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Assistant Educator Traineeship | C&K Thornlands Childcare Centre 

Brisbane - Southern Suburbs & Logan

Assistant Educator Traineeship | C&K Thornlands Childcare Centre 

  • 494093
  • Brisbane - Southern Suburbs & Logan
  • Other
  • Fixed Term Part Time

Assistant Educator Traineeship - C&K Thornlands Childcare Centre 

  • Obtain your Certificate 3 in Early Childhood Education through C&K
  • 12-month Fixed term contract; with a possibility of extension
  • Supportive team of educators and trainers while you study and work

About the opportunity 

C&K Thornlands is a unique centre that caters for up to 131 children across seven learning spaces. Our Centre is now looking for an Trainee Assistant who is passionate about working alongside children in their early years to work in the Toddler room on a fixed term part-time basis 37.5 hours per week. We are looking for an educator who can be flexible, and work shifts between the hours of 6:30am – 6.30pm on a rotating rosters.

C&K Thornlands Childcare Centre is made up of a passionate and dedicated team who are supportive and always welcoming. This service has a diverse team of enthusiastic educators who are eager to play a role in mentoring their new Trainee Assistant. With extensive resources and a wonderful learning environment, this is the perfect way to start your career within the early childhood industry. 

As an Educator through C&K you will have the opportunity to learn and grow with us, 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 someone who is energetic, passionate and fun, who will pride themselves on their passion and dedication for early education and care.

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
  • Gain experience with all age groups
  • Feeling connected through your community
  • Professional development and training opportunities
  • Support from your college trainers
  • Receive a recognised Certificate 3 in Early Childhood Education and Care on completion
  • Work, learn and study with C&K
  • C&K pay for you to study your Certificate 3 in Early Childhood

Your responsibilities:

  • Share all duties involved in the care and education of the children with other educators
  • Actively participate in staff meetings and training opportunities
  • Prepare materials and activities as required
  • Contribute to, and actively assist in the delivery of the program planned
  • Build meaningful relationships and interactions with children
  • Contribute to each child’s C&K learning portfolio
  • Must be willing to complete studies towards your qualification to successfully complete within the timeframe

Ideal Candidates:

  • C&K is committed to an inclusive workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
  • Prior experience within early childhood education would be an advantage
  • Ability to commit to and complete a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and care through the C&K College
  • Ability to work as an effective team member
  • Applicants who already hold an Early Childhood Qualification will not be able to be considered for a traineeship

About C&K College

C&K College of Early Childhood is a Nationally Registered Training Organisation (RTO) delivering training to early childhood educators and carers since 1998. Via this traineeship pathway, our aim is to deliver quality education and training by providing work-based mentoring, tailor-made tutorial sessions delivered by experienced trainers and assessors and access to development resources and C&K policies and procedures.

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 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.

If this sounds like you, apply now! 

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