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Children's Services Coordinator - Umbakumba

East Arnhem Regional Council

To be successful in this role, you will possess the following:

  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education or a minimum qualification of Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care (or equivalent).
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of child care legislation, including the National Quality Framework and all regulatory requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively mentor staff and/or teams.
  • Proven ability to effectively deliver early childhood programs
  • Well-developed oral, written and interpersonal communication skills including the ability to liaise effectively with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Current Senior First Aid Certificate
  • Asthma and Anaphylaxis, and Safe Food Handler certificates or willingness to obtain.
  • The ability to maintain a safe working environment utilising principles of risk management.
  • Must hold a current manual C class driver license.

It would be desirable if you also possessed:

  • Previous experience working or living within an Indigenous setting and ability to demonstrate a high level of cross cultural awareness in the workplace.
  • Awareness of issues affecting Indigenous families in remote locations and the ability to operate effectively in a cross-cultural environment.

The preferred applicant must be willing to travel occasionally via light aircraft and/or 4WD vehicle to remote communities. The preferred applicant will also be required to undergo a Criminal History Check and obtain a Working with Children Clearance. Criminal history will not exclude an applicant unless it is relevant to the position.

What you'll get in return:

A full time contract receiving a base salary of $67, 463.08 gross pa, plus locality allowance. You will benefit from 6 weeks of annual leave with 17.5% leave loading. Subsidised housing will be provided in Umbakumba Community at the cost of $75 per week plus utilities. Relocation and repatriation assistance will be provided to the successful applicant

A full Position Description may be obtained by visiting our website - www.eastarnhem.nt.gov.au/positions-vacant. For further information regarding the role email the Regional Manager - Children and Library Services, Carol Stableford, at Carol.Stableford@eastarnhem.nt.gov.au, using the subject line: Children's Services Coordinator - Umbakumba enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Under the EARC's Special Measures Recruitment Strategy, eligible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) applicants will be granted priority consideration for this vacancy. Further information on Special Measures can be found on our website.

Thank you for your application for a position with East Arnhem Regional Council. Please note that only short-listed candidates who move to the next stage in the selection process will be contacted. Please note your personal information will only be used for recruitment purposes. Personal information of the candidate can be accessed by contacting hr@eastarnhem.nt.gov.au.

East Arnhem Regional Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer.

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