Early Childhood Teacher start 2024; Educator immediate start

Job Description

Kookaburra Creek Kindergarten Gladstone are hiring! 

We are seeking an Educator (immediate start) and an Early Childhood Teacher (to start 2024)! 

Kookaburra Creek Community Kindergarten is a non-for-profit organization affiliated with Lady Gowrie and has been providing the Gladstone community with quality center based early education for over 30 years.  

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Complying with National Quality Standards (NQS) and adhering to service policies and procedures to ensure the highest level of care and education for our children.
  • Actively contributing and implementing the Quality Improvement Plan (QIP)
  • Creating and maintaining a safe and nurturing Kindy community for all staff, children and families with a high priority on wellbeing and security
  • Building strong partnerships with children, families and the community
  • Working closely with or governing body and executive committee to align with our goals and values.
  • Creating and delivering a dynamic education program in line with relevant curriculum guidelines to ensure an enriching and child centered learning experience

Successful applicants will have: 

Educators; hold a diploma in Early Childhood education and Care or higher 

Early Childhood Teachers; ACECQA approved Batchelor of Education (Early Childhood) with a minimum of 3 years' experience.

A passion and interest in nurturing and providing quality programs for children. 

Previous experience working with the 3–5-year age group. 

Hold a current Paid Blue Card or exemption blue card

Current First aid/CPR including asthma and anaphylaxis. 

The ability to work in a collaborative team environment under the guidance of the center Director.

A commitment to quality outputs and competence in information technology

Possess a general knowledge and or ability to rapidly acquire knowledge of relevant legislation.

Kookaburra Creek Kindergarten are in search of a dedicated and self-driven Early Education teacher to commence employment in 2024 and an Educator for immediate start in term 4 of 2023. Successful candidates will be offered attractive and competitive wages, be paid to attend staff and committee meetings and receive fully funded BlueCard, First Aid/CPR renewal and access to fully funded professional development opportunities.

Both positions would be employed on a 5-day fortnightly basis for our end of week group, hours are as follows:

Educator- Alternating Wednesday, every Thursday and Friday 8:15-2:45

Teacher- Alternating Wednesday, every Thursday and Friday 7:45-3:15


All applications can be sent to Kookaburra Creek Centre Director via email at bluegroup@kck.org.au

 All phone enquiries to 07 49784401