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Monday 6:00 am - 9:00 am AND 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 9:00 am AND 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 9:00 am AND 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 9:00 am AND 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 9:00 am AND 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Rate: $28.73- $39.69 (L3) per hour including Super (+ Insurance & Workcover, Employed by Agency)
5 days per week with children aged 11 years, 10 years, 8 years & 6 years


This family would like:


– 4 children aged 6 to 11 years of age. Up to 10 active hours of duty per weekday (averages 45-50 hours per week)

If you live in you will be provided with:-
– a private residence away from the main homestead
– home includes, kitchen, bathroom, 1 bedroom
– Wifi
– Breakfast, lunch and dinner provided daily
– 79km from Cairns
– Driver’s licence essential, own car preferred

The family run a small beef cattle business based around Arriga, Queensland. They also have a property near Lakeland. Which they travel to throughout the year. Their main focus is including the children in the business along with many experiences outside of the classroom whilst maintaining a high level of achievement inside the classroom. All four children enjoy riding bikes, buggies and horses, working outside checking stock waters and competing in local community sports. Both boys compete in the local junior Rugby league and the two younger girls enjoy attending local dance classes.

Applicants will be required to have sole care all four children whilst mum works in the family business. Also support all children in their distance education through Riverside Christian College Maryborough. The schooling requirement for the home tutor role would be a private agreement with parents.

• Before and after school, care through In Home Care Program.
• Certificate 3 in Early Childhood Education and Care preferred but not essential.
• Prior teaching experience.
• A genuine love of working with children in a rural environment, desire to work in the education field, enthusiastic, caring and fun.

There will be four children in the classroom Grades 6, 5, 3 and 1. The family are looking for someone with a true passion in helping their children learn, explore, develop and most importantly have fun. Must be willing to commit to 12 months.

A little bit about the property and areas sounding.
• Arringa is 18km from Mareeba and 41km from Atherton.
• Separate 1 bedroom accommodation.
• Air-conditioned
• Meals provided in working hours eg smoko and lunch.

Key Points
• Great saving opportunity
• Unlimited wifi
• 1 Bedroom private home.
• Small family business work environment.
• Opportunity to be involved in the workings of a cattle station.
• Four wheel drive not essential.
• Weekends free
• Opportunity to discuss the role with their amazing Govie.

North tropical Queensland
– Fresh water swimming holes, Water falls
– beautiful beaches north of Cairns.
– Port Douglas a tropical getaway
– Cairns airport 45 mins away
– Cairns shopping, esplanade
– The Great Barrier Reef tours just off Cairns
– Atherton Tablelands
– an abundance of availability to fresh fruit and vegetables straight from the farms.
– music festivals eg savanna in the round
-Mareeba Rodeo, Local race meets, Mareeba Drive in, Mareeba Hot air balloon tours.

You must:
– Must have or be working towards getting your Certificate in Early Childhood Education & Care or have a relevant higher education
– Be an experienced child care worker with at least 3 professional references.
– Have WWCC, Police Check, CPR and Level 2 First Aid
– Have a car & driver’s licence
– Be willing to commit for at least 12 months
– Have the right to work in Australia (Applicants with 417 & 462 visas need not apply)

To Apply, Press APPLY NOW or call 03 9576 7000 or send your resume to hr@alhca.com.au

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