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Role: Teacher + Educational Leader 
Location: Northern Suburbs & Joondalup Perth WA
Centre: Goodstart Banksia Grove 
Employment Type: Full-Time Permanent  
Pay: $40.49 - $56.99 + EL Allowance + Super + Benefits

  • Lead change, and champion practice uplift and excellence 

  • Get paid on par with state primary school Teachers* 

  • Get 50% discount off your childcare gap fees + paid parental leave 


Are you looking to work in an environment with like-minded professionals who are committed to making a difference in children’s lives and work for an organisation that will support you to succeed?  

As the Educational Leader, 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 team’s 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 work within the centre leadership team to lead change, and champion practice uplift and excellence.  Find out more about what the Educational Leader role entails here.    

Welcome to Goodstart Banksia Grove, where we offer an exceptional learning environment for children aged 6 weeks to five years. If you're a potential Educational Leader, here's why you should consider joining our team:

Location and Community:

  • Strategically located next to Banksia Grove Primary School, with easy access via parking and a nearby bus stop.
  • Part of a growing community anticipating a new child and parent centre on our street.

Experienced Educators:

  • Dedicated educators with years of experience, providing child-centered programs tailored to individual interests and milestones.

Quality and Accreditation:

  • Recognised by the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority with an 'Exceeding' rating against the National Quality Standards.
  • Transparent communication through the Storypark platform for active involvement in children's learning journeys.

Play-Based Learning:

  • Stimulating curriculum aligned with the Early Years Learning Framework, fostering creativity and a love for learning.
  • Age-appropriate play spaces encouraging environmental awareness and physical health.

Community Engagement:

  • Strong focus on enriching learning through community engagement, including visits, excursions, and local events.

Cultural Diversity and Professional Development:

  • Culturally diverse environment, providing an opportunity for professional growth through continuous learning.
  • Collaborative environment that values your input and encourages sharing knowledge with the team.

Resources and Support:

  • Access to a library room with educational resources.
  • Regular opportunities for professional development and networking.

Join Our Team:

  • Explore the potential for your leadership skills in an environment dedicated to excellence in early childhood education.



What Goodstart can offer you: 

  • Set Shift for Work-Life Balance
  • Work from Home - Programming Hours & Educational Leader Non Contact Hours can be negotiated to be completed from home
  • Competitive pay - you’ll get paid on par with state primary school Teachers (*if you hold your Bachelor in Early Childhood Education and Care or equivalent)   

  • 50% discount off your childcare gap fees and 4 weeks paid parental leave – increasing to 6 weeks from December 2023  

  • 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: 

  • Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) or a Diploma in Early Childhood (or ACECQA approved equivalent) 

  • Strong knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standards 

  • Current WA Working with Children Check  

If you have previous experience leading change in education and have either a Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education), a Diploma qualification or ACECQA approved equivalent, then we’d love to talk to you about which of our amazing opportunities would be the best fit for you. 

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   

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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