Gold Coast | Casual Teachers

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  • Flexible casual Teacher shifts to support work life balance
  • Build your network and career in early childhood sector
  • Join one of Queensland's leading early education providers and set yourself up for success

About the role:

C&K are currently looking for early childhood qualified Teachers to join our team of relief in in the Gold Coast region.


As a relief Teacher with C&K, you will be given the opportunity to work at various C&K services from Coomera to Coolangatta in the Gold Coast Region. This is a fantastic steppingstone into the organisation where you will meet and learn from different directors, teachers and mentors throughout the business.


C&K are a family where everyone has a voice, which is respected. We believe that all staff bring their own strengths and knowledge which is highly valued. This role will see you being part of a community which supports the local communities' families and children as well as feeling supported and mentored by C&K.


We will be looking for applicants who have previous experience and confidence working with children of the 3-5 age group and who are proven team players with strong communication skills. Knowledge of the "Listening & Learning Together" Curriculum is desirable but training and guidance to C&K's curriculum is encouraged.

As a relief Teacher you have the opportunity to learn and grow through C&K, to bring new skills and ideas to challenge your knowledge and deliver excellence in early education and care.


At C&K we encourage Teachers who are energetic, caring, passionate and engaging who will pride themselves on their passion and dedication for early education and care within the learning environment and have exceptional skills to build relationships with families and children no matter your position within the Centre.


Casual hours cannot be guaranteed; however, the more flexible you can be, the more shifts you will potentially be offered.


Ideal applicants will have:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood or equivalent (recognised by ACECQA as an early childhood teaching qualification). Or;

  • Bachelor of Primary Teaching with approved diploma level qualification or enrolled and studying towards. Or;

  • Approved Diploma level holder, enrolled in and studying towards an approved ECT qualification and has completed at least 50% of the ECT course

  • Confidence and flexibility to attend different Centres and have strong customer service and communications skills

  • Ability to be adaptable to changing situations, roles and conditions when working a relief shift

  • Current QLD Teacher's Registration Certificate desirable

  • Current Paid Blue card (or willing to obtain one) or Blue Card Exemption

  • Up to date First Aid, CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis Certificate/s

  • National Police Check issued within the last 3 months (or willing to obtain one)

  • Willing to consent to be a certified supervisor and sign a consent to step up if required

The benefits:

  • Learn C&K's new revised curriculum 'Listening & Learning Together"

  • Beautiful natural learning environments for children and Teachers to learn together

  • Well resourced Kindergartens and Long Day care centres

  • Choose to work additional shifts as a Group Leader or Assistant if you like

  • Competitive casual award wages

  • Career progression opportunities

  • Build your networks through C&K

  • Gain experience with all age groups through Long day care and Standalone Community Kindergartens

  • Access to a simple rostering system to update your availability for work

  • Flexibility to work different locations, days and times

  • Access to head office support as a casual employee

  • Feel connected through regular C&K updates, use of online systems, access to policies and procedures and online learning

  • Professional development and training opportunities

  • Permanent and fixed term positions available across QLD

About C&K:

C&K is proud to be the largest and longest established provider of community-based early childhood education and care services in Queensland.  Working at C&K you will have access to many benefits including, but not limited to, above-award wages, salary packaging options, priority access to C&K childcare and kindergarten centres and access to study through our C&K College.  


C&K is committed to an inclusive workforce and we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from culturally-diverse backgrounds.


 All C&K employees are required to undergo background checks which includes police checks.


C&K branch services you can nominate as your preferred location in this region include: 

  • C&K Coolangatta Community Kindergarten

  • C&K Coomera Community Kindergarten

  • C&K Coomera Springs Community Kindergarten

  • C&K Elanora Community Kindergarten

  • C&K Gaven Community Kindergarten

  • C&K Highland Reserve Community Kindergarten

  • C&K Mudgeeraba Community Kindergarten

  • C&K Oxenford Community Kindergarten

  • C&K Palm Beach Community Kindergarten

  • C&K Park Lake Community Kindergarten

If you meet the above requirements and want to take the next step in your career, then please apply now!


Please note the advertising closing date is indicative only. Crèche and Kindergarten reserve the right to close the advertisement before this date is reached. Therefore, we encourage that you submit your application as soon as possible. 




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Position Details

Want to feel valued? Listened to? Respected? Join C&K - Queensland's leading early childhood association. At C&K we recognise the importance of staff and offer conditions above and beyond the profession's standards.


Company Details

The Crche and Kindergarten Association Limited (C&K) is a not-for-profit community based early childhood provider with almost 400 early childhood education and care services including kindergarten, childcare, family day care, limited hours care, outside school hours care, integrated early childhood development programs/services, and a network of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander programs/services across Queensland

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