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Careers with C&K

Come for a job, stay for a career and make a big difference in little lives

When you choose to join the C&K family, you're investing in your career. C&K is a place where you will truly belong and know you are supported by passionate and committed professionals.

Current Opportunities

Employee Benefits

At C&K, children come first – and so do you!

We know that we couldn’t do what we do without our people, so we value and invest in each of our employees across Queensland, from far north to our most southern communities. 

Parents choose the C&K philosophy because we encourage children to be curious and to love learning. We promote a natural environment, resources and equipment and large natural outdoor play areas for children to explore learn and have fun! 

What are you waiting for? Explore our permanent and relief opportunities, learn more about our benefits and the opportunities to study with the C&K College of Early Childhood.

  • Permanent Opportunities: Whether you are a frontline employee working with children or crunching numbers in finance, you’ll soon learn that our people are passionate and committed wherever you are. 
  • Relief Opportunities: Working in our relief team offers you flexible working conditions and various locations that you can travel to, depending on where you are located. Our relief team offers support to our centres on days when they are short-staffed or someone is on leave. To join this team you will need to be available for shifts in various locations, often at short notice.


Whether you are working on the frontline with children or crunching numbers in finance, you’ll soon learn that our people are passionate and committed. Browse our vacant positions to find out how you can join us.

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Career Paths

We couldn’t do what we do without the people in our teams, so we will work with you to build the career that you want. We want to support your learning journey and take your leadership to new heights!

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Why Choose C&K

Discover the benefits of belonging to C&K. At C&K you’ll enjoy a culture of collaboration and respect where you feel you are heard, valued and you truly belong. Come for a job, but stay for a career.

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Could a career in early learning be for you, too?

Meet Liz, our educator from C&K Middlemount Community Childcare Centre and hear about the big role she plays in little lives in this short video. 

Quality early childhood education sets children up for the fundamentals of life and being an early childhood educator plays such an important role in helping children to be the best versions of themselves.

We’re hiring now across all Queensland, so why not come and join Liz and our wonderful C&K family and start your journey towards not just a job, but a meaningful career where you can make a true difference.


Early Learning and Care Council of Australia

C&K are proud members and supporters of the Early Learning and Care Council of Australia (ELACCA) and the Big Roles in Little Lives campaign to attract a new generation of educators into our sector.