Early Childhood Teacher

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

About the role

Suitably qualified and experienced Early Childhood Teachers are encouraged to apply for a permanent full time opportunity with Mater Childcare, located on-site in South Brisbane at Mater. The successful candidate will be required to commence in January 2020 and rostered to work one set shift throughout the week.

Mater Childcare plays an integral role in supporting the Mater’s mission through provision of high quality education and care services to the children of Mater staff and the broader community. The centre facilitates the education and care of 250 children across 19 rooms from nursery to kindergarten which are very well resourced.

Salary range: $50,259 - $69,543 (Educational Services Award) per annum plus superannuation and the opportunity to increase your take-home pay with our salary packaging options

What you’ll be doing

In this role you will provide high quality care and education with a focus on continual improvement underpinned by the principles and practice of the Queensland Kindergarten Learning Guidelines and meeting the National Quality Standards. You will develop relationships with parents/guardians, build upon the children's knowledge base, and participate in continual in-house and external training under the direction of the Director and Assistant Director, in addition to:

  • Planning, implementing and assessing an emergent education and care program based upon the integrated practices outlined in the Queensland Kindergarten Learning Guidelines
  • Building relationships with the children's education by providing regular updates on daily learning opportunities
  • Documenting and assessing an individual learning portfolio for each child to inform ongoing decisions, facilitating the sharing of information with families and other partners
  • Creating a collaborative learning environment with children to explore and build upon their ideas and thinking
  • Facilitating appropriate supervision, working with Assistant Educators to promote and maintain a safe environment for children at all times

About you

Accordingly, suitable applicants will need to possess a Bachelor of Early Childhood degree (or equivalent), current Teachers registration, current Working with Children Check (blue card), an Australian Children's Education & Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) Supervisor certificate (or have the ability to obtain), and current First Aid and CPR certificates ideally.

Further, you will be an exceptional communicator, able to respond to all situations quickly and efficiently, and passionate about creating a positive, creative and inspiring learning environment for children to continually grow and develop.

Why join us?

In return for your skills, effort and enthusiastic commitment 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, consumers and community.

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. You will also receive access to in-house professional development.

For more information specific to the role, please contact Hari Kouvidis, Mater Childcare Manager on 07 3163 7840.

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