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Looking to join an organisation with like-minded professionals committed to delivering the best outcomes for children? A place where you feel recognised and valued for what you do?

Our skilled, university-trained teachers see the amazing potential in our youngest learners and use their talent to ignite it. They use their knowledge and creativity to design a vast landscape of learning opportunities to capture young minds and budding imaginations. Plus, they have a deep understanding of early learning pedagogy and how to develop programs that support children’s independence, resilience, and social and emotional wellbeing.

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Why choose Teaching at Goodstart?

    • You’ll foster children’s development through purposeful, intentional teaching practices, helping to set them up for school and life
    • By building strong relationships with children and families, you’ll help make sure early education is responsive and inclusive for everyone
    • With a strong desire to continuously develop your skills, you’ll help us build a culture of reflective practice and ongoing improvement
    • We’ll support you with a range of shift options, with opportunities to work from home
    • You’ll get two dedicated wellbeing days included in your personal leave each year so that you can put yourself first
    • We offer the option to purchase extra leave for greater work-life balance
    • You’ll receive 50% off your childcare gap fees, plus discounts on insurance, travel and technology to make life easier whenever we can
    • With competitive pay, you’ll receive a wage on par with state primary schools across Australia and our Graduate Teachers receive a starting salary of $80,000.
    • 4 weeks paid parental leave (increasing to 6 weeks in December 2023) because we know family matters
    • You’ll get dedicated support and guidance on a range of topics, such as safety, teaching and inclusion
    • With our sector-leading safety policies and procedures, you’ll always have peace of mind
    • You’ll have access to free 24/7 independent counselling for support when you need it most
    • We have a dedicated national safety team that prioritises your safety and wellness
    • Our Reconciliation Action Plan embeds inclusive practices into our centres to ensure everyone feels welcome 
    • As a Teacher at Goodstart, you’ll lead pedagogy and practice in your room
    • Through our Teacher Professional Program, you’ll get 15 hours of Teacher-specific induction, non-contact programming time, and the ability to work in partnership with universities for pre-service Teacher placements
    • You’ll find mentoring opportunities, regular professional development, and a generous peer network who are keen to offer support and share their experience
    • You’ll have access to live webinars and our interactive learning hub, so you can develop your skills in line with your individual goals

    If you need it, you’ll receive state-specific support for Teacher accreditation or registration

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