Kindergarten Teacher & Educational Leader
Kindergarten Teacher - Regional Teaching and Mentoring opportunity within C&K Blackwater Community Childcare Centre
50% mentoring educators and 50% delivering the Kindergarten Program
Fortnightly living allowance $700 per fortnight
Relocation package of up to $5000
Annual Retention bonus of $4500
Part time applicants considered
Ever just wanted to be a part of a tight community, where everyone is known for what great things they do in town? Blackwater is a regional mining town which means you will have the opportunity to build strong relationships with your team, build friendships and broaden your networks around you in the Early childhood sector, even your personal networks in the community for social interests.
One good thing is you won't have to commute long distances to work or stay long hours or even early starts. You will have more time for you, your family or even discover the things you enjoy or exploring.
Why not travel to the coast, through to Rockhampton or to Gladstone for the weekend, travel and explore regional central QLD and get back to nature. Take some time out for you, and feel connected again, feel like you are doing something meaningful and learn through C&K, be mentored and supported with your passion.
About the role:
C&K are now looking for an Early Childhood Teacher to join our C&K Blackwater Community Childcare Centre located in Blackwater, Central QLD.
This unique opportunity is government funded and has C&K excited to offer these roles to experienced early childhood professionals. If you would like to lead the implementation of a quality education and care program for young children whilst sharing your skills and knowledge through professional mentoring to other educators, this is the role for you.
Your new role will see you 50% delivering an approved Kindergarten program and 50% Educational Leader providing programming and planning support, professional development, mentoring, guidance and advice to all service Educators throughout all rooms.
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You will also have the opportunity to deliver a Kindergarten program in collaboration with a second Teacher at the centre.
Professional development, training and support
Mentor centre Educators to set you apart from the rest
Involvement in remote regional communities
Access to resources to set your Kindergarten room up
Network with other Early Childhood Teachers and Manager within C&K
Supportive Management Team and advisors
2-3 hours of programming each week
fixed term contract commencing in September 2021 until December 2023 with possibility of extension
Relocation package up to $5000 to assist you with relocating to Blackwater
Retention bonus up to $4500
Fortnightly living allowances up to $700 per fortnight
Remote area allowance on commencement $2000
4 weeks paid annual leave with extra leave negotiated
What we are looking for in a Teacher:
Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood or equivalent
Strong Knowledge and understanding of National Quality Framework and Standards ("NQF" and "NQS"), the Early Years Learning Framework ("EYLF")
Demonstrated ability to develop, plan and implement a high quality, educational and child centred programs
Exceptional relationship building skills with families, children and other educators within the service
Confidence in providing professional mentoring, and show a strong sense of leadership
Previous experience teaching
Excellent communication, planning and time management skills
Ability to relate to individuals of various age groups, social and cultural backgrounds