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Careers at Offspring Chinderah

Casual Opportunity | Offspring Early Learning Chinderah

ABOUT OFFSPRING CHINDERAH

  • Open Hours 7am – 6.30pm
  • Purpose built facility
  • Interest based Curriculum – incorporating mathematical concepts, scientific enquiry, pre-literacy skills, community and environmental awareness
  • Children’s’ Cooking room – children make their own playdough and cook with herbs from the garden
  • Music Program by Lil’ Fi every Friday
  • Soccer and Tennis Program
  • Incursions provided throughout the year
  • Environmental Education awareness Programs
  • Preschool Program incorporating -Letter Land and Thrass to ensure a smooth and successful transition to formal schooling
  • Gender, age and culturally diverse team of educators
  • Perfectly situated just of the highway

MEET OUR SERVICE MANAGER JULIE-ANN BAILLIE

What led you to a career in the childcare industry?
Studied Early Childhood education and teaching and found my niche was working with children 6 weeks to 6 years.

What are your favourite memories within the workspace?
Everyday working with children creates amazing memories, as you hear them laughing, see the smiles on their faces and the friendships they make.

Who Inspires you and why?
Our educators at the service as they are a very dedicated and passionate team who aspire to provide high quality education and care for the children.

What are you passionate about?
I am passionate about life long learning and continually motivating children and educators to aspire to become the best version of themselves that they can be. Providing children, families and educators with a rich and meaningful learning environment that are inclusive and beneficial to our community. Developing a culture of happiness for all.

What type of leadership style do you have?
I believe that I am a transformational leader however adapt to a distributed leadership style often. As a tansformation leader I inspire other to lead, I embrace the new ideas of others and encourage reflection and change. Transformational leaders like to make the world a better place and inspire others to do the same. I like to challenge our team of educators to think outside the box, praise them for their efforts and lead by example. Decisions are made collaboratively all voices are heard including children, educators, families and our community.

What makes your service such an amazing service?
Our people, the children, families, educators and being part of such a strong friendly community.

What are your goals for the service over the next 12 months?
To continue to do what we do best – provide amazing educational programs for children.

Chinderah Child Care Manager
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CASUAL OPPORTUNITY AT OFFSPRING
 

The Role:

We are looking to expand our casual pool with highly skilled Educators to join our Offspring team. We are looking for Educators who are not only able to provide engaging programs for the children, but they have the drive to make this the best service in the community, while also being caring, empathetic, passionate and respectful. This is a great opportunity to join a fantastic team and grow your career. 

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate the learning experiences for your allocated group of children
  • Be part of a collaborative teaching environment
  • Maintain effective communication with the parents throughout the service
  • Regularly monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of programs
  • Create a friendly, secure and stimulating interactive learning environment
  • Maintain positive working relationships with all team members
  • Ensure a high level of health & safety standards are maintained at all times

Who we are looking for:

  • Hold a Cert 3 or Diploma in Children’s Services
  • A current Working with Children Check
  • A strong understanding of Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and National Quality Standards (NQS)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Dedication to developing the future of children
  • The enthusiasm to be proactive in implementing curriculum
  • A friendly and energetic demeanour

WHERE TO FIND US

Offspring Early Learning is situated in Chinderah on the Tweed Coast, conveniently accessible from the Pacific and only a short 5-minute drive from Kingscliff. We welcome families from surrounding suburbs including Kingscliff, Salt, Casuarina, Fingal, Banora Point, Terranora, Murwillumbah, Pottsville and Tweed Heads.

RESPECT  |  GROWTH AND INNOVATION  |  CONNECTEDNESS  |  INTEGRITY  |  SAFETY