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Yuendumu Child Care Educator

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Work type: Fixed Term
Location: NT - Regional, Australia Wide
Categories: Transformational Development, Humanitarian Emergency Affairs, Technical Specialists

The position

We are seeking a qualified and passionate Childcare Educator to work within the Kurdu-Kurdu Kurlangu Child Care Centre in the remote community of Yuendumu, NT. World Vision Australia is working in partnership with the Warlpiri Youth Development Aboriginal Corporation (WYDAC) to re-build and deliver the childcare service for Warlpiri families in Yuendumu after a period of low utilisation and closure. Reporting to the Early Learning Centre Director, you will work with a caring team of like-minded people to deliver a safe, nurturing and engaging early learning program that recognizes the importance of Warlpiri language and culture. While this role is responsible for the management of staff, you may be required to step into a management role from time to time.

  • Contract position until 30th June 2023
  • Based inYuendumu, you will be entitled to a $12k remote allowance and housing is provided.
  • You will have 5 weeks’ leave each year

Who we’re looking for 

Our ideal person is willing to take on the challenge of working alongside the Yuendumu community to create an inviting space for children and families. You have experience in similar roles in a remote area, and enjoy rolling up your sleeves and being part of a team.

  • Experience working in a registered childcare centre, ideally in a remote location
  • Able to deliver an early years curriculum that meets the needs of the community
  • Love working with children and imparting knowledge in a caring and nurturing way
  • Understanding of First Nations culture is desirable

What you need to know…

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

For your information, the interviews will start immediately, and the role may be filled before the closing date.

Working for World Vision means you are making the world better: 

It’s not every day that a job comes along that lets you change the world. Working for World Vision means looking forward to turning up at work because you know you’re about to do something meaningful. It means working with 35,000 staff and 3.3 million supporters in 100 countries who will stop at nothing to help children live better lives. Join a team that is bold and courageous, and where job satisfaction goes beyond financial reward. 

The selection process 

Please submit a resume and cover letter detailing your experience and qualifications. We will be in touch with shortlisted applicants and interviews will be conducted.

We embrace diversity, employing people from a variety of cultural and religious backgrounds. We take our Safeguarding responsibilities seriously and we are committed to providing an environment that is safe for  children. Our stringent recruitment procedures make sure the safest and most suitable people work with the children in our programs. All successful candidates will undergo a criminal record and Working with Children check prior to employment. We provide our staff and volunteers with ongoing supervision, support, and training in their work with vulnerable children and their families.

Who we are

For more than 40 years, World Vision has been partnering with First Nations communities through our Australia First Nations Program. The program is dedicated to helping First Nations communities build on their strengths and achieve their own development goals. Working at World Vision as a First Nations staff means you will be well represented and supported within the team. Through the program’s staff network, you will have a safe space to connect, collaborate and seek advice no matter where you are based. 

World Vision is a Christian organisation that empowers everyday Australians to create meaningful change for children through relief, development, and advocacy work.

For more information on World Vision and the work we do, please visit our website:

Please note – The recruitment team will be away from 24th December 2021 to 4th January 2022. We will be back in contact with an update on applications in the new year.

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World Vision Australia is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation that is dedicated to transforming the lives of children and communities by tackling the causes of poverty. We are dedicated to increasing opportunities for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people in line with our Reconciliation Action Plan

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