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Educational Leader | Goodstart Fortitude Valley | Full-time Permanent | Non Contact Position



We’re Goodstart

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!

From our centre directors to centre teams, we work together to make a real difference for children in those crucial early years.



Your Impact!  
As the Educational Leader at Fortitude Valley, 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 teams 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. 



You’ll help achieve this by  

  • Having a Diploma or Bachelor in Early Childhood Education OR studying towards your Bachelor (with previous early childhood experience)
  • Having the desire to be part of a team
  • Being a role model to other educators, offering coaching, support, and mentoring
  • Having the passion to develop, implement and evaluate educational programs, whilst documenting every child’s learning development
  • Having experience working with children with big behaviours
  • Having excellent knowledge of the Early Years Framework
  • Having strong communication skills, both written & verbal


Amazing things about our Centre

  • Strong team of passionate, qualified and supportive educators
  • Robust Centre Leadership Team – Centre Director + 2 Assistant Directors
  • Ample opportunities for innovative and out-of-the-box ideas
  • Our Centre is currently a finalist for 5 Goodie Awards
  • Multiple breakout spaces for both children & educators to utilise
  • Dedicated Programming Room for our Educational Leader



What Goodstart can offer you 

  • Job security and stability 
  • Set Roster
  • Professional development and training 
  • Competitive above award rates 
  • 2 x wellbeing days per year
  • Paid parental leave
  • Tax benefits through salary packaging 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Uniform allowance 
  • Childcare discounts – 50% off your childcare gap fees 


If you have previous experience leading change in education and have either a Diploma or Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) or ACECQA approved equivalent OR Studying towards, 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.


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.  #gseducationalleader


Posting Notes: FORTITUDE VALLEY, BRISBANE || QLD || Australia (AU) || [[j2wDept]] || || Diploma - Children's Services or equiv || Full-Time

Job Segment: Behavioral Health, Child Development, Education, Healthcare

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