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Assistant Educator | C&K Blackwater Community Kindergarten

Central QLD

Assistant Educator | C&K Blackwater Community Kindergarten

  • 494107
  • Central QLD
  • Assistant Educator
  • Fixed Term Part Time

Assistant Educator - C&K Blackwater Community Kindergarten

 

  • Part time 5-day fortnight
  • 6.5 hours every Thursday, Friday and alternate Wednesday
  • Fixed term contract until 9 December 2022; with a possibility of extension
  • Continuous access to professional development
  • Be a part of children’s learning and discovery 

About the role:

C&K Blackwater Community Kindergarten, located in Central QLD is a community based, not-for-profit Kindergarten, that is proud of its large, natural outdoor spaces for children and educators to learn and explore together. The Centre aims to provide a safe, friendly, respectful, caring environment that caters for the needs, interests and uniqueness of children, family, staff and the wider community.

C&K will now be delivering the Great Start to Kindergarten Program across selected kindergartens in QLD.

Through this innovative program, children will play and learn in a kindergarten environment specifically for three & four-year-old’s, led by a qualified kindergarten teacher. Through indoor and outdoor play spaces, teachers will engage children with opportunities to explore, experiment, develop friendships, and express their creativity, while nurturing a lifelong love of learning! Your role will see you supporting the team at C&K Blackwater Community Kindergarten in delivering this brand-new program to children in the pre-kindy age group.

As an Assistant you will be working part time, 6.5 hours a day every Thursday, Friday and alternate Wednesday. This is a contract position until 9 December 2022, with a potential to extend in the new year.

You will have the opportunity to learn and grow through C&K, to bring new skills and ideas to challenge your knowledge and deliver excellence in early education and care. The successful educator will pride themselves on their passion and dedication for early education within the learning environment. We are looking for someone with exceptional skills to build relationships with families and children and who is dedicated to furthering their own learning as an early childhood professional.

The Benefits:

C&K 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.

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 educators to access.

As well as;

  • Beautiful natural learning environments for children and educators to learn together.                         https://www.candk.asn.au/blackwater    
  • Work for one of Queensland’s leading early education not-for-profit providers
  • 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
  • Access to study through our C&K College
  • Salary packaging options & above award wage

Ideal applicants will have:

  • Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care or higher
  • Current first aid/CPR including asthma and anaphylaxis
  • Previous experience working with the pre-kindy age group desirable
  • Understanding of your duties as an Assistant educator and be a team player
  • Passion for creating and delivering a simulating learning environment
  • An understanding of the provision of a safe, well planned indoor and outdoor learning environment
  • Awareness of the National Quality Framework and Queensland Kindergarten guidelines
  • 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 Teacher ensuring the needs of individual children and the group are met

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

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

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