Position Description

Childcare Assistant
Location Hamilton Island - QLD
Department HI Kindy
# of openings 1
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Hamilton Island has a vacancy for an experienced and qualified Childcare Assistant to join our team at Hamilton Island Kindy. Working with the youngest residents of Hamilton Island requires dedication, flexibility and a disposition to match the year round sunshine!

About the Role

  • Work in the Kindy Room as a Childcare Assistant for the 2-4 year olds
  • Plan and implement age-appropriate programs that offer a stimulating and interactive learning environment
  • Interact with children in order to nurture their natural development and raise their self–esteem
  • Make every day fun so learning happens effortlessly
  • Work closely with the Group Leaders and other Childcare Assistants to create weekly programs
  • Hamilton Island Kindy is open from Monday to Friday - 8am to 5.30pm
  • Live on island role

About You

  • Early Childhood qualification
  • Current Senior First Aid Certificate & CPR
  • Minimum 2 years practical experience in the children's services industry
  • Queensland Blue Card for working with children
  • Current immunisations
  • Genuine passion for children, with an enthusiastic and happy nature
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Culture and Benefits

  • Largest inhabited island in the Whitsundays located on the edge of the Great Barrier Reef
  • Award-winning international holiday destination
  • Explore a range of work opportunities through our multi-hire program - pick up extra shifts in other outlets/departments
  • Opportunity to progress quickly in your professional career.  Work your way up the ladder on Hamilton Island!
  • Gain a qualification whilst working through the Robert Oatley College on island
  • Subsidised staff accommodation paid out of pre-tax earnings
  • Employee discounts on a wide array of restaurants, transport and island activities!
  • Close-knit social environment and work culture
  • Walk to work - forget city traffic and stress!  Enjoy the outdoors and idyllic environment

To apply, click the Apply button or visit www.hamiltonisland.com.au/careers