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Director Teacher | C&K Blackwater Community Kindergarten

Central QLD

Director Teacher | C&K Blackwater Community Kindergarten

  • 492544
  • Central QLD
  • Early Childhood Teacher/Director
  • Permanent Full Time

Director Teacher - C&K Blackwater Community Kindergarten


  • Permanent Fulltime role
  • Kindergarten Director Teacher position
  • Commencing in 2022
  • Join one of C&K’s recognised exceeding services

About the role:

At our C&K Blackwater Community Kindergarten, an opportunity has come available for an experienced Early Childhood Professional to step into the Kindergarten as the Director Teacher. The Kindergarten is recognised as one of C&K’s exceeding services which is situated in Blackwater, Central QLD. This role will see you being a part of a Community Kindergarten which supports the local communities' families and children as well as feeling supported and mentored by C&K.

C&K Blackwater Kindergarten 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.

This Director Teacher position will be permanent full time, 37.5 hours per week, working 7.5 hours a day, every Monday to Friday. 

 What’s different about C&K Blackwater Kindergarten:

  • One of C&K’s recognised Exceeding community Kindergartens
  • Single unit kindy that caters to 44 children
  • Large open natural indoor and outdoor environments
  • Well-resourced Kindergarten with a focus on, music, drama, literature and visual arts.
  • Strong partnerships with the Blackwater state school, local community events and celebrations
  • Read and discover more about C&K Blackwater Community Kindergarten                      

What we will require from you as a Teacher Director:  

For this Teacher Director position, we are looking for someone who is a self-starter, is passionate about community and is armed with a creative vision. You must be committed to continuous improvement; through a collaborative approach with colleagues, community, families and children. Previous Director Teacher experience is desirable but not essential. You must be an approachable leader amongst the community of families, children and employees; with a hands-on approach in managing the service operationally.

As the Teacher, you will have an ability to document and assess children's learning and development. Model and support the room educators to utilise a variety of teaching strategies including intentional teaching and reflective practice in daily work.

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.

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
  • Opportunity to work within a highly reputable early childhood setting
  • 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
  • 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
  • Salary packaging options & above award wage
  • Corporate Health Insurance Program
  • Access to an employee assistance program (EAP)
  • First Aid training and support

To be successful for this role:

  • Bachelor's Degree in early childhood or equivalent (recognised by ACECQA as an early childhood teaching qualification)
  • Current registration with the Queensland College of Teachers desirable
  • Knowledge of National Quality Framework and Standards ("NQF" and "NQS"), the Queensland Kindergarten guidelines
  • Current paid or Exemption Blue Card
  • Current First Aid, CPR and Asthma and Anaphylaxis
  • An understanding of the provision of a safe, well planned indoor and outdoor learning environment
  • An ability to document observations of children's behaviour and development
  • An ability to implement a planned program, ensuring the needs of individual children and the group are met
  • Demonstrated experience managing, mentoring and supporting early childhood education and care services/programs to deliver high quality outcomes, and in building a capable and engaged workforce.
  • Evidence of sound professional experience that shows initiative and strong sense of personal responsibility for meeting objectives, modelling of professional and ethical behaviour, commitment to personal development; and display or courage in the provision of advice and decision making.

If you are ready for the next step in your career, please apply now and ensure you include a cover letter stating why you would be perfect for this role; and what new and exciting ideas you could bring to this service.

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 have access to many benefits which include, but not limited to, above award wages, salary packaging options, priority access to child care and kindergarten centres and study through our C&K College.

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 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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