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Reference Number 11250
Position Title Childcare Educator
Employment Type Casual
Department Toowong Childcare Centre
Location Toowong
Classification Childrens Services Award - CSA Assistant Lev 3
Hours 0
Position Summary

Auslan Language Model Child Care Assistant

(Casual Position)

 

An exciting opportunity is available to work in our Toowong Child Care Centre. The service caters for 50 children – aged from 6 months to five years including a Kindergarten Program with a qualified Early Childhood Teacher.

We are looking for a dedicated and outstanding Auslan Language Model to work 11 hours a week, supporting our Deaf and Hard of Hearing program. An educator that holds a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care would be desirable. 

 

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work in a supportive environment where children come first. At Toowong Child Care Centre we are committed to providing a nurturing environment for our children, families and staff. We have a strong and dedicated team of committed and qualified Educators who nurture and support each child's learning and development. Toowong Child Care Centre also offers a program for children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Through this program, we support children in the acquisition of both Auslan and/or English languages while participating in an educational program with each child's interests at heart.

 

Selection Criteria (Applicants must):

  • Highly desirable that applicant holds a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care or equivalent – Studying towards Diploma an advantage
  • Hold current Working with Children Suitability Notice
  • Hold approved first aid qualifications
  • Communicate effectively and positively with all stakeholders
  • Create responsive learning and inviting learning environments
  • Deliver a responsive early childhood program reflecting the Early Years Learning Framework, our philosophy and the National Quality Standards.
  • Closely liaise with the service's educational leaders
  • Have skills to prioritise and manage work projects efficiently and effectively.

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

As an employee of Wesley Mission Queensland you are 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
  • Other lifestyle benefits including discounted health insurance and employee assistance programs.

It is anticipated that applicants would be available for an interview in the coming weeks, to commence in January 2019. Only successful applicants who meet the above criteria will be contacted.

 

Please direct applications through the vacancies section at www.wmq.org.au For further information please contact Sam Reville at (07) 3371 2232 or 0459 990 592. 

 

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.  We are a preferred employer for older workers.  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 permanent Staff to enhance remuneration.

Contact Person Samantha REVILLE
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Contact Email S.Reville@wmq.org.au
Closing Date Open Ended
Position Description
Child Care Assistant - AUSLAN Language Model Dec 2016.pdf Open
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Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.