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Lead Educator - Coral Sea Child Care Centre - Kirwan

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Work type: Permanent (Part Time)
Location: QLD
Categories: Early Learning Services

Lead Educator - Coral Sea Child Care Centre
  • Not for Profit Salary Packaging benefits available
  • Permanent part time (37.5 Hrs per week)
  • Kirwan

About Mission Australia Early Learning

Mission Australia Early Learning Services is a trusted, community-based, early learning childcare and long day care services provider. Believing that all children should have the very best start in life, Mission Australia strives to deliver the highest-quality educational, social and emotional development programs that are tailored to suit the individual needs of each child in our care.

About the role

Mission Australia's Coral Sea Child Care Centre is seeking a Lead Educator on a permanent basis. You will be responsible for the development and implementation of educational play based programs, providing quality early education and care for children and their families.


  • Child Support - engage, monitor and develop a nurturing environment for all children
  • Family Support - build strong relationships with parents to ensure open communication
  • Program Support – develop and implement programs around Emergent Curriculum
  • Team Support – pro-actively participate in all activities & communications with wider team
  • Child Protection – identify, respond and document any child protection risks as required

Qualifications & experience

  • Proven experience in a similar role in a long day care centre
  • previous experience as a 2IC/ Assistant Director
  • Diploma Qualified in Children’s Services
  • A solid understanding of current early childhood theory and practice
  • Demonstrated ability to remain vigilant in ensuring the care of all children is maintained
  • Commitment to ensuring centre is always compliant as per Health, Safety and Welfare requirements
  • A genuine passion and drive in providing children with the best possible start in life
  • Actively support Mission Australia’s purpose and values

As part of our Employment screening process you will be required to undertake a National criminal history check.

 In addition there is a requirement to possess a current Working with Children check or apply if you do not already hold one. It is unlawful for prohibited persons to apply for work with children, and, as such, prohibited persons cannot apply for this role.


  • Not-For-Profit Salary Packaging benefits which reduces your taxable income to increase take home pay
  • Up to 50% discounted childcare (at participating Centres)
  • Above award pay rates
  • Generous non-contact time allowances to support educational programming and planning
  • Additional Annual Leave allowances for participation in out of hours activities
  • Opportunities for Career progression
  • Discounted Health Care with Medibank Private
  • Ongoing support for training and professional development 

Click "APPLY NOW" noting application close 22nd of January.

Download File Position Description - Level 4 (1) (1).doc

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Mission Australia is dedicated to increasing opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. Learn about our Reconciliation Action Plan

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