Curriculum Leader (FAME Flexible Learning Centre)

Job No: 114854
Location: Christie Downs

  • Do you want to directly make an impact on disenfranchised young people's educational journey?
  • Bring your teaching and leadership experience to this incredibly rewarding opportunity working with a multidisciplinary and supportive workplace!

About Youth+

Edmund Rice Education Australia Youth+ (EREA Youth+) is a network of flexible learning centres that offer young people an opportunity to reconnect with education in a setting that is inclusive and flexible. With a focus on literacy, numeracy and project based learning, all programming and learning activities are developed based on young people’s individual learning plans which are customised based on learning levels and what they require to re-engage. 

FAME Flexible Learning Centre began operating as a mobile outreach program in the mid-1990s. It gained registration as a specialist assistance school in 2015 when it became part of EREA Youth+. FAME offers a variety of educational pathways for disenfranchised young people included SACE, VET Certificate Courses, and Australian Curriculum outcomes through project based learning. There is a strong focus on literacy and numeracy skills in an integrated learning framework and wellbeing. Engagement activities including outdoor education, sport, art and music are among the offerings.

About the Opportunity

EREA Youth+ now has an exciting and rewarding opportunity for a full-time Curriculum Leader to join the FAME Flexible Learning Centre based at Christie Downs, approximately half an hour south of the Adelaide CBD.

Reporting to the Head of Campus/Network Principal, this pivotal leadership role will see you responsible for enhancing, developing and maintaining the education, wellbeing and social inclusion responses for young people enrolled at FAME FLC. You will play a key role in innovative curriculum development, learning outcomes and administrative processes, as well as providing leadership to staff. 

More specifically, some of your key duties will include:

  • Providing support and leadership to the development of educational programs for young people;

  • Developing and coordinating appropriate educational measurement and reporting procedures;
  • Participating in, and leading, program provision to enhance our Youth+ practice in an inclusive learning environment;
  • Carrying out work in a manner of team participation/multidisciplinary practice;
  • Participating in Professional Development and support processes for performance reviews;
  • Ensuring child safety procedures are established and implemented according to policy in consultation with the Head of Campus and Network Principal;
  • Providing administrative leadership to site; and
  • Performing other identified duties specific to the role in a Flexible Learning Centre. 

For more information, please view the position description.

About You

To be considered for this position you must be a qualified teacher eligible to register in South Australia, possess extensive experience in a diverse educational environment and have least 5 years experience in middle management or a leadership role (or the experience and drive to step up into a leadership position).

The ideal candidate will be highly independent and organised, using their creative solutions focus and collaborative leadership style to effectively bring staff together to deliver the best outcomes for both staff and students alike.

You will have an experience and understanding of working with disenfranchised young people, with exceptional interpersonal and intercultural communication and negotiation skills that enable you to engage and invest in the community to build trusting relationships.

Please note: Prior to commencement, you must obtain Working with Children Clearance. Some transporting duties may be required to support program activities for young people, and as such, a Current Unrestricted Australian Driver's Licence is essential, with Light Rigid classification, or willingness to obtain one.

About the Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to become involved in a multidisciplinary and supportive workplace while reaping the incredible rewards that arise from the challenges faced day to day. You will see the direct impact you've made on young people's educational journey during your time withEREA Youth+, and will enjoy a long-lasting and extremely gratifying career.

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with an attractive remuneration package, based on your experience level (South Australian Catholic Schools enterprise Agreement 2017).

In addition, EREA Youth+ provides ongoing professional development opportunities.

Bring your leadership skills to this rewarding role reuniting young people with educational opportunities - Apply Now!

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are very strongly encouraged to apply!



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