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Educator - C&K Blackwater Community Childcare Centre

The Creche & Kindergarten Association Limited
  • Assistant Educator position
  • Full Time 40 hours per week
  • Be a part of children's learning and discovery 

About the role:

C&K Blackwater Community Childcare Centre is now looking for an educator who is passionate about working alongside children in their early years to join our team as an Assistant in the 2-3 age group. When joining C&K, you will contribute to a team that values open communication, sees children as competent and capable learners, and will be a part of children's learning and discovery. 

As an Assistant Educator you will be working full time, 40 hours a week with a monthly RDO. Your new role working as an educator with see you commencing on the 11th January 2021. 

Being an Educator at C&K Blackwater, you will have the opportunity to learn and grow with us, bring your own knowledge, skills and ideas and be involved in delivering excellence in early education and care. We are looking for an Educator who is energetic and fun, who will pride themselves on their passion and dedication for early education and care within the learning environment and have exceptional skills to build relationships with families and children.

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.  

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 First Aid
  • 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
  • Salary packaging options & above award wage

Ideal applicants will have:

  • Hold a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education, or studying towards essential
  • Current first aid/CPR including asthma and anaphylaxis
  • Hold or willing to obtain a Paid Blue card
  • Previous experience working in a childcare setting desirable
  • An understanding of your duties as an Assistant educator and be a team player
  • Passion for creating and delivering a simulating learning environment
  • An understanding of the provision of a safe, well planned indoor and outdoor learning environment
  • Ability to collaborate and have open communication with other educators
  • Awareness of the National Quality Framework
  • Skilled with documenting observations of children's behaviour and development, in the form of learning stories.
  • An ability to implement a planned program, in collaboration with the room leader 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. 

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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