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Reference Number 12248
Position Title Assistant Educator
Employment Type Casual
Department Toowong Childcare Centre
Location Toowong CC K-ESS
Classification Childrens Services Award - CSA Assistant Lev 1 & 2
Hours per Fortnight 0
Position Summary

Casual Assistant Educator


Wesley Mission Queensland (WMQ) is an innovative and responsive not-for-profit community service provider, with more than 70 locations throughout South East Queensland. We support more than 100,000 Queenslanders every year with aged care, disability and mental health services, youth and family programs, palliative care and emergency relief. With over 100 years' experience in caring for our community, Wesley Mission Queensland has a history steeped in hope, respect, compassion, empowerment, innovation, justice and integrity. To learn more about our organisation, please see &

Toowong Kindergarten and Child Care Centre has an exciting opportunity for casual work. We cater for 50 children – aged from 6 months to five years and offer an Approved Kindergarten Program with a qualified Early Childhood Teacher. We are looking for casual Lead Educators and Assistant Educators to join our team. We work closely with Jahjumbeen and The Gap Kindergarten and Child Care Centre which allows us to offer more casual hours per week.

Applicants need:

·         Certificate III in Children's Services or equivalent

·         Current Working with Children Suitability Notice

·         Approved First Aid qualifications

To join our team, it is essential that you:

·         Communicate effectively and positively with all stakeholders

·         Create responsive learning and inviting learning environments

·         Demonstrate proactive leadership qualities

·         Deliver a responsive early childhood program reflecting service the Early Years Learning Framework, our philosophy and the National Quality Standards.

·         Closely liaise with the service's educational leader

·         Have skills to prioritise and manage work projects efficiently and effectively.

As an employee of Wesley Mission Queensland you're entitled to:

·         Generous professional development opportunities (including networking with other early childhood services)

·         Access to the WMQ holiday units (Gold Coast/Sunshine Coast)

·         Salary Packaging (which can increase your take home pay by up to $100 per fortnight!)

·         Paid first aid qualifications and blue card renewals

·         Some early childhood recommended vaccines reimbursed (Hep A & B)

·         Other lifestyle benefits including discounted health insurance and employee assistance programs.

It is anticipated that applicants would be available to start as soon as possible.

If you're seeking an exciting career opportunity we encourage you to apply

Applications must address the 'Qualifications, Knowledge and Requirement' for this role (contained within the attached position description) and are to be submitted online at by 4pm of the closing date.

For more information, please contact Taylor Charles at  

Wesley Mission Queensland's Vision is: 'a compassionate, just and inclusive society for all'. We are committed to EEO, OH&S, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity and are a preferred employer for older workers. Wesley Mission Queensland has been recognised as a GOLD Mental Health First Aid Skilled Workplace by Mental Health First Aid Australia for our strong commitment to embedding the Mental Health First Aid program into our organisation. Successful applicants are expected to abide by the WMQ Code of Conduct.  Relevant criminal record checks will be undertaken on recommended applicant.  To view our Privacy Policy, please click here.  Salary Packaging is available to Staff to potentially enhance remuneration.


Essential Requirements Essential: Current Blue Card
Essential: Hold or be working towards a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
Contact Person Taylor CHARLES
Contact Number (07) 3371 2232
Contact Email
Alternate Contact Person Kym Macfarlane
Alternate Contact Number (07) 3371 2232
Closing Date 26/01/2021
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.