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Role: Educational Leader

Centre: Goodstart Canning Vale – Batman Road

Employment Type: Full-Time

Pay: $34 - $36 per hour


  • Lead change, and championpracticeupliftand excellence
  • Get the flexibility and support you need to live a balanced life
  • Get paid on par with state primary school Teachers*


Are you looking to work in an environment with like-minded professionals who are committed to making a difference in children’s lives and work for an organisation that will support you to succeed? 


Your Impact


As the Educational Leader, you will work alongside the Educators within your centre to observe practice, review and continuously improve educational programs on offer to children.You will develop the educator team’s understanding of child development and other relevant early years content knowledge, as well as support the application and use of the Early Years Learning Framework or an approved learning framework. In this role you will workwithin the centre leadership team to lead change, and championpracticeupliftand excellence. Find out more about what the Educational Leader role entails here.   

About Goodstart Canning Vale – Batman Road


At Goodstart Canning Vale we have a strong reputation for proving high quality education and care for children. We are a strong team of diverse educators who feel proud to work at Goodstart Canning Vale. Our leadership team consists of 2 Early Childhood Qualified Teachers - Centre Director and Assistant Director, this ensures educators are well-supported and equipped with knowledge of best practice for children. There will be plenty of support from the centre leadership team.   


  • Permanent shifts 9am-5:30pm or 9:30am – 6pm
  • Separate staff/planning room
  • Close to local cafes, Woolworths, take-away shops, bakery, and schools
  • Public transport – Bus stop across the road
  • Long standing staff
  • Opening hours 6:30am – 6:00pm


What Goodstart can offer you


  • Competitive pay – above the award rate!
  • 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 
  • 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.


You’ll need


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


If you have previous experience leading change in education and have a Diploma qualification or ACECQA approved equivalent, then we’d love to talk to you about which of our amazing opportunities would be the best fit for 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.


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: CANNING VALE, PERTH || WA || Australia (AU) || [[j2wDept]] || SF:LI || Diploma - Children's Services or equiv || Full-Time

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