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Role: Centre Director                                

Centre: Goodstart Springvale South

Employment Type:Full-time, 6 month fixed term contact (with the possibility of extending within Goodstart)


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 build strong community connections.


Goodstart Springvale South is 80 place Service. We have a team of dedicated qualified educators who nurture learning and development through play based learning programs. At Goodstart Springvale South we strive to provide the children with a warm and welcoming atmosphere where the children can grow as individuals in an environment that is enriched with learning opportunities.



You’ll help achieve this by  


  • Having a Diploma or Bachelor in Early Childhood Education
  • Having previous Centre Director experience and feel confident and comfortable in a busy environment
  • Delivering our bespoke learning program developed in collaboration with global leaders in pedagogical practice
  • Building fantastic relationships with families through daily contact in person and by using specialist social media tools
  • Having the confidence to work with strong personalities and those who may resist change
  • Having strong pedagogical focus, driving practice improvement
  • Having experience with compliance and in change management

About this Service

  • Strong Assistant Director
  • Supportive and well-established Leadership Team – 3 ECT’s, Educational Leader, Admin support
  • Strong Social Inclusion focus
  • 75% occupancy
  • Meeting in all areas


What Goodstart can offer you  


  • Job security and stability
  • Supportive Management Team
  • Purchased additional leave on offer 
  • Professional development and training 
  • Competitive above award rates 
  • Tax benefits through salary packaging 
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Wellbeing Days
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Uniform allowance 
  • Generous Childcare discounts 
  • Career Development and opportunities 


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

Posting Notes: SPRINGVALE SOUTH, MELBOURNE || VIC || Australia (AU) || [[j2wDept]] || || Bachelor (ECT) 4yr || Full-Time

Job Segment: Manager, Change Management, Management

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