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Role: Early Childhood Teacher OR Studying Towards
Location: Inner Suburbs of Brisbane 
Centre: Goodstart Kedron
Employment Type: Permanent Full-Time or Part-Time
Pay:  $37.02 - $57.00 + Super + Benefits


  • Help provide the best start to a child’s life. Make a lasting impact while growing an incredible career 

  • Competitive salary package on par with state primary school Teachers 

  • Get 50% discount off your childcare gap fees + paid parental leave 

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, we’d love to talk to you about which of our amazing opportunities would be the best fit for you.  

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.   


Join Our Team at Goodstart Early Learning Kedron!

Are you a Fully Qualified Early Childhood Teacher or on your journey toward a Bachelor of Early Childhood Education? Goodstart Kedron is the place to be!


  • A Center with Character: We're housed in a charming converted church building, adding a unique touch to our center's ambiance.

  • Nurturing and Talented Staff: Our friendly team is warm, nurturing, and highly skilled at meeting the unique needs of every child in our care.

  • Rooms Designed for Development: Explore our five carefully designed rooms: Nursery, Toddlers (15 months - 2 years), Toddler 2 (15 months - 3 years), and Kindergarten.

  • Nutritional Excellence: Our on-site center cook provides wholesome morning and afternoon teas in all rooms, ensuring children receive the nutrition they need.

  • Community Connections: Located beside Kedron State School, we maintain a strong relationship with the school, enhancing our sense of community.

  • Gifted Educators: Our talented educators are dedicated to child-initiated programs based on the Early Years Learning Framework and Emergent Curriculum, resulting in high levels of success.

  • Developmentally Appropriate: At Goodstart Kedron, we believe in providing developmentally appropriate and challenging early education, preparing children for future success.

  • Join Our Team: Come and meet our friendly team, tour our wonderful center, and be part of the journey at Goodstart Early Learning Kedron. We believe in interest-based, fulfilling, and developmentally appropriate education that lays the foundation for lifelong success.


We can't wait to welcome you to Goodstart Early Learning Kedron soon!


What Goodstart can offer you: 

  • Competitive pay - you’ll get paid well above award and receive a package comparable to state primary school teachers (our Graduate Teacher starting salary is $80,000) 

  • 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 

  • Teacher mentoring support - dedicated support and guidance on a range of topics, such as safety, teaching, and inclusion, delivered face to face or virtually by our teacher mentoring support team  

  • 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 an 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 

  • Visa sponsorship opportunity available (Qualified ECT only) to live and work in Australia for the right candidates! 


You’ll need: 

  • Bachelor of Early Childhood or equivalent qualification (ACECQA approved) 

  • Current Qld Working with Children Check and First Aid qualification 


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 Anita of our Talent Acquisition Team on 1800 222 543 or via email  

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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