Group Leader

  • Company:
    C&K - The Creche and Kindergarten
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    12 hours ago
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Group Leader – C&K Blackwater Community Childcare Centre Permanent Full time or Part timeQualified or willing to study Diploma/Apprenticeship Paid professional developmentAbout the role:At C&K Blackwater Community Childcare Centre, which is situated two hours west of Rockhampton QLD, we are currently seeking passionate and enthusiastic Group Leaders to join our Centre in Blackwater.We are looking for Full time or Part time Group Leaders 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 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 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 or be willing to studying or complete an Apprenticeship with C&KHold a current blue card or willing to applyCurrent first aid/CPR including asthma and anaphylaxisAn ability to work as an effective team memberAn understanding of the provision of a safe, well planned indoor and outdoor learning environmentUnderstanding of the Early Years Learning FrameworkExperience with Storypark and ability to complete learning stories desirableAbility to drive and implement a planned program, ensuring the needs of individual children and group are metDemonstrated experience building and maintaining positive relationships with families that supports each child’s needsAn 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 togetherCollaborative and engaging team cultureWork for one of Queensland’s leading early education not-for-profit providersCareer progression opportunitiesPaid blue card and First Aid renewalsPaid Professional development and training opportunitiesBuild your networks through C&K in the Early Childhood sectorFeel connected through regular C&K updates, use of online systems, access to policies and procedures and online learningSalary packaging options & above award wagePriority access to C&K Childcare and Kindergarten servicesAccess to our employee Assistance program (EAP)