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Role: Educational Leader 

Location:  Preston - Victoria

Centre:  Goodstart Preston, Regent Street

Employment Type:  Full-Time  



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! 

From our centre directors to centre teams, we work together to make a real difference for children in those crucialearly 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.   


Your Impact! 


As the Educational Leader at Goodstart Preston, Regent Street, 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 teamsunderstanding of child developmentandother 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 (CLT),lead change,and championpracticeupliftand excellence.    


You’ll help achieve this by:   

  • Having a Diploma or Bachelor in Early Childhood Education 
  • Having a genuine desire and respect for early childhood education 
  • Having the ability to inspire, mentor and encourage educators, by role modelling correct practice and adherence to company policy & procedures 
  • Having previous A & R experience 
  • Having excellent communication skills, both written & verbal 
  • Having the confidence to mentor and support inexperienced educators and those educators who may resist change 
  • Having strong pedagogy knowledge 
  • Having a strong understanding of the EYLF & NQS 



  • Job security and stability 
  • Amazing professional development and training 
  • Paid well-being days 
  • Paid Parental Leave 
  • Competitive above awardrates 
  • Tax benefits through salary packaging 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Uniform allowance 
  • Generous Childcare Discount 


If you have previous experience leading change in education and have either a Diploma or Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) or ACECQA approved equivalent, then we want to meet you!  


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. 


Supporting our people andprotecting our children 

Wearean equal opportunity employer that isproud of our inclusiveand diversework environment. Wesupport and encourage individual growth and strong teamsthat aremade up of many different cultures and backgrounds.  


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 a deeper understanding of our First Nations People and culture for all in our team.#gseducationalleader  


Posting Notes: PRESTON LOWER || VIC || Australia (AU) || [[j2wDept]] || || Diploma - Children's Services or equiv || Full-Time

Job Segment: Child Development, Behavioral Health, Education, Healthcare

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