Your career with Gowrie

Learn More About Gowrie
Your career with Gowrie
Learn More About Gowrie


We are leaders in early and middle childhood education, with over 80 years as a surplus for purpose social enterprise. We are proud to provide diverse education and care, family support and professional development services to the early and middle childhood sector across NSW and ACT.

With a strong focus on research and contemporary pedagogical methodology, we demonstrate a strong leadership commitment to working in partnership across generations to provide a range of programs and resources that support children, families and education professionals.

We are dedicated to being an employer of choice in the Early Childhood Sector.

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Our Vision

To help children become active participants in society, that their voices are heard and that they are empowered to make a positive contribution to their community, and a difference in the world.

Yes, it’s an audacious vision that our increasingly diverse team is dedicated to achieving.

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Our Secret Weapon

Our people are the corner stone of our organisation. We value their voices, their participation and their insight. We nurture and cultivate their expertise. We pride ourselves on our ability to retain management, administrative, care and teaching staff on a long term basis by encouraging career advancement at every level of service


We work with like-minded people who positively encourage one another. We smile a lot here at Gowrie. We are generous with our time, and passionate about educating children and providing ongoing, NESA endorsed professional development opportunities for our educators.

We live and breathe education...and educators.

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Gowrie NSW offers attractive work conditions and benefits that are well above industry awards. We put our Employee experience at the forefront and are proud to have consistently achieved above industry average Employee Engagement results. In becoming a member of the Gowrie family, you will enjoy:

  • Access to ongoing professional development courses through EdHub including NESA endorsed courses
  • Access to a global network of leaders in the profession.
  • Up to 10 days paid study leave to participate in practicums or complete studies in a work-related area.
  • Part time and job-share roles available.
  • A supportive and friendly culture and environment where you will be set up for success.
  • Paid maternity leave for staff completing three or more years of continuous service.
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program.
  • We are a child-safe organisation and an equal opportunity employer.
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“ My understanding of Primary Educator Relationships is only getting stronger as weeks go by, and others are really starting to notice." Glacy, Nursery Room Leader Gowrie NSW Discovery House