- Job posted on: 2nd Jul 2021
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KU Children's Services (KU) is a leading not for profit provider of nearly 130 early childhood education and care services in NSW, VIC, the ACT and QLD. Established in 1895, KU is one of Australia’s most experienced and respected providers of long day care, preschool, outside school hours care, family programs and early intervention services. KU also operates programs on behalf of the Australian Government and provides professional services to the early childhood sector and the wider community.
KU Children’s Services (KU), in partnership with Include Me (part of Big Fat Smile Ltd), receives Australian Government funding to operate the Inclusion Development Fund Manager (IDFM). The IDFM is the single national organisation responsible for management of the Inclusion Development Fund (IDF), which is a key element of the Inclusion Support Program (ISP). The ISP supports early childhood education and care (ECEC) services to build their capacity to implement and embed inclusive practices and include children with additional needs alongside their peers.
The Inclusion Development Fund (IDF) provides funding to mainstream ECEC services, Including Outside School Hours Care, to address barriers to inclusion. The IDFM ensures a nationally consistent and equitable application of the IDF eligibility requirements to all applications from ECEC services.
This opportunity within our passionate IDFM team will suit an Administrator / Customer Service Professional with excellent communication skills, looking for an impactful role that aids in ECEC services accessing funded support to include children with additional needs in inclusive environments. The core functions of the role are as follows.
This position is available as a result of increased demand for funded support through the Inclusion Support Program and will see you working Full Time (Monday to Friday) accruing a monthly rostered day off, on a 12 month fixed term contract due to current funding.
The position will be based between our IDFM Office in Sydney’s CBD and working from home.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.
We also want you to be as passionate about inclusion within early childhood education, and as committed to achieving positive outcomes as we are.
In addition, you will have:
The preferred candidate will be required to undertake a Working with Children Check as KU is proudly a Child Safe aware organisation.
KU has been recognised as a Winner of The Australian Business Awards for Employer of Choice in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020. At KU we want to make your work with us as interesting and rewarding as we possibly can.
KU is a culturally sensitive employer, committed to improving outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, families and employees. KU holds a vision for reconciliation and a future where the cultures, languages and histories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the First Nations Peoples of Australia is celebrated, where all Australians embrace the Elders past, present and future for the wisdom and knowledge they hold and share and support emerging leaders in local communities.
If the above resonates with you and you feel you can positively contribute to this committed and inclusive team, please click the 'Apply Now' button to be taken to the application form!
Please include a separate cover letter and resume addressing your suitability to the role.
For further information contact Cathy Bradley on firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject line: Program Officer - KU Inclusion Development Fund Manager enquiry via EthicalJobs or call 0418 961 351.
To view other exciting opportunities with KU in 2021, please visit our website https://www.ku.com.au/careers.