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Role:Senior Educator/ Lead Educator 

Centre Goodstart Buderim

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time


  • Help provide the best start to a child’s life. Make a lasting impact while growing an incredible career 
  • Get the flexibility and support you need to live a balanced life  
  • Be paid above award, and enjoy a host of great additional benefits 



Your Impact 

As a Senior Educator you will be a team player, collaborating with the Centre Leadership Team and Educational Leader within your centre to observe, inform and continuously improve our educational programs on offer to children.You put safety first with everything that you do and ensure all learning experiences are inclusive and respond to the needs of all children.   


About Goodstart Buderim: 

Would you love to work in a centre where modern renovations meet historic charm? Goodstart Buderim is nestled in the mountains of the beautiful Sunshine Coast and only 10mins away from the beach!  The centre has 4 rooms and each room has an amazing team member, who is passionate about each child and making a difference in each child’s life. Make sure you apply too so that you can support our team in making that difference.



WhatGoodstart can offer you: 

  • Better pay - you’ll get above the award rate 
  • 50% discount off your childcare gap fees and 6 weeks paid parental leave 
  • 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 ofearly learning and care and a not-for-profitsocial enterprise, we exist purely to improvethe lives of Australias children and their families 


You’ll need: 

  • Diploma in Early Childhood (or ACECQA approved equivalent) 
  • Strong knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standards 
  • Current QLD Working with Children Check  


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. 



Posting Notes: BUDERIM, SUNSHINE COAST || QLD || Australia (AU) || | || Diploma - Children's Services or equiv || Full-Time

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