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Senior Advisor Early Years Sector Capacity Building - NSW Early Years Support - Wollongong

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  • Fixed-term position - June 2027
  • Full-Time – 76 hours per fortnight
  • Location - NSW office base is located in Wollongong; however this position requires frequent travel across the state, and location is negotiable
  • Salary range - $118,651-$124,071+ salary packaging + super.

SNAICC strongly encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply

Want to work in an exciting new role within a rapidly growing organisation that makes a difference? Are you passionate about strengthening NSW Aboriginal Early Years sectors capacity in service delivery? If this sounds like you, we might just have your perfect job!


Established in 1981, SNAICC – National Voice for our Children is the national non-government peak body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. SNAICC’s vision is that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, young people and families are protected, our communities determine their own futures, and our cultural identity is valued. We work to amplify the voice of community and the sector for the fulfilment of the rights of our children.

SNAICC plays a key role in the following areas:

  • Research and policy development, with high-level leadership, policy and sector representation
  • Training and resource design, development and delivery including topics such as early childhood development, partnerships, family support, trauma, and cultural competency.
  • Support for sector development, membership, and networking.

About the role

The Senior Advisor Early Years Sector Capacity Building will work with NSW Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Aboriginal Community Controlled Early Years services to strengthen their capacity in service delivery and quality outcomes. This will include a focus on workforce development (eg. recruitment, training, and professional development support), as well as supporting high quality policy development & programming support.

The Senior Advisor will also feed into SNAICC’s advocacy channels to represent the interests of these services to better support the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander early years services. This position will have a particular focus on pre-school services (3-5 years).

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has Working knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework and the National Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education and Care and accredited training provider environment for early years services.
  • Demonstrated capacity to establish and maintain partnerships and work collaboratively to support the design and implementation of Early Years programs and activities
  • Experience working effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and services that support them
  • Significant experience in Early Childhood Education policy and programming, including: policy development at a service level; provision of specialist information for providers to meet early years accreditation and compliance standards; provision of support which helps drive practice improvements

About SNAICC Early Years Support

SNAICC NSW Early Years Support is part of an initiative within SNAICC – National Voice for our Children, that aims to represent, build, and grow the community-controlled early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector across the country. The 3 Early Years Support sites (NSW, WA and Victoria) will act as a support-based service for the community-controlled ECEC sector, providing representation and leadership in areas such as: workforce development and training, service quality, networking and communities of practice, policy and system development.

Why join SNAICC?

  • Inclusive positive team culture
  • Opportunity to make a positive impact on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
  • Attractive salary
  • Salary Packaging ($15,900 tax free salary component and an additional component of up to $2,650 tax-free to be spent on meals entertainment / accommodation & venue hire – subject to Government regulations)
  • Leave loading
  • Cultural leave provisions
  • Flexible work arrangements

next steps

To submit your application, click Apply now.

For specific questions about the role please contact:

  • Renee Moore – Director NSW SNAICC Early Years Support (SNAICC – National Voice for Our Children) on M 0488 410 416.

For general information about SNAICC, visit the SNAICC website:

Initial inquiries to Recruitment by [email protected], using the subject line: Senior Advisor Early Years Sector Capacity Building - NSW Early Years Support enquiry via EthicalJobs.

A position description is attached.

SNAICC reserves the right to commence recruitment proceedings immediately.

SNAICC is committed to everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children. Successful applicants are required to adhere to our Child safe practices and policies.

SNAICC does not require the assistance of recruitment agencies at this time – thank you. Please be advised that SNAICC is not responsible for any fees associated with unsolicited resumes submitted outside of its recruitment process.

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