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Admissions Officer

Teach For Australia

Teach For Australia would like to acknowledge the many Traditional Custodians of the lands throughout Australia. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging, for they hold the memories, the traditions, the culture and hopes of Australia’s first peoples.

About Teach For Australia

Our vision is an Australia where education gives every child, regardless of background, greater choice for their future. The mission is to grow a community of leaders committed to equity for children and young people, by recruiting and developing exceptional people to teach and lead across Australian schools. As Teach For Australia seeks to grow to scale, our team is responsible for finding Australia’s future leaders. By helping our country understand that educational inequity represents the biggest issue facing our society, we aim to attract and select the most diverse group of tomorrow’s leaders to the program – in pursuit of our vision.

About the Position

Admissions Officers play a critical role in the selection of Associates for our Leadership Development Program, in order to provide our least advantaged students with the most impactful teachers and leaders in Australia. This role presents an invaluable opportunity to hone your professional acumen in hiring and assessing talent against criterion, whether that be in school leadership positions, or efficiently and equitably hiring talent in industry.

Practical Details

  • Casual role required during peak recruitment season: February to November
  • Variable hours per week – between 7am – 9pm, Monday to Friday with occasional Saturday work.
  • Predominantly home office-based (assessing candidates’ online application, virtual interview, Selection Day assessments, transcript analysis and outcome and feedback calls with candidates).
  • In person Selection Day component - physical attendance will be required during the day (weekdays, ~8am – 6pm), in line with Covid-19 protocols
  • For those willing, some intra and interstate travel, however it is not essential to the role.
  • Initial rigorous training will be provided, along with ongoing coaching and feedback.

About You

  • Have a deep passion for our vision and a strong fit with our Core Values
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Naturally inquisitive, with excellent attention to detail
  • Able to connect with people in a professional and personable way
  • Enjoy working within a structured selection framework, and able to synthesise large pieces of information to create a holistic picture to assess for candidate potential
  • Enjoy working independently, as well as within a team

Teach For Australia encourages applicants of all backgrounds to apply.

How to Apply

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All enquiries can be directed to jobs@teachforaustralia.org, using the subject line: Admissions Officer enquiry via EthicalJobs. You must have the appropriate right to work in Australia in order to be eligible for this role. Successful candidates will be required to undertake a National Police Clearance, and obtain a valid Working With Children Check.

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