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Role:   Senior Educator

Location:  Wynnum West

Centre:  Goodstart Early Learning, 203 Wondall Road, Wynnum West

Employment Type:  Full Time Permanent / 38 hours per week / Room Leader


Goodstart Wynnum West-Wondall Road is a small boutique style centre. We are located in an old weatherboard house, turned church, turned day-care which means that ‘Our Little Crooked House’ feels like a cosy and safe home away from home where laughter is encouraged, forming deep relationships is the basis of our philosophy and a love for learning filters into everything we do.     

Some of our Kindy children have put together their ‘Mary Poppins Educator Wishlist’:

  1. A happy person. Can read so that they can check the roll. Talk to us and teach us to be safe and kind. – Matilda
  2. Good at playing. Put band aids on us if we fall. – Jackson
  3. Knows how to feed babies. – Summer
  4. Help you learn about yourself. – Alfie
  5. Be like Elsa. – Xanthe
  6. Someone who is lovely. – Luana
  7. Good at learning, helping people when they hurt themselves and making fun activities. – Dylan
  8. Don’t work anywhere else. Know about reading, dinosaurs, patterns and building. – Lacey
  9. Draws with me and gives hugs. – Liam
  10. Sings a lot. – Grace
  11. Knows about good cooking. – Peyton.


We’re Goodstart

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 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 Early Learning – a not-for-profit organisation with a vision for Australia’s children to have the best possible start in life.  



Your Impact!

As a Senior Educator at Goodstart Wynnum West – Wondall Road, 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. And most importantly, you can fill our children’s ‘Mary Poppins Educator Wish List’!!


You’ll help achieve this by  

  • Actively contributing to the education program in the room and the centre team
  • Engaging and supervising the children at all times
  • Maintaining a safe environment for children, families and team members
  • Building and maintaining strong, positive relationships with children and families
  • Complying with National Quality Standards and Goodstart policies and procedures
  • Supporting a culture of reflective practice and ongoing continuous improvement



Why choose Goodstart?

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

  • Better pay - you’ll get at least 3% above the award rate, increasing to 5% by 2024
  • 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 a large network and the stability of a respected organisation


If you have previous experience as a Senior Educator or can demonstrate strong leadership skills and you have a 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.



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.


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

Job Segment: Training, Education

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