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Role: Early Childhood Teacher

Location: Lot 1 Cnr Bishop Street and Elizabeth street, SEYMOUR, 3660, VIC

Centre: Goodstart Seymour

Employment Type: Full Time /Permanent

Pay: $40.49-$ $56.99 Per hour + super with yearly increases


  • Help provide the best start to a child’s life. Make a lasting impact while growing an incredible career
  • Competitive salary package on par with state primary school Teachers
  • Get 50% discount off your childcare gap fees + paid parental leave


As an Early Childhood Teacher, you’ll inspire a love of learning in children and foster their development through purposeful, intentional teaching practices that are delivered with creativity and energy. You will build meaningful relationships with families, so each child has a strong sense of belonging that supports them to thrive. Your love of teaching will be reflected in how you mentor and guide educational practices in your room, and in your work with the broader centre leadership team to develop, review, and implement high-quality early learning programs, to ensure you’re achieving optimal outcomes for children.  


About Goodstart Seymour:

  • Our 66-place centre is centrally located in the heart of town adjacent to the TAFE, close to local schools, shops and main roads
  • Our educators offer a unique, individual and respectful environment, promoting children’s needs and development ensuring they are happy, healthy and rreaching their potential
  • We work towards sustainability, and love our natural outdoor play space, real grass and veggie patch as well as a balance of natural and manmade elements
  • We are seeking an ECT to support across both our funded kinder rooms
  • ECT experience required, or prior experience working as an Educator 

What Goodstart can offer you:

💰 Competitive pay - you’ll get paid well above award and receive a package comparable to state primary school teachers (our Graduate Teacher starting salary is $80,000)
👩🏫 Paid professional development - we offer a range of opportunities to grow your skills and your career
👨💻 Regular professional development sessions including workshops and Professional Online Discussions aligned to your career stage and connecting you with peers, mentors and more experienced teachers
📚 Access to a dedicated Teachers’ Community through our Learning Portal with its comprehensive library of professional learning and development resources
🧑‍🤝‍🧑 A mentor to support you through your teacher accreditation or registration process (in states where this is mandated)
👨👧👦 50% discount off your childcare gap fees and 6 weeks paid parental leave
💆🏽Wellbeing focus - you’ll get two wellbeing days included in your personal leave per year
👩‍⚕️ Complimentary annual flu shot
✈️Additional leave - you’ll have the option to purchase extra leave for 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 Early Childhood or equivalent qualification (ACECQA approved)
  • Hold active registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT)

If you have prior experience as a Teacher in a school or early learning setting, or if you are new to the profession and embarking on your first role, we invite you to connect with us! Our team welcomes teachers from all backgrounds and experiences.


How to apply

Click ‘Apply Now’ and submit your application.

For more information contract VIC recruiter Melanie – 03 9648 9857 /

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 strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for all positions.

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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