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Talent Acquisition Specialist - Teachers

Date: 07-Apr-2021


Company: Goodstart Early Learning

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.  Every day, 13,500 Goodstart staff support over 60,000 families and the 71,500 children that attend our 670 centre's nation–wide.  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.


An exciting role has become available for a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join our Teacher team on a full-time, fixed term basis (Maternity Leave). The role will be based at our office in Murarrie, Brisbane.


Within this role you will provide support to our Centre Directors and Area Managers by assisting in the recruitment of high-quality team members.


About you –

  • Strong recruitment experience with demonstrated ability to develop strategic sourcing strategies, using non-traditional methods
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities in a timely manner
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment and enjoy the full recruitment cycle.
  • Ability to create strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders


 About the role -

  • Develop talent pools using contemporary talent acquisition methods and manage these using proactive and structured communication practices
  • Build and sustain relationships with candidates, hiring managers and employees to establish and maintain internal and external talent pools
  • Strong knowledge of how the talent acquisition team functions and how this role impacts on the success of Goodstart to achieve its vision, purpose and People Strategy
  • Promote Goodstart as an employer of choice to candidates through recruitment process and attendance at job fares, career expos and similar events
  • Expert knowledge of the competencies, behaviours and expectations for each role being recruited and ability to assess if candidates are the right person for the role and if not, determine where a candidate may be best suited
  • Sustain collaborative internal partnerships and purposeful networks to determine talent acquisitions best practice and to maximise opportunities to attract candidates to Goodstart.


As well as being offered this amazing opportunity, you will:

  • Gain significant investment in your growth and development with support, tools, training and experiences that will truly enhance the progress and outcomes for children in their earliest years.
  • Be a part of a team and work environment where everyone feels a sense of belonging, inclusion and purpose
  • Not-For-Profit Salary Packaging benefits which reduces your taxable income to increase take home pay
  • Access to discounted childcare
  • Flexible work arrangements to better support you to manage your work and non-work needs
  • Discounted health care and access to employee wellbeing program with BUPA
  • Opportunity to participate in active social club events
  • Exclusive discounts on travel, gym memberships, Apple and Dell products, and more…



Goodstart Early Learning are proud of our inclusive work environment that supports and encourages individual growth and strong teams. Goodstart Early Learning acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples as the Traditional Custodians of all lands on which we come together. We recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures as enduring, living cultures and pay our respects to Elders past and present.


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


If you are interested in applying for this role, please upload your Cover Letter & CV to our website (emailed applications will not be considered).

If you would like a copy of the PD or further information, please email Alex Delamere -


Posting Notes: MURARRIE, BRISBANE || QLD || Australia (AU) || Human Resources || SF:LI || No Early Childhood Qualification || Full-Time

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