Educator Assistant - Childcare

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Work type: Casual
Location: Mater Hospital South Brisbane
Categories: Childcare

About the role

Mater Childcare is seeking motivated and enthusiastic Educator Assistants - Childcare to join their friendly and professional team on a casual basis. You will become a dedicated and essential member of the team working from Monday to Friday, with hours of operation between 6:15am - 6:00pm.

Salary range: $21.29 - $23.97 (Children Services Level 3) per hour plus casual loading and superannuation

What you’ll be doing

The Educator Assistant position contributes to providing high quality care to the children attending Mater Childcare with a focus on continual improvement.  This includes but is not limited to developing relationships with families, extending upon children’s knowledge base and meeting each child’s daily needs.

As a Mater Childcare Educator Assistant you will play an integral role in:

  • Supporting the Educator in providing children with opportunities to plan, prepare and participate in learning experiences, projects and programs
  • Preparing materials and activities for the children and assisting in supervising the children at all times
  • Interact with children to jointly construct learning through collaborative investigation and exploration that builds on their ideas and thinking, ensuring you provide children with opportunities to participate in the planning and preparation of activities
  • Fulfilling other operational responsibilities and duties as requested by the Educator and/or Centre Director
  • Understanding, adhering and promoting Centre policies and procedures

About you

To be considered for this role it is essential that you hold:

  • Current Certificate III in Children Services or have commenced studying towards this qualification
  • Current Attainment of Suitability Card (Blue Card)
  • Current First Aid and CPR Certificate (desirable)
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and written communication skills

Why join us?

In return for your skills you will have the opportunity to work for an Australian leader in the field of Health, Education and Research and work with a team who make a real difference to the lives of our patients.

Mater provides benefits not offered in other workplaces. In addition to being part of a workplace that offers compassionate care in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy, pioneers in the provision of healthcare to Queensland for over 100 years, you will have opportunities to increase your take-home pay with our salary packaging options.

For further information please contact Haritini Kouvidis, Mater Childcare Manager on 07 3163 7840.

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