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Early Childhood Assistant Educator | Shailer Road Community Kindergarten

Brisbane - Southern Suburbs & Logan

Early Childhood Assistant Educator | Shailer Road Community Kindergarten

  • 494115
  • Brisbane - Southern Suburbs & Logan
  • Assistant Educator
  • C&K Affiliate Vacancies
  • Fixed Term Part Time

Early Childhood Assistant Educator | Shailer Road Community Kindergarten

Shailer Road Community Kindergarten has an opportunity for two passionate and visionary early childhood professionals to join our Kindergarten in Early Childhood Assistant Educator roles.  We acknowledge and celebrate our departing Educators, one of whom is retiring from Early Education and Care and the other who has advanced their career into Early Childhood Teaching. 

The Roles

  • Assistant Educator
  • Fixed term contract commencing 16th January 2023
  • Two roles are available:
    • Part-time shorter days; 5 day fortnight end of the week (Thursdays, Fridays & alternate Wednesdays) 8:00am to 3:30pm (37.5hrs/fortnight)


    • Part-time longer days: every Thursday & Friday 7.30am – 4.30pm (36hrs/fortnight)
  • Remuneration will be in accordance with the Shailer Road Community Kindergarten’s Enterprise Agreement

About You:

The successful candidate will be passionate about play based learning and have a sound knowledge and understanding of contemporary early childhood development and best practice. You will be committed to ongoing professional development and demonstrate a capacity to work alongside colleagues to continually improve and refine teaching and learning practices.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated high-level written and verbal communication skills and high-level interpersonal skills, working to develop constructive and respectful relationships with children, parents, and other staff. You will be working collaboratively with the teacher; which will include implementing the planned program and also documenting observations of the children’s behaviour and development through learning stories.

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

To be successful in this role you must have:

  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care or higher
  • Proven Educator experience within an Early childhood service
  • A current and valid Blue Card/Blue Card Exemption
  • Current First Aid/CPR including asthma and anaphylaxis
  • Strong knowledge of National Quality Framework and Standards (“NQF” and “NQS”), and the Queensland Kindergarten Learning Guidelines

About Us

Shailer Road Community Kindergarten is a not-for-profit provider affiliated with C&K.  Located on Yuggera Land, we are positioned next to a natural bushland reserve and have provided early childhood education to our community for over 30 years.  Our centre has a large outdoor play space, and our classrooms are complimented by wide covered verandas.  Children experience a natural play-based learning environment with high quality resources, and a high ratio of caring educators and staff.    The kindergarten operates during school term time only. 

We are a double-unit centre which operates two alternative kindergarten programs – a 5-day fortnight in one unit and 2 long days in the second.  Our team is committed to providing a safe, friendly, respectful and caring environment that caters for the needs, interests and uniqueness of children, family, staff and the wider community.

Shailer Road Community Kindergarten can offer excellent employee benefits and professional development opportunities for early childhood educators. We are committed to an inclusive workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

If this opportunity is right for you, please click apply now and follow the prompts. Alternatively, please contact Katie Broome via email



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