HIPPY Home Tutor

HIPPY Home Tutor


$34.26 per hour

Casual Position

About the role

ac.care is seeking a HIPPY (Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngster) Tutor to provide an early childhood enrichment and parenting  program for children and parents that runs over a two year period. As part of this you will:

  • Help foster a love of learning in children
  • Promote cognitive and social development and enhance school readiness
  • Develop a relationship with families supporting the development of new skills and confidence as their child’s first teacher
  • Help prepare the child for a successful start in the school setting
  • Assist co-ordinator and team with planning and direction of program
  • Promote positive relationships with parents, family and community through positive support and encouragement
  • Record progress of work by keeping effective records as required by the program and funding requirements


  • $34.26 per hour
  • Casual position
  • 10% employer contribution to superannuation.

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes:

  • Demonstrated ability to develop strong relationships with Aboriginal peoples, their families and communities
  • Experience working with Aboriginal families and children, and/or lived experience
  • A belief that every person has the right to make their choices and to be treated with respect and dignity
  • Highly developed communication skills listening, verbal and written
  • A sound understanding of complex social issues affecting families and their impact on individuals and communities
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, with empathy and sensitivity promoting cultural diversity
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing learning
  • Ability to use a range of software packages, including MS Office suite.

How to apply

You may apply through SEEK, or email careers@accare.org.au

In support of your application please:

  • Subject line:  Your Name:  [HT – RL]
  • A cover letter outlining your reasons for applying and addressing the essential qualifications and experience relating to the position description.
  • Include a current CV/Resume with contact details for two (2) referees, one (1) of whom is/was a direct line manager.

Please call Robin Wright on 08 8580 5323 for more information.

People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged to apply.

Applications close 8 March 2020.

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