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Educational Leader

Goodstart Kellyville

Full time - Permanent Position 


Goodstart is Australia's largest early learning provider. As a not-for-profit social enterprise, we exist purely to improve the lives of Australia's children and their families. Our people are our foundation, together we are working to ensure children have the learning, development and wellbeing outcomes they need for school and life.


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!

Your Impact

As the Educational Leader at Goodstart Kellyville, 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 team's 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.

In this role you will work within the centre leadership team (CLT), lead change, and champion practice uplift and excellence.  

About our Centre: Goodstart Early Learning Kellyville is a purpose built centre which opened in August 2004, located on Craigmore Drive, Kellyville, directly behind Sherwood Ridge Public School. We are also close to William Clarke College, Kellyville Shopping Plaza and are a short detour from Windsor Road.

Our highly experienced and educated team has more than 100 combined years of experience - many of those years have been spent right here at Goodstart Early Learning Kellyville! We are passionate about what we do and why we do it.

We pride ourselves on the high quality care and education we have provided in the past and will continue to bring to the children and families of Kellyville and our surrounding suburbs. 

About you: We are looking for someone who enjoys being part of a team, someone who enjoys mentoring and inspiring your fellow educators, and building strong relationships with our families. Our purpose-built centre features six large and spacious learning spaces. The Centre provides a modern yet home-like naturally inspired environment.

You'll help achieve this by

  • Having a Bachelor in Early Childhood Education or Diploma or ACECQA equivalent OR Studying towards
  • Having a genuine desire and respect for early childhood education
  • Having the ability to inspire, mentor and encourage educators, by role modelling correct practice and adherence to company policy & procedures
  • Having strong pedagogy knowledge
  • Having a strong understanding of the EYLF & NQS

What can Goodstart Offer you?

There are so many reasons to join the Goodstart family. Let's start with the benefits!

  • Paid Professional Development
  • Well-being focus - you'll get two extra days off per year
  • Additional leave - you'll have the option to purchase extra leave for even great work life balance
  • 4 weeks paid Parental Leave - increasing to 6 weeks from December 2023 *Industry First
  • Competitive above award rates - $35.00 - $55.00 per hour
  • Tax benefits through salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Uniform allowance
  • Retail and Childcare Discounts - you'll save money on insurance, travel and technology
  • Generous Childcare Discounts - get 50% discount off your childcare gap fees.

You'll also love!

  • Centre Support - dedicated support and guidance on a range of topics, such as safety, teaching and inclusion, delivered face to face or virtually by our centre support team.
  • Security and stability - with over 670 centres across Australia, you'll have the support of a large network and the stability of a respected organisation.

If you have previous experience leading change in education and have either a Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) or ACECQA approved equivalent, then we want to meet you!

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


Goodstart is committed to child safety, with a zero tolerance of child abuse, and expect all our employees to reflect this commitmentShould you strive to uphold and reflect these values then we would love to hear from you!

Posting Notes: KELLYVILLE, SYDNEY || NSW || Australia (AU) || [[j2wDept]] || SF:LI || Diploma - Children's Services or equiv || Full-Time

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