- Job posted on: 26th Apr 2021
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Our Head of Content has the power to change the lives of millions of children around the world.
Playing a pivotal role in our ambitious impact and growth targets, you will lead the development of an extremely unique collection of culturally diverse and multi-lingual books, digital and interactive creative content, and age-appropriate educational resources that support the attainment of literacy and numeracy.
We've already changed the lives of more than 412,000 children, and with your help we can grow that to 20 million before the end of this decade.
As a social enterprise of Save the Children Australia, our mission is to make knowledge accessible to all, equally.
We have a proud history of using technology to disrupt traditional content development in the publishing and creative industries, and we leverage technology and innovation in our everyday work to improve educational outcomes for children around the world.
As a trusted partner to many of the world's leading development agencies, we are laser focused on scaling our impact to create measurable change for millions more children.
Want to know what it's like to work for one of the world's most innovative education technology organisations? Take a look at our Cultural Reference Guide.
In this newly created full-time, permanent position, based in your choice of capital city anywhere in Australia, you will be part of our senior leadership team reporting directly to the Chief Operating Officer. You will coach and mentor an exceptional team of employees, contractors and creative contributors, and take the lead on creating engaging educational resources to support children in low-income communities attain literacy and numeracy through our digital learning platform.
You will make an impact by:
You are a uniquely experienced, highly respected, and inspiring senior leader with a track record of delivering impressive results in a broad range of roles. You'll have experience with conceiving, developing, and producing creative content in the children's education or entertainment sectors, and understand how that content plays a role in supporting the attainment of literacy, numeracy, writing or reading skills, ideally in multiple multi-lingual or international contexts. You'll thrive working in a role like no other, with the self-drive to fulfil a mandate for growth, innovation and creating impact. You're comfortable with disruption, the fast-pace of a globally scaling organisation, and maintaining agility and speed whilst charting a new path for your team. Critically, you're determined to deliver better educational outcomes for children all around the globe.
This role requires:
It's the feeling of knowing that your work is contributing to making the world a better place for children and working with others who feel the same.
In addition to working at the leading edge of education technology alongside a team of highly engaged professionals you will have access to:
We'd love to hear from you. Submit your cover letter and resume by clicking on one of the buttons in the 'Apply' section.
Position Description - Head of Content
At Library For All, we seek a workforce that is as diverse as our society - in race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexuality, disability, cultures and beliefs - and reflects the communities we work in. We believe diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our culture and core values and we demonstrate this commitment through all our employment practices. Our inclusive workplace culture contributes to making Save the Children a great place to work.We encourage people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds to apply.
Library For All is a child-safe organisation. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check where necessary, and sign our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.
Library For All supports the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. If you are successful in your application, we will request consent to access HR held information pertaining to your last 5 years of employment. You can read about the Scheme and our commitment to Safeguarding here.