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Role: Early Childhood Teacher 
Location: Brisbane CBD & Inner Suburbs Brisbane
Centre: Goodstart Sinnamon Park
Employment Type: Permanent Full-Time or Part-Time
Pay:  $37.02 - $57.00 + Super + Benefits

  • 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 

Looking for a chance to bring your knowledge and creativity to an environment where you’ll be truly valued? If you’re excited by the chance to shape pedagogy and practice in your room, we’d love to talk to you about which of our amazing opportunities would be the best fit for you.  

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.   


Goodstart Sinnamon Park, located in the Western suburbs of Brisbane, offers a warm and homely environment for children's early education. For potential teachers considering joining our team, here are some key points about our center:

  1. Location and Accessibility:

    • Situated in a residential area close to shops, schools, and public transport, providing convenience for both staff and families.
  2. Year-Round Operations:

    • Open 52 weeks a year, with closures only on public holidays, ensuring a consistent and stable work environment for educators.
  3. Thoughtfully Designed Learning Spaces:

    • Our educators have carefully crafted natural and homely learning environments tailored to each child's interests, needs, and strengths.
  4. Comprehensive Child Care Services:

    • Licensed for 74 children across five classrooms from six weeks to five years, including Nursery to Kindergarten.
    • Offers before school care, after school care, and vacation care with a dedicated bus service for school-aged children.
  5. Qualified and Skilled Educators:

    • Our team holds or is currently studying various qualifications to meet regulatory standards and enhance their skills.
    • All educators have Blue Cards and maintain current First Aid and CPR certificates.
  6. Outdoor Spaces and Sustainability:

    • Carefully planned outdoor spaces encourage exploration, play, and an understanding of the environment and sustainability.
  7. Technology Integration:

    • Utilises Storypark, a private online service, to facilitate collaboration between teachers and families in recording, sharing, and extending children's learning experiences.
  8. Community Engagement:

    • Strong focus on connecting with the community, offering exciting extra-curricular activities and regular visits from special guests and community members.
  9. Nutritionally Balanced Meals:

    • Provides daily meals prepared on-site, catering to dietary requirements and reflecting cultural diversity.
    • Supplies nappies, wipes, sunscreen, and hats for the children.

For Teachers seeking a fulfilling and supportive work environment, Goodstart Early Learning Sinnamon Park offers a dynamic setting with a commitment to quality early childhood education and community engagement

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) 

  • 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 

  • Teacher mentoring support - dedicated support and guidance on a range of topics, such as safety, teaching, and inclusion, delivered face to face or virtually by our teacher mentoring support team  

  • Wellbeing focus - you’ll get two wellbeing days included in your personal leave per year 

  • 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) 

  • Current Qld Working with Children Check and First Aid qualification 

If you have previous experience as Teacher in a school or early learning environment, or similar, then we want to meet 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. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for all positions. 

Have a question? Contact Anita of our Talent Acquisition Team on 1800 222 543 or via email  

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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