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Role: Teacher 
Location: Toowoomba & Darling Downs Region
Centre: Goodstart Toowoomba, Healy Street
Employment Type: Permanent Full-Time or Part-Time
Pay:  $37.02 - $57.00 per hour + 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.   

About Goodstart Toowoomba, Healy Street


  • Convenient Location: Nestled in a leafy residential area near Toowoomba's CBD, our center offers the best of both worlds—proximity to city services while enjoying the tranquility of a safe and secure location.

  • Comprehensive Care: We cater to all needs, providing all daily meals, nappies, and even a courtesy bus service for added convenience. Our rooms, accommodating children from Nursery to Kindergarten, are designed to create a safe, fun, and stimulating environment.

  • Curriculum Excellence: Our curriculum aligns with the Early Years Learning Framework and Queensland Kindergarten Guidelines. We work closely with parents and families to ensure each child's individual needs, interests, and strengths are taken into account.

  • Outdoor Adventure: Our spacious playgrounds blend natural environments with safe fall areas. Featuring leafy surrounds, a mud kitchen, vegetable gardens, a construction area, and ample space for running and exploring, our outdoor areas offer endless opportunities for discovery.

  • Creative Program: Our program is brimming with creative and challenging experiences that engage young minds. We encourage family participation and host a variety of special events throughout the year, fostering a sense of community.

  • Experienced Educators: Families consistently commend our long-term educators, their high qualifications, and their friendly demeanor. Our educators are highly qualified, dedicated, and passionate about their work. We strive to create an environment where families and children feel truly "at home."

Join our team at Goodstart Toowoomba Healy Street and become part of a community committed to providing exceptional early childhood education. Your passion for teaching will find its perfect home here!

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 face-to-faceirtually 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 an 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 

  • Visa sponsorship opportunity available (Qualified ECT only) to live and work in Australia for the right candidates! 

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 a Teacher in a school or early learning environment, or similar, then we want to meet you! 

How to appl

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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Posting Notes: TOOWOOMBA || QLD || Australia (AU) || [[j2wDept]] || SF:LI || Diploma - Children's Services or equiv || Full-Time

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