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Goodstart Early Learning


A bit about us

Goodstart Early Learning is Australia’s largest early learning provider, offering our team of over 15,000 staff stability and security. We’re not for profit; so you can be confident that children – not shareholders – are our first priority.


Educator - Early Childhood

Goodstart Young

Casual Shifts Monday to Friday 7.00am-6.00pm

$27.10- $29.02 Per Hour + Super + Benefits +Casual Loading


  • Are you an educator who is passionate about helping children to have the best possible start in life?
  • Work for an organisation that offers amazing resources, genuine career opportunities and flexibility to help you succeed and live a balanced life
  • Be paid at 4% above award, and enjoy a host of great additional benefits

About our Centre

Working inclusively ensures children belong. When children belong, they thrive.

Our Centre Director Amy has been at Goodstart since 2006. The centre is licenced for 76 children each day, from Nursery to Preschool. The centre has a great team of educators, could you be the next superstar team member?

  • Key Educator Approach
  • Community Engagements
  • Friendly long standing team of educators
  • Located on a quiet street in Kooringal, just off the main road.
  • All of our rooms are set up in line with an Early Years Learning Framework, with sensory and play based learning opportunities.
  • Beautiful outdoor play area with a balance of natural and manmade elements and play surfaces – with sandpits, climbing areas, lots of space and shade.



You Impact    

As a Casual Educator at Goodstart Young, 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.   



You will achieve this by: 

  • Maintaining a safe environment for children, families and team members 
  • Complying with National Quality Standards (NQS) and Goodstart Policies, Procedures and Requirements 
  • Building and maintaining strong, positive relationships with children and families 
  • Actively contributing to the education program in the room and the centre team 
  • Supporting a culture of reflective practice and ongoing continuous improvement 
  • Contributing to a professional and positive work culture 



We would love you to have

  • A Certificate III or Diploma in Early Childhood Education or ACECQA recognised qualification
  • Knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standard
  • A passion for delivering child-led fun and play-based programs to help our children learn and grow!



In addition, you must have: 

  • Right to work in Australia 
  • Strong communication skills 
  • Good time management and organisational skills 
  • Ability to work well individually and as part of a team 
  • Enthusiasm and a positive attitude 
  • Flexible availability 
  • Working with Children Check (or be willing to obtain one) 
  • Proof of immunisation against: 
  • COVID-19 three doses 
  • Measles, Mumps and Rubella 
  • Whooping Cough (Pertussis) 


Why choose Goodstart? 

💰Better pay - you’ll get at least 4% above the award rate, increasing to 5% by 2023

​​📚We’ll help you thrive with paid professional development - we offer a range of opportunities and resources 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

✈️Leave when you need it the most - 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

🤗Be part of a supportive team who will assist you to grow and develop in your role

And one more thing:

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.


Join our team of Educators today! Apply now.


Posting Notes: YOUNG || NSW || Australia (AU) || [[j2wDept]] || || Certificate III - Children's Services or equiv || Casual

Job Segment: Training, Education

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