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Educator & Senior Educator

Goodstart Ferntree Gully


  • Permanent Full Time role
  • Up to 50% discounts on childcare gap fees + other benefits
  • $25 - $33 per hour 



About Us

Goodstart is Australia’s largest provider of early learning and care. Founded with a vision for all Australia’s children to have the best possible start in life, as a not-for-profit social enterprise, we exist purely to improve the lives of Australia’s children and their families. We are entirely Australian owned employing over 15,000 people and caring for over 71,000 children.


Goodstart Ferntree Gully is situated in the foothills of The Dandenong Ranges, close to primary schools and a shopping centre. The team consists of highly trained and experienced Educators. This is a 120 place centre with a focus on creating a sense of belonging for each child. The centre is very much involved in the community with excursions and visits to the local parks, schools and libraries.


About You:

  • Hold Cert III or Diploma ACECQA recognized qualifications OR must be enrolled into a relevant course
  • Have experience as an Educator, but welcoming new graduates too.
  • Have knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standard
  • Be passionate with a desire to provide quality learning experiences
  • Willingness to learn and be a part of the team
  • Strong communication skills, reliable and punctual 


The Benefits:

  • Better pay - you’ll get at least 4% above the award rate, increasing to 5% by 2023 
  • Get upto 50% discount off your childcare gap fees 
  • Option to purchase additional leave 
  • Discounts!! - you’ll save money on retail, insurance, travel, hotel, technology, gyms and many more.
  • Two extra days off per year. 
  • 4 weeks paid parental leave – increasing to 6 weeks from December 2023 
  • Opportunity for further education to Diploma/Bachelor while employed by us
  • Security and stability - with over 670 centres across Australia, you’ll have the support of a large network.



Please contact Nivea James on for any queries.


Supporting our people and protecting 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 that are made up of many different cultures and backgrounds.   


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 a deeper understanding of our First Nations People and culture for all in our team. 

Posting Notes: FERNTREE GULLY, MELBOURNE || VIC || Australia (AU) || [[j2wDept]] || || Diploma - Children's Services or equiv || Full-Time

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