Employment Opportunities

Welcome to the CMS Employment Opportunities page. Please find a list of current positions that are seeking applicants. If you would like to post an advertisement on this page please email your job advertisement to info@cmsolutions.org.au. Posts are FREE for members and by price by consultation for non-members.

What must be included in your job advertisement:

  • Position title
  • Name of employer
  • Employment status (part-time, casual or fulltime)
  • A brief outline of the position
  • Contact details for potential applicants
  • Date applications close

Other information you may consider including:

  • A little bit about your organisation
  • Why an applicant would want to work for you
  • Key selection criteria
  • Other requirements such as qualifications or professional membership

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Position Vacant - Assistant Educator – After-kindy care program

  • 12-month part-time fixed-term contract
  • Position commencing in January 2019 until December 2019
  • Work Monday’s and Tuesday’s – 6.5 hours per week

About C&K Harty Street:

C&K Harty Street is a community Kindergarten is a hidden gem located in Coorparoo. Tucked away on 2000sqm of land is a beautiful, natural, expansive playground where children can enjoy being children. This adventure playground is truly magical and play a key role in the centres play-based curriculum allowing exploration, physical and social development.

About the role:

Harty Street Community Kindergarten, a C&K affiliated centre, are currently looking for an Assistant Educator to join their team to assist with the after-kindy care program (new program in 2019). As the Assistant, you would be responsible for implementing a quality care and education program for kindergarten aged children in co-operation with the Group Leader.

Your duties will include:

  • Supporting the implementation of the Early Years Learning Framework
  • Documenting children’s learning and planning for their development
  • Creating collaborative partnerships with the staff, children and families and the community
  • Preparing the environment for the children each day

Ideal candidates will hold:

  • Certificate lll or Diploma in Early Childhood Education (qualification must be recognised by ACECQA) OR at least completed second year in an early childhood degree
  • Current paid blue card (or willing to obtain one)
  • Up to date First Aid, CPR, Anaphylaxis and asthma training certificates (or willing to obtain)
  • An ability to work independently and as an effective team member
  • Effective oral and written communication
  • An understanding of the National Quality Framework’s standards.

If this opportunity is right for you, please contact Suzy Hartley (Director) on (07) 3397 6434 or email shartley@hartyst.org.au.


Director - Wynnum Manly Community Kindy


  • Wynnum Manly Community Kindergarten– C&K Affiliate
  • Part time (fixed term contract)
  • Immediate start – March 2019



At Wynnum Manly Community Kindergarten, a C&K affiliated centre, a unique position has become available for an experienced Early Childhood Professional to join the centre in the role of Director.

As the Director, you will be responsible for managing the day to day operation of an affiliate Kindergarten service in accordance with standards and policies as well as developing, implementing and leading a suitable Kindergarten Program for the children.


The role is part time (25 hours per week, 5 days per week), initially on a fixed term contract (March 2019 to December 2019), with the possibility of a permanent contract after this period. The suitable applicant will have previous experience as a Director, with a good understanding of the Building Waterfalls curriculum / Early Learning Framework. Experience with Assessment and Rating is mandatory.

Ideal candidates will hold:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood or equivalent (recognised by ACECQA as an early childhood teaching qualification).
  • Registration with the Queensland College of Teachers prior to appointment. This registration must be renewed annually
  • Previous experience in a Director Role within and Early Childhood environment.
  • Current paid Blue Card
  • Up to date First Aid, CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis certificate/s.
  • Experience with Assessment & Rating

About C&K Wynnum Manly Community Kindergarten


This C&K affiliate kindergarten is a double unit kindergarten, currently operating three groups with a maximum of 22 children per group. This service prides itself on its unique suburban position, and a natural environment that includes first hand views to a creek and wildlife area through viewing panels built into the fence.


C&K Wynnum Manly Community Kindergarten can offer excellent employee benefits and professional development opportunities for early childhood educators. C&K Wynnum Manly Community Kindergarten is committed to an inclusive workforce and strongly encourages applications from all cultural backgrounds.


If this opportunity is right for you, please click ‘apply now’ and follow the prompts. All applications should be addressed to The President – C&K Wynnum Manly Community Kindergarten, including a cover letter and CV with all applications.

For further information please contact Elena Stevens – Business Manager, on 07 3396 6514 or email info@wmkindy.com.au



Assistant Educator – Kindergarten


  • Full Time, Permanent Position
  • C and K Affiliated, Long Established Kindergarten
  • Passionate, Energetic Team


Laidley Kindergarten, established in 1973, is a unique community Kindergarten offering high quality educational, play based learning.

We are a single unit centre with two groups of kindergarten aged children. Each group attends a five-day fortnight, with Lead Educators/Co-Directors at the helm of each group.  Laidley Kindergarten values an inclusive environment, natural play spaces and recognises the need for sustainable practices to help children develop awareness of their community responsibility.

We are searching for an experienced, passionate and energetic Assistant Educator to join our team and work alongside our Lead Educator across a 5-day week.

To be successful in the role, you will need:

  • Certificate III in Community Services (Children’s Services) or working towards completion;
  • Current Blue Card; and
  • First Aid and CPR (Anaphylaxis and Asthma Certification is also desirable).

Along with these certifications, you will need to have experience in a childcare/kindergarten environment. Possess excellent communication, organisation and time management skills and the ability to plan, evaluate and guide children within the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standards.

Wages are offered in line with the Kindergarten Enterprise Agreement, dependant on experience and qualifications.

If you believe you have the drive and enthusiasm to make a positive impact on little lives, then we would love to hear from you!

Please forward a Cover Letter and Resume to committee@laidleykindergarten.com.au

Applications are required by close of business 19 March 2019.