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Role: Teacher 
Location:  Gold Coast & Scenic Rim
Centre:  Goodstart Boonah
Employment Type: Permanent Full-Time & Permanent
Pay:  $37.02 - $57.00

 

  • Help provide the best start to a child’s life. Make a lasting impact while growing an incredible career 

  • Competitive salary package on par with state primary school Teachers 

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

 
Looking for a chance to bring your knowledge and creativity to an environment where you’ll be truly valued? If you’re excited by the chance to shape pedagogy and practice in your room, we’d love to talk to you about which of our amazing opportunities would be the best fit for you.  


As an Early Childhood Teacher, you’ll inspire a love of learning in children and foster their development through purposeful, intentional teaching practices that are delivered with creativity and energy. You will build meaningful relationships with families, so each child has a strong sense of belonging that supports them to thrive. Your love of teaching will be reflected in how you mentor and guide educational practices in your room, and in your work with the broader centre leadership team to develop, review, and implement high-quality early learning programs, to ensure you’re achieving optimal outcomes for children.   

Come and join the Goodstart Boonah Team

  • Rural center located in the outskirts of Boonah, Scenic Rim Shire, on Church Street.
  • Highly qualified team of local educators with a supportive Centre Director
  • Licensed for 65 children aged six weeks to 12 years.
  • Open from 6:00am to 6:00pm Monday to Friday, 52 weeks a year (closed only on public holidays).
  • Play-based curriculum following the Early Years’ Learning Framework.
  • Programs tailored to individual interests, needs, and strengths of each child.
  • Emphasis on preparing children for school.
  • Utilises the Storypark platform for clear communication with families.
  • Diverse outdoor playground with natural and manmade elements.
  • Focus on environmental understanding and sustainability.
  • Enriching the learning experience through community engagement.
  • Daily art and music experiences for children's creativity.
  • A great place for children to grow and learn in a rural setting.

 

 What Goodstart can offer you: 

  • Competitive pay - you’ll get paid well above award and receive a package comparable to state primary school teachers (our Graduate Teacher starting salary is $80,000) 

  • 50% discount off your childcare gap fees and 6 weeks of paid parental leave

  • Paid professional development - we offer a range of opportunities to grow your skills and your career 

  • Teacher mentoring support - dedicated support and guidance on a range of topics, such as safety, teaching, and inclusion, delivered face-to-face or virtually by our teacher mentoring support team  

  • 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 an 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 

  • Visa sponsorship opportunity available (Qualified ECT only) to live and work in Australia for the right candidates! 


You’ll need: 

  • Bachelor of Early Childhood or equivalent qualification (ACECQA approved) OR Studying towards your qualification

  • Current Qld Working with Children Check and First Aid qualification 


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 Anita of our Talent Acquisition Team on 1800 222 543 or via email alapworth@goodstart.org.au  

 
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. #gsteacher


YouTube video link: https://youtu.be/VTO109OtMH0 

Posting Notes: BOONAH || QLD || Australia (AU) || [[j2wDept]] || SF:LI || Bachelor (ECT) 3yr || Full-Time


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