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Goodstart Wantirna South Wallace Rd



About Us

Goodstart is Australia’s largest provider of early learning and care. Founded with a vision for all Australia’s children to have the best possible start in life, as a not-for-profit social enterprise, we exist purely to improve the lives of Australia’s children and their families. We are entirely Australian owned employing over 15,000 people and caring for over 71,000 children.

Goodstart Wantirna South Wallace Road is currently seeking an experienced Educator to join their team. The centre is a 90 place centre offering a warm, nurturing and homely environment. The centre has 5 spacious rooms with adjoining yards which promote both physical play as well as quality learning areas that include book spaces and arts and craft areas.


The team is seeking a qualified Educator to join the team. You should be able to work in the babies room, but should also be available to float across other rooms as needed. To be successful in this role you will be enthusiastic, passionate about learning and ready to grow with the team, children, and families. You will need to be available to work between 9:45 AM - 5:45 PM.


This is a permanent full time 38 hours per week position.


 The Benefits:

  • Better pay - you’ll get at least 4% above the award rate, increasing to 5% by 2023
  • Get 50% discount off 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


About You:

  • Cert III or Diploma ACECQA recognized qualification.
  • Strong knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework and national Quality Standard
  • Exceptional knowledge of safety and wellbeing
  • Passionate Educators who are driven by their desire to provide quality learning experiences
  • Willingness to learn and be a part of the team
  • Strong communication skills, reliable and punctual 


For any recruitment queries, please contact Nivea James on or call on 07 3918 2100.


Supporting our people and protecting 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 that are made up of many different cultures and backgrounds.   

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 a deeper understanding of our First Nations People and culture for all in our team. 

Posting Notes: WANTIRNA SOUTH, MELBOURNE || VIC || Australia (AU) || [[j2wDept]] || || Certificate III - Children's Services or equiv || Full-Time

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