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Role:   Senior Educator 

Location:   GREENFIELDS, Western Australia

Centre:  Goodstart RIVERSIDE GARDENS

Employment Type:   Full time / 38hrs per week

Pay:  $32.49ph - $33.46ph

  • 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 at 5% above award, and enjoy a host of great additional benefits 


Looking for a meaningful career, a supportive culture and the chance to grow? A place where you can shape children’s lives in the crucial years of their development and contribute to better outcomes for the future? 

Your Impact 

As a Senior Educator you will be a team player, collaborating with the Centre Leadership Team and Educational Leader within your centre to observe, inform and continuously improve our educational programs on offer to children. You put safety first with everything that you do and ensure all learning experiences are inclusive and respond to the needs of all children.   


About Goodstart Riverside Gardens: 

Goodstart Early Learning Riverside Gardens WA  in Greenfields is located close to local schools, shops and public transport.

We provide a warm and inviting environment for children and their families and we have a number of educators and families from different nationalities. We pride ourselves on delivering the highest quality of care and with respect to the diversity and individuality of our families and their children. We have a passionate, experienced and qualified team of educators that are dedicated to working with children.
Every room is set up in line with the Early Years Learning Framework, with sensory and play based learning opportunities. Stimulating surrounds ensure that the children have the chance to grow and develop through sensory and play-based learning. Outside, our two playground areas are a balance of natural and manmade play surfaces with sandpits, climbing equipment, open space areas as well as lots of shade.

We also develop engaging programs accounting for each child’s individual needs, interest and strengths and with each step we are ensuring that the children in our centre are ready to take the big step into schooling.
​We have a qualified cook who cooks fresh, healthy and nutritious meals for the children every day. The centre provides all meals during the day, including breakfast, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and a late snack. The menu is displayed in the foyer for daily viewing.
Goodstart Riverside Gardens engages families through various forms of communication, such as our intuitive Storypark platform as well as monthly newsletters and events in the centre and community.  We have a family notice board which provides up to date events and workshops within the community. Each room also displays a day board outlining what the children did on that day and who the educators were. 
At Goodstart Early Learning Riverside Garden we spend magical days together playing, exploring, growing, learning and can’t wait to invite you into our community


What Goodstart can offer you: 

  • Better pay - you’ll get at least 5% above the award rate 
  • 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: 

  • Diploma in Early Childhood (or ACECQA approved equivalent) 
  • Strong knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standards 
  • Current W.A Working with Children Check  


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’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: GREENFIELDS, PERTH || WA || Australia (AU) || | || Diploma - Children's Services or equiv || Full-Time

Job Segment: Training, Education

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