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Education and Training Officer

Islamophobia Register Australia
  • Education and Training Officer
  • Part time position 0.6FTE
  • 12 month contract (6 month probation).
  • Hybrid work arrangement, regular travel required

About the Islamophobia Register Australia

The Islamophobia Register Australia was founded in late 2014 to provide a unique platform for incidents of Islamophobia to be reported, recorded and analysed. Operating for over 9 years, the Register has been collecting hate incident data by working in partnership with Charles Sturt University. During these years, the Register has published 4 national reports with a highly developed methodology for analysing patterns and trends in both online and offline hate. These reports have informed the media and the general public both in Australia and abroad about Islamophobia. The Register is now the leading organisation tracking and tackling hate in Australia, and has expanded its activities to include the provision of victim support services, education and training and law reform. The Register does the following:

The Register directly or through established partnerships:

  • Delivers victim support services
  • Works to improve the justice experience of victims who are navigating police and the legal system
  • Work to improve the healing experience of victims who are navigating mental health services and other support services
  • Collect data on hate incidents, crime, discrimination, whether online or in the physical world
  • Publish academic reports in partnership with universities
  • Develops and delivers educational material and programs
  • Engages in advocacy, policy and law reform work
  • Nurtures networks for knowledge-sharing, skill-building and education as well as empowering Muslims, allies concerned about racism, and the broader community
  • Provide a platform for Muslim women, who are overrepresented in report statistics, to be heard and hear one another
  • Foster meaningful national dialogue to prevent future harmful behaviours like hate incidents, hate crime, unlawful vilification or discrimination based on protected characteristics like race and religion

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop evidence-based educational materials and resources, including factsheets, information booklets, infographics, materials for video content
  • Develop evidence-based workshop and training materials – various types of workshops targeted at different audiences
  • Deliver and facilitate workshops and trainings. This includes school-based and community-based programs.
  • Monitor and evaluate education programs and feedback, and complete data entry as required.
  • Provide logistical support including event preparation, packing resources, bump in and out.
  • Actively promote the Register’s educational bookings
  • Nurture and grow strong, purposeful connections with community and stakeholder groups

Selection criteria:

  • Tertiary qualification in Education, Humanities or Social Sciences related fields or qualifications in Training and Assessments
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience delivering educational and learning programs within local communities
  • Demonstrated experience developing evidence-based educational materials and resources
  • Demonstrated experience communicating complex and technical concepts for diverse audiences (such as primary/secondary students, tertiary students, community groups, stakeholders) through education activities and programs, in a range of learning environments
  • Demonstrated experience in using multiple delivery techniques, styles and methods to better engage with their audience
  • Demonstrated experience coordinating and/or managing large groups safely in indoor learning environments
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, presentation and communication skills, both oral and written, including the ability to produce quality written materials
  • Ability to effectively engage with relevant stakeholders
  • Highly organised, attention to detail, flexible and able to adapt quickly to changing environments and work priorities
  • Have or have the ability to quickly obtain a clear Employee Working With Children Check, National Police Check and Working with Vulnerable People Registration (paid for by the Register)
  • Valid and current Driver’s License is essential
  • Must be Sydney based
  • Availability to participate in occasional out of hours events such as delivering workshops out of hours
  • Note that we are in the process of scoping out an office space and you may be required to work from the office 1 day per week

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter addressing the selection criteria via EthicalJobs. For any enquiries, please contact [email protected] using the subject line: Education and Training Officer Enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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