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Group Leader | C&K Upper Kedron Childcare Centre

Brisbane - Northern Suburbs

Group Leader | C&K Upper Kedron Childcare Centre

  • 493874
  • Brisbane - Northern Suburbs
  • Lead Educator (Group Leader)
  • Permanent Full Time

Group Leader - C&K Upper Kedron Childcare Centre

  • Permanent full time position; 38 hours per week
  • Continuous access to professional development
  • Be a part of children's learning and discovery 

C&K Upper Kedron Childcare Centre is nestled within the natural bush of Upper Kedron, within the masterplanned community of Ellendale, this new early learning centre has been designed in collaboration with educators and architects, to create inviting spaces for children to explore, discover, learn and play.

We are currently looking for a qualified and motivated Group Leader to join our team. As an experienced, warm and passionate Group Leader, you will be responsible for planning and implementing a stimulating education program which provides opportunities for the children, families and the wider community to contribute. This beautiful, 125 place state of the art centre, you will be required to work 38 hours per week on a rotating roster between the hours of 6:30am to 6:00pm, Monday to Friday.

We offer a holistic approach to high quality education centered not just on learning but also on building meaningful relationships to ensure that children feel safe, secure and supported. This centre will specialise in nature pedagogy and will have bright and natural spaces which include modern and natural outdoor play spaces featuring mud play, sand pits, a dry creek with pumping water and a nature reserve for the children to explore. 

What's different about C&K Upper Kedron Childcare Centre: 

  • Unique outdoor environment with large natural play spaces with special fun areas like mud, dirt, natural resources, plenty of shade and a nature reserve.  
  • On-going professional and personal development opportunities - we want you to evolve and grow within our team
  • C&K's exclusive Birth to Three program - we want you to 'slow down' and be in the moment with the children as they learn and explore the world. Our focus is on building deep and trusting relationships with the children
  • C&K's exclusive 'Listening and Learning Together’ curriculum approach  
  • Embraces the diversity of children, families and the community

About you: 

An experienced early childhood Educator, you will be energetic, fun, passionate and committed to supporting and guiding children’s learning and development. You will have the following:

  • Diploma qualification in early childhood (qualification must be recognised by ACECQA); or enrolled and actively working towards
  • Current First Aid, CPR and Asthma & Anaphylaxis certification
  • Hold or willing to obtain a paid Blue Card
  • Previous experience working with children
  • 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 Assistant Educator, ensuring the needs of individual children and the group are met

The benefits:

C&K offers a number of benefits to its employees including:

  • Above award wages
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Additional non-contact time
  • Discounted fees to study with the C&K College of Early Childhood
  • Salary packaging options
  • Priority access to C&K childcare and kindergarten services
  • Return to work support
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

About C&K:

C&K is a not-for-profit organisation which is recognised as one of Queensland's leading bodies in the Early Childhood and Education sector. Since 1907, the organisation has grown and developed its social purpose agenda and now educates children in 360 centres comprised of both Childcare Centres and Kindergartens

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 a police check.

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. 

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. 

If this sounds like you, apply now! 


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