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Early Childhood Teacher | Mudjimba Community Kindergarten

Sunshine Coast

Early Childhood Teacher | Mudjimba Community Kindergarten

  • 494149
  • Sunshine Coast
  • C&K Affiliate Vacancies
  • Fixed Term Part Time
  • Permanent Part Time

EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHER – Part Time

Mudjimba Community Kindergarten is a service approved community based sessional kindergarten affiliated with The Childcare and Kindergarten Association Limited (C&K) and has been in operation since 1988. We are a not-for-profit organisation, owned and operated by the Mudjimba Community Kindergarten and Pre-School Association Inc and located in Mudjimba on the Sunshine Coast. Our Kindergarten has two groups that each caters for up to twenty-five children across a 5-day fortnight for each group. Mudjimba Community Kindergarten provides play-based developmental and educational programs for children in a natural, cheerful, and safe environment and are proud to offer services, facilities and programs which are rated as EXCEEDING the National Quality Framework.

We are currently looking for an Early Childhood Teacher who is passionate about working alongside children in their early years and will contribute to a team that values open communication and sees children as competent and capable learners.

Our Kindergarten is proud of our large, natural outdoor spaces for children and educators to learn and explore together. Mudjimba kindergarten operates our program 5 days per fortnight. Early Week Group attend Monday, Tuesday & alternating Wednesday’s and Late Week Group attend alternating Wednesday’s, Thursday & Friday. Session Times are 8:25am to 2:35pm each day.

The Role

This position commences Term 4 2022, Tuesday 4th October 2022 until the end of the kindy year, 9th December 2022 with the possibility of further employment in 2023. You will be working on a fixed term part time basis, teaching our Early Week Group attending Monday, Tuesday & alternating Wednesday’s. The hours 8:00am to 3:30pm totally 37.5 hours per     5-day fortnight.

As the Teacher and as nominated responsible person, you will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operation of the Kindergarten Early Week Group by implementing the Queensland Government Approved Kindergarten Program.

About you 

You will be a self-starter, passionate about community, value play and possess a creative vision. You must be committed to continuous improvement, through a collaborative approach with colleagues, community, families, and children. Previous Director Teacher experience is desirable but not essential. You must be an approachable leader amongst the community of families, children, and employees; with a hands-on approach in managing the service operationally. You will have the following:

  • Bachelor's Degree in early childhood or equivalent (recognised by ACECQA as an early childhood teaching qualification)
  • Experience in implementing and delivering an indoor/outdoor Kindergarten program
  • An awareness of the National Quality Framework and Queensland Kindergarten guidelines
  • Current First Aid, CPR and Asthma & Anaphylaxis certification
  • Hold or willing to obtain a paid Blue Card or Exemption Card
  • Passion for creating and delivering a simulating learning environment
  • An understanding of the provision of a safe, well planned indoor and outdoor learning environment
  • Skilled with documenting observations of children's behaviour and development, in the form of learning stories
  • An ability to implement a planned program, in collaboration with the Early Childhood Teacher ensuring the needs of individual children and the group are met
  • Demonstrated experience managing, mentoring and supporting early childhood education and care services/programs to deliver high quality outcomes, and in building a capable and engaged workforce
  • Evidence of sound professional experience that shows initiative and strong sense of personal responsibility for meeting objectives, modelling of professional and ethical behaviour, commitment to personal development; and display or courage in the provision of advice and decision making

If this opportunity is right for you, please apply!

Please send application to director@mudjimbakindy.com.au.

For further information or any questions in relation to this position please contact the Director or Administration on 07 5448 7366 or email director@mudjimbakindy.com.au

 

 

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