Early Childhood Australia (ECA) is a national organisation known and respected for the quality and impact of its leadership, advocacy and resourcing on behalf of young children aged between birth and eight years of age. We are currently seeking to fill a number of positions in the ECA National Office, based in Canberra, and various other positions located across Australia.

ECA is committed to equal employment opportunities and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as well as people with a disability.

Current vacancies

Be You Consultant

We are seeking applications for 1 full-time Be You Consultant to be located in Darwin. This is a fixed term position appointment until December 31, 2019

Be You Consultants guide and support early childhood services and schools in the implementation of the Be You Initiative. Be You promotes mental health and wellbeing, from the early years to 18, and offers future and current educators and learning communities evidence-based online professional learning, complemented by a range of tools and resources to turn learning into action. Be You empowers educators, helping them to develop valuable mental health skills and knowledge, while also providing an effective model for implementing a whole-learning community approach to mental health and wellbeing.

To be successful in this role you will have a proven track record in training mentoring for early learning services with some knowledge of mental health promotion and prevention. Early Childhood Australia is seeking a person with in depth knowledge of the early childhood education and care sector. You will possess a high level of self-motivation and initiative, adopt a team-focus and be committed to meeting project deliverables.

Please submit your application with a detailed CV quoting reference number CON2019 and your name. Applications must address the selection criteria and be submitted electronically in Word or PDF format, ensure that in the subject line contains your full name and the file name email to employment@earlychildhood.org.au.

Access the full position description here.

Closing date: 9:00 am Monday, May 6 2019

Contact Officer: Tracey Simpson Implementation Executive. If any queries please email on employment@earlychildhood.org.au

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Customer Service Officer

The Customer Service Officer works within the National Operations team. They respond to customer inquiries, process membership applications and book sales. This position involves significant time spent communicating with customers on the phone and via email or written correspondence. It also involves communicating with various teams in the organisation to ensure customer needs have been met, specifically with the marketing and events teams.

Closing Date Friday 9 am 19 April 2019

The full information kit for applications.

Applications must address the selection criteria and be submitted electronically in word or pdf format. Applications not addressing the selection criteria will not be considered. Along with the response to the selection criteria applications must include a CV listing 2 referees and are to be submitted via email to employment@earlychildhood.org.au, please ensure that in the subject line contains your full name and ‘Customer Service Officer’.

Coordinator, NDIS Early Childhood Early Intervention (Northern Territory)

ECA NT have 1 full-time position available.

As an ECEI Coordinator, you will be a key point of contact for families whilst working within a trans-disciplinary team. You will work closely with families to support them to identify their child’s needs and to set goals that will assist the child in everyday environments. You will support families to access community-based and mainstream supports. You will also gather information to identify the appropriate referral pathway for the child and support the family to access these services, which may include the NDIS. You will provide short-term interventions, where appropriate, and develop and monitor goals with the family.

The position is 38 hours per week, based in Darwin. Ideally, we are seeking an Occupational Therapist, however qualifications in other allied health domains would be considered.

For more information and to request a Position Description, phone: 1800 959 995 or email: ECANT@earlychildhood.org.au.

To learn more about the Early Childhood Australia Northern Territory Branch, visit their website.