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Role: Centre Director
Location: North Queensland
Centre:  Goodstart Proserpine
Employment Type: Full-time Permanent


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!

From our centre directors to 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. 



Your Impact!


We’re looking for an inspiring and visionary Leader to build a highly motivated team, providing high quality educational programs to our children and strong community connections.

We have a team of qualified, dedicated educators who are committed and passionate about delivery the highest possible care and education to our children and their families.


About our Centre: Goodstart Proserpine is a large & busy 109 Place Service caring for children from nursery to Kindergarten plus before & after school care and vacation care. We have a diverse team of qualified and passionate educators who all work together to achieve the best outcomes for the children & their families.



You’ll help achieve this by  

  • Having a Diploma or Bachelor in Early Childhood Education
  • Having strong communication skills, both written & verbal
  • Having excellent knowledge of National Quality Framework and Standards (NQF & NQS)
  • Delivering our bespoke learning program developed in collaboration with global leaders in pedagogical practice
  • Building fantastic relations with families through daily contact, in person and using specialist social media tools
  • Work closely with your Administration Officer to build attendance through community networks and national attraction programs

What Goodstart can offer you?


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


  • Paid professional development – we offer a range of opportunities to grow your skills and your career
  • 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), plus a Centre Director Allowance
  • Paid Well-being days
  • 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
  • Generous childcare discounts – 50% discount off your childcare gap fees


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 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. #gscentredirector



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