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Work for a not for profit organisation that values its people and encourages innovation, participation and a culture of high performance. Playgroup Queensland employs a nation-wide community connected workforce and respects professionalism, embraces diversity and encourages work and life balance.

About Playgroup Queensland

Playgroup Queensland Ltd (PGQ) is a registered charity with the Australian Charities and Not-For-Profit Commission. In conjunction with government, non-government and community agencies, PGQ supports and establishes state and national parenting programs aimed at families with young children. PGQ also acts as a voice to government and the wider community on early childhood and parenting.  

PGQ has been operating for more than 40 years and is a member of Playgroup Australia, along with other state and territory bodies. PGQ is a not-for-profit community organisation with a focus on better outcomes for families with young children from all abilities and cultural heritages. PGQ aims to connect with families,children and the community. 

Since being founded in 1975, Playgroup Queensland and its team, have been active within the professional sectors and have been involved in a number of projects which has earned the organisation a string of awards and accolades, including the National Work Life Balance Awards 2009 to 2010 from the Australian Government, the Business Excellence Awards 2011 from Westpac Brisbane North and most recently, the Australian Marking Institute State Partnership Award with the Department of Education Training & Employment in 2014.

Come join our team today!

CURRENT VACANCIES


Executive Manager Finance

The Role

  • Full time executive position with NFP
  • Based in the Northern Suburbs of Brisbane
  • Organisation that values its people and promotes innovation and diversity
  • Encourages balance between work and life commitments

The Executive Manager Finance is a key senior management position and a member of the Playgroup Queensland Executive Team.  This position is responsible for ensuring the organisation’s finances are soundly managed to meet current and future strategic objectives. This will be achieved by providing accurate, complete and timely information, recommendations and advice to the Chief Executive Officer, Finance Audit and Review Committee and managers to ensure financial management practices and controls operate to a high standard across the organisation.  

Core Duties 

  • Finance Management
  • Accounting Services
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Risk Management and Legal Compliance 

What You'll Need to Succeed

Tertiary qualifications in accountancy or business, preference given to CPA.  A minimum of five years’ experience in a senior management position preferably not for profit. Driven and flexible in your approach, align with business needs.

What You Will Get in Return

You will be a key member of the Executive Management Team and given the opportunity to take charge of your portfolio and be accountable for outcomes.

To Apply

Email your resume along with a 1-2 page statement addressing the selection criteria outlined in the position description available here to hr@playgroupqld.com.au


Member Support Officer

The Role

An opportunity exists for a bright and vibrant Member Support Officer as part of the Playgroup Support Team.  Located in the Northern Suburbs at our Enoggera State Office, this position is full time/part-time and covers telephone and electronic member support, CRM, data management and playgroup program support and general office duties. 

You will work for an organisation that values its people and encourages innovation, participation and a culture of high performance.  We respect professionalism, embrace diversity and encourage a balance between work and life commitments.

How to Apply

This is an opportunity to tell PGQ about yourself, what you can bring to the role and what you will get out of it.  Please provide a 1-2 page statement addressing the selection criteria outlined in the position description available here , along with your resume to hr@playgroupqld.com.au

For more information contact Playgroup Queensland on 1800 171 882.


Teacher Early Childhood (Cairns)

The Role

  • Full time position - 38 hours a week
  • Based between the Cairns Early Years Centre (4 days) and Playgroup Qld (1 day)
  • Funded partnership between PGQ and the Benevolent Society   

Core Duties 

  • Develop and deliver early childhood programs through the Playgroup setting  
  • Build capacity of diverse families with children under school age
  • Establish and maintain close working relationships with partnering organisations
  • Subject matter expert in early childhood and early intervention

What You'll Need to Succeed

  • Degree qualified early years teacher  
  • Understanding of early childhood education and care best practice principles for an integrated service delivery model
  • Ability to provide appropriate cultural support for indigenous and socially disadvantaged families
  • In depth understanding of the Early Years Learning Framework and how it applies in an early intervention setting, aimed at promoting school readiness and child development.

What You Will Get in Return

  • Work for an organisation that values its people and promotes innovation, diversity and encourages a balance between work and life commitments
  • A key member of a professional team that takes pride in making a difference for families and children
  • SCHCDS Level 4 $29.16-$31.38  

About PGQ

Playgroup Queensland Ltd (PGQ) is a registered charity with the Australian Charities and Not-For-Profit Commission. In conjunction with government, non-government and community agencies, PGQ supports and establishes state and national parenting programs aimed at families with young children. PGQ also acts as a voice to government and the wider community on early childhood and parenting.   

PGQ has been operating for more than 40 years and is a member of Playgroup Australia, along with other states and territory bodies. PGQ is a not-for-profit community organisation with a focus on better outcomes for families with young children from all abilities and cultural heritages. PGQ aims to connect with families, children and the community.    

How to Apply

Email your resume and a 1-2 page statement outlining your suitability for the role to hr@playgroupqld.com.au

  • For more information download the position description HERE

Playgroup Facilitator – Part Time - Rockhampton

The Role

  • Part time position up to 24 hours a week (Connect & Grow Program / Step into Prep Program)
  • Based in Rockhampton at various locations
  • Work during school hours only  

Core Duties 

  • Develop and deliver a set number of Playgroups to meet the objectives of the project
  • Engage and support families and their children so they enjoy a safe Playgroup experience
  • Develop a program that meets the developmental needs of participating children
  • Establish and maintain close working relationships with partnering organisations
  • Promote the programs and services of Playgroup Queensland

What You'll Need to Succeed

  • Qualifications and or experience in early childhood, children's services or community development
  • Proven ability to deliver programs to families in a Playgroup setting using a strengths based approach  
  • A good work ethic and interpersonal skills to interact and communicate well at various levels  

What You Will Get in Return

  • A balance between work and life commitments
  • An organisation that values play
  • SCHCDS Level 3 ($25.74-$27.60 an hour) plus superannuation at 9.5%

About PGQ

Playgroup Queensland Ltd (PGQ) is a registered charity with the Australian Charities and Not-For-Profit Commission. In conjunction with government, non-government and community agencies, PGQ supports and establishes state and national parenting programs aimed at families with young children. PGQ also acts as a voice to government and the wider community on early childhood and parenting.   

PGQ has been operating for more than 40 years and is a member of Playgroup Australia, along with other states and territory bodies. PGQ is a not-for-profit community organisation with a focus on better outcomes for families with young children from all abilities and cultural heritages. PGQ aims to connect with families, children and the community.    

How to Apply

Email your resume and a 1-2 page statement outlining your suitability for the role to hr@playgroupqld.com.au

For more information download a copy of the position description.


 

Playgroup Queensland Human Resources

E: hr@playgroupqld.com.au  T: 1800 171 882

 

 

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