largest early learning provider. As a not–for–profit social enterprise, we exist purely to improve the lives of Australia’s children and their families. Our people are our foundation, together we are working to ensure children have the learning, development and wellbeing outcomes they need for school and life.
Job description: Position - Centre Cook
Centre - Goodstart Early Learning Taree
Employment type - Perm posiiton 30 hours per week
Goodstart is Australia’s largest provider of early learning and care. Founded with a vision for all Australia’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 Australia’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:
Dedicated arts and crafts room, sandpits bike paths and lots more
Vegetable and herb garden
Fun loving and supportive team
Work with a highly skilled Director
Closely situated near the CBD with plenty of parking
Friendly and support team with large national head office support
We pay highly competitive salaries above the national award rates
Ongoing professional development and opportunities which include overseas study tours, secondments to rural communities and up skilling programs
Career opportunities and paid learning and development
Employee benefits that range from childcare discounts, discounted travel, insurance, and technology
Purchased additional annual leave
Support the health and wellbeing of the children through planning and preparing nutritious meals and snacks
Prepare meals to meet the needs of children with special dietary requirements and allergies
Exceptional knowledge of safety and wellbeing
Order food supplies in consultation with the Centre Director
Ensure safe and hygienic storage, handling and preparation of food and drinks
Willingness to learn and be a part of the team
Strong communication skills, reliable and punctual
Safety Food Handling Certification.
Food and Menu Planning Certification (NSW Only).
Working with Childrens Check
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 committed to child safety. We believe children have the right to be safe, happy and empowered. Our commitment is underpinned by Article 3 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.
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.
To apply: https://goodstart-early-learning.contactrh.com/jobs/12217/40130516