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Role:Educator – Catering Assistant position 

CentreGoodstart Woodford

Employment Type: Permanent Part Time – 25 hours a week


  • Help provide the best start to a child’s life. Make a lasting impact while growing an incredible career 
  • Get the flexibility and support you need to live a balanced life  
  • Be paid at 5% above award, and enjoy a host of great additional benefits 



Your Impact

Prepping and serving meals each day for the children, and covering Educators shifts during lunch. You will be a team player, who is flexible and willing to support our centres and children when and where required. You put safety first with everything that you do and ensure all learning experiences are inclusive and respond to the needs of all children.   


WhatGoodstart can offer you: 

  • Better pay - you’ll get at least5% above the award rate 
  • 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  
  • 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 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 ofearly learning and care and a not-for-profitsocial enterprise, we exist purely to improvethe lives of Australias children and their families 

You’ll need: 

  • Certificate III or Diploma in Early Childhood (or ACECQA approved equivalent) as well as a Certificate III in commercial cookery (is beneficial but not necessary) and experience in commercial cooking is necessary
  • Strong knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standards 
  • Current QLD Working with Children Check  
  • Support the health and wellbeing of the children through preparing the nutritious meals and snacks
  • Prepare meals to meet the needs of children with special dietary requirements and allergies
  • Exceptional knowledge of safety and wellbeing
  • Ensure safe and hygienic storage, handling and preparation of food and drinks
  • Willingness to learn and be a part of the team
  • Strong communication skills, reliable and punctual


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. 


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. 


Posting Notes: WOODFORD || QLD || Australia (AU) || | || No Early Childhood Qualification || Part-Time

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