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Early Childhood Teacher | C&K Mt Gravatt West Community Childcare

Brisbane - CBD & Inner Suburbs

Early Childhood Teacher | C&K Mt Gravatt West Community Childcare

  • 493935
  • Brisbane - CBD & Inner Suburbs
  • Early Childhood Teacher
  • Permanent Full Time

Early Childhood Teacher – C&K Mt Gravatt West Community Childcare

 

  • Kindergarten Teacher & Educational Leader
  • Permanent Fulltime position
  • 40 hours per week with a monthly RDO
  • Community based, not-for-profit Childcare Centre

About the role:

C&K Mount Gravatt West Community Childcare Centre is a unique centre that caters for up to 58 children across 4 learning spaces. Our Centre is now looking for an educator who is passionate about working alongside children in their early years to join their team as an Early Childhood Teacher in the Kindergarten room. 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 would suit an educator who can be flexible in their approach, the role is Permanent full time, working 40 hours per week, with a monthly day off. The shift time would be 8 am to 4.30 pm Monday to Friday, working as Kindergarten Teacher and Educational Leader.

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 Mt Gravatt West:

C&K Mt Gravatt West Childcare Centre caters to children between the ages of 6 weeks to 5 years. Their homelike environment ensures children feel safe, secure and supported while in the care of our qualified educators.

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.

To know more about the centre, follow the link here – C&K Mt Gravatt West Childcare Center

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, 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 and Educational leader experience essential
  • 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 Training
  • 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

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 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.

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