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.

Positions available:

  • ECA Learning Hub Early Childhood Content Coordinator – closing midnight Sunday, 1 November 2020
  • ECA Learning Hub Instructional Design Coordinator – closing midnight Sunday, 25 October 2020
  • Publications and Studio Support Officer – closing midnight Sunday, 25 October 2020
  • Human Resource Manager – closing midnight Wednesday, 21 October 2020
  • Content Coordinator: Communications and Projects– closing midnight Sunday, 25 October 2020
  • Events and Bushfire Recovery – Administration Support Officer – closing midnight Sunday, 23 October 2020
  • Northern Territory NT Branch – Early Childhood Inclusion Professional

ECA Learning Hub Early Childhood Content Coordinator

The ECA Learning Hub Early Childhood Content Coordinator is a leadership position within the ECA Learning Hub responsible for guiding the creation of high calibre professional learning resources and programs designed to meet the professional learning needs of educators and education and care services.

The ECA Learning Hub (http://learninghub.earlychildhoodaustralia.org.au) is an online professional learning hub for early childhood educators and services. It is built on a Learning Management System (LMS) provided by Kineo; currently key products include self-paced online learning modules and webinars/webcasts. The ECA Learning Hub has over 35,000 active users.

ECA Learning Hub works closely with our partner organisation Crux Media, a Canberra based video production company that provides ECA with all the filming and editing services across Australia. Our other partner Kineo is the Learning Management System provider.

The Learning Hub team also manage a number of projects involving the development of professional learning resources and programs (previous examples include: Early Years Connect, Start Early, the Early Childhood Digital Business Kit, Outside School Hours Care Quality Development Program and the E-safety Early Years Professional Learning Program) which were funded by Federal and State/Territory Government Departments, commercial partners and philanthropic foundations.

The salary for this position is at Level 4 of the ECA Enterprise Agreement (starting at $96,555.00) and salary packaging is available. This is offered as a full time permanent position, with part time options negotiable. This position could be based in the ECA national office in Canberra or remotely from either Sydney or Melbourne.

Applications close midnight Sunday, 1 November. View the Seek ad here. Position description here. Apply via email: employment@earlychildhood.org.au

ECA Learning Hub Instructional Design Coordinator

The ECA Learning Hub Instructional Design Coordinator is a team member position within the ECA Learning Hub responsible for guiding the creation of high calibre professional learning to meet the professional learning needs of educators and education and care services.

The ECA Learning Hub (http://learninghub.earlychildhoodaustralia.org.au) is an online professional learning hub for early childhood educators and services. It is built on a Learning Management System (LMS) provided by Kineo; currently key products include self-paced online learning modules and webinars/webcasts. The ECA Learning Hub has over 35,000 active users. The Learning Hub team also manage a number of projects involving the development of professional learning resources and programs (previous examples include: Early Years Connect, Start Early, the Early Childhood Digital Business Kit, Outside School Hours Care Quality Development Program and the E-safety Early Years Professional Learning Program) which were funded by Federal and State/Territory Government Departments, commercial partners and philanthropic foundations.

ECA Learning Hub works closely with our partner organisation Crux Media, a Canberra based video production company that provides ECA with all the filming and editing.

Applications close midnight Sunday, 25 October. View the Seek ad here. Position description hereApply via email: employment@earlychildhood.org.au

Publications and Studio Support Officer

The Project and Administration Support Officer is responsible for a range of ECA’s project and publishing functions to ensure they align with ECA’s values, maintain consistency, and achieve the objectives set out in ECA’s Strategic Plan. Responsibilities include: 

  • New product project management and administration 
  • Provide administration support for ECA’s Research and Academic Publishing 
  • Communicating with stakeholders, content providers, reviewers and committee members 
  • Communicating with ECA Studio clients and ECA teams. 

Applications close Sunday, 25 October. Position description here. View the Seek ad here. Apply via email: employment@earlychildhood.org.au

Human Resource Manager

The Human Resource Manager is a key position responsible for providing leadership for ECA’s people and culture strategies. The role will be responsible for human resource management, developing teams and embedding a positive culture of achievement in a value based organisation. The role is directly linked to two Strategic Priorities: 

  • ECA strives to be transparent in all of our work and accountable to our stakeholders including members, funders, donors, sponsors and the children and families affected by our work. 
  • ECA aims to be an employer of choice through recognising and investing in our people and effective human resource management. 

Reporting to the Finance and Operations General Manager and working closely with ECA’s CEO and Senior Executives, the Human Resource Manager will effectively build the people and culture capability of the organisation, lead and manage ECA’s human resources function as well as shape organisational culture and values. The role is responsible for problem-solving human resources issues. This position is also responsible for compliance to relevant regulations, legislation and authorities such as the ACNC and the Fair Work Commission. The role will also work closely with ECA’s Work, Health and Safety committee in ensuring that ECA is compliant with all Occupational Health and Safety Acts and Regulations. 

Applications close midnight Wednesday, 21 October. Position description here. View the Seek ad here. Apply via email: employment@earlychildhood.org.au

Content Coordinator: Communications and Projects

The ECA Content Coordinator: Communications and Projects is a leadership position within the ECA Communications team responsible for guiding the creation of high calibre communications, social media resources and management of projects designed to meet the professional learning needs of educators and education and care services. This role will draw on your experience as you work across the organisation (including the professional learning, special projects and communication teams). You will seek and provide sector insights and understanding, evaluate content submissions and assist with enquiries from educators. The salary for this position is at Level 4 of the ECA Enterprise Agreement (starting at $96,555.00 pro rata) and salary packaging is available. This is offered as a full time permanent position, with part time options negotiable. This position could be based in the ECA national office in Canberra or remotely from either Sydney or Melbourne.

Applications close midnight Sunday, 25 October. Position description here. View the Seek ad here. Apply via email: employment@earlychildhood.org.au

Events and Bushfire Recovery – Administration Support Officer

The Administration Support Officer role supports two ECA Teams: the Events Team and the Bushfire Response Program team. This position includes a range of administrative and organisational support to the management of both teams to ensure their smooth running. This is completed in accordance with the relevant work plan timelines and ECA’s policy and procedures. This position involves corresponding with key stakeholders, committees and attendees on the phone, via email or written correspondence. The position includes a high level of administration support across all areas and requires communication with suppliers, and all other work teams within ECA and Be You.

Applications close midnight Sunday 23, October 2020. Position description here. View the Seek ad here. Apply via email: employment@earlychildhood.org.au

Early Childhood Inclusion Professional

As a member of the Early Childhood Australia NT Branch, Inclusion Agency team you will:

  • work directly with services and stakeholders to deliver inclusion support to ECEC services, educators and parents
  • work to promote an understand of inclusion, which focuses on all children being seen as capable and contributing in their environment
  • work closely with other NT-IA Inclusion Professionals team members to deliver  support to the ECEC sector which is flexible and responsive to needs and in accordance with ISP Guidelines.

Find out more. View the Seek ad here.