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Role: Early Childhood Teacher

Location: Tamworth South

Centre: Goodstart Tamworth South

Employment Type:  Full-Time

Pay: $38.41 - $59.13

  • 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

Are you ready to bring your knowledge and creativity to a place where you’ll be truly valued? Do you dream of shaping pedagogy and practice in your classroom? Are you passionate about crafting a curriculum that resonates with children’s needs, interests, and ideas? If so, we'd love to explore the amazing opportunities we have just for you.

As an Early Childhood Teacher at Goodstart, you'll ignite a love of learning in children, guiding their development with purposeful and energetic teaching practices. You'll build strong, meaningful relationships with families, ensuring every child feels a profound sense of belonging and is supported to thrive. Your passion for teaching will shine through as you mentor and inspire educational practices in your room, collaborating with our centre leadership team to develop, review, and implement high-quality early learning programs, achieving outstanding outcomes for our children.

Join us at Goodstart, where your passion and creativity will transform young lives and enrich your teaching career.

About Goodstart Tamworth South:

Embark on an exciting journey with Goodstart Tamworth South, where passion meets purpose! Since 2005, we've been an integral part of the vibrant tapestry of the Tamworth community, surrounded by the awe-inspiring beauty of Australia's landscapes. Here, mountains and rivers form the backdrop to our daily adventures, creating a truly enchanting environment.


Nestled in a charming rural/residential area, our centre stands as a beacon of learning, conveniently close to local schools, bustling shops, and key transport routes. Our team of dedicated professionals, each holding qualifications in child-related studies, is the heart and soul of our success. With most team members having long tenures with us, we've forged a close-knit family committed to nurturing every child's potential.


Join us in our mission to provide the best learning environment for all children. At Goodstart Tamworth South, you'll find more than just a job – you'll discover a supportive community dedicated to making a positive impact every day. Let your passion shine and grow with us!

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)
👨💻 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 up to 6 weeks paid parental leave
💆🏽 Two wellbeing days included in your personal leave per year
👩‍⚕️ Free annual flu shot (optional)
✈️Option to purchase extra leave for even greater work life balance
Kwatye-arnerre First Nations Support and Cultural Leave
🎁 Retail discounts on insurance, travel and technology
👕 Uniform allowance and employee referral program


You’ll need:

  • Bachelor of Early Childhood or equivalent qualification (ACECQA approved)
  • Current NSW Working with Children Check and First Aid qualification
  • New South Wales – Hold active accreditation with NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA)

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.

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 – for further information and support, email

Have a question? Contact 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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Posting Notes: TAMWORTH SOUTH || NSW || Australia (AU) || [[j2wDept]] || SF:LI || Bachelor (ECT) 3yr || Full-Time

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