Kindergarten Assistant and/or Pre-Kindy Assistant
Are you ready to embark on a heartwarming journey where your passion meets purpose? Kenmore Park Preschool & Kindergarten, a cornerstone of our vibrant community for years, is seeking a remarkable individual to join our family as a Kindergarten Assistant and/or Pre-Kindy Assistant. If you are an amazing, talented, and community-minded individual experienced in nurturing young minds, building lasting relationships with children and families, then we want you to be a part of our legacy.
The position offers three flexible options to consider (there is 1 full-time or 2 part-time positions on offer):
- Full-time (5 days a week): 3 days in Kindy and 2 days in Pre-Kindy
- Part-time (3 days a week): 3 days in Kindy
- Part-time (2 days a week): 2 days in Pre-Kindy
You can choose the schedule that best aligns with your preferences and commitments.
KPPK is affiliated with Gowrie and operates during QLD school terms and runs both Kindergarten and Pre-kindy groups at both ends of the week.
What We’re Looking For:
🌟 Passionate Educator: Someone who doesn’t just assist with teaching but inspires; nurturing the young minds with creativity and care, fostering a love for learning that lasts a lifetime.
🤗 Warm-hearted Connector: An individual who effortlessly builds bridges between the Kindy, the children, and their families, ensuring an environment of trust, open communication, and support.
👩👧👦 Child Advocate: A champion for children, understanding their unique needs, fostering their development, and creating a safe haven where they can flourish. Experience in assisting children with special needs is highly valued.
📚 Educational Excellence and Quality improvement: Assist in crafting an engaging curriculum that sparks curiosity and imagination, laying the foundation for a lifelong love of learning. Embrace the role of a nurturing guide, supporting our Teacher, Nominated Supervisor, and Educational Leader with your valuable insights. Your voice matters here. Share your feedback, ideas, and concerns, shaping the program’s evolution. Your input isn’t just appreciated; it’s vital to our continuous improvement journey.
🤹 Holistic Development: Foster not just academic growth, but emotional, social, and physical development, creating well-rounded individuals prepared for the world ahead.
🤗 Family Partnership: Cultivate strong partnerships with families, ensuring they are an active and valued part of their child’s educational journey.
The Educator position:
- Permanent Full-time or Part-time
- Hours of work: 8:00 – 3:00 (includes non-contact)
- Paid school holidays
- Pay rate dependent upon experience and qualifications in line with our EBA
- Professional Development opportunities
The successful applicants will have:
- A Certificate 3 or Diploma of Early Childhood Education or actively working towards qualification.
- Understanding of the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standards
- Hold a current Blue Card
- Hold (or willing to obtain) First Aid/CPR including Asthma and Anaphylaxis
- Experience building and maintaining strong relationships and partnerships with children, families and colleagues (experience in Community Kindergarten is highly valued).
If you are ready to make a difference, to inspire young hearts and minds, and to be a vital part of a cherished and well-established community Kindy, we invite you to apply. Bring your passion, your talent, and your community spirit, and together, let’s create a world where every child thrives through a rainbow of possibilities 🌈.
Please forward your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by closing date .