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Educator - Walkerston

Goodstart is Australia’s largest early learning provider.  As a not–for–profit social enterprise, we exist purely to improve the lives of Australia’s children and their families. Our people are our foundation, together we are working to ensure children have the learning, development and wellbeing outcomes they need for school and life.


We’re looking for an inspiring and enthusiastic educator to join a highly motivated team, providing fun and educational programs to children in our care.


As a passionate childcare professional you will be committed to providing the highest quality of care and will be rewarded with the opportunity to build your career within a supportive and rewarding environment.


Our centre – Goodstart Walkerston

  • Welcoming and fun environment
  • Fun and vibrant team who thoroughly enjoy what we do
  • 74 place Centre
  • Open – 6.30AM-6.00PM        


Your role

  • Educator – Inclusion Support and Centre Float  
  • 37.5 hours a week
  • Monday - Friday – 9.30AM-5.30PM 
  • Fixed Term Contract - Ending December 2017
  • Certificate III level early childhood qualification (ACECQA approved)
  • Hold a current First Aid qualification



  • Actively contribute to the education program in the room and the centre team
  • Engage and supervise the children at all times
  • Maintain a safe environment for children, families and team members
  • Build and maintain strong, positive relationships with children and families
  • Comply with National Quality Standards and Goodstart policies and procedures
  • Support a culture of reflective practice and ongoing continuous improvement


The benefits

  • Competitive above award wages
  • Supportive and friendly team
  • Ability to cash in annual leave
  • Option to purchase additional annual leave
  • Comprehensive induction and training programme
  • Discounted childcare fees
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Career pathways
  • Uniform allowance


Goodstart is committed to child safety, with a zero tolerance of child abuse, and we look to reflect this commitment in our employees. Should you strive to uphold and reflect these values then we would love to hear from you!


To apply for the role please ‘Apply Now’ or to review the role PD https://www.goodstart.org.au/Goodstart/media/Recruitment/Educator-Position-Description.pdf

Posting Notes: MACKAY || QLD || Australia (AU) || QLD North - Region 10 || SF:00 || Certificate III - Children's Services or equiv || Part-Time

Date Posted
Education, Childcare & Training
Mackay, QLD
Job Type
Part Time, Permanent
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