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Lead Educator | C&K Blackwater Community Childcare

Central QLD

Lead Educator | C&K Blackwater Community Childcare

  • 492306
  • Central QLD
  • Lead Educator (Group Leader)
  • Permanent Full Time

Group Leader - C&K Blackwater Community Childcare Centre


  • 2 Permanent Full time positions available (Part Time Applicants considered) 
  • Relocation Assistance Provided 
  • Paid professional development

About the role:

At C&K Blackwater Community Childcare Centre, which is situated two hours west of Rockhampton QLD, we are currently seeking 2 passionate and enthusiastic Group Leaders to join our Centre in Blackwater. 

C&K Blackwater are proud of their 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. C&K believe in and value the outdoors as a major part of our approach to teaching and learning. Outdoor play spaces provide many opportunities to engage children in relationships, learning, fun and recreation whilst encouraging adventure and exploration in a safe and natural environment. 

The successful educators 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.

As an Educator with C&K you will have the opportunity to learn and grow, to bring new skills and ideas to challenge your knowledge and deliver excellence in early education and care. This is a fantastic steppingstone into the organisation where you will meet and learn from your Director, Teacher and room leaders, as well as other educators throughout the Centre.

Ideal applicants will have:

  • Hold Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care 
  • Hold a current blue card or willing to apply
  • Current first aid/CPR including asthma and anaphylaxis
  • 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
  • Experience with Storypark and ability to complete learning stories desirable
  • 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
  • Paid blue card and First Aid renewals
  • Paid Professional development and training opportunities
  • Build your networks through C&K in the Early Childhood sector
  • Feel connected through regular C&K updates, use of online systems, access to policies and procedures and online learning
  • Salary packaging options & above award wage
  • Priority access to C&K Childcare and Kindergarten services
  • Access to our employee Assistance program (EAP)

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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