Assistant Educator | C&K Clinton Community Childcare Centre

Job Description

About C&K 

The Childcare and Kindergarten Association Limited (C&K) is a not-for-profit early childhood provider with nearly 350 early childhood education and care services located across Queensland. C&K acknowledges that each child and family have unique early education and care requirements and so we provide a range of different programs including childcare, kindergarten, outside school hours' care and integrated services. 

About the opportunity 

C&K Clinton Community Childcare Centre is now looking for an educator who is passionate about working alongside children in their early years to join our team as an full time educator working 38 hours per week. We are looking for an educator who can be flexible, and work shifts between the hours of 6:00am – 6pm on rotating rosters.

As the Assistant you will have the opportunity to learn and grow through C&K, to bring new skills and ideas to challenge your knowledge and deliver excellence in early education and care. For the role we are looking for an Educator who is energetic, passionate and fun, who will pride themselves on their passion and dedication for early education and care within the learning environment and have exceptional skills to build relationships with families and children.

At C&K Clinton Community Childcare Centre, we are proud of our spacious natural environment and use this as a catalyst for challenging and open-ended play where children are provided with uninterrupted time to explore and engage in learning. Our centre is unique and currently caters for up to 66 children.

This is a fantastic steppingstone into the organisation where you will meet and learn from your Director, room leader and educators throughout the centre.

The benefits:

You will be given training and support to C&K’s new revised curriculum “Listening & Learning Together” as well as our Birth to Three approach. C&K offers an online learning education hub and has a dedicated Learning and Development department which provides our employees access to online training and courses.

As well as;

Beautiful natural learning environments for children and educators to learn together
Work for one of Queensland’s leading early education not-for-profit providers
Career progression opportunities
C&K pays for our permanent staff to have a paid blue card and renewals
Build your networks through C&K in the Early Childhood sector
Gain experience with all age groups through Long day care
Feel connected through regular C&K updates, use of online systems, access to policies and procedures and online learning
Feeling connected through your community
Professional development and training opportunities
Access to study through our C&K College
Salary packaging options & above award wage
Priority access to C&K Childcare and Kindergarten services

Ideal applicants will have:

Hold a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education, or studying towards essential
Current first aid/CPR including asthma and anaphylaxis or willingness to obtain one
Hold or willing to obtain a Paid Blue card
Previous experience in a childcare setting desirable
An Understanding of your duties as an Assistant educator and be a team player
Passion for creating and delivering a simulating learning environment
An understanding of the provision of a safe, well planned indoor and outdoor learning environment
Awareness of the National Quality Framework
Skilled with documenting observations of children's behaviour and development, in the form of learning stories.
An ability to implement a planned program, in collaboration with the room leader ensuring the needs of individual children and the group are met.
C&K is committed to an inclusive workforce and we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from culturally-diverse backgrounds. 

Please be aware that the Queensland Government’s COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements for Workers in a high-risk setting Direction requires all workers who enter, work in, or provide services in an early childhood education and care setting to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.  This Direction applies to C&K. 

All C&K employees are required to undergo background checks which includes police checks.

Please note the advertising closing date is indicative only. C&K reserve the right to close the advertisement before this date is reached. Therefore, it is encouraged that you submit your application as soon as possible.