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Assistant Educator | C&K Birkdale South Childcare Centre

Brisbane - Bayside & Eastern Suburbs

Assistant Educator | C&K Birkdale South Childcare Centre

  • 493819
  • Brisbane - Bayside & Eastern Suburbs
  • Assistant Educator
  • Fixed Term Full Time
  • Fixed Term Part Time

About C&K 

The Creche 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 Birkdale South Childcare Centre caters for children from 6 weeks to 5 years. The service embraces C&K’s ‘Listening and Learning Together’ curriculum approach, which is a play based, emergent and co-constructed curriculum giving emphasis to encouraging children to express and transform their ideas and understandings in play and the many languages of children.

C&K Birkdale South Childcare Centre is currently looking for an experienced and qualified Assistant Educator to join their team in the Toddler room. As the Assistant, you would be responsible for implementing a quality care and education program in co-operation with the Group Leader.

This position is a fixed term contract (6 months), working full time, 40 hours per week. We are looking for an educator who can be flexible, and work shifts between the hours of 6:30am – 6.30pm on rotating rosters.

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
  • 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 Room Leader 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 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. 

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. 

If this sounds like you, apply now! 

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