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Team Leader - Metro Sydney

Save The Children

In this varied and challenging role, we need you to lead our dedicated programs team across metropolitan Sydney to maximise our impact on the lives of children and families. You'll manage and develop programs, foster lasting links with the community, develop the capacity of local workers and encourage active engagement with the services we're proud to deliver.

Save the Children is no ordinary not-for-profit.

We're ambitious, creative and outspoken. We stand up for children's rights. We want all children to be educated, healthy and live a life free from violence. We've been working with families and communities in Australia for over 100 years, and are passionate about our work as Australia's leading Child Rights organisation.

Where you come in:

In this full-time, maximum term position (12 months, with potential to extend), you'll inspire, support and enable a team of passionate and talented individuals to accomplish ambitious goals for children and families in the Sydney, Ryde and Canterbury-Bankstown areas. Enjoying great work-life flexibility, you'll work from home when not travelling to engage with team members and program sites. You'll be part of our NSW Team and report to our NSW Metro Regional Manager.

You will make an impact by:

  • Leading and developing a passionate team
  • Supporting the design, implementation and monitoring and evaluation of programs
  • Building relationships with the local community and stakeholders
  • Fostering opportunities for growth, in line with the needs of children and families.

Does this sound like you?

You're an enthusiastic and committed leader with demonstrated experience in managing a multidisciplinary high performing team. Your highly developed cultural awareness and sensitivity, partnered with excellent communication skills, will enable you to strengthen the capacity of our team to support children and families experiencing vulnerability. You're not afraid of a challenge and you constantly seek to grow and develop your team members.

This role requires:

  • Proven leadership skills, the ability to nurture a cohesive multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to develop, implement, monitor and evaluate programs
  • Experience working with children and families from diverse backgrounds
  • Experience in evidence informed practice across children's development (including Early Childhood), parenting, families who have experienced domestic and family violence; middle years and youth development (desirable)
  • Ability to develop and drive new programs as well as continuous improvement
  • Current valid driver's licence

Working at Save the Children is more than just a job.

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 a connection to social causes, you will have access to:

  • Festive leave plus regular leave benefits
  • Individual learning plans to assist in your career development
  • Internal employment and development opportunities
  • Friendly and flexible work environment, including working from home (WFH)
  • Award rate salary plus full salary packaging benefits

Sound interesting?

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 - Team Leader Metro Sydney

At Save the Children, we seek a workforce that is as diverse as our society - in race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, sexuality, 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 strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants to apply.

Save the Children Australia 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.

Save the Children Australia 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.

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