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Childcare Assistant - Clownfish Club - Hamilton Island
Location Hamilton Island - QLD
Department Clownfish Club
# of openings 1
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Hamilton Island in the heart of the tropical Whitsundays is Australia's favourite island holiday destination. As the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, our safe waters, spectacular marine life and relaxed island lifestyle is a magnet for tourists, holiday-makers, beach lovers and water sports enthusiasts from around the world.

Hamilton Island has a current vacancy for an experienced Childcare Assistant at the Clownfish Club.  Working with the youngest guests of Hamilton Island requires dedication, flexibility and a disposition to match the year round sunshine! This will be a fixed term contract to the first week of January 2020.

Clownfish Club is a quality day care facility offering occasional care for our guests' children aged from 6 weeks to 4 years old, as well as a senior adventure room for 5 – 14 year old children. As a Childcare Assistant you will be responsible for assisting the Group Leaders with the planning and implementing of programs for groups of children in a calm and reassuring environment, whilst having fun.

About the Role:

  • Assist the Group Leaders/Director to run the programs set out with a "fun atmosphere" and the interests of the children in mind
  • Make every day fun so learning happens effortlessly
  • Preparation and service of food and beverages as required
  • Assist the centre director with daily administration duties as required, including babysitting bookings, children's day bookings, guest queries, etc. according to the centre’s policy/ratios
  • Ensure the children are safe and engaged in developmental routines

About You:

  • A certificate III or IV, or currently studying, an area applicable to child care
  • Minimum 1 year experience in a childcare setting
  • A Queensland Childcare Blue Card
  • Current First Aid and CPR

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

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