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Role: Early Childhood Teacher 
Centre: Goodstart Fernvale
Employment Type: Full-Time or Part-Time Permanent 
Pay: $37 - $57 per hour + super + Benefits 

  • 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 on par with state primary school teachers, and enjoy a host of great additional benefits 

Looking for a chance to bring your knowledge and creativity to an environment where you’ll be truly valued? If you’re excited by the chance to shape pedagogy and practice in your room, while building a career that also fits with your life at home, we’d love to talk to you about which of our amazing opportunities would be the best fit for you.  

At Goodstart, we believe in laying the best foundation for every child to help set them up for school and beyond. We know our passionate, qualified Teachers make all the difference - and that’s why we need you! 

Your Impact 

As an Early Childhood Teacher, you’ll 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.   

Discover Goodstart Fernvale - Your Ideal Teaching Destination!

Nestled in a warm and welcoming community, Goodstart Fernvale is the perfect place for passionate educators like you. Located in a tranquil residential area, we're conveniently close to local schools and shops, offering a unique opportunity to shape young minds.


Our Focus:

  • Fun and Interaction: Our approach fosters a relaxed, calm, fun, and interactive learning environment for both teachers and the children in our care.
  • Expert Team: Join a group of friendly, experienced, and highly qualified educators who are dedicated to their craft.
  • Supportive Leadership: Our leadership team is here to guide and support your teaching journey.
  • Renovations - We have recently re-opened after extensive renovations. We've revamped our spaces to create an even more inspiring and engaging learning environment for both students and educators.


We're actively seeking dedicated teachers to join our team as we embark on this exciting new chapter. If you're passionate about teaching and want to be part of a vibrant community committed to growth and positive change, we'd love to hear from you.

What Goodstart can offer you: 

  • Competitive pay - you’ll get paid on par with state primary school teachers

  • Teacher Mentoring Support Team - Providing support whenever needed, Teacher Conferences and peer support meetings

  • Teacher accreditation/registration - we offer state-specific support to help you through this process (if applicable)

  • 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: 

  • Bachelor of Early Childhood or equivalent qualification (ACECQA approved) OR Studying towards your qualification

  • Current Qld Working with Children Check and First Aid qualification 

If you have previous experience as Teacher in a school or early learning environment, or similar, or if you are a new graduate, then we want to meet 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. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for all positions. 

Have a question? Contact our Anita from our Talent Acquisition Team on 1800 222 543 or via email - I would love to hear from you. #gsteachers


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. 

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

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