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  • Join a growing not-for-profit organisation
  • Up to $95,267 (depending on experience) + super, generous salary packaging benefits
  • Full time 12-month contract
  • Relocation support available for interstate candidates

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. To learn more about Children’s Ground and the work we do, visit our website:

About the Job

This role will be based in Darwin with possible travel to remote homelands. 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 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 and development.

About You

We are seeking a suitably qualified and innovative Early Childhood Educator to join our dynamic team. To be successful in this position, you will have a passion for creating high quality and innovative learning and wellbeing environments with a commitment for leading a First Nations led approach to learning.

With experience working with Early Years age groups and organising a learning environment that suits different ages and abilities (multi- aged class) you will have a demonstrated understanding and commitment to the rights and interests of First Nations people. We are seeking a First Nations person for this position.

How to Apply

To apply, tell us why you want to work for Children’s Ground and why you are the best person for the job (no longer than 2 pages) via SEEK where you will be asked to upload your response and current resume.

Applications close 3pm, Wednesday 19 June 2024, however, we will assess suitability to the position as applications arrive.

In line with our workforce development strategy, Children’s Ground strongly encourages and supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants to apply.

Position Description

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