Work with Us

For more than 45 years Noah’s Ark has attracted exceptional employees that all have a passion for transforming the lives of children and contributing positively to the community.

We employ staff in a range of positions, most of which work directly with children and their families. These roles include speech pathologists, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, social workers, psychologists and specialist teaching staff.

We provide opportunities for new graduates as well as those who are experienced and already working. We also have roles across support functions such as administration, finance, communications and marketing, learning and development, payroll and human resources.

We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and apply the principles of equity, fairness and transparency to all recruitment, selection and appointment processes.

We value and embrace diversity in the workplace and strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply for our positions.

At Noah’s Ark we provide positive working environments to ensure all of our staff feel supported, valued and are able to achieve their career goals.

All of our staff at Noah’s Ark are professionals who:

  • are responsive to family and community needs
  • strive to deliver greater opportunities for children
  • are ethical, professional and reliable
  • are approachable, open and honest.

 

We provide working conditions that are competitive for our sector, including above award wages and conditions, flexible working arrangements, purchased leave arrangements, 17.5% leave loading, accrued days off, career breaks, study leave, salary packaging and professional development opportunities. Our staff have the opportunity to attend bi-yearly staff conferences that give staff access to industry leaders and workshops that discuss the latest issues in early childhood intervention and inclusion and also an opportunity to network.  Each year, our service staff are invited to apply for the Noah’s Ark Excellence in Practice Awards which may include an overseas study tour or other learning and development opportunities which enhance a staff member’s skills, experience and knowledge.

We have a supportive leadership team and are committed to ensuring our staff have the right support systems in place to effectively do their jobs. We do this by providing regular structured support/supervision from line managers and access to an Employee Assistance Program to assist staff with work and personal-related issues.

When applying for a position at Noah’s Ark, all applicants must:

  • Read the position description.
  • Include a cover letter outlining the position that you are applying for, the job reference number and respond to the key selection criteria in the position description. A separate statement addressing the key selection criteria can be submitted.
  • Include a current resume outlining work history, training and qualifications, licences and two referees, including either your current or most recent Manager.

 

Please forward your application to careers@noahsarkinc.org.au and you will receive an email confirming receipt of application.

All successful applicants will be required to undergo a Police check and applicants who work in child-related work must have a current Working with Children Check, or be eligible to apply, prior to commencement. Noah’s Ark will accept a Police check completed within the last six months. Checks are administered and paid for by Noah’s Ark.

Speech Pathologist or Occupational Therapist (Paediatric)

  • Early Childhood Intervention
  • Key Worker
  • Northern Metro Melbourne
  • Full time / Part time
  • Flexible, family friendly work conditions and generous salary packaging options

 

Noah’s Ark is an innovative not-for-profit community organisation providing early childhood intervention and inclusion support services to children (aged 0-8), with disabilities and other additional needs.

 

We currently have an opportunity for an enthusiastic, experienced and motivated Speech Pathologist or Occupational Therapist to work as part of a transdisciplinary team.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is passionate about making a difference in the lives of children within the community and enjoys working within a dynamic and friendly team.

The position is responsible for delivering high quality, accountable, early childhood intervention services to families.

 

Suitable candidates will require:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in allied health.
  • Current early childhood development theory and practice, including cross cultural perspectives and the philosophy of inclusion and associated practice.
  • Knowledge and experience in typical and atypical early childhood development and practical strategies to facilitate child development.
  • Capacity-building approaches that utilise collaboration, reflective and strengths-based practice.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with ability to develop relationships and work with people from various backgrounds.
  • Experience working in a trans-disciplinary team.
  • Experience working with children with additional needs would be highly regarded.

 

Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience, plus superannuation and salary packaging. We offer above award conditions, a supportive leadership team, flexible work environment and professional development opportunities.

To view the key selection criteria please refer to the position description located here: Level 1 & Level 2

Please forward your resume and covering letter (addressing the key selection criteria) to careers@noahsarkinc.org.au quoting reference number NOAH0262 by Friday 13th October 2017.  Enquiries can be directed to Michele Totterdell 0433 884 052.

Candidates require a satisfactory national police record check and a Working with Children Check.

 

Early Childhood Intervention Professional  

(Key Worker)

 

  • Hoppers Crossing
  • Two Part-Time Positions –
    • Maternity Leave 0.60 FTE (12 months)
    • Ongoing 0.60 FTE
  • Flexible, family friendly work conditions and generous salary packaging options

 

Noah’s Ark is an innovative not-for-profit community organisation providing early childhood intervention support services to children (aged 0-8), with disabilities and other additional needs.

We currently have opportunities for enthusiastic, experienced and motivated Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) Professionals to work as part of a transdisciplinary team.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is passionate about making a difference in the lives of children within the community and enjoys working within a dynamic and friendly team.

The position is responsible for delivering high quality, accountable, early childhood intervention services to families.

 

Suitable candidates will require:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in allied health (speech therapy, occupational therapy, psychology or social work or physiotherapy) or early childhood teaching.
  • Current early childhood development theory and practice, including cross cultural perspectives and the philosophy of inclusion and associated practice.
  • Knowledge and experience in typical and atypical early childhood development and practical strategies to facilitate child development.
  • Capacity-building approaches that utilise collaboration, reflective and strengths-based practice.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with ability to develop relationships and work with people from various backgrounds.
  • Experience working in a trans-disciplinary team.
  • Experience working with children with additional needs would be highly regarded.

 

Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience, plus superannuation.  Attractive salary packaging options are available. We offer above award conditions, a supportive leadership team, flexible work environment and professional development opportunities.

 

To view the key selection criteria please refer to the position description located here: Level 1 & Level 2

 

Please forward your resume and covering letter (addressing the key selection criteria) to careers@noahsarkinc.org.au quoting reference number NOAH0258 by 25th September 2017.  Enquiries can be directed to Kylie Taylor on 8742 9711.

Applicants will require a current Police check and Working with Children Check

 

 

Early Childhood Intervention Professional – Key Worker (OT preferred)

  • Key Worker
  • Frankston
  • Fixed term position
  • Full time
  • Flexible, family friendly work conditions and generous salary packaging options

 

Noah’s Ark is an innovative not-for-profit community organisation providing early childhood intervention and inclusion support services to children (aged 0-8), with disabilities and other additional needs.

 

We currently have an opportunity for an enthusiastic, experienced and motivated Occupational Therapist to work as part of a transdisciplinary team.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is passionate about making a difference in the lives of children within the community and enjoys working within a dynamic and friendly team.

The position is responsible for delivering high quality, accountable, early childhood intervention services to families.

 

Suitable candidates will require:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in allied health.
  • Current early childhood development theory and practice, including cross cultural perspectives and the philosophy of inclusion and associated practice.
  • Knowledge and experience in typical and atypical early childhood development and practical strategies to facilitate child development.
  • Capacity-building approaches that utilise collaboration, reflective and strengths-based practice.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with ability to develop relationships and work with people from various backgrounds.
  • Experience working in a trans-disciplinary team.
  • Experience working with children with additional needs would be highly regarded.

 

Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience, plus superannuation. We offer above award conditions, a supportive leadership team, flexible work environment and professional development opportunities.

To view the key selection criteria please refer to the position description located here: Level 1 & Level 2

Please forward your resume and covering letter (addressing the key selection criteria) to careers@noahsarkinc.org.au quoting reference number NOAH0257 by Saturday, 7 October, 2017.  Enquiries can be directed to James Farrugia 0427 180 552.

Candidates are subject to a satisfactory national police record check and a Working with Children Check.

 

 

 

Kindergarten Inclusion Support Additional Assistant Casual

 

Noah’s Ark is a state-wide community organisation that provides a range of early childhood intervention and inclusion support services.

Expressions of interest are invited from individuals who are interested in working as an Additional Assistant in a Kindergarten throughout the Loddon Mallee Southern Region, including the City of Greater Bendigo, Campaspe, Central Goldfields and Macedon Ranges Shire, Maryborough and Newstead where a child with a disability is included in the kindergarten program.

Please forward your resume and covering letter (addressing the key selection criteria) to careers@noahsarkinc.org.au quoting reference number NOAH0255 by 22 September, 2017.

To view the key selection criteria please refer to the position description located here.

Enquiries can be directed to Rachael Hunter on (03) 5407 1520 or 0427 062 569.

Applicants will be subject to a current Police check and a Working with Children Check.

We require all staff to have a current police check and working with children check.

 

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