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'Unearth your worth as a member of our inclusive College Community, developing people of character, who embody Uniting Church values in the community’.

Belonging – Believing – Becoming. That is our Character. This is who we are.

College Care Coordinator (Readvertised)

This is a full-time role with no split shift requirements. Previous candidates need not reapply.

As College Care Coordinator you will ensure the effective management and day to day operations of the College Care Service, in accordance with The Education and Care Services National Law and National Regulations.

This includes providing quality care and recreational programs to children outside of school hours and during vacation care periods.

The College Care Coordinator is an appointed and determined ‘Nominated Supervisor’ responsible for the day-to-day management of College Care as an approved service.

The College Care Coordinator reports to the Approved Provider (the Uniting Church in Australian Property Trust (Q).

In a community of ‘Belonging’ you will foster and sustain relationships in partnership with the wider College Community, journeying with our students, their families and your colleagues.

In a community of ‘Believing’ your influence as a Program Leader will extend beyond engagement. You will guide and support your team through policy creation, resource management and program development, strengthening our community through a shared journey underpinned by our faith-based values.

As a community that is ‘Becoming’, you will provide inspirational and impactful leadership that understands an individual’s worth and the collective worth of an organisation of empowered people whose mission is to provide an exceptional student-centred education today and into the future.

Candidates must address the following selection criteria as part of their application.

  • Diploma of School Aged Education and Care, Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care, or another appropriate qualification
  • Demonstrated ability to meet the operational requirements for an approved education and care service (i.e. the National Regulations) and manage resources in a fiscally responsible way (e.g. staff and budgets)
  • Experienced in their understanding and application of the Education and Care National Law, National Regulations and National Framework.
  • Previous experience attending to the operational and administrative needs of an out of school hours program or childcare establishment
  • Previous experience in the planning and evaluation of education and care programs
  • Knowledge of the Child Care Subsidy (CCS) Scheme
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office suite of programs (i.e. word, excel, outlook) with a working knowledge of the QikKids Software Program being desirable.
  • Current First Aid and CPR Qualification, Child Safety Training for Outside School Hours Care in Queensland and Paid Blue Card (The Commission for Children and Young People and Working with Children check

Candidates must include as part of their application all elements listed on the 'How To Apply' page of the Candidate Information Pack and in the Position Description.

Applications should be received by 4:00pm on Wednesday 30 June 2021.

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Assistant College Care Coordinator

This is a full-time role with no split shift requirements.

As Assistant College Care Coordinator you will be Lead Educator for the service, building the capacity of educators by inspiring, motivating, affirming, challenging and extending their practice and pedagogy.

As an influential and impactful leader you will partner with Educators as they embark on a journey of inquiry and reflection that supports their ongoing learning and professional development.

This role reports to the Uniting Church in Australian Property Trust (Q) as the Approved Provider.

In a community of ‘Belonging’ you will foster and sustain relationships in partnership with the wider College Community, journeying with our students, their families and your colleagues.

In a community of ‘Believing’ your influence as a Educational Leader will extend beyond engagement. You will guide and support your team through program development and educational best practice, strengthening our community through a shared journey underpinned by our faith-based values.

As a community that is ‘Becoming’, you will provide inspirational and impactful leadership that understands an individual’s worth and the collective worth of an organisation of empowered people whose mission is to provide an exceptional student-centred education today and into the future.

Candidates must address the following selection criteria as part of their application.

  • Diploma of School Aged Education and Care, Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care, or another appropriate qualification
  • Experienced in your understanding and application of the ‘My Time. Our Place’ learning frameworks.
  • Ability to lead the development and implementation of an effective and contemporary educational program to ensure that children’s learning and development are guided by the learning outcomes.
  • A willingness to mentor and support educators from diverse backgrounds and with varying levels of knowledge and experience in the provision of curriculum direction and guidance
  • A comprehensive and contemporary knowledge of the theory relating to childhood education and care (e.g. child development, attachment and learning),
  • A commitment to learning and participating in professional learning opportunities
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office suite of programs (i.e. word, excel, outlook) with a working knowledge of the QikKids Software Program being desirable.
  • Current First Aid and CPR Qualification, Child Safety Training for Outside School Hours Care in Queensland and Paid Blue Card (The Commission for Children and Young People and Working with Children check

Candidates must include as part of their application all elements listed on the 'How To Apply' page of the Candidate Information Pack and in the Position Description.

Applications should be received by 4:00pm on Wednesday 30 June 2021.

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Relief Teaching & Teacher Aide Work

The Lakes College welcomes expressions of interest for relief teaching and teacher aide work across our Primary and Secondary schools at any time during the year.

To be considered, please email the following information to employment@thelakes.qld.edu.au

  • Cover letter confirming availability and any College connections you have (prior or existing)
  • Current resume detailing your work experience as specific to the role
  • Proof of QLD Teacher Registration (Teacher candidates only)
  • Certificate IIII Qualifications and Paid Working with Children Check Blue Card (Teacher Aide Candidates only)
  • Contact details for three (3) referees (preferably former direct supervisors)

Position Descriptions:

All enquiries should be directed to employment@thelakes.qld.edu.au or (07) 3491 5504.

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Vocational Teacher Aide Placements

Candidates enrolled to study a Certificate III in Educational Support can apply for a Vocational Teacher Aide placement at any time during the year, however applications are pooled for consideration as part of two block placements per year.

Block placement one covers Term 1 & 2 and Block placement 2 covers Term 3 & 4.

Places are limited, and successful candidates must be prepared to work across both the Primary and Secondary schools. A vocational placement with the College does not guarantee employment with the College on completion of your course.

To be considered, please email the following information to employment@thelakes.qld.edu.au

  • Cover letter confirming availability and any College connections you have (past, present and future)
  • Current resume detailing your work experience as specific to the role
  • Proof of enrollment in a Certificate III in Educational Support course
  • Current Volunteer Working with Children Check Blue Card
  • Contact details for three (3) referees (preferably former direct supervisors)

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Volunteer Roles

Candidates can apply for a Volunteer role at any time during the year. All Volunteers – except if an approved or registered teacher and a volunteer parent of a child attending the school – must hold a current Volunteer Working with Children Check Blue Card

To be considered, please email the following information to employment@thelakes.qld.edu.au

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