Assistant Director - C&K Upper Kedron Childcare Centre
C&K Upper Kedron Childcare Centre is nestled within the natural bush of Upper Kedron, within the masterplanned community of Ellendale, this new early learning centre has been designed in collaboration with educators and architects, to create inviting spaces for children to explore, discover, learn and play.
At our C&K Upper Kedron Childcare Centre, an exciting opportunity has come available for an experience and motivated Assistant Director to join the team. As the Assistant Director, your role will be to perform your current duties and in the absence of the Director, the Assistant Director will manage the daily operations of the service to enable the delivery of a high-quality early childhood service and program in line with C&K’s vision, values and priorities.
For this position, we are looking for someone who is a self-starter, who has previous experience as a leader in early childhood. You must be an approachable leader amongst the community of families, children and employees; with a hands-on approach in managing the service operationally.
What we will require from you as an Assistant Director:
The successful lead educator will pride themselves on their mentoring ability and have a passion for working closely with educators within the learning environment. We are looking for someone who can build exceptional relationships with families and who is dedicated to furthering their own learning as an early childhood professional. You will be a self-starter, who has previous experience as a leader and approachable amongst the community of families, children and employees; with a hands-on approach in managing the service operationally when required.
You must have the ability to:
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;
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.
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.
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.