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Assistant Educator |C&K Herston Road Community Long Day Care

Brisbane - CBD & Inner Suburbs

Assistant Educator |C&K Herston Road Community Long Day Care

  • 494061
  • Brisbane - CBD & Inner Suburbs
  • Assistant Educator
  • Permanent Full Time

Assistant Educator - C&K Herston Road Community Long Day Care

  • Permanent position, 40 hours per week with a rostered day off each month.
  • Lead, mentor and grow by taking the next step in your teaching career with C&K!
  • Join a team that plays an active role within the local and wider community

C&K Herston Road Long Day Care, we are very lucky to have a natural outdoor area that provides children with an outlet to explore, engage and supports motor development. The children have a large natural space to be adventurous. Because we are so close to the Queensland University or Technology (QUT) we endeavor to build that community partnership and take excursions to their library, football fields and their newly developed picnic areas around the campus.

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

We offer a holistic approach to high quality education. This includes, not just learning but also building meaningful relationships to ensure that children feel safe, secure and supported. This centre will specialise in nature pedagogy and will have bright and natural spaces which include modern and natural outdoor play spaces featuring mud play, sand pits, a dry creek with pumping water and a nature reserve for the children to explore. 

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)

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.  

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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