Director (Children’s Services) – Yarralin, Northern Territory

Opened 466 days ago
Closes 12 August 2022
Northern Territory, Regional Northern Territory
$95,689 - $96,751 (base salary including allowances/loadings) plus super

Director – Children’s Services (full time)
$95,689 – $96,751 (base salary including allowances/loadings) plus super
Yarralin, Northern Territory

As the Director and Educational Leader, you will lead, inspire and mentor educators to ensure the service is providing a high-quality early childhood education in a remote Aboriginal community. You are responsible for overseeing the operations of the 25-place centre, where you will support and warmly welcome children and families.

Your ability to recognise and develop the strengths in children and your team and a commitment to work within One Tree Community Service’s spirit, purpose and values will be your key to success.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a managerial role or extensive 2IC experience.

The ‘right people on the right bus’ benefits

  • Above award salary + retention incentives
  • Shared housing available
  • Housing allowance
  • Relocation costs up to $3000
  • Four weeks annual leave plus an additional 2 weeks off over December holidays
  • Quarterly flights to Darwin (return)
  • Subsidised childcare
  • Mentoring and access to our Employee Assistance Program
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Online inductions and PD sessions

About us

You will be warmly welcomed to this small, bustling service, 382km southwest of Katherine. The service is inspired by child-led approaches. It offers a bilingual program where children learn Ngaringman with the local team members and interact in English with the non-Aboriginal staff.

Certifications & Licences

  • Diploma or bachelor in early childhood (or ACECQA approved equivalent)
  • A current Working with Children Check
  • A clear National Police Clearance
  • A valid driver’s licence
  • Northern Land Council Permit
  • First Aid & CPR certificates

What we need from you

  • Updated resume and cover letter outlining your suitability for the role
  • Join if you would like a free resume template
  • Be eligible to work in Australia
  • Click on the “Apply” button.

For more information or to request a copy of the position description, call or email us on (08) 6103 4102 or

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