The Creche 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 Emerald South Community Childcare Centre situated in Central QLD, is now looking for a dynamic and passionate full time assistant educators to join their team. We are looking for educators who can be flexible, and work shifts between the hours of 6:00am – 6pm on rotating rosters. We currently have a permanent fulltime vacancy at the centre, working 40 hours per week, with a rostered day off each month.
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 Educators who are 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 Emerald South 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 75 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.
An experienced early childhood Educator, you will be energetic, fun, passionate and committed to supporting and guiding children’s learning and development. You will have the following:
Certificate lll qualification in early childhood (qualification must be recognised by ACECQA); or enrolled and actively working towards
Current First Aid, CPR and Asthma & Anaphylaxis certification
Hold or willing to obtain a paid Blue Card
Previous experience working with children
Passion for creating and delivering a simulating learning environment
An understanding of the provision of a safe, well planned indoor and outdoor learning environment
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 offers a number of benefits to its employees including:
Above award wages
Learning and development opportunities
Additional non-contact time
Discounted fees to study with the C&K College of Early Childhood
Salary packaging options
Priority access to C&K childcare and kindergarten services
Return to work support
Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
C&K is committed to an inclusive workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders 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 a police check.
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.
If this sounds like you, apply now!