Share this Job
Apply now »


Role: Kindy Teacher (full time) and Language Teacher (part time)

Centre: Goodstart Jindi Extended Kindergarten and Care

Employment Type: Permanent Full-time or part-time (13.5 hours pw) available


Thinking about moving to Victoria from another state/NZ? Financial incentives may be applicable to help you make the move. Ask for more information for see if you are eligible


Do you want to lead a team in supporting children who are more vulnerable to poor outcomes and work for an organisation that will support you to succeed? 


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 like you! From our centre directors to teachers and centre teams, we work together to make a real difference for children in those crucial early years. Safety, health, and wellbeing are more than just words to us, they are a personal commitment and a promise we make to our children, our families and each other every day.


We’re Goodstart – a not-for-profit with a vision for Australia’s children to have the best possible start in life.  


What is EChO?


Our EChO initiative is a targeted approach within Goodstart’s social inclusion strategy.  The purpose of the initiative is to provide intensive and sustainable resources to Goodstart Early Learning centres located in communities where children are more vulnerable to poor outcomes.


Your Impact  


As a Teacher at Goodstart Jindi, you will play an incredible role helping to shape the future of young children. You will be a team player working with your centre team and Inclusion Champion, to create spaces and experiences where children and their families feel welcome, safe, nurtured and valued. You’ll take your intentional teaching practices to the next level, building on the Early Years Learning Framework and the National Quality Standard with unique, tailored social inclusion initiatives to deliver learning programs that support the specific needs of each individual child. You will advocate for each child and family by putting into practice targeted programs and interventions, helping every child to continue to participate in and benefit from quality early learning, now and for the rest of their lives.


What Goodstart can offer you 


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


  • Financial incentives may be on offer if moving from another state or NZ. Please ask for more information to see if you meet the criteria
  • Teacher accreditation/registration - we offer state-specific support to help you through this process 
  • Competitive pay - you’ll get paid on par with state primary school teachers - $38.13-$45.97 Per hour + super with yearly increases
  • Paid professional development - we offer a range of opportunities to grow your skills and your career 
  • Wellbeing focus - you’ll get two extra days off per year, and our dedicated wellbeing program will ensure you get the support you need, when you need it most 
  • Additional leave - you’ll have the option to purchase extra leave for even greater work life balance  
  • 4 weeks paid parental leave – increasing to 6 weeks from December 2023 
  • Retail and childcare discounts - you’ll save money on insurance, travel and technology, and 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 




  • Approved bachelor’s degree in early childhood education or ACECQA approved equivalent
  • Victorian Early Childhood Education Teacher Registration
  • First Aid qualification 


How to apply  

  • Click ‘Apply Now’ and submit your application 


We review applications as theyaresubmitted. We encourage you tosubmit your application as soon as possible for your best chance toprogress to the next stage of the process. 


For more information please contact Paul – 07 3918 2378 /



Supporting our people andprotecting 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 made up of Goodstarters from diverse cultures, backgrounds and experiences. 

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 deeper cultural awareness and understanding of our First Nations people and culture for all. #gsteachers

Posting Notes: MERNDA, MELBOURNE || VIC || Australia (AU) || [[j2wDept]] || SF:LI || Bachelor (ECT) 4yr || Full-Time

Job Segment: Teacher, Education

Apply now »