Early Childhood Pedagogy Advisor

Job Description

“C&K mean what they say. Putting children first is an embedded part of all their thinking and decision making. I love working with like-minded people.” - Rebecca Ireland - Director, Yuingi Childcare Centre

For Children. For You. For Always.

Are you ready to do something that truly matters?

At C&K, our purpose is to make a positive impact on children’s lives. It’s what we’ve been doing for more than 115 years. Through evidence-based thinking, hard work and true compassion, we’ve built a trusted reputation as Queensland’s leading provider of early childhood education.

But times are changing, and so are we. And although we’re passionate believers that children come first, we know our people must come first, too.

Join us and find a better way with C&K - for children, for you, for always.

C&K is currently seeking an Early Childhood Pedagogy Advisor, you will be supporting our C&K Kindergartens centres within the Central & North Queensland Region.

We are looking for applicants with strong communication and interpersonal skills who will use a range of leadership strategies and be able to engage with different teaching teams and committees.  You will be drawing on your knowledge and experience in a range of early childhood areas including pedagogy and practice, inclusion, wellbeing, curriculum and strategic planning as you support and inspire centre teams across our region. Contemporary knowledge of best practices in early childhood education and a practical understanding of curriculums and the NQS is essential for this role.

  • This position can be based in Central & North Queensland area
  • Permanent Full time position - 38 hours per week Monday to Friday
  • Applicants must be prepared to travel across the C&K centres located across Northern QLD
  • Access to phone, laptop, fleet vehicle, professional development, training, and support
  • 6 weeks annual leave

Join us as an Early Childhood Pedagogy Advisor:

  • Excellence in Early years’ Education: Providing evidence-based expert advice and assistance in curriculum, education, and early childhood practice to support services/programs to deliver excellence in early years’ education. Support all services to progress in their quality improvement journey and co-create welcoming learning places and spaces that promote a sense of belonging.
  • Wellbeing and Inclusion: Support the implementation of C&K's wellbeing and inclusion programs, to enable the delivery of high-quality early childhood services and programs in line with C&K's vision, values, and strategic priorities.
  • Leadership and Mentoring: Strengthen and engage in local partnerships to support early learning and care in a range of contexts. Advocate for the value and importance of early childhood education.
  • Support and Coordination: Provide tailored centre support and professional learning opportunities through centre visits, workshops, phone conversations, and online connections that will lead to positive change for all children and families.

What you’ll bring

To thrive and succeed in this role, you will either have:

  • Completed Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood or equivalent (recognised by ACECQA as an early childhood teaching qualification)
  • Blue Card or Exemption Card

Join us and find a better way with C&K - for children, for you, for always.

C&K is a child-safe organisation and all C&K employees are required to undergo a police check and not be a ‘Restricted Person’ or Suspended Educator under the QLD Blue Card System.

We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people from all backgrounds.

“We are a 2024 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant."

Central & North QLD, QLD