Director Teacher - C&K Tin Can Bay Community Kindergarten
About the role:
C&K Tin Can Bay Community Kindergarten is a community based not-for-profit Kindergarten located in Tin Can Bay. The Centre is a 1 unit Kindergarten that caters for up to 24 children across indoor and outdoor learning spaces.
Our Centre is now looking for a Director Teacher who is dedicated to working alongside children in their early years and will contribute to a team that values open communication and sees children as powerful learners, thinks and theorisers and active citizens.
Our Tin Can Bay Community Kindergarten is proud of their large, natural outdoor spaces for children and educators to learn and explore together. The kindergarten operates their program on a 5 day fortnight on Mondays, Tuesdays and Alternate Wednesdays. This position will commence in January 2023!
C&K Tin Can Bay Community Kindergarten 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.
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.
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.
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Ideal candidates will have:
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.
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.