Employment

Receptionist Trainee
Lady Gowrie Qld

Have you experienced the difference of working in a community-based not for-profit Organisation? Lady Gowrie QLD is a leader in ECEC, sponsoring a diverse range of Early Childhood Education and Care, community Services.

About the Role:
We are seeking a Full Time Trainee Receptionist for all reception duties in the Lady Gowrie Head Office, located in Bowen Hills. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing administration support to staff.

This position offers a Certificate III in Business Administration provided by the Queensland Government. This role will suit a recent school leaver or a person with no previous Certificate III Qualification to be eligible for this Traineeship.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Answer telephone calls and direct to the appropriate staff member
  • Maintain a presentable and welcoming reception and waiting area
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the staff kitchen
  • Greet clients/visitors in a professional, welcoming manner and assist them as appropriate.
  • General administration tasks as required including, but not limited to, word processing, spreadsheets and data entry
  • Filing
  • Producing letters and reports
  • Using Microsoft Office programs
  • Assisting the team under the direction of the Office Manager

Key Selection Criteria:

  • Good Communication skills
  • Displays high level of professionalism
  • Demonstrated initiative
  • Customer service orientated
  • Ability to work both independently with limited supervision and as part of a team
  • Time management skills
  • Experience in MS Office Suite is desirable

Join the dynamic team at Lady Gowrie (QLD) and enhance your career opportunities.

Please email resumes to Genevieve de Waard at hr@ladygowrie.com.au or telephone
(07) 3252 2667 for further information.

Applications close Friday 25th January 2019

We thank all applicants for their interest, however we will only contact those under consideration as we move forward. We may contact applicants before the closing date for interviewing and selection.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Early Childhood Teacher: 5 day fortnight (alternate Wednesday, Thursday and Friday), Pine Rivers Kindergarten.

Part time 12 month contract with view to Permanent:

Commencing Monday 21st January 2019. End of week position, 5 day fortnight.

Pine Rivers Kindergarten has been providing high quality and enriching early childhood education for over 50 years.

We are seeking a qualified and experienced Kindergarten/Early Childhood Teacher.  You will work closely with an Assistant and will be supported by the Nominated Supervisor.  Pine Rivers Kindergarten provides an excellent working environment with many long term staff.

As an Early Childhood Teacher at Pine Rivers you will:

Provide a high quality, inclusive early childhood educational program based on the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and Queensland Kindergarten Learning Guidelines (QKLG) and support positive outcomes for each child.

Provide a welcoming environment and form trusting relationships with children, families and staff.  Have excellent written and verbal communication/presentation skills.  Be competent in creating documentation in Word and Power Point.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood or equivalent (as recognised by ACECQA).  Current Blue Card or Blue Card Exemption, up to date First Aid, CPR Asthma and Anaphylaxis Certificates.

To apply, please email your cover letter and CV addressing the position requirements to
employment@pineriverskindy.com.au
by 5pm Friday 21st December, 2018.  Interviewees only will be contacted.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kindergarten Teacher & Nominated Supervisor / Service Manager (Maternity Leave Contract)
Landsborough Kindergarten

Landsborough Kindergarten is a community based not-for-profit organisation that is affiliated with Lady Gowrie (QLD). Landsborough Kindy is a single (1) unit kindergarten that offers a three (3) day program every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9.00am to 2.00pm.

We are looking for a highly motivated, organised and experienced Early Childhood Teacher to join our kindy family and fulfil a maternity leave contract in 2019.

The successful applicant will undertake the Nominated Supervisor’s role and will be the Responsible Person at this service. Your role will also include Education Leader responsibilities.

Mandatory qualifications

  • Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) or equivalent Early Childhood qualification
  • Registration with the Queensland College of Teachers
  • Senior First Aid Certificate and CPR (including management of anaphylaxis, management of asthma and automated external defibrillation)
  • Current Blue Suitability Card or Exemption Card
  • Child Protection Training.

Key Selection Criteria

  • Previous experience employed as a teacher/service manager in a kindergarten environment
  • Experience working in an affiliated service alongside a parent management committee
  • Demonstrated ability to provide and document a high quality, play based early childhood program
  • Experience working in an environment that supports children with additional needs is an advantage
  • A current understanding of the National Quality Framework, Early Childhood Education and Care Legislation and the Assessment and Rating Process
  • A thorough understanding of the Queensland Kindergarten Learning Guidelines and the Early Years Learning Framework.

Further position details
This position is a maternity leave contract starting on approximately XX January 2019 in Term 1 and continuing through to the end of Term 3, with the possibility for extension to the end of Term 4.
This position is a part time role consisting of Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 8.15am to 3.15pm.

Conditions
All applicants are asked to submit their resume, along with a cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria, to:

Attention:  Gabbee Sharrock, President
landsboroughkindy@bigpond.com

Applications close by COB on Monday 31 December 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

Inclusions Support Facilitator
Gan Gani Kindergarten, Fig Tree Pocket
Part-time casual contract for 2019

Inclusion Support Facilitator for two kindy-aged children with additional needs, within a class of 22 children at Gan Gani Community Kindergarten in Fig Tree Pocket. Gan Gani is a single unit kindergarten offering a kindergarten program to two groups of children, 5 days per fortnight. The kindergarten operates from 8.45am to 2.45pm Monday to Friday during school terms.

You will be working 5.5 hours per day, every Thursday, Friday and alternate Wednesdays during term time for the duration of 2019.

Duties:
Helping to facilitate the participation of all children, but primarily assisting two children with additional needs to integrate into the environment, in co-operation with the teaching team.
Implementing a planned program, ensuring the needs of individual children and the group are met.
Suggesting to the Teacher any specific resources that may be required to support the educational needs of the child
Working with the Teacher in relation to outside specialists and other support agencies
Documenting observations of children’s behaviour and development
Assisting in providing a safe, well planned indoor and outdoor learning environment
Participating in all care and education duties as required with all children at the centre
Developing and maintaining open and collaborative relationships with all families
Working as an effective team member and supporting the Teacher

Requirements:

Current Blue Card
Minimum Certificate III Early Childhood Education and Care
Current First Aid Certificate
Experience in a similar role at another centre
Knowledge of Auslan sign language is desirable but not necessary

Remuneration above award rates.

Please provide a resume and cover letter addressing your suitability to this role to sally@gangani.net.au by close of business Monday 10 December.

For more information please phone Sally Rosario on 0437 128 129

 

 

 

 

 

Administrator – Gan Gani Community Kindergarten Fig Tree Pocket

Gan Gani Community Kindergarten is seeking an enthusiastic and efficient Administrator to join our team. The purpose of this role is to provide strong administrative support to the Nominated Supervisor, staff and Management Committee.

Duties:

  • Be the friendly face of the Kindergarten and provide excellent customer service including; greeting visitors, answering phones and responding to emails
  • Assist with Kindergartens tours and enrolments
  • Provide general clerical support to the teaching staff and Management Committee
  • Order office supplies
  • Data entry, filing and archiving
  • Liaise with external stakeholders, Lady Gowrie, Office of Early Childhood and Brisbane City Council
  • Liaise with and co-ordinate maintenance contractors
  • Maintain confidential records and reports
  • Collate reports and complete data collection
  • Invoicing and payments
  • Monitor & follow up outstanding accounts
  • Payroll and account management, and financial reporting

Desired skills and experience

  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional and friendly approach
  • Ability to build strong relationships with families and children
  • Strong organisational & time management skills
  • High level of proficiency with MS Office Suite (especially Word, Excel and Outlook).
  • Knowledge of MYOB and Xero accounting software is preferable
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Consistent and reliable team player
  • Administration experience preferably within an early education (kindy / child care) or school environment
  • Higher education (certificate or diploma) in Business Administration would be preferred
  • Working with Children (Blue Card)
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities by demonstrating flexibility in approach to tasks and adaptability when dealing with a number of priorities

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a professional, passionate and community focused Early Childhood service. We value people who demonstrate sincerity, passion and professionalism and in return we are committed to providing you with a fabulous working environment.This is a permanent part-time position of 2 days per week starting in January. Remuneration will be above award rates and be based on relevant skills and experience.

To apply for this position, please forward us a copy of your resume along with a cover letter outlining your suitability to this role, to admin@gangani.net.au.
Applications close Monday 10 December 5:00pm

 

 

 

 

 

Lunch Relief Assistant (Casual)
Kedron Heights Community Kindergarten

We are a community Kindergarten affiliated with Lady Gowrie and have been serving the children and families of Kedron and surrounding areas for 55 years.

We are currently seeking a passionate and energetic individual to undertake our Lunch Relief Assistant (Casual), working for two (2) hours per day on Thursdays and Fridays during kindergarten terms. Our kindergarten terms and holidays are aligned to the Queensland State School calendar.

Over the 2 hour period, you will assist the Teacher or Educator while their staggered lunch breaks are taken, as well as assisting with other centre tasks. We do require the hours to be worked during the middle of the day. However, there is some flexibility with the exact start time, so we will discuss this further during the interview. Additional hours may be offered throughout the year as required.

Our play-based program celebrates childhood by valuing children as competent and capable individuals who come to kindy with unique knowledge and experiences. We place a strong emphasis on nature play and are seeking a candidate who values working with children and becoming an integral part of our Kedron Heights team.

You must hold a Positive Notice Card (Working with Children Card) or Exemption Card and possess or be actively studying towards an approved certificate III level (or higher) education and care qualification. You should also hold a Senior First Aid Certificate including CPR and have had training in Asthma and Anaphylaxis.

The role will commence from the start of term 1 2019 (Thursday 31 January), with orientation to be scheduled prior to that.

If you meet the requirements outlined above, we look forward to receiving your application by email to (kedronheightskindy@gmail.com). Please include Lunch Relief Assistant (Casual) in the subject heading of your email. Applications close Friday 14th December 2018 and should be addressed to Judith Aitken.

 

 

 

 

 

Co-Director/Teacher
Tamborine Mountain Community Kindergarten

A newly created role is available at Tamborine Mountain’s only community kindergarten, educating 3-5 year old children for almost 40 years.

  • Join our friendly, dedicated team
  • Part-time, permanent position
  • Suit dynamic, passionate and energetic person
  • Supported by team of experienced Teacher Assistants
  • Opportunity to shape planning and program design

Centre features:

  • Large indoor & outdoor play-based learning spaces
  • Stunning nature playground with future expansion plans
  • Diverse, stimulating curriculum including Artist in Residence, Indigenous cultural program, and bush kindy

Successful applicant must have:

  • Early Childhood degree or ACECQA approved equivalent
  • Senior First Aid certificate, CPR, Asthma & Anaphylaxis certification
  • Registration with Queensland College of Teacher’s
  • Current Blue Card
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Qld Kindergarten Learning Guidelines and the Early Years Learning Framework
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the National Quality Framework
  • Experience in a similar role in another kindergarten

Send applications to tmckindy@bigpond.com.au contact Joanne Moran on 5545 2224. Applications close on 3 December, 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

Early Childhood Assistants
Condy Park Kindergarten

Condy Park Kindergarten is a community-based Kindergarten and Long Day Care Service in Hervey Bay.

We are seeking experienced early childhood assistants who possess the following qualifications and skills.

  • Diploma or Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care. (Qualifications must meet QKFS and Education and Care Services legislation.)
  • Positive Notice Card (Working with Children Card) or Exemption Card.
  • Senior First Aid Certificate including CPR and training in Asthma and Anaphylaxis.
  • Recent experience in an early childhood education environment.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively within a team.
  • Ability to relate to children, parents and staff of various ages and social/cultural backgrounds.
  • Commitment to innovative practice in a high quality early childhood service.

For a detailed Job Description and Selection Criteria, please contact Kathryn Forgan-Flynn on (07) 4128 2786 or at condypark@bigpond.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kindergarten Teacher and Nominated Supervisor
Full Time Position – Gladstone & Central QLD Region

Theodore Early Child Care Centre is a combined Limited Hours Day Care Centre and Lady Gowrie Kindergarten operating on the banks of the Dawson River in the beautiful town of Theodore.

With newly renovated facilities and a large, natural outdoor space with further plans for renovations the Kindergarten operates 2 days/week (Monday and Tuesday, 8.00 am to 4 pm) and caters for up to 20 children. The Limited Hours Day Care operates 3 days/week Wednesday to Friday, 8.00 am to 3 pm). Theodore Early Child Care Centre believes that all children should be cared for in a happy and nurturing environment and pride themselves on providing a safe, supervised and healthy environment, both indoors and outdoors, for all children. Theodore Early Childhood Centre is a not for profit committee-based association with a motivated and passionate committee aiming to improve and maintain the centre.

Reporting to the President of the Centre the Kindergarten Teacher/Nominated Supervisor has the overarching responsibility for the delivery and planning of the Kindergarten Program.  This role includes teaching/instruction, child supervision, planning and conducting activities, projects and field trips and establishing and enforcing rules, policies and procedures, and being the overarching point of contact for the Centre. Administration includes reporting, lesson planning and preparation, stakeholder engagement and collaboration, meeting attendance, staff timesheets, payment of staff wages, payment of bills, training and ensuring the Centre is compliant with legislation.

Kindergarten Teacher and Nominated Supervisor

Complete training and handover will be provided to ensure you are up to date with the above points and how they are specific to the centre.

The Theodore Early Childhood Centre Committee would be open to discuss other benefits for the right person including helping the applicant move towns or accommodation subsidy.  We are looking for someone who would be a great fit for our Centre and the community.

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

  • Highly developed written and verbal communication/presentation skills.
  • Ability to self-manage and meet timelines.
  • Commitment to quality outputs and competent in information technology.
  • A thorough understanding of the principles associated with the development needs and programming for children between the ages of 0-5 years, including experience developing culturally appropriate programs.
  • An understanding of the needs of families participating in the development of the Centre.
  • Good interpersonal skills with a proven ability to facilitate the development of team work amongst staff.
  • An ability to relate well to potential and current users of child care services.
  • A high level of organizational skills.

CONDITIONS:

This position will commence in term one 2019.  All applicants are asked to address the Key Selection Criteria in their response. Applications are required by close of business 11th December 2018 and should be addressed to:

Natasha Shami, Community Management Solutions
natasha@cmsolutions.org.au

or

Recruitment and Selection, Community Management Solutions
Unit 5/321 Kelvin Grove Road
KELVIN GROVE QLD 4059

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Early Childhood Educator
Eidsvold Kindergarten

Eidsvold Kindergarten is a community owned and operated service which delivers an Approved Kindergarten Program for children aged 3 years to school age. We operate on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 8.15am to 3.45pm. At Eidsvold Kindy we pride ourselves on our child-centred approach, natural play-spaces and strong focus on community and relationships as the foundation of our program.

We are currently seeking an Early Childhood Educator to join our team beginning in late January 2019. This is a Part-Time position, 17 hours per week during term time plus paid recess and annual leave. The Educator is a respected position within the kindergarten service, with responsibility to provide stimulating, caring and supportive environment for children to promote program goals.

Key duties include:

  • Assisting the Teacher / Nominated Supervisor in the provision of a high quality educational program in line with the Early Years Learning Framework, Queensland Kindergarten Learning Guidelines and National Quality Framework.
  • Providing a stimulating, secure, caring, and safe environment for the children
  • Assisting the Teacher by preparing and maintaining equipment and materials, and the environment as required
  • Working as a team member
  • Supporting the Teacher, Nominated Supervisor & Educational Leader by providing any feed-back, information and issues of concern which will contribute to the improvement of the program.
  • Supporting meaningful parent participation in all aspects of the service provision.

At Eidsvold Kindergarten we have a commitment to continuous quality improvement and striving for best practice in Early Childhood Education. The ideal candidate will have a positive attitude towards working with young children and seeking more knowledge of early childhood development and philosophy. In addition to this, candidates should also possess:

  • Cert III in Early Childhood Education and Care or willingness to enrol in study to obtain
  • Current First Aid certificate including CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis or willingness to obtain
  • Current Working with Children Blue Card

Desirable characteristics include:

  • An awareness of regulatory frameworks and curriculum documents applying to Queensland kindergarten settings
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with staff, committee, families and community
  • Basic literacy, numeracy and ICT skills

School leavers or individuals wishing to retrain in the field of Early Childhood Education are encouraged to apply and will have the opportunity for support in completing the required study.

Please forward all applications to office@eidsvoldkindy.com.au by close of business Friday 30th of November, 2018. If you have any questions about this position, please do not hesitate to call Committee President, Jessie McNeale on 0422103612.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Casual Qualified Educator
Campus Kindergarten

• Casual employment with above award rate
• Challenging and rewarding role

Seeking a community minded Qualified Educator who shares philosophy and ideals of Campus Kindergarten.  Campus Kindergarten is community based not for profit organisation that operates an early childhood education and Care (ECEC) service and is licensed to provide long day care. The centre currently operates as a 65 place service catering for children from 2.5 to school age. Opening hours are from 7:50am to 5:30pm

Campus Kindergarten is inviting applicants for the following position:

  • Casual relief educator

The position reports directly to the Education Director.

As a valuable team member you will receive:

  • Above award wages
  • Well-resourced centre

Suitable applicants will ideally have

  • Certificate III or Diploma of Children Services
  • A current First Aid Certificate
  • A current Management of Asthma and Anaphylaxis (22024VIC & 22099VIC)
  • A current Blue Card
  • Knowledge of ELYF, QKLG and NQF
  • Experience working in Long Day Care/ Kindergarten Setting
  • Excellent communication and presentation Skills
  • Ability to work as a team
  • A positive, friendly and “can do” attitude.

Key duties include but are not limited to:

  • To collaborate with the team to implement of an outstanding child initiated curriculum
  • Able to actively contribute to the program in consultation with the team
  • Build collaborative partnerships with families and communities
  • Make positive contributions, in a collaborative and supportive team environment.

If you think you are the person we are looking for please send your resume to campus.kindergarten@uq.edu.au

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Early Childhood Teacher
Campus Kindergarten

Campus Kindergarten is inviting applicants for the position of Early Childhood Teacher. Experienced ECT are encouraged to apply. The Teacher position reports directly to Education Director.

As a valuable team member, you will receive:

  • Above award wages
  • Full time employment
  • Paid professional development opportunities
  • Well resourced centre
  • Offering paid additional leave entitlements (on top of normal Annual Leave entitlements)
  • Offering one week of paid non-contact time. (additional to the normal non-contact time)

Suitable Applicants will have

  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Degree OR equivalent Early Childhood qualification (must be assessed by ACECQA)
  • Registration with Queensland College of Teachers.
  • A current First Aid Certificate
  • A current Management of Asthma and Anaphylaxis (22024VIC & 22099VIC)
  • Current positive Suitability Card or Exemption Card
  • Extensive knowledge of ELYF, QKLG and NQF
  • Experience working in Long Day Care/ Kindergarten setting.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work as a team

Key duties include but not limit to:

  • To collaborate with the teaching team to implement an outstanding child-initiated curriculum
  • Actively contribute to the program in consultation with the team
  • Build collaborative partnerships with families and communities.
  • Make positive contributions, in a collaborative and supportive team environment.

If you think you are the person we are looking for please send your CV and cover letter campus.kindergarten@uq.edu.au or call on (07)3365 3894 for further enquiry.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upper Mt Gravatt Kindergarten

Requires Early Childhood Teachers and Diploma Qualified Assistants for relief work from Monday to Friday.  Hours of work are 8.00am to 3pm.

Essential Requirements:

  • Current first aid qualification including
    –  CPR
    –  Anaphylaxis
    –  Asthma
  • Current blue card
  • Qualifications must meet ACECQA criteria for Early Childhood Teacher in QLD
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience

We provide high quality care and education to children from 3 to 5 years of age.  We are located off Logan Rd down Carson Lane in a quiet and natural environment.

This relief positions ideally suit candidates that are looking for relief work throughout the week.

All of our staff are long term members of the team who are dedicated professionals.
Please email SoniaDirector@umgkindergarten.com.au

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lead Educator
Lady Gowrie Blackall Early Years Service

Lady Gowrie are proud to be a part of the Blackall community and are currently seeking dedicated, passionate, qualified Early Childhood Professional to undertake a Full Time Lead Educator role at the Blackall Early Years Service.

The position is available to commence immediately. The role will require you to provide a quality educational program for the children and families in supporting positive outcomes for each individual child.

The successful applicant will hold a minimum Certificate III in Children’s Services, a Dilpoma in Children’s Services or studying towards.

Please email resumes to:
HR@ladygowrie.com.au or Ph: (07) 3252 2667 for further information

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Part Time Kindergarten Teacher
Lady Gowrie Barcaldine Early Years Service

Lady Gowrie are proud to be a part of the Barcaldine community and are currently seeking a dedicated, passionate, and qualified Early Childhood Professional to undertake the part time Kindergarten Teacher position at the Barcaldine Early Years Service.

The position will commence is available to commence immediately.

The role will require you to provide a quality educational program for the children and families in supporting positive outcomes for each individual child.

The successful applicant will hold relevant qualifications in early childhood positive notice blue card and current CPR and First Aid certificates.

Please email resumes to:
HR@ladygowrie.com.au or Ph: (07) 3252 2667 for further information