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Role: Senior Educator  

Location: Traralgon

Centre:  Goodstart Traralgon Conway Court

Employment Type:  Full-Time  38 Hours per week


About Us 

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 well-being 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.   


Our Goodstart centre in Traralgon - Conway Court is an 80-place centre with a long-standing and friendly team who is all about caring for our children. With our community friendly approach, activities and excursions, our centre is a bit special. Find out more about us here: Goodstart Traralgon - Conway Court


Your Role

As a Senior Educator at Goodstart Traralgon - Conway Court, your responsibilities include leading and mentoring your room team to develop and deliver high-quality and inclusive play-based educational programs aligning with the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standards. Working alongside our friendly and supportive Centre Leadership Team you observe, review and continuously improve the educational programs on offer to children ensuring the best outcomes.  


You will be eligible by:

  • Holding a Diploma in Early Childhood Education (ACECQA recognised qualifications)
  • Having the flexibility to work various shifts
  • Having a Strong knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standards
  • Demonstrating exceptional knowledge of safety and wellbeing
  • Planning and implementing innovative and high-quality educational programs for each individual child
  • Leading, mentoring, and supporting a team of passionate Educators within your room


The Benefits:

  • Better pay - you’ll get at least 4% above the award rate, increasing to 5% by 2023
  • Get up to 50% discount on your childcare gap fees
  • Option to purchase additional leave 
  • Discounts!! - you’ll save money on retail, insurance, travel, hotel, technology, gyms, and many more.
  • Two extra days off per year. 
  • 4 weeks paid parental leave – increasing to 6 weeks from December 2023 
  • Opportunity for further education to Diploma/Bachelor while employed by us
  • Paid professional placements while employed by Goodstart
  • Security and stability - with over 670 centres across Australia, you’ll have the support of a large network


If you have previous experience as a Senior Educator or can demonstrate strong leadership skills and you have the willingness to learn and provide quality learning experience coupled with a Diploma in Early Childhood Education or ACECQA-approved equivalent, then we want to meet you!  


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. 


For any recruitment queries, please contact Angela Morrall at or call on 07 3918 2369.


Supporting our people and safeguarding 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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