Diploma Educator

Job Description

  • Progress your career as our newest Diploma Educator!
  • Salary circa $58,261 - $62,800 plus super and benefits, including paid professional development and more
  • Relocation assistance to help you make Rockhampton your home!

Located in Rockhampton, Kingsley College has seen a steady growth of students over the last five years. Founded in 1993, our college educates students with a Christian worldview, emphasising the Word of God and the Lordship of Christ in their service to the world. We currently have more than 200 students studying on campus and via distance education.

Our campus is also home to our Early Learning Centre. Opened in the middle of last year, our centre has modern built-for-purpose facilities, and we nurture and educate children aged 3-4 as they prepare for school life.

For more information, please view our website here.

Kingsley College now has a new and exciting opportunity for a Diploma Educator to join our Early Learning Centre team in Rockhampton, QLD, full-time.

About the Opportunity

As our Diploma Educator, you will be responsible for leading and supervising child-centred play. Working with our other Educator and Early Childhood Teacher, you will supervise children playing in our outdoor area, and be proactive and responsive in finding opportunities to teach children through play.

Our centre operates from 7:30am - 5:30pm, Monday to Friday, and as our Diploma Educator, you will either work from 7:30am and work until 3:30pm or 9:30pm to 5:30pm. Our ECT will join you, and our other educator will support.

You will also have the opportunity to take the lead on school holidays, creating activities and plans for children in our centre.

We follow the EYLQF in our plans, while also using the opportunities and the world around us to create inquisitive, play-based learning opportunities.

The appointment of a suitable applicant may be made before the closing date for applications.

About the Benefits

This is an incredible opportunity to join a tight-knit early learning centre, that is part of a school team dedicated to creating sustainable careers and workplaces for Educators. You'll be joining a supportive and collaborative team, including a passionate and dedicated Principal who has been at the school for more than 15 years.

As our Diploma Educator, we will support you in further study and career development, including the opportunity to join our Future Teachers Program and complete your Bachelor's with our support.

Kingsley College is based in Rockhampton, and you will have the opportunity to be part of our beautiful City! Close to the beach and the bush with the Berserker Ranges just next door, Rockhampton’s dining, shopping, and cultural scene still provides a city lifestyle on the banks of the Fitzroy River.

You will receive an attractive base salary of circa $58,261 - $62,800 plus super and great benefits.

Benefits Include:

  • Relocation assistance to make beautiful Rockhampton your home
  • Opportunity to join the Future Teachers Program
  • Study your Bachelor's of Education at Christian Heritage College at no cost to you
  • Clear pathways to grow and progress with us

Have the opportunity to make a difference to children in a regional centre, and help us close the gap in Indigenous education. 

About You

As our new Diploma Educator, you will be passionate about educating young people and supporting them to succeed in the future. We're open to those who have just completed their Diploma or more experienced candidates, what is important to us is your commitment to a collaborative approach, and supporting child-centred learning.

You will have:

  • A minimum Diploma of Early Childhood Education
  • A QLD Working With Children's Check or the ability to obtain before starting 
  • High-level communication skills with staff, students, and families
  • Strong digital literacy 

You will have the ability to implement our Christian values and philosophy in the Early Learning Centre and other aspects of College life to foster faith and deliver positive educational outcomes for students.

You will be comfortable serving students from a range of socio-economic and cultural backgrounds; high achievers, and those with learning difficulties. You will also be able to adapt your approach to each student's needs and explain concepts in a way they will understand.

This is a rare opportunity to join an innovative college dedicated to supporting its staff as they continue to grow and develop their teaching careers - Apply Now!