Job Details
  • Reference374487A_1621564203
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted26 days ago
  • ConsultantNeville Smith

As one of the Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage an EL1 Senior Education Advisor on a contract for 12 months with potential extension.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development of strategy for engaging with young people, ensuring that our advice and resources for this audience reflects their voice, experiences and needs in relation to online safety
  • Develop new and customised online safety resources that foster help-seeking behaviours in young people and include young people's preferred pathways for accessing and interacting with support services and online safety information
  • Assist in the development of content and strategies to promote the national adoption of the Best Practice Framework for Online Safety Education
  • Provide support in the development of other online safety resources, including for the 5 to 8-year audiences, school communities, and vulnerable children and young people in the out of home care context
  • Provide strategic program advice, ensuring current and new education programs are informed by research and stakeholder needs, and align with core objectives and deliverables
  • Produce high quality written work for a variety of audiences including young people, educators, families, industry and briefings for senior management and government stakeholders
  • Build and maintain relationships with key partners, including education providers, industry, family and support services, and other external stakeholders
  • Work collaboratively with team members.
  • Manage procurement processes and contracts with suppliers.

Skills & Experience:

  • Determine strategic direction for the work area and align longer-term planning with agency goals and objectives.
  • Highly developed oral and written communications skills, including capacity to write policy documents, reports and briefings to a high standard within tight timeframes.
  • A willingness to contribute own expertise to achieve outcomes for the work area and capitalise on the expert knowledge and skills of others
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively as a team member
  • Demonstrated ability to engage and collaborate with key stakeholders to identify opportunities, achieve outcomes and facilitate cooperation.
  • Ability to share learnings and constructive feedback in a positive way within the team to enhance team performance
  • Demonstrated ability to take personal responsibility for meeting objectives and progressing work.
  • Experience in the development and delivery of educational resources or guidance for young people, the education sector, parents or others.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the online safety issues facing Australians, young people, including for diverse and vulnerable cohorts.
  • Understanding of the policy, legal and educational issues faced by educators and school leaders.
  • A degree in education, humanities, public administration and/or social sciences, or a strong understanding of the policy context for education.
  • Experience in the development of professional learning for educators.
  • Understanding of Commonwealth procurement policies and procedures, and capacity to apply these in procurement exercises.

Mandatory Requirements:

  • You must have a current Working with Children check (or similar) or be willing to obtain one

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively, you can call Neville Smith on 02 6268 9916 or email for further discussion.