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  • Based in Darwin and West Arnhem Land – remote communities and outstations
  • $79,531 – $85,568 + super, generous salary packaging benefits & two weeks ‘bonus’ leave
  • Interstate relocation support available

About Us

Children’s Ground is working to create an environment where families realise their aspirations for the next generation of children to be free from trauma and suffering, enjoy equity and safety, be able to grow into adulthood happy and healthy, and have agency over their social, cultural, political and economic life.

About the Job

This role will be based in Darwin and working in our surrounding communities. Working alongside our experienced First Nations educators and governance committee focused on community empowerment, our Educators are responsible for the design and implementation of an innovative and integrated approach to learning and wellbeing.

Our Educators are committed to early years and primary learning that privileges First Nations culture and approaches combined with the best of Western teachings.

All Early Years Educators are expected to work within a Community Development framework and depending on the location may be working on delivering early learning as well as undertaking community engagement as part of our Walk, Talk and Act community engagement and planning phase.

About You

We are seeking a suitably qualified Early Childhood Educator to join our dynamic team.

To be successful in this position, you will have experience working with Early Childhood age groups and organising a learning environment that suits different ages and abilities (multi- aged class) and a demonstrated understanding and commitment to the rights and interests of First Nations people.

How to apply

Please apply via – SEEK where you will be asked to upload your response to the key selection criteria contained in the position description and your current resume. In line with our workforce development strategy, Children’s Ground strongly encourages and supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants to apply.

This position may be eligible for the Welcome to the Territory Incentive Program (additional interstate relocation support). For more information, visit .

Position description

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