Goodstart Early Learning

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.

Role: Educator

Location: Albury, NSW

Centre: Goodstart Albury Pemberton Street

Employment Type: Full time; 10-month Fixed Term Contract ( may be opportunity to be ongoing)

Casual Educator opportunities available in the area too!

Pay: $28.52 – $31.06 per hour + benefits + super

  • Help provide the best start to a child’s life. Make a lasting impact while growing an incredible career.
  • Be paid at least 5% above award,
  • Get 50% discount off your childcare gap fees + paid parental leave.

Are you on the hunt for a fulfilling career, a nurturing environment and the opportunity for personal and professional development? Whether you are seasoned in early childhood education or embarking on your journey, we’re excited to explore how our fantastic opportunities align with your aspirations.

As an Educator, you’ll thrive as part of a dynamic team, working closely with Senior Educators and Educational Leaders to enhance and refine our educational learnings to children. Prioritising safety in all aspects, you’ll champion inclusivity, tailoring learning experiences to meet the needs of every child. Let’s collaborate and make a difference together!

Our Centre:

Nestled within a vibrant residential enclave near schools, shops, and local conveniences lies Goodstart Early Learning Child Care Centre Albury, where our dedication to excellence in childcare knows no bounds. Within our welcoming haven, every child is embraced with warmth and care, fostering an environment where exploration and discovery thrive.

Through a collaborative partnership between families and staff, we craft an inclusive sanctuary where children are encouraged to flourish. Inside our facility, each room, from Nursery to Kindergarten/Preschool, embodies the principles of the Early Years Learning Framework, offering rich sensory experiences and play-based learning opportunities.

Step outside into our playground oasis, where three distinct areas cater to various age groups with age-appropriate play spaces and equipment. From mud pits to sand pits, climbing structures to bike tracks, our outdoor haven invites boundless exploration. At Goodstart Early Learning, every moment is an opportunity for discovery and joy.

What Goodstart can offer you:

  • Better pay – you’ll get at least 5% above the award rate
  • 50% discount off your childcare gap fees and 6 weeks paid parental leave
  • Paid professional development – we offer a range of opportunities to grow your skills and your career 
  • Wellbeing focus – you’ll get two wellbeing days included in your personal leave per year
  • Additional leave – you’ll have the option to purchase extra leave for even greater work life balance
  • Retail discounts – you’ll save money on insurance, travel and technology
  • Uniform allowance and employee referral program
  • Security and stability – as Australia’s largest provider of early learning and care and a not-for-profit social enterprise, we exist purely to improve the lives of Australia’s children and their families

You’ll need:

  • Certificate III or Diploma in Early Childhood (or ACECQA approved equivalent)
  • Strong knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standards
  • Current NSW Working with Children Check

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. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for all positions.

Have a question? Contact our Talent Acquisition Team on 1800 222 543 or via email [email protected]

Supporting our people and protecting our children

We’re an equal opportunity employer that is proud of our inclusive and diverse work environment. We know that Goodstarters from diverse cultures, backgrounds and experiences strengthen our teams and help us grow. We’re also deeply committed to Reconciliation and creating an environment where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People feel a strong sense of belonging and connection.

Safety is our priority and we will take any action necessary to ensure that all children can feel safe and be safe, and are safeguarded from abuse, neglect and harm. As a Child Safe Organisation, all of our candidates must have or obtain a valid working with children check.

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