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Assistant Educator | C&K Magnetic Island Early Childhood Centre

Townsville & Northern QLD

Assistant Educator | C&K Magnetic Island Early Childhood Centre

  • 493866
  • Townsville & Northern QLD
  • Assistant Educator
  • Fixed Term Part Time

Assistant Educator - C&K Magnetic Island Early Childhood Centre


  • Work on beautiful Magnetic Island
  • Be a part of children's learning and discovery 
  • Contract until 9 December 2022; with a potential to extend
  • Work 8 hours each Thursday and Friday

C&K Magnetic Island is now looking for a Lead Educator who is passionate about working alongside children in their early years to join our team as an Assistant in the Limited hours care. When joining C&K Magnetic Island, you will contribute to a team that values open communication, sees children as competent and capable learners.

We will be looking for Educators who ideally live on Magnetic Island or willing to travel over on required days, have previous experience and confidence working with children of all ages, and who are proven team players with strong communication skills.

Please note: if you are traveling over from Townsville on the ferry, you will need to consider the cost of parking and ferry fee.

As an Assistant Educator you will be working part time, 16 hours a week, working 8 hours each Thursday and Friday. This is a contract until December 2022, with a potential to extend. We are looking for someone for an immediate start in the role.

Being an Educator at C&K Magnetic Island, you will have the opportunity to learn and grow with us, bring your own knowledge, skills and ideas and be involved in delivering excellence in early education and care. We are looking for an Educator who is energetic and fun, who will pride themselves on their passion and dedication for early education and care within the learning environment and have exceptional skills to build relationships with families and children within the community.

Ideal applicants will hold:

  • Certificate lll or Diploma Qualification in Early Childhood (qualification must be recognised by ACECQA) or actively enrolled and working towards one.
  • Current Paid Blue card (or willing to obtain one)
  • Up to date First Aid, CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis Certificates
  • An 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
  • 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:

You will be given training and support to C&K's new revised curriculum "Listening & Learning Together" as well as our Birth to Three approach. 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
  • Paid blue card renewals and first aid
  • Build your networks through C&K in the Early Childhood sector
  • Feel connected through your community
  • Professional development and training opportunities
  • Salary packaging options & above award wage
  • Work additional days and hours across our centres for causal relief educators

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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