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First Nations career pathways

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are a vital part of our workforce. Our strategies, programs and activities support First Nations candidates to confidently choose us.

At Goodstart, we're dedicated to supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employees. 

We want to be a place where First Nations people can contribute and thrive. 

Reconciliation means a lot to us. We value and nurture our relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

And we recognise the importance of cultural diversity and inclusivity. It helps us in achieving our goal of supporting every child to have the best start in life.

Discover a fulfilling career where you can make a lasting impact on the lives of children.

Our commitment

  • We're committed to Reconciliation. And we strive to weave First Nations perspectives though all that we do.

Early learning opportunity  

  • As the largest provider of early learning in Australia, we have a great opportunity. We can teach many jarjums (children) about our history and culture.
  • We want to work with and learn from First Nations communities.
  • You can support the development of jarjums to ensure great outcomes for them.

As an employer

  • We want to be a workplace where First Nations people choose to work, share and stay. We want our team to have a deadly experience.
  • Listening is important to us. Our Mob connect together monthly for a yarn and to keep connected together.
  • We take action and encourage the voices of First Nations Goodstarters - we want to know what is important to them. And we want to design programs, career pathways and opportunities based on that.

Why work here

  • Strong focus on developing First Nations leaders.
  • Support for cultural commitments – e.g. Ceremonial leave.
  • Strong First Nations voices – Leaders and Voices group.
  • Opportunities to take on three month working secondments in remote communities.

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How Brendan Webb is nurturing special bonds

Discover why our Assistant Educator chooses to grow his career at Goodstart Early Learning, and why he encourages other males and First Nations peoples to give it a go, too.

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