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Employment Opportunities at Wunan
Posted by , 25th Jun 2018

TEAM LEADER – CHILD AND PARENT CENTRE

Wunan is looking for two Team Leaders to manage its Child and Parent Centres in Kununurra and Halls Creek.

These positions will lead service delivery and early childhood learning and development activities within the Child Parent Centre in Kununurra.

The people we are looking for will have the  capacity to:

  • Lead, supervise and support the work of a small team
  • Engage parents and carers with the Child Parent Centre
  • Promote community participation in the activities of the Centre, with children and parents learning together
  • Plan and schedule a range of early childhood development and events delivered at and through the CPC
  • Administer a community service
  • Accurately collect and record data
  • Write performance reports for funding bodies, with the assistance of the Manage r Early Years and Family.
  • Work collaboratively with funding bodies and external service delivery partners, especially schools.

The successful applicants must have:

  • A current Working with Children Check
  • National Police Clearance
  • Valid Driver licence
  • Relevant previous experience working with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander families and children
  • An understanding of early childhood development.
  • Tertiary or other relevant post-school qualifications will be highly regarded.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

For enquiries: For more specific information to become a Team Leader please talk to Barani Visvanadan, the HR & Finance Manager at + 61470684481.

To apply: Please submit a comprehensive resume and a cover letter to humanresources@wunan.org.au.  Ensure your application clearly addresses your suitability for the position according to the following criteria:

  1. Demonstrated effective communication skills including data recording, report writing, networking, negotiating and Clients relationship building.
  2. Demonstrated administration and organisation skills including information management, staff management and time management skills.
  3. Familiarity with the effective management of government programs particularly in Child Parent Centres or other related programs.
  4. Demonstrated understanding of Indigenous Culture and the issues / challenges faced in working with children, parents and family.
  5. Cultural competencies and the ability to work across cultural differences.

CLOSING DATE: 09 July 2018.

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