KU Children's Services
Brisbane North, Queensland
Above Award Wage
KU Children's Services (KU) is one of the most respected early education providers in Australia and has an enviable reputation for the quality of our services. 99% of KU centres meet or exceed the National Quality Standards.
KU receive Australian Government funding to operate Inclusion Support QLD, the state-wide Inclusion Agency as part of the Inclusion Support Programme in partnership with Cairns and District ChildCare Development Association.
We are currently recruiting for a motivated early childhood teacher whose passion is to support the provision of inclusive environments for all children. This position will be for the Brisbane North Inclusion Hub. As an Inclusion Professional your aim is to support educators in federally funded education and care services to increase their capacity and capability to embed inclusive practices within their service.
We have a Full Time role now available on fixed term contract until the end of 2019 (with the potential of extension),
The role of the Inclusion Professional is to:
• identify the strengths, capacity and capability of educators to ensure that support provided is tailored to educator and ECEC service needs.
• work to promote a clear understanding of inclusion, which focuses on all children being seen as capable and contributing in their environment.
• work closely with other Inclusion Agency team members to deliver inclusion support, which is flexible and responsive to the needs of ECEC services within the jurisdiction and in accordance with the ISP Guidelines.
The full Position Description is available through the following link: Inclusion Professional Position Description QLD - July 2016.pdf
What we’re looking for?
The successful applicant will meet the following criteria:
• Tertiary qualifications in education (early/middle childhood) with at least 5 years’ experience.
• Thorough understanding of the differences between inclusion, integration, micro exclusion and macro exclusion.
• Demonstrated current knowledge of the early/middle childhood sector, including knowledge of the National Quality Framework, EYLF and MTOP.
• Ability to facilitate change through the use of reflective practice and a strengths based approach as well as understanding of adult learning principles.
• Ability to work independently as well as within a team.
• Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with using standard computer software, such as Microsoft Office and online databases.
• Current drivers licence and use of a comprehensively insured, registered motor vehicle.
Applying for the position
Click here to be taken to the KU website where you can complete the application process. Please apply with a cover letter that outlines why you are applying for the position as well as responses to each of the above criteria. Your resume should also be uploaded as a separate document.
For further information on the role, please email our Careers Team or call Lyla Irving on 0458 301 187
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