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Learning Manager


Employer: Jigsaw Business Solutions
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Disability Services, Education & Training, Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 23 November, 2017.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

  • Full time, based in Frenchs Forest, Northern Sydney.
  • 60-70k salary based on experience + super + salary packaging.
  • A competitive package based on relevant qualifications/experience + super + salary packaging options available.
  • Join an innovative organisation and take the lead on Jigsaw Learning, a core business unit of our social enterprise that that provides practical training, skill-development and work experience opportunities for people with disability, focused on work-readiness.

Jigsaw Learning is at the beginning of something quite special - using industry leading training techniques, we have a vision to re-shape the way people with disability receive employment training. To make this vision reality, we are seeking a proactive and committed manager to take Jigsaw Learning to the next level and deliver a program that has all the ingredients to successfully transition people with disability into Award-wage employment.

The Role

You will report to the Hub Manager of Jigsaw and work autonomously and as part of a team to achieve agreed outcomes. Your primary responsibilities will be to:

  • Lead the Jigsaw Learning team to deliver the best employment-training program for people with disability in Australia.
  • Coordinate Learning Facilitators to ensure all Jigsaw Learning participants receive the correct group and one-to-one training in line with their NDIS plan and as stipulated by the JIgsaw Learning program.
  • Alongside Learning Facilitators, deliver group and one-to-one training in line with Jigsaw Learning’s curriculum.
  • Manage all administration and reporting associated with Jigsaw Learning and the NDIS.
  • Inspire the Jigsaw Learning team to promote a person-centred approach to all participants who access the program.
  • Demonstrate and ensure compliance with all legislation and policies and procedures to ensure appropriate health, safety and wellbeing in the workplace.

The Candidate

You are the right person for this role if you have: 

  • Demonstrated strength in leadership.
  • Previous experience in education/training environments.
  • High bandwidth for multi-tasking.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Natural aptitude for and experience in delegation and managing people.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Total commitment to the values, behaviour and culture of Jigsaw.
  • Ability to inspire growth and development in people.

It is also important that candidates:

  • Possess or be willing to obtain a current satisfactory National Police Clearance Certificate and working with children check.
  • Possess or be willing to gain a Senior First Aid Certificate.
  • Possess a current unrestricted NSW driver's license.
  • Possess or be willing to obtain a certificate in training and assessment.
  • Possess a working knowledge of occupational health and safety practices.

About Jigsaw

Jigsaw is a social enterprise delivering the highest quality outsourcing and temp placement services to public and private sector clients, in order to create jobs and employment pathways for people with disability.

Jigsaw offers people with disability three distinct employment supports:

Jigsaw LEARNING provides practical training, skill-development and work experience opportunities for people with disability, focused on work-readiness.

Jigsaw OUTSOURCING delivers digitisation contracts for corporate and government clients, which creates immediate jobs for people with disability, paid at award wages.

Once trained and experienced, Jigsaw TEMPS places workers into similar roles within mainstream companies.

How to apply for this job

If you are interested in joining a dynamic organisation at a time of exciting change in the disability sector, please email a cover letter addressing how you meet the selection criteria outlined in 'The Candidate' section of this ad (no longer than 2 pages) and an up to date resume to paul@fightingchance.org.au, using the subject line: Learning Manager application via EthicalJobs.

Jigsaw is an equal opportunities employer. People with disability are strongly encouraged to apply.

e: paul@fightingchance.org.au

p: 0497 845 031