Senior Educator in Goodstart Early Learning at Childcare & Outside School Hours Care

Goodstart Early Learningis hiring people as Senior Educator. The Selected person will be earn at least $26 – $32.00+ Super + Benefits AUD per month. There are also many more opportunities. Read the entire post carefully to know all the details related to this job.
PostingSenior Educator
Job EmployerGoodstart Early Learning
LocationChildcare & Outside School Hours Care
Salary$26 – $32.00+ Super + Benefits
Job postedMay 29, 2022
Job Deadline2022-06-26
Job SectorChildcare & Outside School Hours Care

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: Senior Educator

Location: 103 Bloomfield Street

Centre: Goodstart Gunnedah

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time. 38 hours per week

Are you a Senior Educator who is passionate about helping children to have the best possible start in life? Do you want to work for an organisation that offers genuine career opportunities to help you succeed?

We’re Goodstart

At Goodstart, we’re all about laying the foundation for better lives through amazing early learning experiences, and we know that we can’t do that without great people!

From our Centre Directors to Centre Teams, we work together to make a real difference for children in those crucial early years.

Safety, health, and wellbeing are more than just words to us, they are a personal commitment and a promise we make to our children, our families, and each other every day.

We’re Goodstart – a not-for-profit with a vision for Australia’s children to have the best possible start in life. 

Your Impact

As a Senior Educator at Goodstart Gunnedah, your responsibilities include leading and mentoring your room Team to develop and deliver high-quality and inclusive play-based educational programs aligning with the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standards. Working alongside our friendly and supportive Centre Leadership Team you observe, review and continuously improve the educational programs on offer to children ensuring the best outcomes.

You’ll help achieve this by

  • Holding a Diploma in Early Childhood Education (ACECQA recognised qualifications)
  • Having a Strong knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standards
  • Demonstrating exceptional knowledge of safety and wellbeing
  • Being a passionate educator who is driven by a desire to provide quality learning experiences
  • Evidencing experience in a Senior Educator role/Leadership Skills
  • Planning and implementing innovative and high-quality educational programs for each individual child
  • Leading, mentoring and supporting a team of passionate Educators within your room
  • Willingness to learn and be a part of the team
  • Maintaining strong communication skills, being reliable and punctual

Why choose Goodstart?

There are so many reasons to join the Goodstart family. Let’s start with the benefits!

  • Better pay – you’ll get at least 3% above the award rate, increasing to 5% by 2024
  • Paid 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 well-being 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
  • 4 weeks paid parental leave – increasing to 6 weeks from December 2023
  • Retail and childcare discounts – you’ll save money on insurance, travel, and technology, and get a 50% discount off your childcare gap fees

If you have previous experience as a Senior Educator or can demonstrate strong leadership skills and you have a willingness to learn and provide quality learning experience coupled with a Diploma in Early Childhood Education or ACECQA approved equivalent, then we want to meet you!

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.

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