Casual Educator

Archdiocese of Brisbane

We are seeking casual educators to work at St Kevin's Outside School Hours Care in Geebung.

  • Help support and enrich the lives of children and families
  • Work with a professional not-for-profit provider
  • Opportunities for personal and professional development
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.  St.Kevin’s Geebung, is one of over 130 Catholic Early EdCare services and part of the Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane operating in South East Queensland.
 
We are seeking to appoint a Casual Educator at St.Kevin’s Geebung Outside School Hours Care.
 
St.Kevin’s Geebung is a 70 place service. This service is an integral part of the school and parish community.
 
The service provides before and after school care, as well as vacation care. St.Kevin’s OSHC is dedicated to providing high quality care to families. We work as a team to provide a safe, engaging and fun space for the children to relax. We are looking for inspiring educators to join our team with a passion for sports, cooking, music, environmental learning and inquiry based activities.
 
If you are self-motivated, have a passion to support primary school aged children’s well-being, learning and personal development, and are committed to see them learn in a happy and safe environment, we want to hear from you. We provide quality care for all children attending our centres; staff are encouraged to assist in furthering children’s learning, through intentional teaching and positive interactions.
 
Hours: 8-15 hours per week
Remuneration: as per the Children’s Services Modern Award 2010. Level 1.1 – Level 3.4 at a rate of $26.0954 - $31.9474 per hour (depending on qualifications and experience).
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Work with the children to create fun and recreational experiences that support the children’s 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 the Vision, Mission and Values of Catholic Early EdCare
 
Job Requirements:
  • Working towards an ACECQA approved qualification. Disciplines include: behavioural science, community services, creative arts, education, nursing, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, sports and recreation, and human welfare studies. Please see link for full list. https://www.acecqa.gov.au/qualifications/requirements/working-with-school-age-children
  • Knowledge and understanding of the National Quality Framework, My Time Our Place framework and National Law/Regulations or ability to acquire
  • Conversant with school aged care framework My Time Our Place or ability to acquire
  • A passion for the education and care of school aged children
  • Effective oral and written communication within the workplace
 
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.
 
Submission:
For more information please contact Craig Daintry at 07 3865 3952.
 
To apply for this position please submit a letter of application addressing the job requirements listed above and a current resume (including contact details for 2 professional referees). 
 
Closing date:
10 February 2020