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The Drug Education Network is Seeking an Educator with a passion for delivering evidence-based best practice School Drug education.

Join a talented team with an established Tasmanian charity, an Employer of Choice offering salary packaging, 4 weeks leave with additional leave between Christmas and New Year. This role is a 0.8 FTE (4 days a week), mix of home and office working offered, remunerated at SCHADS level 6.

The Drug Education Network (DEN) is a charity organisation committed to reducing the harms from alcohol and other drugs for our communities through education and leadership. DEN neither condones nor condemns the use of drugs. Rather, we acknowledge that drug use exists irrespective of legal status or societal norms.

We are looking for an Educator with the skills and passion for delivering evidence-based alcohol and other drug (AOD) education to work with schools across Tasmania. You will be able to demonstrate a professional approach to your delivery and development of training sessions for teaching staff and classroom-based educational sessions. DEN is a state-wide AOD education provider and travel is required in this role.

You will be a positive contributor, prioritise and work effectively under pressure and be a collaborative and supportive team player. You will have a passion for detail and excellence, be adaptable, enthusiastic and care about delivering the best client outcomes.

We are seeking a new team member who has:

  • Strong facilitator and presenter skills
  • Knowledge of drug education in a school or community setting. Or the ability to rapidly acquire this knowledge with a strong transferable skillset
  • High-level communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to build and maintain effective relationships with a diverse range of people across a diverse number of settings and professionally represent the DEN service.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to independently operate Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook)
  • A demonstrated ability to organise own work schedules, set priorities, track and manage multiple concurrent tasks and work with limited supervision as a collaborative member of a small team
  • A calm, positive, problem-solving attitude, who displays initiative and critical and reflective thinking skills

Educator position: Part-time, fixed contract to June 2022, 0.8 FTE subject to funding. The Drug Education Network also offers on the job training and orientation and flexibility to facilitate work/life balance. Use your skills and experience to contribute to a growing organisation, a great team environment and a positive workplace culture.

If you are a person who has lived experience, we strongly encourage you to apply for the role.

Interested? Please view the Statement of Duties attached.

Questions about the role? Contact Maria 1300 369 319.

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