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Location:  Cheltenham

Centre:  Goodstart Port Road Cheltenham

Employment Type: Full-Time

Pay: $25.77 – $29.02


  • 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 at 5% above award, and enjoy a host of great additional benefits 


Looking for a meaningful career, a supportive culture and the chance to grow? Whether you’re already working in early years or are just starting out, we’d love to talk to you about which of our amazing opportunities would be the best fit for you!


About Goodstart Port Road Cheltenham!

Our newly constructed centre features six separate, naturally inspired learning spaces, each with direct access to our landscaped designed outdoor environment providing children with the opportunity to move freely between the indoor and outdoor. Our environments have been specifically designed to engage, challenge and excite the children throughout all of their developmental stages. 


Meet the Team at Port Road – click here to watch a video introducing some of the team at our centre.


A bit about the role!  

As an Educator at Goodstart, you will be a team player, collaborating with the Senior Educators 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 you do and ensure all learning experiences are inclusive, and respond to the needs of all children. 


Why choose Goodstart?

💰 Better pay - you’ll get at least5% 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 ofearly learning and care and a not-for-profitsocial enterprise, we exist purely to improvethe lives of Australia’s children and their families 


You’ll need

  • Certificate III or Diploma in Early Childhood (or ACECQA approved equivalent) 
  • Strong knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standards 
  • Current South Australian 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. 


Supporting our people and safeguarding 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.  


Our commitment to safety

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: CHELTENHAM, ADELAIDE || SA || Australia (AU) || [[j2wDept]] || SF:LI || Diploma - Children's Services or equiv || Full-Time

Job Segment: Training, Education

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