Location:  Goodstart Mangerton

Employment Type: Full-time, 38 hours per week


  • 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? 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.


First, a little bit about Goodstart Mangerton

We believe that relationships underpin each child’s experience within the centre, that when children feel safe, secure and connected, they are happy, and when they are happy they will engage and participate in the experiences and opportunities with educators and peers. When children fully participate in our curriculum they experience challenge, success and build a foundation for life long learning. We achieved exceeding across all 7 quality areas in our most recent assessment and rating. We pride ourselves on being a professional, fun and inclusive team who are genuinely committed to ensuring children are offered the best possible experience based on research and our collective years of experience. We are looking forward to welcoming some new members our team, whether you have years of experience or are a new Cert III or Diploma graduate. We would love to work with you in implementing all you have learnt through your qualification and experience, and to continue to learn with you as we mould our future together. If this sounds like something you are keen to be part of, please read on, and follow the link below to apply!


Your Impact 

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.


What Goodstart can offer you:

💰 Better pay – you’ll get at least 5% above the award rate

👨👧👦 50% discount off your childcare gap feed 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 Education (or ACECQA approved equivalent)
  • Strong knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standards
  • Current NSW Working with Children Check


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 Island People feel a strong sense of belonging and connection.

Safety is our priority and we 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.




Posting Notes: MANGERTON, WOLLONGONG || NSW || Australia (AU) || [[j2wDept]] || || Certificate III - Children's Services or equiv || Full-Time

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