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Early Childhood Teacher | C&K Middlemount Childcare

Central QLD

Early Childhood Teacher | C&K Middlemount Childcare

  • 492298
  • Central QLD
  • Early Childhood Teacher
  • Permanent Full Time

Early Childhood Teacher - C&K Middlemount Community Childcare Centre

 

  • Kindergarten Teacher & Educational Leader
  • Attractive salary package with generous allowances & bonus
  • Professional development opportunities; Subsidised housing available 
  • Newly qualified or experienced Teachers encouraged to apply

About the role:

C&K Middlemount Community Childcare Centre is now looking for an experienced Early Childhood professional to join the Centre.This Teaching and Educational Leader opportunity will see you being part of a community based Childcare Centre which supports the local communities' families and children as well as feeling supported and mentored by C&K.

 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 is Permanent full time working 38 hours per weeks as the Centre Educational Leader and 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 will 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.

What's different about C&K Middlemount:

C&K Middlemount Community Childcare Centre is located in Central Queensland. Middlemount is a small mining community located approximately 3 hours inland from Rockhampton & Mackay. At C&K Middlemount, 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. Children are provided with endless opportunities for messy, dirty, wet and sandy play. Messy means confident, capable and most importantly- happy children!

The Centre offers a unique environment with large natural play spaces and we encourage the care of our natural world through modelling and teaching responsibility and sustainability practices. The outdoor natural environment means the children can use their imagination in all areas including the gardens, dry water creek bed, mud and dirt play and plenty of trees and play spaces to explore.

Visit our centre at https://www.candk.asn.au/middlemount                      

What's on Offer:

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.

  • Relocation package available to assist you with relocating to Middlemount
  • An attractive Retention bonus upon completing 12 months in this role
  • A generous fortnightly living allowance provided
  • Travel & fuel allowance provided
  • This role is also eligible for receiving a Remote area allowance on commencement
  • 4 weeks paid annual leave with extra leave negotiated

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, and professional development opportunities

-       Networking events and training

-       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

-       Salary packaging options & above award wage

-       Access to an employee assistance program (EAP)

-       Paid First Aid training and blue card renewals

 To be successful for this role: 

  • 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 desirable
  • Experience working with the Kindergarten age group essential
  • Knowledge of National Quality Framework and Standards ("NQF" and "NQS"), the Early Years Learning Framework ("EYLF")
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, plan and implement a high quality, educational and child centred program
  • Current Paid or Exemption Blue card (or willingness to obtain)
  • Current First Aid, CPR and Asthma and Anaphylaxis Training (or willingness to obtain)
  • 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 have access to many benefits which include, but not limited to, above award wages, salary packaging options, priority access to child care 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.

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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