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Assistant Educator - Gladstone

The Creche & Kindergarten Association Limited
  • Pre-Kindy Assistant
  • Continuous access to professional development
  • Be a part of children's learning and discovery 

About the role:

At C&K Clinton Community Childcare Centre, the service is now looking for a qualified Educator to be a part of the Childcare Centre as their Pre-Kindy Assistant.

As the Assistant you 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.

This is a fantastic stepping stone into the organisation where you will meet and learn from your Director, Teacher and room leaders, as well as other educators throughout the centre. 

This position is permanent full time, working 38 hours per week. Commencing in March 2021.

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 for our educators to access.

As well as:

  • Beautiful natural learning environments for children and educators to learn and discover together
  • Work for one of Queensland's leading early education not-for-profit providers
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Paid Blue card renewals and First Aid
  • 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
  • Salary packaging options & above award wage
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Ideal applicants will have:

  • Hold a Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care; or hold a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and studying towards your Diploma, preferred
  • Current first aid/CPR including asthma and anaphylaxis
  • Previous experience working with children and within a childcare setting
  • 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

About C&K:

C&K is proud to be the largest and longest established provider of community-based early childhood education and care services in Queensland.  Working at C&K you will have access to many benefits including, but not limited to, above-award wages, salary packaging options, priority access to C&K childcare and kindergarten centres and access to study through our C&K College.  

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. 

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.

The online application is the first step in our recruitment process.

You will shortly be asked to:

  • Provide some personal details
  • Upload your resume (in a Word or PDF document)
  • Complete some application questions

When you are ready, please click Apply Now.

Thanks,

The Childcare & Kindergarten Association of Queensland Recruitment Team

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