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.

HR Consultant

  • Generalist, stand alone, autonomous HR role
  • Full Time / Part Time
  • Salary Packaging
  • Flexible, family friendly work conditions

 

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.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and experienced HR Consultant to contribute positively to the community whilst working in a true generalist environment at our Head Office located in Malvern. As the HR Consultant, you will be responsible for supporting managers and staff across the organisation, located throughout Victoria and ACT.

Reporting to the Manager, Finance and Human Resources, you will work closely with our Management team in all aspects of generalist HR support, including:

 

  • Coordination of the recruitment and induction processes across the organisation
  • Providing timely and accurate HR advice in staff relations and performance management matters
  • Providing administrative support to managers and staff across the employment lifecycle
  • Providing support and advice on Health and Wellbeing
  • Administering Work Cover claims and act as the Return to Work Coordinator
  • Assisting with policy development.

 

Ideally, you will have a proven track record as a diligent administrator within a generalist HR environment (experience within a NFP highly regarded) and possess appropriate tertiary qualification in HR/Business related disciplines. You will have the ability to establish strong, effective working relations, a consultative approach to problem solving and outstanding attention to detail and committed to driving improvement through initiatives aimed at developing and strengthening our workforce.

Completion of a Work Safe endorsed Return to Work Coordinator Training is highly desirable.

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

Please forward your resume and covering letter (addressing the key selection criteria) to careers@noahsarkinc.org.au quoting reference number NOAHO246 by Wednesday 2 August 2017.

Enquiries can be directed to Gayle Twomey at gayle.twomey@noahsarkinc.org.au or 0421 346757.

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

 

Team Leader

Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) Service

  • Team Leader – Early Childhood Intervention Service
  • Located at Hoppers Crossing (Tarneit Team)
  • Permanent (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 support services to children (aged 0-12), with disabilities and other additional needs.

We currently have an opportunity for an enthusiastic, experienced and motivated Team Leader to lead an Early Childhood Intervention service based at Hoppers Crossing and 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 overseeing and leading the delivery of high quality, accountable, early childhood intervention services to families and the transition to the NDIS for children 0-12 years.

Suitable candidates will require:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in allied health (speech therapy, occupational therapy, psychology or physiotherapy), early childhood education or primary teaching
  • Highly developed verbal communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to liaise and consult with a wide range of people at all levels and develop and maintain collaborative relationships
  • Ability to lead, manage and develop staff, including an ability to allocate workload and determine priorities, provide supervision and manage performance
  • Ability to organise, analyse and utilise service provision, performance and evaluation data
  • Ability to develop, monitor and implement service, individual, evaluation, communication and marketing plans

This is a Level 3, full time/part time position.  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 here.

Please forward your resume and covering letter (addressing the key selection criteria) to careers@noahsarkinc.org.au quoting reference number NOAHO240 by 24 July, 2017.

Enquiries can be directed to Donna Margrie at donna.margrie@noahsarkinc.org.au or 0408 563 227.

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

 

Early Childhood Intervention (ECI)

Professional (Key Worker)

  • Springvale
  • Part time (12 months fixed term)
  • 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 0-12), with disabilities and other additional needs.

We currently have an opportunity for an enthusiastic, experienced and motivated Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) Professional 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 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. 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 here: Level 1 and Level 2.

Please forward your resume and covering letter (addressing the key selection criteria) to careers@noahsarkinc.org.au quoting reference number NOAH0239 by 14th July, 2017.  Enquiries can be directed to Kay Little (03) 9540 3385.

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

 

Early Childhood Intervention Professional

Speech Pathologist preferred

  • Maidstone
  • Part Time (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 0-12), with disabilities and other additional needs.

We currently have an opportunity for an enthusiastic, experienced and motivated Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) Professional 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 physiotherapy) or early childhood or primary 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 transdisciplinary team.
  • Experience working with children with additional needs would be highly regarded.

 

This is a part time position, Level 1 or Level 2, depending on experience. 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 here: Level 1 and Level 2.

Please forward your resume and covering letter (addressing the key selection criteria) to careers@noahsarkinc.org.au quoting reference number NOAH0238 by 17 July 2017.

Enquiries can be directed to Chris Bagnara at chris.bagnara@noahsarkinc.org.au or 0430 376 754.

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

 

 

Early Childhood Intervention Professional

  • Canberra
  • Fixed Term (18 months) full time or 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 support services to children (aged 0-12), with disabilities and other additional needs. We currently have an opportunity for an enthusiastic, experienced and motivated Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) Professional 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 physiotherapy) or early childhood or primary 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 transdisciplinary team.
  • Experience working with children with additional needs would be highly regarded.

 

This is a full time/part time position, Level 1 or Level 2, depending on experience. 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 here: Level 1 and Level 2.

Please forward your resume and covering letter (addressing the key selection criteria) to careers@noahsarkinc.org.au quoting reference number NOAHO237 by 21 July 2017.  Enquiries can be directed to Stephen Carberry at stephen.carberry@noahsarkinc.org.au or 0429 415627. Candidates are subject to a satisfactory national police record check and a Working with Children Check.

 

 

Team Leader

Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) Service

  • Team Leader – Early Childhood Intervention Service
  • Located at Craigieburn
  • Permanent (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 support services to children (aged 0-12), with disabilities and other additional needs.

We currently have an opportunity for an enthusiastic, experienced and motivated Team Leader to lead an Early Childhood Intervention service based at Craigieburn and 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 overseeing and leading the delivery of high quality, accountable, early childhood intervention services to families and the transition to the NDIS for children 0-12 years.

Suitable candidates will require:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in allied health (speech therapy, occupational therapy, psychology or physiotherapy), early childhood education or primary teaching
  • Highly developed verbal communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to liaise and consult with a wide range of people at all levels and develop and maintain collaborative relationships
  • Ability to lead, manage and develop staff, including an ability to allocate workload and determine priorities, provide supervision and manage performance
  • Ability to organise, analyse and utilise service provision, performance and evaluation data
  • Ability to develop, monitor and implement service, individual, evaluation, communication and marketing plans

This is a Level 3, full time/part time position.  Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience, plus superannuation. We offer above award conditions, a supportive leadership team and a flexible work environment.

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

Please forward your resume and covering letter (addressing the key selection criteria) to careers@noahsarkinc.org.au quoting reference number NOAHO236 by 12 July, 2017.

Enquiries can be directed to Stacey Alexander at stacey.alexander@noahsarkinc.org.au or 0438 397 735.

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

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