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Date: 13-May-2021


Company: Goodstart Early Learning

Excellent opportunity to join the amazing team at Goodstart Rockhampton!


About the Role


Goodstart has a new exciting opening for a passionate Early Childhood Teacher in our vibrant Kindy room, who can build and sustain strong relationships with children, parents, and the local community. You will be responsible for planning innovative and engaging child initiated curriculums using the Early Years Learning Framework and Queensland Kindergarten Guidelines, incorporating both indoor and outdoor environments, sustainability, and local excursions.


Goodstart Early Learning Child Care Centre Rockhampton is a Centre with history. Formerly a church, our Centre has been transformed into a unique facility offering care for babies through to school aged children. We are located in a residential / commercial area, close to local schools and shops as well as community facilities and transport routes. Our service embeds the key educator approach and we believe everybody should have a, somebody all of the time. Keeping your child’s emotional cup full is of our priority.

Goodstart Rockhampton proudly embraces the strong level of cultural diversity in our Centre.

 Our outside environment is enriched with a balance of natural and manmade elements and play surfaces – with sandpits, bike path, dirt pit, undercover stage, water tank, vegetable patch and lots of shade and play spaces. We have carefully designed and planned spaces to encourage a stronger understanding of the environment and sustainability – while giving children the scope to explore, play and let their imaginations roam to their own delight.

We are proud of the role we play within our local community and participate in many events throughout the year. Our vision is “Ohana” Ohana means family; family means nobody gets left behind or forgotten!


Your role/requirements


  • Full-time - 38 hours/week
  • Set shift 8:30am - 5:00pm
  • $5,000 annual bonus - for delivering an exciting and innovative Kindergarten program
  • Studying towards or hold Bachelor of Education/Early Childhood or equivalent ACECQA approved qualification deeming you as an Early Childhood Teacher (ECT) or ‘actively working towards’ (completing by December 2021)
  • Hold a current Blue Card or alternatively an Exemption Card with QLD Teachers Registration
  • Hold a current First Aid qualification


Our centre 


  • Great leadership support
  • 75 place centre
  • Well-resourced with inclusive and natural learning environments
  • Welcoming and fun environment
  • Opening hours – 6:30am to 6:30pm


The benefits


  • Competitive above award salary
  • Access to a professional teacher mentor
  • Quality teaching and educational resources
  • Transfer opportunities – over 640 centres Australia wide
  • Option to purchase additional annual leave
  • Discounted child care fees
  • Employee benefits including uniform allowance


AND... Did you know that Goodstart is for children, not profit.  At Goodstart we are all about laying the foundation for better lives through great early learning experiences, we’re not-for-profit and entirely Australian owned, so you can be confident children are our first priority.

Goodstart is committed to child safety, with a zero tolerance of child abuse, and expect all our employees to reflect this commitment. Should you strive to uphold and reflect these values then we would love to hear from you! #gsteacher


To apply, please click "Apply Now". 


For further information, please email Paul Newton, Talent Acquisition Specialist: 

Posting Notes: WEST ROCKHAMPTON, ROCKHAMPTON || QLD || Australia (AU) || Early Learning & Research || SF:LI || Bachelor (ECT) 4yr || Full-Time

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