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Facilitator - Townsville

The Smith Family
  • Make a difference to young Australians through supporting their education
  • Casual position
  • Based in Townsville, QLD

The Smith Family is a children’s education charity that helps young Australians experiencing disadvantage to create better futures for themselves through harnessing the power of education.

We are currently seeking casual facilitators to work across our participating schools in Townsville where our ‘Learning for Life’ students are enrolled. You facilitate to the whole class, so everyone gets the benefit of these extra-curriculum programs. Programs run intermittently, as required by the participating schools.

It would suit a facilitator with at least two available days per week. Scheduling can fit around your other part time/casual work/study commitments.

About our role

The successful candidates may consider delivering one or more of the following programs, depending on their skills and experience and also the local participating schools’ needs:

  • Facilitating engaging sessions to high school students for 1.5 hrs a week for 5 weeks within a term about budgets, savings, loans and other money topics (Keep the Change)
  • One hour a week for 6 weeks to assist Year 6 students transition to secondary school (Passport to Success)
  • Increasing Years 4-6 and/or junior secondary students’ knowledge of the world of work, and how these relate to their own interests and strengths in 5-7 one-hour sessions (Future Seekers)
  • and other programs including Entrepreneurship and Career activities.

About you

  • Demonstrated qualifications and/or experience in the delivery of training programs or classroom-based learning.
  • A current drivers’ license, access to a reliable and insured vehicle and a willingness to travel up to one hour each way to deliver the program sessions.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to build strong working relationships with people from various backgrounds.
  • Highly developed organisational and administrative skills with the ability to manage your time effectively.
  • Commitment to The Smith Family’s Facilitator Quality Standards, informed by existing frameworks including the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.
  • Have or willing to obtain an employee Working With Children's Check

About our culture

The Smith Family has employees at the centre of its values and operations. We nurture a supportive and inclusive culture that enables people to achieve personal and professional goals, through collaboration and innovation. With a proven work-life balance, wellbeing and health are our top priorities. Enjoy many other benefits, such as tax concessions and flexible working arrangements.

If you are passionate about what you do, committed to make a difference and this sounds like your next role, please click apply, we’d love to hear from you. You may view the position description attached.

For any other information, please contact Susan Thompson, Programs Facilitator Manager at [email protected] using the subject line: Casual Facilitator - Townsville enquiry via EthicalJobs, and remember to add in your location – suburb & State.  

Applications will remain open until closing day unless a successful candidate is identified sooner, so apply asap.

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.

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