Join a team of early childhood professionals who are dedicated to the wellbeing and learning of every child.

We strive to maintain a high-quality recruitment process for all our prospective educators. We aim to adopt a fair and ethical approach to the recruitment of all staff. We welcome applications from any individuals that possess the required qualifications and have a passion for early childhood education.

We are continually assessing our recruitment practices to ensure that the right people are employed in the right roles. We will continue to review, update and modify these practices, where necessary, to ensure the highest quality of candidates are sought.

Recruitment Approach

We are an equal opportunity employer and as such accepts applications from all candidates who possess the correct qualifications and experience for the positions advertised. A minimum requirement of Certificate 3 in Children’s services is required for any position. All Lead Educators must be diploma qualified and our kindergarten program requires a bachelor-trained applicant.

A current Level 2 first aid certificate, including CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis is a requirement as well as a valid working with children’s check. All candidates considered suitable for an interview will be notified via email of a proposed time and date and centre for the interview process to take place.  If there are no current employment opportunities advertised on Seek, we invite you to email us with your employment information for consideration when positions do become available. Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application Process

We are always looking for passionate, qualified and exceptional educators to join our team. If you consider yourself to be a star and want to grow and develop in a career in early childhood education then please contact us. We will always find a position for great people.

We also advertise employment opportunities on We are always happy to hear from you if you are interested in joining our team, either on a casual or permanent basis. Your application should include:

  • A letter of introduction / cover letter
  • Your current resume
  • Qualifications and relevant certificates (Including First Aid, CPR and Anaphylaxis Certificates)
  • Current Working With Children Check
  • Three referees with contact details

Our Commitment to Child Safe Standard: Recruitment, Selection and Training Procedures

We will implement recruitment, professional development and training procedures for employees and where relevant volunteers to ensure no-one at the service poses a risk to children and everyone understands how to manage disclosures or suspicions of harm (Recruitment procedures at Appendix and training procedures in Educator and Management Policy). Requirements include:

• job advertisements which include qualifications and skills required, and culture of child safety and protection

• job descriptions which outline level of professional skills and responsibilities

• The organisation seeks to have a culturally diverse workplace; embracing different culture and backgrounds. This includes promoting applicants from Aboriginal and /or people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.

• processes (including job advertisements) which ensure employees and volunteers have clear Working With Children Checks or they are exempt (see

• interview questions and referee checks which reference person’s approach to child safety and protection

• documented induction/ orientation checklists which reference child safety and protection, supervision, compliance with National Law and Regulations, NQS, Code of Conduct, policies and procedures

• annual training and development to ensure individuals are clear about their roles and responsibilities to protect children from harm, are aware of their reporting obligations, can confidently recognise the indicators of harm (see Appendix) and understand documenting and reporting procedures.

• annual performance appraisals for employees

• regular inclusion of child protection and risk management strategy at least every 6 months in staff meetings and annual review of written training plans which must include Child Protection matters (eg disclosures and suspicions of harm)

• providing access to relevant legislation and other resources to help employees and volunteers meet their obligations

Thank you for your interest in working with Great Start Early Learning Centres team!

Our centres provide high quality education and care.

Our centres provide high quality education and care.