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Assistant Educator | C&K East Mackay Community Kindergarten

Mackay & Coalfields

Assistant Educator | C&K East Mackay Community Kindergarten

  • 493987
  • Mackay & Coalfields
  • Assistant Educator
  • Permanent Part Time

Assistant Educator - C&K East Mackay Community Kindergarten


  • Part time 5 days per fortnight
  • Commencing on 28 July 2022
  • Continuous access to professional development
  • Be a part of children’s learning and discovery 

About the role:

C&K East Mackay Community Kindergarten are currently seeking an educator to join their team in 2022.

Your role as an Assistant will see you working permanent part time 37.5 hours each fortnight. Working 7.5 hours every Thursday, Friday and alternate Wednesday.

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 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.

The benefits:

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  
  • Work for one of Queensland’s leading early education not-for-profit providers
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Paid professional development
  • Paid Blue card and First Aid renewals
  • 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
  • Access to study through our C&K College at discounted price
  • Salary packaging options & above award wage
  • Priority access to C&K childcare and kindergarten services
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

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 3-5 age group in a Kindergarten setting 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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