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Lead Program Facilitator

The Smith Family
  • Become part of our family and make a difference to young Australians through supporting their education
  • Temporary Full Time role until December 2024
  • Blacktown, NSW

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 seeking an experienced Lead Program Facilitator to join our family. Reporting to the Regional Programs Manager and working alongside dedicated, energised, and passionate team members, this will be a lead role in the facilitation of programs as part of the Blacktown Operations Team and a leadership and mentoring role for a team of casual facilitators.

About our role

You will be responsible for:

  • Providing high quality instruction of established programs and activities by using program content (and digital technology) to deliver to school students in both primary and secondary schools (70% of the role)
  • Being prepared and confident to deliver sessions according to program requirements and using provided resources in a manner that is inclusive, empowering and responsive to student diverse learning needs, aiming to maximise engagement and completion
  • Coordinating casual facilitators workload to deliver in-school Primary and Secondary programs and career and transition programs
  • Supervising, coaching and supporting the local pool of casual facilitators
  • Assisting Program Facilitator Manager with recruitment of new casual facilitators

About you

As well as passion for community, you will bring the following:

  • Demonstrated experience delivering or facilitating training to children and/or young people.
  • Experience in successfully coordinating people and activities remotely, including building and maintaining relationships and providing feedback.
  • Well-developed organisational and administrative skills and ability to manage time effectively.
  • Excellent communication skills including with young people from varying backgrounds and school staff.
  • Capability to work independently to achieve identified goals within time constraints.
  • Current Working with Children Check and/or willing to obtain one before commencing employment.
  • Current drivers license.

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 Now', we’d love to hear from you.

Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate must be prepared to undertake a National Police Check and a Working with Children 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.

A position description is attached.

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