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Senior Educator

 Goodstart Rosebud Boneo Road


  • Inviting Educators to apply - opportunity to coach and upskill
  • Full-time and Part-time opportunities
  • Upto 50% discount in child care
  • Generous INCENTIVES on Offer!!!!



We’re Goodstart

Goodstart is Australia’s largest provider of early learning and care. Founded with a vision for all Australia’s children to have the best possible start in life, as a not-for-profit social enterprise, we exist purely to improve the lives of Australia’s children and their families. We are entirely Australian owned employing over 15,000 people and caring for over 71,000 children. 


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.



The Role:

As a Senior Educator at Goodstart, your responsibilities include:

  • Lead and mentor your room team to develop and deliver high quality and inclusive play based educational programs
  • Work alongside our friendly and supportive Centre Leadership Team
  • Observe, review, and continuously improve the educational programs on offer to children ensuring the best outcomes.


About You

  • Hold a Diploma in Early Childhood Education (ACECQA recognised)
  • Have strong knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standards
  • Demonstrate exceptional knowledge of safety and wellbeing
  • Experience planning and implementing innovative and high-quality educational programs for each individual child
  • Lead, mentor and support a team of passionate Educators within your room


Why choose Us?

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


  • Better pay - you’ll get at least 4% above the award rate, increasing to 5% by 2023

  • 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 

  • 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 



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.
  • For recruitment queries, contact Angela Morrall on for a discussion!


Supporting our people and safeguarding 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.



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

Job Segment: Training, Education

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