Location: Western QLD
Centre: Goodstart Mount Isa
Employment Type: Full-time, Permanent
Pay: $37 – $56/hr + Super + Relocation / Sponsorship Support
* Help provide the best start to a child’s life. Make a lasting impact while growing an incredible career
* Competitive salary package on par with state primary school Teachers
* Get 50% discount off your childcare gap fees + paid parental leave
Looking for a chance to bring your knowledge and creativity to an environment where you’ll be truly valued? If you’re excited by the chance to shape pedagogy and practice in your room, we’d love to talk to you about which of our amazing opportunities would be the best fit for you.
Job description: As an Early Childhood Teacher, 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.
About Goodstart Mount Isa
Mount Isa is a 75-placement centre and caters the children from nursery to Kindergarten. Guided by the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standards, our passionate educators ensure that every child receives the best possible start in their lifelong learning journey. We offer a funded and approved kindergarten program, supporting children’s development in the year before school using the Queensland Kindergarten Learning Guidelines.
Embracing cultural diversity and fostering strong community ties, we aim to build meaningful relationships with families while respecting their unique cultures and values.
What Goodstart can offer you:
💰 Competitive pay – you’ll get paid well above award and receive a package comparable to state primary school teachers (our Graduate Teacher starting salary is $80,000)
👩🏫 Paid professional development – we offer a range of opportunities to grow your skills and your career
👨💻 Regular professional development sessions including workshops and Professional Online Discussions aligned to your career stage and connecting you with peers, mentors and more experienced teachers
📚 Access to a dedicated Teachers’ Community through our Learning Portal with its comprehensive library of professional learning and development resources
🧑🤝🧑 A mentor to support you through your teacher accreditation or registration process (in states where this is mandated)
👨👧👦 50% discount off your childcare gap fees and 6 weeks paid parental leave
💆🏽♀️ Wellbeing focus – you’ll get two wellbeing days included in your personal leave per year
👩⚕️ Complimentary annual flu shot
✈️Additional leave – you’ll have the option to purchase extra leave for even greater work life balance
🎁 Retail discounts – you’ll save money on insurance, travel and technology
👕 Uniform allowance and employee referral program
🤗 Security and stability – as Australia’s largest provider of early learning and care and a not-for-profit social enterprise, we exist purely to improve the lives of Australia’s children and their families
🌏Visa sponsorship opportunity available (Qualified ECT only) to live and work in Australia for the right candidates!
* Bachelor of Early Childhood or equivalent qualification (ACECQA approved)
Qualification in Primary or Secondary education, Diploma or Cert 3 in Children’s Services along with QLD Teacher Registration
* Current QLD Working with Children Check and First Aid qualification
If you have previous experience as Teacher in a school or early learning environment, or similar, then we want to meet you!
How to apply
Click ‘Apply Now’ and submit your application.
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. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for all positions.
Have a question? Contact our Talent Acquisition Team on 073918 2282 or via email [email protected]
Supporting our people and protecting our children
We’re an equal opportunity employer that is proud of our inclusive and diverse work environment. We know that Goodstarters from diverse cultures, backgrounds and experiences strengthen our teams and help us grow. We’re also deeply committed to Reconciliation and creating an environment where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People feel a strong sense of belonging and connection.
Safety is our priority and we will take any action necessary to ensure that all children can feel safe and be safe, and are safeguarded from abuse, neglect and harm. As a Child Safe Organisation, all of our candidates must have or obtain a valid working with children check.
To apply: https://goodstart-early-learning.contactrh.com/jobs/12217/42250021