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Role: Educator

Location:   Albury NSW

Centre: Goodstart Lavington

Employment Type: Full time *** Part time available for the right candidate

Pay:  $28.52 - $31.06 per hour + benefits + super

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

  • Be paid at least 5% above award,  

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

Looking for a meaningful career, a supportive culture and the chance to grow? Whether you’re already working in early years or are just starting out, we’d love to talk to you about which of our amazing opportunities would be the best fit for you. 


As an Educator you will be a team player, collaborating with the Senior Educators 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 :

Goodstart Early Learning Child Care centre Lavington Central is located in the beautiful surroundings of Albury and is situated in the heart of the Valley. Our Centre Director Karina has been at Goodstart since 2017. Karina completed her Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (birth to 12yesr) with Charles Sturt University in 2005. The centre is licenced for 90 children each day, from Nursery to Preschool. The centre has a great team of educators, could you be the next superstar team member? 

✨Meet the Team at Lavington click here to watch a video introducing some of the team at our centre.

  • Key Educator Approach

  • Community Engagements

  • Friendly long standing team of educators

  • All of our rooms are set up in line with an Early Years Learning Framework, with sensory and play based learning opportunities.

  • Outside, we have an open and spacious playground with sandpits, climbing equipment, a sustainability area, natural rock area, fort, vege patch and lots of shade.


Structured Preschool Program
At Lavington, you and your child can enjoy the best of both worlds. Our centre offers a preschool program and long day care under the one roof. Our preschool teachers are University qualified and provide a play-based learning program that will support your child in learning the skills for school and life.


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:

  • Certificate III or Diploma in Early Childhood (or ACECQA approved equivalent)

  • Strong knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standards

  • Current NSW 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. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for all positions. 

Have a question? Contact 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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Posting Notes: LAVINGTON, ALBURY || NSW || Australia (AU) || | || Certificate III - Children's Services or equiv || Full-Time

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