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 Station Place

Employment Type: Full time 38 hours

Part time and 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 vision is to partner with families to inspire lifelong learning in children.

Our centre thrives on fostering individualized learning experiences for each child. Engaging with the community is at the heart of what we do, ensuring our children are connected and supported beyond the classroom. With a warm and experienced team of educators, we create a welcoming environment where children feel safe and inspired to learn. Located in a leafy residential area close to the business centre of Albury. Inside, our rooms are thoughtfully designed in accordance with the Early Years Learning Framework, providing ample sensory and play-based learning opportunities and offering endless exploration and fun.

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. 
  • Paid Cultural Leave for First Nations Employees.
  • 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:

  • Cert 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

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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. 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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