Early Years Educator - St Mary's Long Day Care & Kindergarten

Archdiocese of Brisbane

Seeking a passionate educator who is committed to helping young children grow in all kinds of ways to join St Mary's LDC

  • Contribute to our GROW culture (Genuine, Respectful, Open and Welcoming)
  • Maximise your hours across a number of our service locations
  • Enjoy opportunities for professional development and career growth
At Catholic Early EdCare we share all parents’ aspirations to watch their children grow. We do this by incorporating the latest early education research and practice into our programs and creating spaces where children can connect, grow and discover.  You will enjoy the benefits of being part of a network of over 130 Catholic Early EdCare services in South East Queensland and part of the Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane.

We are seeking to appoint a casual Early Years Educator (Children’s Services Employee) at St Mary's Long Day Care & Kindergarten based in Upper Coomera.

We are seeking enthusiastic and energetic educators who are passionate about supporting children in their early years. You love helping them fulfil happiness through growing, development, and are committed to seeing them learn, all while having fun in a comfortable safe environment.
  
Hours: Casual (varied)
Remuneration: as per the Children’s Services Modern Award 2010. Level 1.1 to Level 3.4 depending on qualifications and experience - $30.3619 to $32.5066.
  
Key Responsibilities:
  • Work with the children to create fun recreational and educational experiences that support their well-being.
  • Provide children with a safe, secure, welcoming and nurturing environment.
  • Work collaboratively within an established team to ensure the best outcomes for children and families.
  • Participate in professional and personal development.
  • Promote the service within the local community in accordance with Catholic Early EdCare’s expectations and educational philosophy.
  Job Requirements:
  • Holds a Certificate III or Diploma in Early Childhood Education & Care (or working towards) OR holds an equivalent qualification recognised by ACECQA 
  • Hold a current Queensland Blue Card (Working with Children Check)
  • Knowledge and understanding of the child care industry practices including legislative requirements and quality frameworks.
  • A passion for the education and care of children aged 6 months -Kindergarten aged in a play-based learning environment
  • Effective workplace communication skills

The Archdiocese of Brisbane has standards of conduct for employees and volunteers to maintain a safe and healthy environment. Our commitment to these standards requires that we conduct background referencing for all persons who will engage in direct and regular involvement with children, young people and/or vulnerable adults.