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Centre Director | Goodstart Fortitude Valley | Permanent Full-Time | $43.00 - $55.00 per hour + super + benefits



Your Impact!

We’re looking for an inspiring and visionary Leader to support a highly motivated team, providing high quality educational programs to our children and build strong community connections. We’re looking for someone committed to innovation and who brings a fresh approach to new ideas! The centre is very diverse so the Centre Leader will be accepting and embracing of everyone.


Goodstart Fortitude Valley is a large 139 Place Service providing quality education and care for children aged 6 weeks to 6 years. We have a team of passionate, committed, and qualified educators who all have a strong commitment and focus to create a warm and welcoming community focused environment. Inclusion is the core of our service and we welcome children, families and educators from all walks of life to be part of our community.


Amazing things about our Centre:


  • State of the art facilities with exceptional learning environments
  • Multiple Breakout Spaces intentionally designed by the educators to support all children- art studio, sensory room, bush tucker garden
  • Amazing team of passionate and highly qualified educators
  • School readiness and transition to school program
  • Child-centred, teacher guided learning framework
  • Suburban feel in a city centre
  • Three Goodies State Awards from 2022 and one National Commendation
  • Two Assistant Directors
  • Full Time Admin
  • Non Contact EL
  • Close connections with local Indigenous Elders
  • Extremely Diverse Team and Families
  • Car Parking



You’ll help achieve this by  

  • Having a Diploma or Bachelor in Early Childhood Education
    Having previous Centre Director experience
  • Having excellent communication skills, both written & verbal
  • Delivering our bespoke learning program developed in collaboration with global leaders in pedagogical practice
  • Building fantastic relationships with families through daily contact in person and using specialist social media tools
  • Having strong pedagogical focus, driving practice improvement
  • Having experience with compliance and in change management

What Goodstart can offer you  

  • Job security and stability
  • Supportive Management Team
  • Purchased additional leave on offer 
  • Professional development and training 
  • Competitive above award rates 
  • Tax benefits through salary packaging 
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 2 x Wellbeing Days
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Uniform allowance 
  • Generous Childcare discounts – 50% off your gap fees
  • Career Development and opportunities 


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 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. #gscentredirector


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

Job Segment: Manager, Change Management, Management

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