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Youth Learning & Development Specialist

St John Ambulance NSW

To be a part of St John NSW is to be a part of something bigger - no matter what your job or role. Every day we save lives through first aid. Our first aid products and courses give you the skills, tools, knowledge, and confidence to help in the event of an emergency.

As a not-for-profit organisation, when you attend a course or buy a product from St John NSW, you're helping to support our community programs including free first aid training for primary school students, leadership development programs for our volunteers, and event health services for local and state community events. Around the world, our humanitarian mission is to prevent and relieve sickness and injury and to act to enhance the health and wellbeing of people of all races and creeds.

About the Role

St John NSW is seeking to build an interactive, engaging, consistent and robust Cadet Curriculum for our current Youth Development Program. Reporting into the GM of People and Culture, the Youth Learning & Development Specialist will be responsible for developing a syllabus for children aged 12-17, and developing engaging learning resources and units of work. 

This is a 6 month full-time fixed-term position. 

Key Responsibilities Include;

  • Building a roadmap for success that provides Leaders, Cadets and community stakeholders with a measurable plan for delivering a St John NSW quality consistent education to deliver first aid and other programs for the community
  • Developing a syllabus that identifies the learning outcomes, skill standards and core competencies that students learn to demonstrate. This will then help Cadets to better understand their learning pathways and expectations.
  • Ensuring that the St John NSW Cadet Curriculum continues to build the resilience of youth in St John and our communities and provide young people with a platform for self-development
  • Ensuring that all newly developed resources support child safety and governance for our youth
  • Working collaboratively with stakeholders across the organisation to ensure that learning outcomes maximise funding and donor opportunities whilst at the same time deliver the maximum community impact
  • Developing and fostering a strong collaborative working relationship with Cadet Leaders and youth to achieve the above 

Our Ideal Candidate has:

  • Demonstrated experience in curriculum or syllabus development for children aged 12-17
  • Knows learning principles for both youth
  • Has created materials for groups of various learning and education backgrounds such as rural, youth and specialists
  • Experience and skills in working in a developmental role with a provider of education and training services including course design and content, andragogy, assessment and articulation.

What next? 

If you’d like to express interest, then click Apply Now. If you have any questions please contact Hawraa Kash, Talent Partner on 9745 8700. Please note that we require you to obtain a Working with Children's Check and Police Check.

St John Ambulance (NSW) does not appreciate unsolicited calls from recruitment agencies. 

St John NSW cares about keeping children and young people safe.  Protecting and promoting the emotional, physical, cultural and spiritual wellbeing of children and young people is central to all aspects of the operations and culture of St John NSW.

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