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Role: Early Childhood Educators & Teachers
Location: North Queensland
Salary Range: Educators - $25.77 - $27.49, Senior Educators - $29.02 & Teachers - $38.13 - $49.73
Employment Type: Full-time Permanent or Permanent Part-time

Centre: Various Centres

  • Goodstart Hyde Park                                              
  • Goodstart Idalia
  • Goodstart Annandale
  • Goodstart Aitkenvale
  • Goodstart Heatley
  • Goodstart Mount Louisa
  • Goodstart Cranbrook
  • Goodstart Kirwan
  • Goodstart Douglas
  • Goodstart Riverside Gardens
  • Goodstart Townsville
  • Goodstart Kelso
  • Goodstart Deeragun
  • Goodstart Mount Isa



Are you looking to work in an environment with like-minded professionals who are committed to making a difference in children’s lives and work for an organisation that will support you to succeed?   



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 like you! 

From our centre directors to teachers and centre teams, we work together to make a real difference for children in those crucialearly 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!

As an Educator, Senior Educator or Teacher at Goodstart Early Learning, you will 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.  

You’ll help achieve this by having :  

  • Teacher – Bachelor of Early Childhood Education
  • Educator – Certificate III or Diploma in Early Childhood Education
  • Senior Educator – Diploma of Early Childhood Education
  • Having passion and enthusiasm to lead a classroom effectively engaging with educators, families and children to implement the educational program
  • Build and maintain strong, positive relationships with children and families
  • Support a culture of reflective practice and continuous improvement
  • Seek and share best practice examples to improve the education program
  • Maintain a safe environment for children, families and team members

There are so many reasons to join the Goodstart family. Let’s start with the benefits!

  • Flexibility for work/life balance
  • Competitive pay – Get paid above the Award
  • Paid professional development – we offer a range of opportunities to grow your skills and your career
  • Wellbeing focus – you’ll get two extra days off per year, and our dedicated wellbeing program will ensure you get the support you need, when you need it most
  • Additional Leave – you’ll have the option to purchase extra leave for even greater work life balance
  • 4 weeks paid parental leave – increasing to 6 weeks from December 2023
  • Retail and childcare discounts – you’ll save money on insurance, travel and technology, and get 50% discount off your childcare gap fees

You’ll also love:

  • Centre Support – dedicated support and guidance on a range of topics, such as safety, teaching and inclusion, delivered face to face or virtually by our centre support team
  • Security and stability – with over 670 centres across Australia, you’ll have the support of large network and the stability of a respected organisation.


How to apply  

  • Click ‘Apply Now’ and submit your application 

We review applications as theyaresubmitted. We encourage you tosubmit your application as soon as possible for your best chance toprogress to the next stage of the process. 

Supporting our people andprotecting our children 

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. #gsteachers

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

Job Segment: Training, Education

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