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Assistant Educator | C&K Middlemount Community Childcare Centre

Central QLD

Assistant Educator | C&K Middlemount Community Childcare Centre

  • 493855
  • Central QLD
  • Assistant Educator
  • Permanent Full Time

Assistant Educator – C&K Middlemount Community Childcare Centre

 

  • Permanent Full Time Assistant Educator Position
  • Certificate 3 or studying towards
  • 38 hours per week

About the role:

At C&K Middlemount Community Childcare Centre, we are currently seeking a passionate, an enthusiastic educator who is energetic and willing to work within a team of dedicated early childhood educators. You will ideally have previous experience working in previously with the Nursery age group within a Childcare Centre.

  • Permanent Fulltime – 38 hours a week
  • Educator assistant in the Nursery room
  • Immediate start for the right candidate

As the Assistant 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. For the role we are looking for an Educator who is energetic, passionate 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.

you will have the ability to work closely with other educators within a team environment.  You will have experience and show confidence working with the Nursery 0-2 age group and be open to professional development on the Birth to Three approach.

At C&K Middlemount Community Childcare Centre we are proud of our spacious natural environment and use this as a catalyst for challenging and open-ended play where children are provided with uninterrupted time to explore and engage in learning. Children are provided with endless opportunities for messy, dirty, wet and sandy play. Messy means confident, capable and most importantly- happy children!

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
  • Career progression opportunities
  • C&K pays for our permanent staff to have a paid blue card and renewals
  • Build your networks through C&K in the Early Childhood sector
  • Gain experience with all age groups through Long day care
  • 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
  • Priority access to C&K childcare and Kindergarten services

Ideal applicants will have:

  • Certificate 3 in Children’s Services (or equivalent qualification) or studying towards
  • Hold a current blue card (or willing to obtain)
  • Current first aid/CPR including asthma and anaphylaxis
  • An understanding of your duties as an educator and be a team player
  • Previous experience in a childcare setting working within the Nursery age groups
  • An understanding of the provision of a safe, well planned indoor and outdoor learning environment
  • Awareness of the National Quality Framework
  • 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

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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