Compare Goodstart Early Learning vs Expect-a-star BETA

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Goodstart Early Learning

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Employee Ratings

  • Goodstart Early Learning scored higher in 1 area: Positive Business Outlook.
  • Expect-a-star scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 88 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 4 reviews)
Expect-a-star employees rated their Overall Rating 0.8 higher than Goodstart Early Learning employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
Career Opportunities
3.9
Expect-a-star employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.8 higher than Goodstart Early Learning employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Expect-a-star employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Goodstart Early Learning employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Work-life balance
3.9
Expect-a-star employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Goodstart Early Learning employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.8
Senior Management
3.3
Expect-a-star employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Goodstart Early Learning employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
4.0
Expect-a-star employees rated their Culture & Values 0.7 higher than Goodstart Early Learning employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Goodstart Early Learning Ceo Julia Davison
78%
78%Julia Davison
CEO Approval
Expect-a-star placeholder CEO image
N/A0 Ratings
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
65%
% Recommend to a friend
100%
Expect-a-star employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 35% higher than Goodstart Early Learning employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Goodstart Early Learning employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 20% higher than Expect-a-star employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
36%

Salaries

Goodstart Early Learning has 70 more total submitted salaries than Expect-a-star.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Early Childhood Teacher6 Salaries
A$32/hr
Children's Services Group Leader1 Salaries
A$34/hr
Administrative Assistant2 Salaries
A$26/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Educator1 Salaries
A$28/hr
Group Leader1 Salaries
A$32/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Educators" was the most mentioned Pro at Goodstart Early Learning.
  • "Centres" was the most mentioned Con at Goodstart Early Learning.
Pros
Pros
"Educators"(in 8 reviews)
"Centres"(in 7 reviews)
There aren't enough reviews matching this company to generate pros and cons.
Cons
Cons
"Centres"(in 13 reviews)
"Area managers"(in 5 reviews)
Featured Review
"Well resourced"15 Jun 2020

Former Employee - Childcare Educator

I worked at Goodstart Early Learning part-time for less than a year

Pros

Good team, well resourced, offers flexibility.

Cons

Each centre differs a lot from one another depending on manager. Not enough hours.

Advice to Management

Don't hire too many casual staff if you don't offer them shifts.

"It's fine"6 Nov 2019

Former Freelancer - Educator

I worked at Expect-a-star for less than a year

Pros

Good pay for casual work Get to go to different types of centres Communication with office is fine Super Don't have to agree to a shift if busy on day

Cons

Most shifts are last minute Shifts won't always be close and you have to travel an hour and a half Not always guaranteed work

Job Postings

Goodstart Early Learning has 1,250 more recently posted open jobs than Expect-a-star.