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Group Leader | C&K Middlemount Community Childcare

Central QLD

Group Leader | C&K Middlemount Community Childcare

  • 492454
  • Central QLD
  • Lead Educator (Group Leader)
  • Permanent Full Time

Group Leader - C&K Middlemount Community Childcare Centre

 

  • Permanent Full time 40 hours a week; with an RDO each month
  • Commencing on 10 January 2022
  • Be a leader in Early Education and Care
  • Professional development and training provided.

About the role:

At C&K Middlemount Community Childcare Centre, we are currently seeking a passionate and enthusiastic Group Leader to join our Centre. Your new role will have you leading in the Nursery room and working Permanent Full-time hours of 40 hours a week, with a rostered day off each month.

The successful educator will pride themselves on their mentoring ability and have a passion for working closely with educators within the learning environment. We are looking for someone with exceptional relationships with families and who is dedicated to furthering their own learning as an early childhood professional.

At C&K Middlemount 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. Children are provided with endless opportunities for messy, dirty, wet and sandy play. Messy means confident, capable and most importantly- happy children!

Ideal applicants will have:

  • Cert III Qualified or Diploma in Children's Services (or equivalent qualification) or studying towards
  • Hold a current blue card (or willing to obtain)
  • Current first aid/CPR including asthma and anaphylaxis
  • Previous experience working with the nursery age or within a childcare setting
  • An ability to work as an effective team member
  • An understanding of the provision of a safe, well planned indoor and outdoor learning environment
  • Understanding of the Early Years Learning Framework
  • Ability to drive and implement a planned program, ensuring the needs of individual children and group are met
  • Demonstrated experience building and maintaining positive relationships with families that supports each child’s needs
  • An ability to document observations of children's behaviour and development

The benefits:

You will be given training and support to C&K's new revised curriculum "Listening & Learning Together" as well as our Birth to Three approach. 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 educators to access.

As well as;

  • Beautiful natural learning environments for children and educators to learn together
  • Collaborative and engaging team culture
  • Work for one of Queensland's leading early education not-for-profit providers
  • Career progression opportunities
  • C&K pays for our permanent staff to have a paid blue card and renewals
  • Build your networks through C&K in the Early Childhood sector
  • Gain experience with all age groups through long day care
  • 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
  • Access to study through our C&K College
  • Salary packaging options & above award wage
  • Priority access to C&K childcare and Kindergarten services

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. 

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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