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Team Leader, Learning for Life - Flexible location

The Smith Family
  • Lead a team that is committed to making a difference
  • Develop and maintain strong partnerships with internal and external stakeholders to support place-based program delivery
  • Full time contract to December 2024
  • Location: Hobart, Wynyard, or Launceston (TAS)

The Smith Family is a national, independent children’s education charity, and we are currently seeking a Team Leader to join our Tasmanian team. Supporting teams State-wide, this role can be based in Hobart/Bridgewater, Launceston or Wynyard. Reporting to the Regional Programs Manager Tasmania, this pivotal role leads a dedicated team responsible for the successful implementation of the Learning for Life Program. The role will initially be focused on the delivery of a suite of careers programs in Secondary Schools and a suite of careers and transition programs in Primary Schools.

In this key team leadership role, you will:

  • Lead and support the development of your team through ongoing coaching and mentoring;
  • Work with your team to develop and maintain strong working relationships with partner schools, local industry and businesses, and other community organisations
  • Ensure programs are delivered in accordance with the practice guidelines and delivery plans
  • Facilitate conversations between your team members to share best practice and to problem solve any challenges or issues
  • Develop an understanding of local contexts, challenges and relevant factors to inform strategic approaches to community needs

You will be highly organised and have a proven history in building and developing teams. You will also have the ability to manage multiple priorities and to see projects through to completion while building strong working relationships with key stakeholders.

The successful candidate will bring the following:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications within Social or Human Services, Education or similar
  • Solid experience in the NFP sector and/or working with schools
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Proven experience in developing, coaching and leading people
  • Demonstrated experience in analysing and using data
  • Great networking and stakeholder management skills
  • Hold a current drivers license

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, fulfilling and diverse 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.

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 here. Please contact Kathy Robertson, Regional Programs Manager.

Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate must be prepared to undertake a National Police Check and the Tasmanian Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (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.

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