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Early Childhood Educator - Ali Curung, NT

Ali Curung

Ali Curung, Australia

Reference: 5212298

  • Children's Services Award- Level 6.1 $70,614 total package (including salary $63,705)
  • Salary Packaging Option (up to an additional $15,895 p/a)
  • 5 weeks Annual Leave per annum
  • Full-Time Position located in Ali Curung (150km outside of Tennant Creek)
  • Single Accommodation provided

We have an exciting opportunity for an Early Childhood Educator to join our Ali Curung Child Care Centre team within CatholicCare NT. This position plays a key role in the delivery of high-quality education based childcare services to the families of the Ali Curung community.

The primary purpose of this role is to assist with the delivery and implementation of a high-quality educational program based on the Early Years Learning Framework and with reference to the National Quality Standards. The early childhood educator will be required to facilitate activities designed to enhance early childhood learning based on the needs and interests of the children.

We are looking for a candidate who has the ability to develop strong relationships that support and partner with families and the community. You will be a proactive and professional individual with the capability create a safe, supportive and informative environment for families.

We are looking for a person with:

  • Relevant Degree or a 3 or 4 year Early Childhood Education qualification, or an AQF Advanced Diploma, or a Diploma in Children's Services, or a Diploma in Out-of-Hours Care; or is otherwise a person possessing such experience or holding such qualifications deemed by the employer or the relevant legislation to be appropriate or required for the position
  • Experience in supervising children in an approved childcare service
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and ability to collaborate with other services
  • Demonstrated cultural competency and understanding of life in a remote Aboriginal community


At CatholicCare NT our employees have access to a range of benefits that help balance life at work and at home. These include accommodation optional, remote allowance, Bi-Monthly return fare travel to Alice Springs or Tennant Creek incl accommodation. Flexible working arrangements, professional development opportunities and health and wellbeing programs. To find out more about the benefits available to you when you join CatholicCare NT please visit our career website.

For a full role description including key selection criteria, please visit our careers website

Applications Close 01.10.2020

Interviews week of 12.10.2020

Safeguarding Children & Young People

"CatholicCare NT is committed to maintaining zero tolerance of child abuse and neglect, and the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people who access our activities, programs, services and facilities.

Employment is subject to obtaining a satisfactory National police check and Working with Children (Ochre) Card."

Applications Close: 01 Oct 2020