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Kindergarten Teacher - Moranbah

The Creche & Kindergarten Association Limited

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Kindergarten Teacher - C&K Moranbah Community Kindergarten

  • Start your new role January 2021
  • Full Time Teaching position  
  • Professional development and mentoring 

About the role:

At our C&K Moranbah Community Kindergarten and Preschool Centre, an exciting opportunity has come available for an experienced Early Childhood Professional to join the Centre as one of their Kindergarten Teachers. As the Teacher you will be a part of a Centre which supports 3 Kindergarten units with 132 children in total. You will be the Teacher delivering the kindergarten program within one of the units. This community Kindergarten also has after Kindy hours care which supports family needs.

C&K Moranbah Kindergarten has been a proud member of the community for 60 years and provides high quality educational experiences through the implementation of the new revised curriculum "Listening & Learning Together", by encouraging children to express their own ideas through play to develop friendships, explore, solve problems, help others, imagine, create and extend on their interests.

As the Teacher you will be a part of a Community Kindergarten which supports the local communities' families and children as well as feeling supported and mentored by C&K. 

The Moranbah Community Kindergarten encourages University graduates as well as experienced teachers to apply for this opportunity for 2021.

This teaching role will commence on the 18th January 2021; however you may be required sooner for induction and orientation. You will be on a 12-month fixed term contract till December 2021, full time working 37.5 hours per week.

What we are looking for in a Teacher:

For this Kindergarten Teacher position, we are looking for someone who is a self-starter, who has previous experience as a Teacher and armed with a creative vision. We welcome university graduates who are ready to kick start their career in 2021 and be provided with a supportive mentoring program.

As the Teacher, you will have an ability to document and assess children's learning behaviour and development. Model and support the room educators to utilise a variety of teaching strategies including intentional teaching and reflective practice in daily work.

C&K Teachers and educators treat all children with dignity and respect, embracing each child's unique family and background, maintaining an environment that is tolerant and respectful of child and family cultures, values and differences.

The benefits:

You will be given training and support to C&K's new revised curriculum "Listening & Learning Together". 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 employees to access.

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
  • Opportunity to work within a highly reputable early childhood setting
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Build your networks through C&K in the Early Childhood sector
  • 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
  • Corporate Health Insurance Program
  • Access to an employee assistance program (EAP)
  • First Aid training and support

To be successful in this role you must:

  • Bachelor's Degree in early childhood or equivalent (recognised by ACECQA as an early childhood teaching qualification)
  • Current registration with the Queensland College of Teachers desirable
  • Knowledge of National Quality Framework and Standards ("NQF" and "NQS"), the Queensland Kindergarten Learning Guidelines
  • Current or previous experience working at a C&K Community Kindergarten preferred but not essential
  • Having an ability to work with and support children with additional needs 
  • Demonstrating recognition, acceptance and respect towards Australia's first people - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 
  • An understanding of the provision of a safe, well planned indoor and outdoor learning environment
  • An ability to document observations of children's behaviour and development
  • An ability to implement a planned program, ensuring the needs of individual children and the group are met
  • Evidence of sound professional experience that shows initiative and strong sense of personal responsibility for meeting objectives, modelling of professional and ethical behaviour, commitment to personal development; and display or courage in the provision of advice and decision making.

If you are ready for the next step in your career, please apply now and ensure you include a cover letter stating why you would be perfect for this role; and what new and exciting ideas you could bring to this service.

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 have access to many benefits which include, but not limited to, above award wages, salary packaging options, priority access to childcare and kindergarten centres and study through our C&K College. 

C&K is committed to an inclusive workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders 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.

This 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 'Start Application'.

Thanks,

The Childcare & Kindergarten Association of Queensland Recruitment Team

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