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Date: 11-Feb-2019


Company: Goodstart Early Learning

Educator - Diploma – Somerton Park

Goodstart is Australia’s largest early learning provider.  As a not–for–profit social enterprise, we exist purely to improve the lives of Australia’s children and their families. Our people are our foundation, together we are working to ensure children have the learning, development and wellbeing outcomes they need for school and life.


We’re looking for an inspiring and enthusiastic Diploma qualified Educator to join a highly motivated team, providing fun and educational programs to children in our care.


As a passionate childcare professional you will be committed to providing the highest quality of care and will be rewarded with the opportunity to build your career within a supportive and rewarding environment.


Our centre

Goodstart Early Learning Somerton Park is a south west mainly residential seaside suburb of Adelaide. Operating hours 6.30am to 6.30pm, Monday to Friday. The centre caters for 110 children aged from six weeks to 6 years.

Somerton Park opened on late 2017, the newly constructed early learning centre features seven separate, naturally inspired learning spaces, each with direct access to the landscaped designed outdoor environment providing children with the opportunity to move freely between the indoor and outdoor. The environments have been specifically designed to engage, challenge and excite the children throughout all of their developmental stages.


Your role

  • Permanent Part Time role commencing immediately
  • 22.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, flexibility needed with shift times
  • Opportunity to work across all rooms
  • Must hold a Diploma level early childhood qualification (ACECQA approved).
  • Hold or willing to obtain a current DCSI working with children’s clearance
  • Hold a current First Aid qualification



  • Actively contribute to the education program in the room and the center team
  • Engage and supervise the children at all times
  • Maintain a safe environment for children, families and team members
  • Build and maintain strong, positive relationships with children and families
  • Comply with National Quality Standards and Goodstart policies and procedures
  • Support a culture of reflective practice and ongoing continuous improvement


The benefits

  • Competitive above award wages
  • Supportive and friendly team
  • Ability to cash in annual leave
  • Option to purchase additional annual leave
  • Comprehensive induction and training programme
  • Discounted childcare fees
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Career pathways
  • Uniform allowance


If you have a passion for working with children, then this is the role for you!


Goodstart is committed to child safety, with a zero tolerance of child abuse, and expect all our employees to reflect this commitment. Should you strive to uphold and reflect these values then we would love to hear from you!


To apply, please click “Apply Now” to complete the Goodstart Inspiring Careers process. #gseducator


Candidates will be reviewed and invited to interview as applications are received and we may remove this advertisement as soon as suitable individuals have been sourced


Posting Notes: SOMERTON PARK, ADELAIDE || SA || Australia (AU) || SA & NT - Region 40 || SF:00 || Certificate III - Children's Services or equiv || Part-Time

Job Segment: Training, Education, Part Time

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