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Teacher Director - Rockhampton

The Creche & Kindergarten Association Limited

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Director Teacher - C&K Leichhardt Community Kindergarten

  • Director Teacher position 
  • Permanent Part time
  • One of C&K's exceeding services

About the role:

At our C&K Leichhardt Community Kindergarten, which is located in Rockhampton, an exciting opportunity has come available for a passionate Early Childhood Teacher to join the Kindergarten. The Leichhardt Kindergarten is nestled in well established gardens, helping to develop a caring and respectful attitude with children towards nature.

The Kindergarten is a family where everyone has a voice, which is respected. We believe that all staff bring their own strengths and knowledge which is highly valued. This role will see you being part of a community Kindergarten which supports the local communities' families and children as well as feeling supported and mentored by C&K.

This Director teacher role will commence in March 2021 and will be working Permanent part time, 37.5 hours per fortnight on Monday, Tuesday, and alternate Wednesdays.

What we will require from you as a Teacher Director:  

For this Teacher Director position, we are looking for someone who is a self-starter, is passionate about community and is armed with a creative vision. You must be committed to continuous improvement; through a collaborative approach with colleagues, community, families and children. Previous Director Teacher experience is desirable and previous experience working within one of C&K's Community Kindergartens highly regarded. You must be an approachable leader amongst the community of families, children and employees; with a hands-on approach in managing the service operationally.

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
  • Access to Regional support teams which includes an Early Childhood Pedagogy Advisor and Early Childhood Education Manager. Along with a Central office team based in Brisbane
  • 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
  • Professional development and training opportunities
  • Salary packaging options & above award wage
  • Corporate Health Insurance Program
  • Access to an employee assistance program (EAP)

To be successful for this role:

  • 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 guidelines
  • Current Paid or Exemption Blue Card
  • Current First Aid, CPR and Asthma and Anaphylaxis
  • 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
  • Demonstrated experience managing, mentoring and supporting early childhood education and care services/programs to deliver high quality outcomes, and in building a capable and engaged workforce.
  • 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.  

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 child care 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 Apply Now.

Thanks,

The Childcare & Kindergarten Association of Queensland Recruitment Team

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