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Assistant Educator | C&K Charleville Community Kindergarten

Toowoomba & Darling Downs

Assistant Educator | C&K Charleville Community Kindergarten

  • 493975
  • Toowoomba & Darling Downs
  • Assistant Educator
  • Fixed Term Part Time

Assistant Educator - C&K Charleville Community Kindergarten

  • Fixed term part time position
  • Communicating 11th July 2022 to 9th December 2022
  • 32.5 hours per week

C&K Charleville Community Kindergarten, is a community based, not-for-profit Kindergarten, located in the South West region of QLD. Our kindergarten is proud of their 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.

Our Centre is now looking for an Assistant who is passionate about working alongside children in their early years and will contribute to a team that values open communication and sees children as competent and capable learners. You will be working on a fixed term part time contract 32.5 hours per week. This position commences on 11 July 2022.

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-year-olds, 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 Charleville Community Kindergarten in delivering this brand-new program to children in the pre-kindy age group.

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)

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. 

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 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. 

If this sounds like you, apply now! 

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