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Programs Coordinator - Rocherlea

The Smith Family
  • Become part of our family and make a difference to young Australians through supporting their education
  • A pivotal role coordinating the delivery of a range of educational programs
  • Temporary full-time opportunity (secondment replacement till mid-March 2023)
  • Rocherlea, TAS

The Smith Family is an independent children's charity helping Australian children living in disadvantage to get the most out of their education, so they can create better futures for themselves. As we lead up to our Centenary, it’s an exciting time to be joining our family.

We are currently seeking a Programs Coordinator to help us achieve The Smith Family’s vision. Reporting to the Team Leader, Learning for Life and working with a dedicated and passionate team, this pivotal role will manage and deliver one of our most valuable programs – Learning for Life.

A day in the life of a Programs Coordinator might look like this, but every day will be different. Primarily, you will be responsible for:

  • Facilitate the delivery and administration of appropriate programs from the Learning for Life Suite in partner schools and the local community
  • Maintain program participation numbers to agreed targets. This includes an increased engagement of Learning for Life scholarship students in programs
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with partner schools and relevant community agencies
  • Work with schools to identify ‘best fit’ career related programs and activities to meet student needs and support career aspirations
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with Project Partner schools and relevant community agencies. This includes engagement of Project Partner schools in required year on year data capture and possible input into project evaluation activities
  • Support Project Partner schools to deliver quality program delivery year on year across life of project

Our successful candidate will bring the following:

  • Demonstrated experience in planning and coordinating programs / projects
  • Proven experience in establishing and maintaining relevant partnerships
  • Demonstrated experience in administration
  • Holds a current driver’s licence
  • High level interpersonal and communication skills
  • Understanding of post school pathways
  • Experience in career related supports would be highly valued

Here’s why we think you’ll love The Smith Family:

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, interesting, and purposeful 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 and make a difference to the lives of Australian children every day.

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 Lisa Kluver, Team Leader, Learning for Life at lisa.kluver@thesmithfamily.com.au using the subject line: Programs Coordinator - Rocherlea enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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. The Smith Family is obligated to comply with Federal, State and Territory Government Rules & Health Orders. For roles where this is applicable, applicants will need to provide proof of Vaccination or a Medical exemption.

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