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Assistant | C&K Millmerran Community Kindergarten

Toowoomba & Darling Downs

Assistant | C&K Millmerran Community Kindergarten

  • 493898
  • Toowoomba & Darling Downs
  • Assistant Educator
  • Fixed Term Part Time

About C&K 

The Childcare and Kindergarten Association Limited (C&K) is a not-for-profit early childhood provider with nearly 350 early childhood education and care services located across Queensland. C&K acknowledges that each child and family have unique early education and care requirements and so we provide a range of different programs including childcare, kindergarten, outside school hours' care and integrated services. 

About the opportunity 

C&K Millmerran is a community-based service which focuses on providing high quality learning experiences for each child through the exploration and interaction with their natural environment. The service boasts a stunning outdoor play area and utilises various sustainable practices to educate children. Through the implementation of C&K’s Building Waterfalls framework, educators build strong partnerships with children and their families, and enhance the strong connections within the local community.

C&K Millmerran Community Kindergarten is currently looking for an experienced and qualified Assistant Educator to join their team. As the Assistant, you will be responsible for implementing quality care and education program for kindergarten aged children in co-operation with the Kindergarten Teacher.

You will be working on a  fixed-term part-time basis for 8.5 hours each Monday and Tuesday. This position commences on 11th July. 

 
About you 

An experienced early childhood Educator, you will be energetic, fun, passionate and committed to supporting and guiding children’s learning and development. You will have the following:

  • Certificate lll qualification in early childhood (qualification must be recognised by ACECQA); or enrolled and actively working towards
  • Current First Aid, CPR and Asthma & Anaphylaxis certification
  • Hold or willing to obtain a paid Blue Card
  • Previous experience working with children
  • Awareness of the National Quality Framework and Queensland Kindergarten guidelines
  • Passion for creating and delivering a simulating learning environment
  • An understanding of the provision of a safe, well planned indoor and outdoor learning environment
  • 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 Early Childhood Teacher ensuring the needs of individual children and the group are met

The benefits

C&K offers a number of benefits to its employees including:

  • Above award wages
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Additional non-contact time
  • Discounted fees to study with the C&K College of Early Childhood
  • Salary packaging options
  • Priority access to C&K childcare and kindergarten services
  • Return to work support
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

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 a police check. 

Please be aware that the Queensland Government’s COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements for Workers in a high-risk setting Direction requires all workers who enter, work in, or provide services in an early childhood education and care setting to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.  This Direction applies to C&K. 

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. 

If this sounds like you, apply now! 

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