Coordinator - Children's Services

$101,298 yearly
  • Macdonnell Shire Council
  • Alice Springs NT, Australia
  • 05 Aug, 2022
Full time Administrative, Clerical and Office Support Education, Training, and Sports

Job Description

Alice Springs, Australia

Reference: 6038960
  • Fantastic employee benefits

  • Salary package commencing at $101,298 (inclusive of superannuation and leave loading)

  • Great relaxed lifestyle

  • Based in Alice Springs

About us

The MacDonnell region is located in the centre of Australia. Covering 270,000sq km and with an estimated population approaching 7,000, it has a unique beauty with picturesque water holes, magnificent flora and fauna, red desert sands and rugged mountain ranges.

About the role

As the Coordinator - Children's Services, you will be responsible for overseeing the delivery of MacDonnell Regional Councils Children Services programs in allocated remote Aboriginal communities to ensure the provision of high-quality Early Childhood Education and Care programs for children aged from birth to school age.

This position will be based in our Alice Springs Office, which is the regional headquarters to councils' 13 remote communities and outstation locations.

About you

Our successful candidate will ideally hold a Bachelor's degree in education - Early Childhood or higher, a current NT Driver's license, ochre card or the ability to obtain one, a current First Aid certificate including CPR, anaphylaxis and asthma components or the ability to obtain and at least 5 years' experience working in Early Childhood including experience supervising and training other staff. The desired skills for a successful candidate would be a strong commitment to the value of Early Childhood education, a passion to advocate on behalf of children and the ability to lead, motivate and mentor team members to foster independence and increase local ownership of the service.

This is a unique opportunity to have a genuine influence in helping Council improve the lives of our residents and communities, while also further developing your own skills base and career pathways.

For further information on this position please refer to the Position Description or contact Iryna Mustiats, Manager - Children's Services on 08 8958 9605 or 0484 109 528.

Applications close: 02 September 2022

MacDonnell Regional Council recognises and respects the region's unique Aboriginal culture and 78% of our workforce are Aboriginal, therefore an understanding and awareness of cultural impacts and sensitivities is essential. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply and may be preferenced under our Special Measures Policy.

Job Closing Date

02 Sep, 2022