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Centre Director

Date: 18-May-2021


Company: Goodstart Early Learning


Role:  Centre Director  

Location:  69 Telford Street

Centre:  Goodstart Yarrawonga

Employment Type:  Full-Time



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


Your Impact  


As the Centre Director at Goodstart Yarrawonga, you will use your experience and leadership qualities to engage and motivate your centre team to drive continuous improvement in all aspects across centre operation and to extend your network of relationships with children, families and educators. You will work in collaboration with your centre leadership team . 


Goodstart Yarrawonga is a 65 Place Service and we are proud to be an "Exceeding" NQS Centre.  We have strong community involvement, warm and welcoming long term educators and we are current running at full occupancy. We are all set up in line with the Early Years Learning Framework, with sensory and play based learning opportunities. The stimulating surrounds ensure that the children have the chance to grow and develop through sensory, play-based learning. Our Kindergarten offers a school readiness program, preparing the children for primary school.


You will establish respectful and reciprocal relationships with families and engage in networks within the centre’s local community.


You’ll help achieve this by:


  • Having a Diploma or Bachelor in Early Childhood Education;
  • Having Strong Leadership Skills;
  • Having experience working with external agencies;
  • Having the personality that enjoys working collaboratively with the Team;
  • Having previous experience in running a larger size service;



What Goodstart can offer you:


  • Job security and stability 
  • Purchased Additional Leave
  • Professional development and training 
  • Competitive above award rates 
  • Tax benefits through salary packaging 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Uniform allowance 
  • Childcare discounts (from 15 - 30%) 


If you have previous experience as a  Assistant Director or Senior Educator or in a centre leadership position, or similar, 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 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: YARRAWONGA SOUTH || VIC || Australia (AU) || VIC North - Region 31 || || Diploma - Children's Services or equiv || Full-Time

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