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Inclusion Support Assistant | C&K Coomera Community Kindergarten

Gold Coast

Inclusion Support Assistant | C&K Coomera Community Kindergarten

  • 494007
  • Gold Coast
  • Assistant Educator
  • Casual

Inclusion Support Assistant – C&K Coomera Community Kindergarten

 

  • Casual position commencing in Term 3
  • Join one of QLD’s leading early education providers
  • Casual hours 5- days per fortnight – 6 hours each day

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 which is comprised of both Childcare Centres and Kindergartens.

C&K Coomera Community Kindergarten, located on the Gold Coast, have a strong focus on nature play, developing environmental awareness, developing independence and resilience, cooperative learning and early literacy and numeracy. Everything C&K Coomera does is through fun and play while at the same time introducing routine and structure to help children with the transition to school.

Know more about our centre by following the link here – https://www.candk.asn.au/coomera        

About the role:

C&K Coomera Community Kindergarten is currently looking for an experienced Inclusion Support Assistant. As the Inclusion Support Assistant, you would be required to assist with the whole group, however there is a large element of one-on-one care required for an additional need’s child in this position. The successful applicant must have previous experience in a similar role, have the drive and capability to implement and introduce strategies into the program and be flexible with their hours.

  • Casual role – 5 days per fortnight
  • 6 hours per day– every Monday, Tuesday and alternate Wednesday
  • Commencing in Term 3 until the end of the year, with a potential to extend

Please note, these hours are subject to review throughout the year and could be reduced depending on how the children are settling in.

The suitable applicant will be expected to:

  • Work with and support children with additional needs;
  • Demonstrating an understanding of The Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and the Queensland Kindergarten Learning Guidelines (QKLG); 
  • Assisting with monitoring, recording and evaluating children’s learning and experiences and makes adjustments to the program where necessary; 
  • Supporting and guiding children’s behaviour in positive ways.

 Ideal applicants will have:

  • Approved Early Childhood Certificate III in Children’s Services (or equivalent qualification);
  • Hold a current Blue Card or ability to obtain a Paid Blue Card;
  • Current First Aid/ CPR including Asthma and Anaphylaxis;
  • Have knowledge and awareness of eating disorders in children.
  • Previous experience in a similar role assisting children with additional needs.

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.

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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