Educator Assistant - Childcare

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Work type: Permanent
Location: South Brisbane
Categories: Childcare

About the role

Mater Early Learning is seeking motivated and enthusiastic Educator Assistants - Childcare to join their friendly and professional team.  You would be working from Monday to Friday, with hours of operation between 6:15am - 6:00pm, on a permanent part-time or casual basis.

Join a leading childcare service who prides themselves on staff retention and offers a fun, vibrant and supportive management team. Here at Mater Early Learning, we promote from within, providing continuous opportunities and career development.

Salary Range: $24.76 - $27.88 (Children Services Level 3.1) per hour plus 25 % casual loading, superannuation, and access to salary packaging up to $15,900

What you’ll be doing

The Educator Assistant position contributes to providing high quality care to the children attending Mater Early Learning 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 Early Learning 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?

Joining a 10,000+ strong workforce, you will have the opportunity to work for an Australian leader in the field of Health, Education, Research and Foundation and work with a team who make a real difference to the lives of our patients, consumers, and community. You will be a part of a workplace that offers compassionate care in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy.

  • Permanent employees have access to paid maternity leave, after 12 months continuous employment
  • Via salary packaging arrangements allocate some living expenses directly from your pre-taxable income and ultimately increasing take-home pay
  • Access to package meal and entertainment expenses
  • Access to leading education via Mater Education
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program and on-site pastoral care teams
  • Discounts to local and national business and venues for Dining/Retail/Travel & Accommodation and Other
  • Access to on-site, discounted parking
  • Discounted food and beverage at various campus cafés and coffee venues

*Please note it is now a mandatory requirement of employment at the Mater to be and to remain fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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