Sunday, 1 November 2015

Prior Street Child Care and Development ,LDC lead & assistant educators - various roles / capacities to meet new ratios.

Two of our three associated long day child care centres share the same site at Tarragindi (in Brisbane's south). 
They are Tarragindi Child Care and Development and                           Prior Street Child Care and Development. 
Both centres operate 52 weeks per year; have children aged 6 weeks to Kindergarten; are open 7am to 6pm Monday to Friday. Cooks are on site preparing meals for children. Staff operate to either a 4 or 5 week about rotating shift roster. Uniforms are available.

In the coming months, due to regulation changes, both our high quality early childhood education and care centres are seeking enthusiastic, early childhood educators to join our dedicated staff.

Important information to support your application.  
PLEASE address each of these points in your application so we know the role / capacity / time line you are interested in.
  1. Position capacities  - We have available full time and part time roles. Plus float shifts. What's your preference?
  2. Start time - Positions will begin at various times from November 2015 to January 2016. What's your preference?
  3. Qualifications - We are seeking staff qualified to work in early childhood – Diplomas, Certificate III and including studying towards an early childhood qualification.  What's your qualification?
  4. Positions - We'll have positions including lead educators, assistant educators and float shifts. What's your preference?
  • Tarragindi or Prior Street - If you have a preference for working at either centre please mention this in your application.  Otherwise we'll consider you for both.
Our strong management team supports staff with-
  • Comprehensive orientation
  • A non-contact nominated supervisor
  • A clean and hygienic environment
  • Plentiful resources in beautiful rooms.
  • Professional development
  • Networking with our other centres
  • Staff social opportunities
Our staff seek to create a safe, happy working environment for all members of our community. 
The person joining us will ideally:-
  • Demonstrate an enthusiasm and love of working with children birth to Kindergarten. Including an understanding of the National Quality Framework.
  • Demonstrate their understanding about how children learn and develop.
  • Have confidence to communicate and interact positively and effectively with children, families and fellow educators.
  • Understand the importance of child safety
  • Demonstrate commitment to a team effort.
  • Committed to ongoing professional development.


  • Recognised early childhood qualification or studying towards one.
  • Ideally experience would be preferred. Please mention previous experience in your application.
  • Current Suitability Card (Blue Card)
  • Current first aid, including anaphylaxis and asthma training.
  • Some knowledge / training on child safety / child protection would be beneficial.
  • Please mention in application at least two reference who can be contacted.
  • A condition of employment will be the supplying of a Police Criminal Check PRIOR to commencement. 

Monica (Tarragindi Child Care & Development) -
Louise (Prior Street Child Care & Development) -

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