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Role: Early Childhood Teacher
Location: Toowoomba & Darling Downs, Queensland
Centre: Goodstart Dalby
Employment Type: Full-time Permanent or Part-time Permanent



At Goodstart, we’re all about laying the foundation for better lives through amazing early learning experiences, and we know that we can’t do that without great people like you! 


Your Impact!

As a teacher at Goodstart Dalby, you will 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.


Goodstart Dalby is a 74 Place Centre and presented within a beautiful historical church. The Centre is divided into two buildings catering to the different age groups. Outdoors, the children are encouraged to practice care and respect as they explore the range of natural materials within our environments, including vegetable and flower gardens, recycling of food scraps for your chickens and worm farm. They are encouraged to play collaboratively within our yarning circle sensory plan within our mud pits and quiet spaces that allow the children to connect with nature.



You’ll help achieve this by :  

  • Having a Bachelor of Early Childhood Education OR studying towards your qualification
  • Having passion and enthusiasm to lead a classroom effectively 
  • Having initiative to drive innovation within the Centre
  • Having extensive knowledge of the EYLF and understanding of the NQF/NQS



There are so many reasons to join the Goodstart family. Let’s start with the benefits!

  • Teacher accreditation/registration 
  • Teacher Mentoring Program
  • Competitive pay – you’ll get paid on par with state primary school teachers - $43.00 - $46.00
  • Paid professional development 
  • Wellbeing focus – you’ll get two extra days off per year
  • Additional Leave – you’ll have the option to purchase extra leave 
  • 4 weeks paid parental leave – increasing to 6 weeks from December 2023
  • Generous Childcare Discounts - 50% discount off your childcare gap fees
  • Retail and childcare discounts – you’ll save money on insurance, travel and technology


You’ll also love:

  • Centre Support – dedicated support and guidance on a range of topics, such as safety, teaching and inclusion, delivered face to face or virtually by our centre support team
  • Security and stability – with over 670 centres across Australia, you’ll have the support of large network and the stability of a respected organisation.



Supporting our people andprotecting our children 

We are an equal opportunity employer that is proud of our inclusive and diverse work environment. We support and encourage individual growth and strong teams made up of Goodstarters from diverse cultures, backgrounds and experiences. 


We are deeply committed to Reconciliation and creating an environment where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People feel connected and a strong sense of belonging. By weaving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives through all that we do, we aim to build knowledge and deeper cultural awareness and understanding of our First Nations people and culture for all. #gsteachers

Posting Notes: DALBY || QLD || Australia (AU) || [[j2wDept]] || SF:LI || Bachelor (ECT) 4yr || Full-Time

Job Segment: Teacher, Education

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