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Goodstart Early Learning

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Role: Teacher

Location: Northern QLD

Centre: Goodstart Bowen

Employment Type: Full-time, $33 - $50/hr

Are you looking to work in an environment with like-minded professionals who are committed to making a difference in children’s lives and work for an organisation that will support you to succeed?   


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 like you!

Our Goodstart Bowen has a beautiful family feel, and we believe we are one Team, regardless of our role. The Commonwealth and State Governments jointly funded our playground through grants designed to improve access to early learning services and meet the requirements of the National Quality Standards. 

Your Impact 

As a teacher at Goodstart Bowen, you’ll inspire a love of learning in children and foster their development through purposeful, intentional teaching practices that are delivered with creativity and energy. You will build meaningful relationships with families, so each child has a strong sense of belonging that supports them to thrive. Your love of teaching will be reflected in how you mentor and guide educational practices in your room, and in your work with the broader centre leadership team to develop, review, and implement high-quality early learning programs, to ensure you’re achieving optimal outcomes for children. 

You’ll help achieve this by

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood or equivalent (recognised by ACECQA as an early childhood teaching qualification) OR Bachelor of Primary Teaching with approved diploma level qualification or enrolled and studying towards
  • Knowledge of National Quality Framework and Standards (NQF/NQS), the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF)
  • Build a positive relationship with families and children.
  • Passion for creating and delivering a stimulating learning environment
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills and the ability to manage your room's day-to-day operations, including curriculum development. 
  • Passionate about promoting children's development and their learning. 
  • Document observation of children’s behaviour and development through learning stories.

What Goodstart can offer you

  • Competitive pay - $30 - $50 per hour
  • Teacher Mentoring Program
  • Paid professional development
  • Wellbeing Focus – You’ll get two extra days off per year
  • Additional Leave – You’ll have the option to purchase extra leave
  • 4 weeks paid parental leave – increasing to 6 weeks from Dec 2023
  • 50% discount off your childcare gap fees
  • Retail discounts on insurance, travel, and technology etc.

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 


  • Approved bachelor’s degree in early childhood education or ACECQA approved equivalent
  • Valid Working with Children Check 
  • Teachers’ registration (full and provisional), however we also welcome Teachers who are not currently registered
  • First Aid qualification 

How to apply 

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: BOWEN || QLD || Australia (AU) || [[j2wDept]] || SF:LI || Bachelor (ECT) 4yr || Full-Time

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Job details
Date posted
8 Aug 2022
Teacher - Secondary
Job mode
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Not for profit / Charity

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