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Laidley Kindergarten | Inclusion Support Assistant (Part time)

Toowoomba & Darling Downs

Laidley Kindergarten | Inclusion Support Assistant (Part time)

  • 493989
  • Toowoomba & Darling Downs
  • C&K Affiliate Vacancies
  • Fixed Term Part Time

Laidley Kindergarten – Inclusion Support Assistant (Part time)

  • Affiliated with C&K
  • Passionate, energetic team and close-knit team
  • Community focused
  • Rewarding and supportive culture

About this role:

A position has become available for an experienced and qualified Inclusion Support Assistant to join the Laidley Kindergarten team in Term 3, 2022.

The position would be part-time, requiring you to work 12 to 18 hours each week on Monday, Tuesday, and an alternating Wednesday. Please note these hours may vary and will be reviewed throughout the year based on the inclusion needs of the service.

As the inclusion support assistant, you would be required to assist in delivering a program to 20 children each day, and to provide 1:1 support for children with challenging behaviours and additional needs as required. The successful applicant must have previous experience in an early childhood education and care setting, have the drive and capability to implement and introduce inclusive strategies into the program, and be flexible with their hours.

Ideal applicants will have:

  • An approved Early Childhood Certificate III in Children’s Services (or equivalent qualification);
  • Current Paid Blue card (or willing to obtain one prior to commencement);
  • Up to date First Aid, CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis Certificate;
  • National Police Check issued within the last three months (or willing to obtain one);
  • Confidence working with challenging behaviours
  • Patience and a positive attitude
  • Prior experience in an early year's education setting. Prior experience working in an Inclusion support role will be highly regarded

If you enjoy working with children, are committed to inclusive educational practices and want to join a collaborative and dynamic community focused team, then this is the role for you!

About Laidley Kindergarten – Affiliate C&K

Laidley Kindergarten offers quality education and care for children the year before they attend Prep.  As a dedicated, single unit kindergarten, the children take part in a child-orientated play-based program with children ranging from three to four years of age.

The service is located in the township of Laidley in an old church with a large, open indoor and outdoor play areas offering children a range of opportunities to learn through play.

C&K is proud to be the largest and longest established provider of community-based early childhood education and care services in Queensland.  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 include police checks.

If this opportunity is right for you, please email your CV and cover letter to committee@laidleykindergarten.com.au.

Closing Date: 14 July 2022, however we encourage you to apply now as interviews will be conducted as suitable applications are received.

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