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Role: Early Childhood Teacher - Educational Leader 

Location: 142 Broadmeadow Road, BROADMEADOW, 2292, NSW

Centre: Goodstart Broadmeadow

Employment Type: Full-time / Permanent

Pay: $40-$56 per hour + Super + Educational Leader Allowance 


  • 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.  


About Goodstart Broadmeadow:


Goodstart Early Learning Broadmeadow is centrally located in the Newcastle CBD making it a great location for families living and working in surrounding areas. We are situated close to Hamilton North and New Lambton public schools and Hunter School of Performing Arts. We are walking distance to Broadmeadow train station and public transport services. Our centre has been converted from an old federation style home which has given it a unique cottage look and homely feel. 


Our well trained and empowered educators are the core of our childcare centre. We recognise that teamwork is vital in ensuring our centre runs efficiently and in the best interest of all children, families, and the community. Continuity of educators, together with our values and beliefs provide the foundation for us to work together as a team and deliver high quality care in our centre. 

We offer a child centred program based upon the principles and practices outlined in the National Early Years Learning Framework. We work closely in partnership with families to extend children’s individual learning experiences. The educational experiences we offer, support children in developing dispositions for learning and life skills, which aid them in their transition to school and adulthood. Our centre’s vision is ‘to create a caring environment in which all children will thrive’. 


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)
  • Current NSW Teachers Registration - NESA
  • Current NSW 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 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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Posting Notes: BROADMEADOW, NEWCASTLE || NSW || Australia (AU) || | || Bachelor (ECT) 3yr || Full-Time

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