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School / Community Lead


Employer: Beacon Foundation
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Community Development, Education & Training, Management, Project Management, Youth, Communications & Marketing
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Hobart

Job posted on: 09 May, 2019.
Applications close: 27 May, 2019. (Expired)

We at Collective ed., an initiative of Beacon Foundation, are currently recruiting for a Collective ed. Lead to work with one of Tasmania’s most progressive schools, Jordan River Learning Federation, to lead the Collective ed. collaboration with the school community. This exciting and challenging role will see you work across diverse people and organisations, in the school and wider community, learning together and co-producing solutions that ultimately result in more young people thriving, completing Year 12 and graduating into meaningful pathways. This project is a unique platform to lead a place-based change initiative, centred on school engagement and pathways post-school.

Are you captivated yet?

Your responsibility is to engage, listen and support leaders across the community to work together and innovate to find lasting solutions with and for the young people of Bridgewater. You’ll develop a communications strategy, including stakeholder engagement; oversee Collective ed. initiatives within the school and broader community, and contribute to learning, evaluation and wider influencing across the Collective ed. collaboration.

Within your community you’ll have a small team of dedicated staff as well as broader school leadership support. You’ll also have access to specialists in community mobilisation, learning and evaluation, communications, strategy and innovation who will work with you to achieve shared goals.

Collective ed. operates in a dynamic and rapidly changing environment which requires adaptability resilience and initiative, as well as excellent strategic and problem-solving skills.

  • Are you an agile and adaptive leader who is a high-level strategic thinker and operator?
  • Can you identify opportunities and build networks for community engagement?
  • Are you able to inspire confidence and passion, and generate deep dialogue?
  • Do you have experience working in and responding to complex environments?
  • Are you aware of the collective impact approach to systems change?
  • Can you action strategic communications and stakeholder engagement?
  • Are you able to keep young people central to decision making?
  • Are you ready to facilitate real change for young Tasmanians?

If so, we’d love to hear from you!

Based at the school, the position is full-time. Five weeks’ annual leave, employee assistance program and generous salary packaging under our PBI status is available in addition to training and a competitive market salary commensurate with experience.

A position description is attached below.

Social Sector. Education System. Change Management. Systems Change. Development. Collective Impact. Collaborate.

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