Early Learning Centre
Kentish Early Learning Centre – Big Rivers
Kentish is opening a new childcare centre in Katherine East.
To enroll your child, please fill out the ‘Enquiry Now’ form below.
There is a long waiting list for baby’s rooms (0-2 yo).
There may be some availability for toddlers (2-3 yo) and pre-schoolers (3-5 yo).
We are also recruiting educators for this centre.
For more information about the recruitment, please click on this link:
Send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please indicate the position that you are applying for and attach your resume.
All Kentish employees must have: a current Working with Children Clearance (Ochre Card) and a Police Clearance.
Our new centre
Our new centre is located in Katherine East, at the corner of Casuarina and Hamdorf street.
The centre is called Kentish Early Learning Centre (KELC) BIG RIVERS. This name reflects the location of Katherine which is in the middle of the Big Rivers Region.
KELC Big Rivers will be able to accommodate up to 104 children when it runs on full capacity, with the following break down:
0-1yo room – 12 babies
1-2yo room – 12 babies
2-3yo room A – 10 toddlers
2-3yo room B – 10 toddlers
3-4yo room A – 15 children
3-4yo room B – 15 children
4-5yo room – 30 children
The Centre is also a new home for our Kentish office in Katherine.
Kentish Early Learning Centre - BIG RIVERS
Expression of Interest Form
Please be advised that filling out this form does not guarantee a position in the Centre.
The Centre opened in April 2023. Families who have filled out the Expression of Interest Form will be contacted when we have a vacancy.
Come and work for us!
We have an exciting opportunity for you to work in our brand-new centre @Big Rivers Katherine!
We are looking for:
– Early Childhood Teacher
– Diploma and Cert III Qualified Educators
– Assistant Educators
– Discount on childcare fees and a priority childcare spot for staff
– The opportunity to work within a growing organisation
– Paid team building every 3 months
– Extensive ongoing opportunities for Professional Development
– Above award pay and conditions
– Paid maternity leave in line with the Government paid parental leave
– 24/7 access to cutting-edge educational resources and webinars
– Paid professional development
– Wonderful supportive team
Permanent Full-time, Permanent Part-time and Casual positions.
Visa sponsorship options available to eligible candidates.
For more information and to apply for a position, please Contact Us
Our community at the service is made up of a melting pot of different cultures and backgrounds, and this is reflected in the special events we choose to celebrate throughout the year.
We recognise the knowledge and experience each educator and family member brings to the Centre. With this in mind, stakeholder engagement and consultation are essential aspects of our service’s operations.
We welcome you to reach out to us to find out more about our service and look forward to being a part of your child’s learning journey.