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Director Teacher | C&K Slade Point Community Kindergarten

Mackay & Coalfields

Director Teacher | C&K Slade Point Community Kindergarten

  • 493847
  • Mackay & Coalfields
  • Early Childhood Teacher/Director
  • Fixed Term Part Time

Director Teacher - C&K Slade Point Community Kindergarten


  • Kindergarten Teacher Director Position
  • 12-month Fixed Term contract; with possibility of extension
  • Part time position– working 7.5 hours every Thursday, Friday and alternate Wednesday
  • Start your new Teaching role in 2022 with C&K

About the role:

At our C&K Slade Point Community Kindergarten, which is situated in Mackay, an opportunity has come available for an experienced Early Childhood Professional to join the Centre as the Director Teacher from Term 3 2022 onwards on a 12-month fixed term contract, with a possibility of extension. As the Director Teacher you will be a part of a Centre which is proud to be a part of the community. C&K Slade Point provides high quality educational experiences through Listening and Learning Together - C&K's Revised Curriculum Approach and encouraging children to express their own ideas through play to develop friendships, explore, solve problems, help others, imagine, create and extend on their interests.

  • Part time 12-month fixed term contract; with a possibility of extension
  • working: Thursday, Friday and alternate Wednesday; 7.5 hours each day
  • Commencing on 11 July 2022
  • Training, support and professional development through C&K

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, armed with a creative vision and ready to take on the Director role as well as the Teaching. Previous Director/Nominated Supervisor experience is desirable. You must be approachable and possess excellent communication skills, you will be required to have a hands-on approach to managing the service operationally.

You must have the ability to document and assess children's learning and development. Ability to support the room educators to utilise a variety of teaching strategies including intentional teaching and reflective practice in daily work.

We are looking for someone who will treat all children with dignity and respect, embracing each child's unique family and background, maintaining an environment that is tolerant and respectful of child and family cultures, values and differences.

Ideal candidates will have:

  • 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
  • Knowledge of National Quality Framework and Standards ("NQF" and "NQS"), the Early Years Learning Framework ("EYLF")
  • Knowledge of National Law and Regulations
  • Previous experience working in a Director role is preferred by not essential

What's different about C&K Slade Point Community Kindergarten:

  • Located in the heart of Mackay.
  • Large, open natural play spaces with outdoors and indoors environments
  • Well-resourced Kindergarten with a focus on, music, drama, literature and visual arts.
  • Strong Community Spirit, involvement with local groups, events and celebrations
  • Read and discover more about our Kindergarten here  

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 childcare 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.

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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