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Early Childhood / Primary Educator - Darwin & West Arnhem Land

Children's Ground
  • Based in Darwin and West Arnhem Land – remote communities and outstations
  • $88,462 - $95,450 + super, generous salary packaging benefits & 'bonus' leave
  • Interstate relocation support available

About Us

Children's Ground is working to create an environment where families realise their aspirations for the next generation of children to be free from trauma and suffering, enjoy equity and safety, be able to grow into adulthood happy and healthy, and have agency over their social, cultural, political and economic life. To learn more about Children's Ground and the work we do, visit our website: childrensground.org.au/who-we-are.

About the Job

This role will be based in Darwin with regular travel to remote homelands. Working alongside our experienced First Nations educators and governance committee focused on community empowerment, our Educators are responsible for the design and implementation of an innovative and integrated approach to learning and wellbeing. Our Educators are committed to early years and primary learning that privileges First Nations culture and approaches combined with the best of Western teachings.

All Early Years Educators are expected to work within a Community Development framework and depending on the location may be working on delivering early learning as well as undertaking community engagement as part of our Walk, Talk and Act community engagement and planning phase.

About You

We are seeking a suitably qualified (Degree in Education and eligibility to register with the NT Teacher Registration Board) and innovative Early Childhood/Primary Educator to join our dynamic team.

To be successful in this position, you will have experience working with Early Childhood age groups and organising a learning environment that suits different ages and abilities (multi- aged class) and a demonstrated understanding and commitment to the rights and interests of First Nations people. Ideally, you will be a First Nations person.

We invite you to walk with us on this unique journey...

How to apply

Please forward your application containing a covering letter with a response to the key selection criteria in the position description and your current resume to e: jobs@childrensground.org.au, using the subject line: Early Childhood / Primary Educator - Darwin & West Arnhem Land application via EthicalJobs

Applications close 10am Tuesday, 9th June 2020.

In line with our workforce development strategy, Children's Ground strongly encourages and supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants to apply.

This position may be eligible for the Welcome to the Territory Incentive Program (additional interstate relocation support). For more information, visit theterritory.com.au/incentive.

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