Director of Early Learning (2024)

Palmerston Christian College a school of NT Christian Schools

Applications Close: 31 Dec 2023

Commencement Date: 15 Jan 2024


Applicant processed as received.

Commencing 2024

About the role
Our Early Learning Centre are approved Long Day Care service fully owned and operated by NT Christian Schools.

We are seeking a highly experienced full-time Early Learning Director to join our team to assist with the development, planning and supervising the implementation of educational and developmental programs for 3-5 year olds. The ideal candidate will have the ability to apply the Christian faith with authenticity and integrity in the workplace. Leadership experience is essential for this role.

Skills and Experience
Applicants must have a clear focus on implementing educational and developmental programmes for 3 to 5 years olds and a commitment to quality Christian care for families. Relevant qualifications (Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care), an ACEQCA approved first aid certificate, a Working with Children Clearance (Ochre card) and a current police clearance are essential, as are demonstrated abilities to work as part of a cohesive team and to teach according to the Walker Learning Approach and the Early Years Learning Framework.

Some of your responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Form relationships with children which are comforting and nurturing.
  • Ensure that staff provide a supportive educational environment.
  • Ensure that the children are safe and adequately supervised at all times.
  • Ensure that all staff are aware of children’s additional needs/requirements such as dietary restrictions, allergies, etc.
  • Ensure a high standard of hygiene in compliance with procedures and policies.
  • Administer first aid or medication in compliance with procedures and policies.

At our Early Learning Centre’s, people matter, and relationships are at the center of all we do. We believe first and foremost in developing and maintaining caring, loving, Christ-like relationships with children and their families. We desire to foster a community of love, forgiveness, acceptance and equity; endeavouring to present learning experiences and environments which provide children with provocations to explore and seek truth and understanding for themselves.

What we offer

  • A minimum of six weeks of annual leave.
  • Long Service Leave at five (5) years of continuous service (as opposed to the usual ten).
  • 15 days per year of personal and carers leave.
  • Assistance with relocation to the NT.
  • All year round professional development.
  • 80% discount for your own children – CCS eligible care.

How to apply
Visit Christian Schools Jobs in Australia | NT Christian Schools to complete the full application and see the full Job Description.  For enquiries please contact Human Resources on 0889204355 or [email protected]

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