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Role: Early Childhood Teacher  

Centre: Goodstart Tapping

Employment Type: Part time (3 days per week including Wednesday and Friday) 

Pay: $37.02 - $56.99


  • 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? Excited by the chance to shape pedagogy and practice in your room?  Interested in creating a curriculum that aligns with children’s needs, interests and ideas? Then 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.   



About Goodstart Tapping


We are a purpose built centre with four large spacious rooms and shady outdoor environments providing care and education for children aged six weeks to five years old. Children and families at our centre come from a diverse range of nationalities and we enjoy incorporating these cultures and experiences into our centre programs. We have a team of educators who are Diploma Qualified on permanent shifts ensuring that we provide continuity and a high level of care for our families and children. Most of our wonderful educators have children of our own, which allows us to relate to parents and provide first hand advice.


Our centre was assessed by the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority and we received an overall rating of ‘Exceeding’. This process is a National Framework, which rates all Childcare Centres across Australia against the National Quality Standards.

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) 

  • Current WA Working with Children Check and First Aid qualification 

  • Hold active registration with the Teachers Registration Board of Western Australia (TRB WA) (applicants studying their Bachelor of Education ((Early Childhood)) may be supported to apply for Limited Registration if certain conditions are met) 


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. Have a question? Contact our Talent Acquisition Team on 07 3918 2378 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: TAPPING, PERTH || WA || Australia (AU) || [[j2wDept]] || SF:LI || Bachelor (ECT) 3yr || Part-Time

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