Director – Kalkarindji, Northern Territory

Opened 122 days ago
Closes 30 June 2023
$95,689.93 - $97,892.79 (base salary including allowances/loadings) plus super

Director – Children’s Services (full time)
$95,689.93 – $97,892.79 (base salary including allowances/loadings) plus super
Kalkarindji, 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
  • Quarterly flights to Darwin (return)
  • Four weeks annual leave plus an additional 2 weeks off over December holidays
  • Relocation costs up to $3000
  • Subsidised childcare
  • Mentoring and access to our Employee Assistance Program
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Work/home life balance – with service hours 8am – 4pm
  • ECA and Koori curriculum memberships included
  • Online inductions and PD sessions

 About us

“Kalkarindji hosts the most unique and remote festival in Australia. The Freedom Day festival occurs every year celebrating Aboriginal land rights and the unity of a positive future”
 – General Manager, Sarah Dingle

If you are ready for an adventure with us on Gurindji country, we would love to hear from you!

Certifications & Licences

  • Diploma or bachelors in early childhood (or ACECQA approved equivalent)
  • A current Working with Children Check
  • Northern Land Council Permit
  • A valid driver’s licence

What we need from you

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

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