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Nominated Supervisor/ Lead Educator | Platypus Playcare

Cairns & Far North

Nominated Supervisor/ Lead Educator | Platypus Playcare

  • 494051
  • Cairns & Far North
  • C&K Affiliate Vacancies
  • Permanent Part Time


Nominated Supervisor/ Lead Educator

There is a certain feeling you get from working at Platypus Playcare, it is the feeling that you are part of something special. So, if you are looking for the next chapter in your career, it is here. You will be given the opportunity to challenge yourself, build up your skills, and make significant contribution to a workplace that is filled with energetic and inspiring people.

Platypus Playcare is based in the beautiful tropics of Eungella, North Queensland. We are deliberate and thoughtful in delivering exceptional foundations for lifelong learning for children, families, team members and individual communities.

About our Centre

We provide quality care and education to the Pioneer Valley Community. This centre is a not for profit community run childcare centre that has an all inclusive ages in one big room, filled with quality resources tailored to groups ranging from 6 weeks to Prep.This is our daycare service. We also have a Kindy Service (affiliated with CandK)and government funded in another wonderful room, filled with quality resources.

The outdoor learning spaces have been designed around native Australian flora with areas for children to congregate and play as they develop their social skills.

Are you our next Nominated Supervisor/Lead Educator

As our Nominated Supervisor/Lead Educator you will be vital in the successful day-to-day running of our Platypus Playcare centre, the development of our children’s lifelong love of learning, as well as:

  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the daycare service. This role is supported by a part-time Centre Administrator.
  • Ensure the Service is compliant with all State legislations and National Quality Standards
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with the team, parents, children and wider community. 

Qualifications & Experience

  • Diploma or Bachelor in Ealry Childhood Education, or ‘actively working towards’
  • Current Blue Card
  • Current First Aid, CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis certificates or willing to obtain
  • Current Child Protection Certificate or willingness to obtain
  • Prior experience in this role is preferred

If you are interested in working in a centre that supports growth, creates a positive culture, and embed best practices and individual passions – we would love to hear from you.

Apply Now!

We value your creativity and out of the box thinking because this leads to innovation!

Nominated Supervisor/Lead Eaducator

Permanent Part-time position with overnight accommodation provided (if required) or travel allowance if travelling from Mackay in one of our one bedroom cabins in the township.

34 hours per fortnight with 2 hours non-contact = 36 hours

Hourly Rate is based on your qualifications and experience $30 - $35 plus Superannuation, accrued sick leave and annual leave as per Fair Work Award Rate.



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