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Role: Educational Leader 
Location:  Northern Suburbs, Brisbane
Centre:  Goodstart Albany Creek, Flamingo Drive

Employment Type:  Full-Time Permanent


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! We're a not-for-profit with a vision for Australia's children to have the best possible start in life!



Your Impact!

As the Educational Leader at Goodstart Albany Creek, you will work alongside the Educators within your centre to observe practice, review and continuously improve educational programs on offer to children.You will develop the educator teams understanding of child development and other relevant early years content knowledge, as well as support the application and use of the Early Years Learning Framework or an approved learning framework. 


In this role you will workwithin the centre leadership team (CLT), lead change, and championpracticeupliftand excellence.   

About our Centre: Goodstart Albany Creek is a large & busy 93 place service, with a team of qualified and passionate educators, with a strong leadership team. Our play based stimulating curriculum is informed by the approved Early Years Learning Framework, which focuses on all areas of development.  

About you: We are looking for someone who enjoys being part of a team, someone who enjoys mentoring and inspiring your fellow educators, and building strong relationships with our families.

You’ll help achieve this by  

  • Having a Diploma or Bachelor in Early Childhood Education or ACECQA equivalent
  • Having a genuine desire and respect for early childhood education
  • Having the ability to inspire, mentor and encourage educators, by role modelling correct practice and adherence to company policy & procedures
  • Having a strong desire to make a difference in the lives of children and their families
  • Having excellent communication skills, both written & verbal
  • Having the confidence to mentor and support inexperienced educators and those educators who may resist change or require extensive mentoring
  • Having strong pedagogy knowledge
  • Having a strong understanding of the EYLF & NQS

What can Goodstart Offer you?


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

  • Paid Professional Development – we offer a range of opportunities to grow your skills and your career
  • Well-being 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 great work life balance
  • 4 weeks paid Parental Leave – increasing to 6 weeks from December 2023 *Industry First
  • Competitive above award rates 
  • Tax benefits through salary packaging 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Uniform allowance
  • Generous Childcare Discounts – Get 50% discount off your childcare gap fees 
  • Retail Discounts – you’ll save money on insurance, travel and technology, and much more!

You’ll also love!

  • Centre Support – dedicated support and guidance on a range of topics, such as safety, teaching and inclusion, delivered face to face or virtually by our centre support team.
  • Security and stability – with over 670 centres across Australia, you’ll have the support of a large network and the stability of a respected organisation.


If you have previous experience leading change in education and have either a Diploma or Bachelor of Education (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 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. #gseducationalleader

Posting Notes: ALBANY CREEK, BRISBANE || QLD || Australia (AU) || [[j2wDept]] || || Diploma - Children's Services or equiv || Full-Time

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