Child Care Pooraka | Goodstart Early Learning Centre

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Goodstart Early Learning - Childcare Centre Pooraka

Goodstart Pooraka is a small and homely childcare centre, licensed for 55 children and is located in the friendly community of Montague Farm, just off Montague Road. Our vision is to foster a culturally respectful and nurturing play based learning environment where children can feel safe, secure and supported to be themselves as they learn, laugh and play. Our families and educators are welcomed, respected and connected as part of a unique community providing children with the foundations for a positive future as they explore and discover in a caring and loving environment.
 
Our team of hard working educators at our Pooraka childcare centre are experienced, dedicated and know how important it is to nurture the unique personalities of each individual child. We strive to provide educational programs that cater to all the varying interests and needs of all children and keep detailed records in learning portfolios of all children who attend the service.
 
Our centre provides a Government Approved Pre-School Program during the school terms, run by our University Qualified Early Childhood Teacher. We also provide a complimentary bus service to local kindergartens for children who attend external kindergarten programs in the area.
 
Our centre provides up to 5 meals a day that are all nutritious, delicious and prepared fresh here daily. Educators encourage children to enjoy a range of physical activities each day including both active and passive experiences, depending on the needs and energy levels of children on each day.
 
We believe that childhood should be a time filled with wonder, laughter, learning and friendships. We hope you’ll come and see us and enjoy making your child’s early learning journey a unique, homely and educational experience.
 
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Centre Director

Lisa Bartlett

Lisa Bartlett


Hi, my name is Lisa Bartlett and I have been the Centre Director here at Goodstart Pooraka since May 2012.

I have worked for the organisation since 2002 and have had experience as an educator in all rooms and age groups whilst studying Early Childhood. After finishing my Diploma of Children’s Services in 2009, I worked as a Toddler Group Leader and developed my skills as a Director by working at other centres in Adelaide to gain further experience before taking on a position as a Director permanently. Moving into a Centre Director role was a goal of mine for some time as I see it as a unique opportunity to come to work every day and do something I am truly passionate about, providing the best education and care for the children and families in my community.

I believe wholeheartedly in “being there” for the children, my families and my team, making the early learning and care experience a rewarding, pleasant and fulfilling one for all involved.



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Centre contact details

08 8262 4117
poa@goodstart.org.au

We're located at:
124 Henderson Ave, POORAKA, SA, 5095

Vacancy Enquiries

Call 1800 222 543 to apply
At Goodstart, children are at the heart of everything we do. As a not-for-profit organisation, we are committed to investing our profits on improved early learning resources, facilities and staff training.

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