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Centre Coordinator - Ali Curung

CatholicCare NT
  • Children's Services Award Level 6 - $73,970 trp (including salary $66,433)
  • Salary packaging option (up to an additional $15,895 p/a)
  • Relocation assistance offered
  • Remote area allowance $2,080 per annum
  • Five Weeks Annual Leave
  • Subsidised share accommodation provided
  • Monthly weekend visits to Tennant Creek/Alice Springs (Additional Employee Benefit)
  • Retention Bonus of $5,000 every 6 months of satisfactory performance.

CatholicCare NT is a Catholic social service agency established in the Diocese of Darwin. We provide services throughout the NT.

Our, Alekarenge Family Centre provides a high-quality early education and care service that combines Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal childcare knowledge, for the children of Ali Curung aged 0 to 5 and their families. The Centre offers childcare and other activities that support parenting in the community. The program provides a beautiful, safe play-based learning environment that supports children to grow up strong, healthy, happy, and connected to culture and family. Educators and children use community languages and English at the Centre

About the role

You will be working with local staff to lead a safe, joyful, both-ways education and care service for children aged 0 to 5 and their families. This position has a particular focus on driving continual improvement towards the National Quality Standard and developing the local workforce.

What we are looking for:

  • Qualifications in Early Childhood Education and Care
  • Experience running an early childhood education and care service, family centre or other early childhood service at a director or assistant director level; or ability to do so
  • Demonstrated ability to build respectful partnerships with remote Aboriginal people based on mutual respect and both-ways learning
  • Ability to mentor and develop the local workforce
  • Commitment to working with Aboriginal families and communities from a strengths-based approach
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills including an ability to quickly build respectful relationships with children, families and staff

This position is classified as a mandatory worker position for the purpose of COVID-19 vaccines and directions issued by the NT Chief Health Officer.

How to Apply

Applications only progress if made directly through our CatholicCare NT website. Expressions of interest from third party job boards will not be considered.

This position is in Ali Curung, an indigenous community in the Barkly Region of the Northern Territory. The community is located 170km South of Tennant Creek & 378km North of Alice Springs. This is not a FIFO role, living and working in a remote community is not for everyone, please consider this before applying.

Safeguarding Children & Young People. CatholicCare NT is committed to maintaining zero tolerance of child abuse and neglect, and the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people who access our activities, programs, services and facilities. Employment is subject to obtaining a satisfactory National police check and Working with Children (Ochre) Card.

If you have resided in an overseas country for 12 months or more in the past 10 years, this position requires you to complete an International Criminal History check (ICHC) prior to you employment commencement date. The outcome of the initial screening check must be satisfactory.

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