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Graduate Teacher Program

Looking to join an organisation who will build your confidence and refine your teaching practice? A place where you feel like you are recognised and valued for what you do?

At Goodstart our Graduate Program offers you the best possible start to your teaching career.  From the time you join our family Goodstart will give you all the support you need with our Teacher Professional Program which is underpinned by the Australian Professional Standard which includes 15 hours of role-specific induction to learn how we do things at Goodstart and connect with other graduates, mentoring from experienced teachers, and the broader Goodstart team that are there to help get the best start to your career.
Plus, the support doesn’t stop there, being part of Australia’s largest early learning provider, you’ll have access to a dedicated teachers community and a comprehensive library of professional learning and development resources. 

Register for our graduate program

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We also offer:

  • Specific practice guides – which include resources to support working with children 3-5 years and our behaviour support kit
  • Teacher accreditation/registration – state specific support 
  • Induction programs – comprehensive introduction to all things teaching at Goodstart 
  • Competitive pay – our teachers get paid on par with state primary school teachers and Graduate Teachers receive a starting salary of $80,000
  • Centre support – dedicated support and guidance on a range of topics such as safety, teaching and inclusion 
  • Wellbeing focus – dedicated wellbeing program and two wellbeing days included in your personal leave each year, plus services to support you when you need it most 
  • Additional leave – option to purchase leave for a greater work/life balance 
  • Retail benefits – discounts on childcare, insurance, travel and technology 

As a Graduate Teacher every day can be rewarding and diverse! 

For this role you will:

  • Put your knowledge into practice
  • Support children’s learning and development
  • Work in partnership with families and your local community

Download the Graduate Teacher Program brochure to find more great reasons to choose Goodstart to launch your teaching career.

If you’re a recent university graduate (within the last two years) we’d love to hear from you.

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