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Role: Teacher 
Location: Brisbane Northside 
Centre: Goodstart Brighton, North Road
Employment Type:  Permanent Full-Time or Part-Time
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.   


Welcome to Goodstart Early Learning Child Care Centre Brighton - North Road! Our center is nestled within a charming country beachside community, with the city just a quick 20-minute journey away. Our neighborhood boasts a mix of young families and long-standing residents, offering a dynamic blend of experiences. The educational landscape is diverse, with an array of public and private schools, and our families are actively involved in various sports and recreational activities, including water sports and fishing.


  • Our educators and teachers are largely local, fostering a strong bond with the community.
  • Their dedication is evident through the diligent maintenance of our child care center.
  • Our core mission is to provide a secure, nurturing, and enriching learning environment for each child.
  • A seasoned Bachelor of Education teacher with seven years of experience oversees our Government-approved Kindergarten program.
  • This program merges child-centric learning and intentional teaching, nurturing academic and life skills.
  • Our Centre interior, from Nursery to Kindergarten, is thoughtfully arranged to align with the Early Years Learning Framework.
  • The environment stimulates sensory exploration and promotes play-based learning for comprehensive development.
  • Outdoors, we feature vegetable patches, thematic gardens, and a herb garden, promoting environmental awareness and sustainability.
  • Play structures like cubby houses, sandpits, a pirate ship, a creek bed, a water tank, a stage, and a rock pit facilitate imaginative outdoor play.
  • We maintain a robust connection with the wider community through visits, events, and participation opportunities for the children


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) 

  • Teacher accreditation/registration - we offer state-specific support to help you through this process 

  • 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 

  • 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 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 

If you have previous experience as Teacher in a school or early learning environment, or similar, then we want to meet 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 Anita of our Talent Acquisition Team on 1800 222 543 or via email  - I would love to hear from you!

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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