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Learning Club Coordinator - Rocherlea, Wynyard and Bridgewater


Employer: The Smith Family
Work Type/s: Casual
Classification/s: Administration, Education & Training, Project Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Regional TAS

Job posted on: 10 September, 2019.
Applications close: 23 September, 2019.

  • Work with an inspiring and passionate team
  • Make a genuine difference to the lives of some of Australia’s most disadvantaged kids and families
  • 3 positions available!
  • Locations: Rocherlea, Wynyard and Bridgewater TAS
  • Casual

The Smith Family is a national, independent children’s charity helping disadvantaged Australians to get the most out of their education, so they can create better futures for themselves. We are currently seeking a Learning Club Coordinator to join our growing team.

The Learning Club Coordinator is a vital role within the Learning for Life Programs, being responsible for the delivery TSF Learning Clubs to engage students in their academic learning. This position includes planning, implementation and facilitation of the program, coordination and supervision of tutors and participants. To ensure the successful delivery of the Learning for Life Club program you must be willing to communicate and liaise with key stakeholders, maintain appropriate duty of care and child protection policies and ensuring relevant evaluation is completed.

A day in the life of a Learning Club Coordinator might look like this, but in reality, every day will be different:

  • Facilitating the development of session plans in partnership with Program Coordinator/s, Team Leader and key partners including schools, university and utilising TSF content library where applicable.
  • Responsible for the weekly management and administrative tasks enabling smooth and efficient running of the Learning Club program.
  • Ensuring that duty of care is undertaken for volunteer tutors and that the TSF child protection policy is implemented for the duration of the club.
  • Responsible in conjunction with Program Coordinator, for communications with key stakeholders as per agreed in partnership agreements.
  • Assist with gathering and collating data into CONNECT for national evaluation purposes.

It takes a special kind of person to be our Learning Club Coordinator. Our successful candidate will bring the following:

  • Experience in working with children in an educational setting
  • Experience in management of volunteers tutors
  • High level of literacy, written, verbal, computing skills
  • Knowledge of issues affecting disadvantaged students

Living up to our employment promise, our team members tell us that working for The Smith Family they have great job flexibility and the ability to work alongside committed, passionate and professional team members whilst engaging in challenging, fulfilling and diverse work. In turn, our team members believe that they offer commitment to our vision, mission and values and effective collaboration with fellow team members to deliver strong performance outcomes.

How to apply for this job

If you are passionate about what you do, committed to make a difference and this sounds like your next role, we’d love to hear from you. Please contact us today by sending your resume and cover letter to Andrea.Garland@thesmithfamily.com.au, using the subject line: Learning Club Coordinator - Rocherlea, Wynyard and Bridgewater application via EthicalJobs. You may view the position description at Position Description link. For any other information, please contact Andrea Garland.

Closing date: Monday, 23 September 2019.

Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate must be prepared to undertake a National Police Check and a Working with Children’s Check. We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to principles of cultural diversity. Applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged.