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Early Childhood Teacher | C&K Emerald South Childcare

Central QLD

Early Childhood Teacher | C&K Emerald South Childcare

  • 492295
  • Central QLD
  • Early Childhood Teacher
  • Fixed Term Full Time

Early Childhood Teacher - C&K Emerald South Community Childcare Centre 

 

  • Full Time Early Childhood Teacher
  • Fixed Term contract till November 2022; with a possibility of extension
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Newly qualified or experienced Teachers welcome to apply

About the role:

C&K Emerald South Community Childcare Centre is a community based, not for profit centre, located in Emerald Central QLD. At C&K Emerald South Community Childcare Centre, we are proud of our spacious natural environment and use this as a catalyst for challenging and open-ended play where children are provided with uninterrupted time to explore and engage in learning.

C&K 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 position offers an opportunity to be a part of the center and run the kindergarten program in the Kindy space. The Centre is looking for an Early Childhood Professional who is willing to commit to the Centre through 2022.

This position is a fixed term full time contract position till November 2022, with the possibility of continuing in the role. You will be working 40 hours per week as the Kindergarten Teacher.

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

In your new role you have the opportunity to learn and grow through C&K, to bring new skills and ideas to challenge your knowledge and deliver excellence in early education.

We welcome applications and interest from newly qualified Teachers interested in their first Teaching role within Early Childhood, as well as experienced teachers with an understanding of a play-based curriculum encompassing birth to 5 practice across the centre.

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 for our employees to access.

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

-       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) or studying towards
  • Current registration with the Queensland College of Teachers desirable
  • Experience delivering a Kindergarten program
  • Knowledge of National Quality Framework and Standards ("NQF" and "NQS"), the Early Years Learning Framework ("EYLF")
  • 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
  • Exceptional relationship skills with families, children and other educators within the 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 will have access to many benefits including, but not limited to, above-award wages, salary packaging options, priority access to C&K childcare and kindergarten centres and access to study through our C&K College. 

C&K is committed to an inclusive workforce and we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples 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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