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Role: Senior Educator 

Location: Melrose Park SA

Centre:  Goodstart Melrose Park

Employment Type: Full-Time  38hrs a week 

Pay: Above award plus super

  • Greater work life balance -ability to purchase additional leave

  • Wellbeing focus - you’ll get two wellbeing days included in your personal leave per year  

  • Meet the Team at Melrose Park – click here to watch a video introducing some of the team at our centre.


About You

  • You will be a team player, collaborating with the Centre Leadership Team and Educational Leader within your centre
  • Observe, inform and continuously improve our educational programs on offer to children.
  • Coach and supervise the room's Educators to deepen their understanding of curriculum & pedagogy.
  •  You put safety first with everything that you do
  •  Ensure all learning experiences are inclusive and respond to the needs of all children.   


About Goodstart Melrose Park

  • 70 place centre
  • Walking distance to Castle Plaza Shopping Complex
  • Off street parking
  • Natural environments with importance of sustainability



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 6 weeks paid parental leave

  • Paid professional development - we offer a range of opportunities to grow your skills and your career  

  • 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 SA 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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