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Lead Educator | C&K Blackwater Community Childcare Centre 

Central QLD

Lead Educator | C&K Blackwater Community Childcare Centre 

  • 492690
  • Central QLD
  • Lead Educator (Group Leader)
  • Permanent Full Time

Group Leader - C&K Blackwater Community Childcare Centre 


  • C&K offers above award salary
  • Access to professional development opportunities
  • Permanent fulltime 40 hours per week, with a monthly RDO
  • Supportive and dedicated team of educators

About the role:

At C&K Blackwater Community Childcare Centre, located in Central QLD,  we are currently seeking a qualified Group Leader to work across all ages in our centre. 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 children, and who is dedicated to furthering their own learning as an early childhood professional.

At C&K Blackwater 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!

  • Permanent Full time – 40 hours per week
  • Banked one RDO a month
  • Working across all ages
  • Immediate start for the right candidate

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
  • 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

Ideal applicants will have:

  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care (or equivalent qualification)
  • Hold a current paid blue card (or willing to obtain)
  • Current first aid/CPR including asthma and anaphylaxis
  • Previous experience working with all age groups preferred
  • An understanding of the provision of a safe, well planned indoor and outdoor learning environment
  • Current or previous experience working in C&K desirable
  • Experience using Story park desirable
  • An ability to document observations of children's behaviour and development
  • An ability to implement a planned program, ensuring the needs of individual children and the group are met.

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. 

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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