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Early Childhood Coordinator

Closing date: 
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 08:00

Salary Level 4/5, $60,974 - $69,226 per annum (pro rata). Full Time/ Part Time.

People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are strongly encouraged to apply.

Operating under the direction of the Operations Coordinator Children’s Services and in accordance with Council’s corporate plans and policies and relevant legislation, this position is responsible for coordinating the daily operations of the Child Care and School Nutrition Program in a Remote Indigenous Community in Central Australia (including supervision and mentoring of local staff).

Highly subsidised accommodation provided.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • An awareness of issues affecting Aboriginal people in remote locations and ability to provide effective leadership in a cross-cultural environment.
  • Minimum Diploma of Early Childhood qualifications and experience in program planning and the delivery of Early Childhood program ensuring high quality care.
  • Experience in mentoring, supporting and motivating staff members in a related field and/or working within multicultural or Indigenous environments.
  • Experience in building strong, supportive relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Sound decision making skills including an analytical approach to problem solving.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, written and oral communication skills to communicate effectively with stakeholders involved with Children Services.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Work, Health and Safety Regulations and food safety requirements related to Early Childhood programs.

Contact Person: Kate Procter - Children Services Manager on 08-895 89542.

To apply for this position please download the Position Description and Information Package and address the selection criteria in writing.  Applicants also need to submit an application for advert form.  Applications should be marked 'Confidential' and emailed to recruitment@centraldesert.nt.gov.au.

Location: 
Yuelamu