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Education Mentor


Employer: Wesley Mission
Work Type/s: Casual, Contract
Classification/s: Education & Training
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 30 July, 2018.
Applications close: 10 August, 2018. (Expired)

  • Casual 12 month position
  • Based in Sydney metro region

About us

Wesley Mission is a high profile, multi-faceted Christian organisation making a real difference in the community. We work with the most disadvantaged in our community by providing over 200 services ranging from aged care, homeless services, child and family care, counselling, employment, training and education, and health services.

Our Vision is “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.”

About the role

This exciting position entails supporting children and young people in foster care to achieve their educational potential. The Education Mentor will be responsible for providing educational support and tuition to children and young people in care.

This role is perfect for those who wish to gain more experience working in a variety of settings with a diverse group of children. While further developing a career path within education, this position focuses on community engagement. Guidance is provided to Education Mentors by a team of Education Consultants based in areas of Sydney.

Education support is required in many areas of Sydney including (but not limited to):

  • Blacktown
  • Campbelltown
  • Hawkesbury
  • Lower mountains
  • Hills
  • Mount Druitt
  • Penrith

Essential criteria

  • Tertiary qualified educators or fourth year university education students
  • Skilled in developing professional reports and educational intervention plans

Desirable criteria

  • Knowledge of national curriculum
  • Ability to work after school hours
  • Willingness to acquire new information relating to the effects of trauma on children

Please find a copy of the Position Description attached below.

How to apply for this job

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.