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  • 494481
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Early Childhood Teacher/Director
  • Permanent Part Time

Where Every Child Flourishes 

We are Queensland’s biggest childcare and kindergarten provider with nearly 350 early services located across our sunny state. We strive to encourage a love of learning through our curriculum approach of Listening and Learning Together and this is your opportunity to take the lead of your own Kindergarten in this hands-on role working 5 days fortnight (Thursday, Friday, and alternate Wednesdays).

We invite you to start your journey as a Director with Queensland’s leading not-for-profit Early Childhood provider and thrive within a culture of collaboration, inclusivity, and dedication to the growth of all our people, little or otherwise!  

Explore the breathtaking Darling Downs –

  • Kilcoy (meaning rich Aboriginal cultural landscape) community based rural town in the Somerset region. Population of 1898 people and the convenience’s you require for shopping.
  • Close to Brisbane, Sunshine Coast beaches, airports and restaurants.
  • National Parks trails –ready for you to explore walk, bike or numerous picnic spots.

Our Centre

C&K Oakey has supported the local community for over fifty-five years, building a love of learning with generations of families as well as embracing our new families of all heritages. Our Kindy values our natural environments and large outdoor play spaces. During our nature walks and exploration of our bush space children engineer tepees, create using natural objects, mark make using sticks, learn about nature and spot a range of wildlife and neighbouring animals including kangaroos, cockatoos, pelicans, bearded dragons, tawny frog mouth and even horses. 

Joining us will bring you:

  • Unrivalled Support: Join a welcoming and collaborative team committed to providing you all the training, learning and support you need to grow your skills and knowledge! We want you to evolve and grow within our team.
  • Wellbeing: Access our comprehensive support services like our Employee Assistance Program.
  • C&K's exclusive Curriculum Approach Listening and Learning Together - we want you to 'slow down' and learn about six philosophical commitments that build on the C&K purpose and values to shape our distinct approach to early childhood curriculum.

Joining our Family

If your passion is to nurture and inspire children’s learning and promote children’s belonging, being and becoming and recognise and respect children as powerful learners, Thinker and theorisers and active citizens, this opportunity is for you!

We are looking for an approachable leader amongst the community for families, children and employees; and a successful educator who has a hands-on approach in teaching as well as capable of managing the service operationally.

You will need to hold, or be willing to enrol and work towards

  • Completed Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood or equivalent (recognised by ACECQA as an early childhood teaching qualification).
  • First Aid, CPR and Asthma & Anaphylaxis certification
  • Paid Blue Card or Exemption Card 
  • A Police Check current within 3 months or willingness to obtain one

If you are excited to join the C&K family, Apply Now!

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 a police check. Also, all C&K employees will need to have obtained their 1st and 2nd vaccinations for COVID-19 as a condition of employment.

Location: Kilcoy, Qld

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