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Early Childhood Assistant (Qualified)

This position is responsible for assisting in the preparation, implementation and evaluation of a developmentally appropriate program that addresses the needs of children both individually and as a group. All employees are required to abide by the policies, Code of Conduct, procedures, philosophies and all statutory requirements of Cloncurry Shire Council ("Council") and Curry Kids Early Learning Centre while providing quality care and education for young children at the Centre.GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITESMinimise stress in young children and their parents when being separatedMaintain an environment which is relaxed, home-like, aesthetically pleasing and safe for children and staff to stay and work in;Other duties that may be reasonably expected within the scope of the position, knowledge, skills and capabilitiesKEY RESPONSIBILITIES IN THIS ROLEThis outlines the general duties and responsibilities of the position, but is not all encompassing:Work with and provide support for all educators in accordance with all Curry Kids and Council policies, procedures, standards and legislation;Prepare and maintain equipment, educational materials and environment in a hygienic and safe manner at all times;Assist with the monitoring, recording and evaluation of individual children in their activities and provide feedback, information and issues of concern to the Group Leader which contributes to the ongoing improvement of care and programs being implemented;Maintain open lines of communication with parents in relation to the developmental needs and interests of their children while encouraging parent participation in the programs;Ensure all children are well supervised at all times with a focus on safety and wellbeing;Actively participate in staff meetings and training opportunities as required;Perform incidental administration duties when required (i.e. completing accident/incident forms, checklists etc.); Be responsible for cleaning and laundry related duties within the group or as requested;Actively involve children in tidying up as they finish an activity;Actively contribute to the Quality Improvement and Accreditation process;QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION AND LICENCES REQUIREDMandatory:Has a Certificate III Early Childhood Education and Care;Have a current First Aid, CPR and Anaphylaxis Certificate or the ability to acquire before commencement;Have a current Positive Notice Working with Children Blue CardPolice Clearance Applications will be assessed upon receiving. Position Description 55000 AUD Cloncurry 4824