Role: Educational Leader
Location: Western Suburbs Suburbs Brisbane
Centre:  Goodstart Oxley       
Employment Type: Full-time or Part-Time Permanent


  • Lead change, and championpracticeupliftand excellence
  • Get the flexibility and support you need to live a balanced life
  • Get paid on par with state primary school Teachers


Are you looking to work in an environment with like-minded professionals who are committed to making a difference in children’s lives and work for an organisation that will support you to succeed? 

Your Impact

As the Educational Leader, you will work alongside the Educators within your centre to observe practice, review, and continuously improve educational programs on offer to children.You will develop the educator teams understanding of child development and other relevant early years content knowledge, as well as support the application and use of the Early Years Learning Framework or an approved learning framework. In this role you will workwithin the centre leadership team to lead change, and championpracticeuplift , and excellence. Find out more about what the Educational Leader role entails here.   

Welcome to Goodstart Oxley: Where Learning and Care Flourish! 


Discover Goodstart Oxley: a bustling 75-place center open from 6.00 am to 6.00 pm. Our purpose-built facility boasts four spacious rooms, catering to children aged fifteen months to five years – from Toddlers to Kindergarten. With strong community ties and a team of passionate educators led by supportive leaders, we're committed to nurturing growth and learning. Plus, our private staff room provides a haven for our dedicated team to recharge and collaborate. Join our dynamic community at Goodstart Oxley and be part of a place where learning thrives.


Our Dedicated Team: Behind every corner of Goodstart Oxley stands a team of passionate, qualified, and friendly educators who champion the cause of early childhood education. Our supportive leadership team guides this mission, ensuring that every child's potential is nurtured and every family's trust is upheld.

What Goodstart can offer you:

  • Competitive pay you’ll get paid on par with state primary school Teachers (*if you hold your Bachelor in Early Childhood Education and Care or equivalent)  
  • 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 well-being days included in your personal leave per year
  • Additional leave - you’ll have the option to purchase extra leave for an 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:

  • Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) or a Diploma in Early Childhood (or ACECQA approved equivalent)
  • Strong knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standards
  • Current Qld Working with Children Check

If you have previous experience leading change in education and have either a Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education), a Diploma qualification or ACECQA approved equivalent, then we’d love to talk to you about which of our amazing opportunities would be the best fit for you.

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.


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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