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Date: 08-Jan-2019


Company: Goodstart Early Learning

Teacher – Boronia


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.


We’re looking for an enthusiastic Teacher to develop programs and practices that are responsive to our children’s needs and aligned with the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standard.

You will be part of our supportive culture and have access to a qualified mentor to support your professional development and growth.


Goodstart Early Learning Boronia is located in the leafy suburb of Boronia. Our child care centre is easily accessible, offering off-road parking and public transport right at our front door. Our centre consists of experienced long standing and passionate educators, who share a common goal to provide the best outcomes for every child. 

We believe that children lead their own learning through the socio-cultural dynamic of their family. Our educators facilitate this learning by providing experiences through play that recognise the individuality of each child.
Our goal is to ensure an environment that is highly inclusive by fostering each child’s development from where they are at, in all domains of development.
We believe the centre is part of the families’ community and all families are invited and encouraged to actively involve themselves in the curriculum. Our open door policy encourages our families to stay and play, as well as inviting family participation through our various centre events, where all families are invited to our special incursions, family days and social events.
Our centre offers large outdoor environments for each age group. We embrace this resource by undertaking indoor/outdoor play daily. Our educators use outdoor time to implement activities which allow children time to develop both physically, socially and emotionally through play. A combination of intentional teaching experiences and free-play time for learning and development stimulates the children’s growing curiosities and supports their interests.

Your role

  • Hold a Bachelor of Early Childhood or equivalent qualification (ACECQA approved)
  • Hold a current First Aid qualification

84 place, well-resourced centre

  • Full time, fixed term role commencing immediately and for 12 months, with the potential to extend
  • The centre is offering a set shift
  • The role will be based in a 22 place  4 – 5 year old room
  • Plan innovative and engaging learning experiences
  • Champion positive and meaningful relationships with children
  • Centre has incursions in place and would like to introduce excursions



  • Assess children’s learning and development and apply pedagogical expertise to inform curriculum decisions
  • Maintain and apply expert knowledge of the National Quality Framework
  • Seek and share best practice examples to improve the education program
  • Build and maintain strong, positive relationships with families, children and the centre team
  • Model effective application of pedagogy in teaching practice
  • Contribute to a professional and positive work culture


The benefits

  • Comprehensive induction and training programme
  • Access to a professional peer teacher mentor
  • Professional pedagogical and operational centre support teams to assist you in providing high quality educational programs.
  • Competitive above award wages
  • Quality teaching and Educational resources
  • Professional development and networking
  • Option to purchase additional annual leave
  • Discounted child care fees
  • Uniform allowance


If you have a Bachelor of Early Childhood Education or ACECQA approved equivalent qualification, and experience in a similar role, then we want to meet you!


Goodstart is committed to child safety, with a zero tolerance of child abuse, and expect all our employees to reflect this commitment. Should you strive to uphold and reflect these values then we would love to hear from you!


To apply for the role please ‘Apply Now’ or to review the role PD please Click Here.


For further information please contact David Pytko on 03 9825 7715.


Posting Notes: BORONIA, MELBOURNE || VIC || Australia (AU) || VIC North - Region 31 || || Bachelor (ECT) 4yr || Full-Time

Job Segment: Teacher, Curriculum, Education

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