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Go Goldfields Early Years Improvement Coordinator

Central Goldfields Shire Council
  • Temporary Full Time till end March 2021
  • $83,193 - $9,0681 plus Super

About Us

Go Goldfields is a place-based initiative addressing complex social issues in the Central Goldfields Shire, Victoria. Central Goldfields Shire Council is the backbone organisation for the collaboration which brings community, business, service organisations, and decision-makers together to improve outcomes for children, youth and families. Our goal is for all children within the Central Goldfields being confident, creative, safe and healthy.

About the Role

The Go Goldfields Early Years Improvement Coordinator will work collaboratively to increase shared commitment to improved early years services accessibility, coherence and responsiveness to meet the needs of local children and families. They will guide the design and implementation of a coordinated network of community supports offered proactively to families, prioritising early year's literacy, access to services and social supports.

The Go Goldfields Early Years Improvement Coordinator will provides guidance and support to the Central Goldfields Shire Children and Families Partnership Group. You will work closely with the Best Start Project Officer to facilitate ownership of the shared agenda to achieve the outcomes as identified in the Central Goldfields Children & Families Partnership Action Plan.

You will have tertiary qualifications in either Public Health, Social Science, Education or equivalent. Ideally, you will have a demonstrated understanding of the early year's sector. Excellent facilitation skills, experience in managing projects in complex environments and using data to drive change are essential skills for this role. You will also work closely with a small team of facilitators to achieve the desired community outcomes for children, youth and families in the shire.

Some of your responsibilities will be:

  • Monitoring and evaluating data
  • Identifying the latest issues in the Shire amongst children aged 0-8
  • Strategising effective methods to improve identified issues
  • Engaging with the community and stakeholders
  • Facilitating the communication between parents and carers
  • Implementing tactics to encourage kids in our community

What we offer you

We are open to discussing the possibility of flexible working arrangements and part-time. You will be a part of a small and dynamic team facilitating diverse groups of stakeholders to achieve their goal of ‘all children within the Central Goldfields being confident, creative, safe and healthy'.

How to apply

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