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.

Please note: Goodstart is committed to child safety, with a zero tolerance of any form of child harm and expect all our employees to reflect this commitment.

Goodstart Mentone is our newest architecturally designed, state of the art new facility based in the heart of the Mentone community.

We’re looking for an Educational Leader who is renowned for their experience in showcasing practice and pedagogical direction of their service, through the partnerships they have with the Leadership and centre team. You pursue excellence in all aspects of the Educational program.

Our centre

  • Brand NEW centre
  • 114, purpose built, Nursery through to Kindergarten
  • Dedicated Parents, Staff and Programming retreats
  • Outdoor Dining Hub
  • Nature based playgrounds with Sensory gardens


  • Be a Champion of the Goodstart Safety Commitment for Children, families, team members and all visitors
  • Develop and implement Educational program showcasing pedagogy and practice within the centre
  • Collaborate and mentor Educators and Teachers with understanding of Children’s development, through observations, guidance discussions and professional development
  • You are the pedagogical lead within the centre

About you

  • Hold a Bachelor of Early Childhood or Diploma level qualification or ACECQA approved equivalent
  • Hold a current First Aid qualification
  • Hold a current Working with Children’s check in accordance with relevant State or Territory legislation
  • Extensive experience in delivering a high-quality program and lead by example

Benefits we can offer you

  • A highly competitive salary well above award
  • Learn from our World class Pedagogy expert; Sue Robb
  • Collaborate with other Goodstart Educational Leaders to continue to build on your knowledge
  • Career pathways to Practice improvement Area Leads
  • Option to purchase additional annual leave and cash out annual leave
  • Employee benefits ranging from Discounted childcare fees, insurances and tech

To apply, please click “Apply Now” to complete the Goodstart Inspiring Careers process. #gseducationalleader

Posting Notes: MENTONE, MELBOURNE || VIC || Australia (AU) || VIC North - Region 31 || || Bachelor (ECT) 4yr || Full-Time

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