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BECOME OUR TRAINEE EDUCATOR AT STORY HOUSE WINDSOR

ABOUT US

  • Opening Hours – 6.30am-6.30pm
  • 4 Rooms
  • Incursions – Yoga and mindfulness classes, Japanese classes, Music classes, Happy Feet, Ginger Sport Soccer
  • Street parking
  • Chickens, Fish and Bird
  • Free coffee, tea and hot chocolate for families
  • Sustainable practices throughout the centre
  • Gardening and worm farming/composting lessons
  • Free Community pantry/fruit selections daily
  • Library for families to borrow books and resources
  • Qualified and long term, dedicated staff.

MEET OUR SERVICE MANAGER KATRINA NICHOLLS

What led you to a career in the childcare industry?
I always wanted to help people develop professionally and become successful  innovators within the early learning sector.

What are your favourite memories within the workspace?
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Who Inspires you and why?
Children inspire me every day, they are so adaptable and open to change. They are hungry for knowledge and eagerly await learning with an open mind and heart. They love and nurture without prejudice and have an unbiased approach to life without even knowing it. What amazing little people!!!

What are you passionate about?
My passion is to ensure all staff who I work alongside are mentored and nurtured to become the most successful and sought-after professionals within the industry. My belief is that if you nurture your staff with knowledge and success, they will therefore then nurture the children to become emotionally well rounded and highly educated individuals.

What type of leadership style do you have?
I focus on identifying and nurturing the individual strengths of each member on my team. I also focus on strategies that will enable my team work better together. I strive to put more emphasis on the growth and success of individual employees, rather than forcing all employees to focus on similar skills and goals, I focus on building a team where each employee has an expertise or skill set in something different. In the long run, I focus on creating a strong team that can communicate well and embrace each other’s unique skill sets in order to support children’s development.

What makes your service such an amazing service?
Staff are given opportunities to grow and develop professionally and personally. They are supported to implement innovative ideas and strategies within the learning environments and are given opportunities to have an input on how the operation of the service is maintained.

What are your goals for the service over the next 12 months?
Building utilisation to 100%. Implementing some amazing excursion for the children into the community. Building the reputation of the service within Brisbane.

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TRAINEE EDUCATOR  

The Role:
Story House is excited to offer a 12-month Certificate III Early Education traineeship. Your traineeship will see you learn on the job whilst being mentored and supported by Story House’s nominated training college. At completion of your traineeship you will have achieved a nationally accredited qualification enabling you to work in Long Day Care and Preschool centres.

Our Centre:

Our exceeding rated service is open 6.30am – 6.30pm .This service is located just on the outskirts of the CBD close to public transport. A beautiful heritage listed building with a modern twist and updated facilities. Run by an experienced Service Manager who has extensive knowledge in the industry. 

In return, we offer you:

Story House is committed to your professional development so you will be mentored in centre from educational leaders and team members that are invested in development as an educator. The wonder and joy of working with children and being a participant in their growth and education is integral to this opportunity.

If successful you will experience:

  • Exceptional training in the theoretical and practical elements of the CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care qualification
  • A supportive culture where your educational development is important to us
  • Personal and professional development with the possibility of further career development once your traineeship is complete

Requirements:

  • No previous experience is required.
  • A positive mindset and willingness to learn is essential.

WHERE TO FIND US

Conveniently located to families living and working on Brisbane’s inner northern suburbs including Windsor, Wilston, Lutwyche, and Herston. We are a stones throw from the RBH (Royal Brisbane Hospital) and RBWH (Royal Brisbane Women’s Hospital) in Herston and minutes away from the Brisbane CBD.

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