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Programs Coordinator - Learning for Life

The Smith Family
  • Become part of our family and make a difference to young Australians through supporting their education
  • A pivotal role coordinating the delivery of a range of educational programs
  • Full-time role (till the beginning of July 2023) with an opportunity for extension
  • Midland, WA

The Smith Family is an independent children's charity helping Australian children living in disadvantage to get the most out of their education, so they can create better futures for themselves. As we lead up to our Centenary, it’s an exciting time to be joining our family.

We are currently seeking a Programs Coordinator to help us achieve The Smith Family’s vision. Reporting to the Team Leader, Learning for Life and working with a dedicated and passionate team, this pivotal role will manage and deliver one of our most valuable programs – Learning for Life. The role involves planning and implementing The Smith Family suite of Learning for Life programs within the community. You will need to be able to help facilitate successful delivery of the programs, including supporting the Family Partnerships Coordinator with the recruitment of Learning for Life students onto programs.

A day in the life of a Programs Coordinator might look like this, but every day will be different. Primarily, you will be responsible for:

  • Establishing and maintaining Partner School relationships and monitoring progress, planning and implementation, and feedback on programs and activities
  • Continually monitor program delivery and ensure the database has accurate and up to date information
  • Advocating for and answering enquiries relating to The Smith Family educational programs
  • Meeting with fellow team members to discuss potential improvements that can be made to the program
  • Working with community leaders to identify partnership opportunities

Our successful candidate will bring the following:

  • Demonstrated experience in planning and coordinating programs / projects
  • Proven experience in establishing and maintaining relevant partnerships
  • Demonstrated experience in administration
  • Holds a current driver’s licence
  • High level interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated capability to manage and plan own work to achieve identified goals within time constraint
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience working collaboratively and effectively in a team environment

About our culture

The Smith Family has employees at the centre of its values and operations. We nurture a supportive and inclusive culture that enables people to achieve personal and professional goals, through collaboration and innovation. With a proven work-life balance, wellbeing and health are our top priorities. Enjoy many other benefits, such as tax concessions and flexible working arrangements.

If you are passionate about what you do, committed to make a difference and this sounds like your next role, please click apply, we’d love to hear from you. You may view the position descriptions attached. For any other information, please contact Susan Hampton-Mortlock, Team Leader, Learning for Life at Susan.Hampton-Mortlock@thesmithfamily.com.au using the subject line: Programs Coordinator - Learning for Life enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate must be prepared to undertake a National Police Check and a Working with Children’s Check. We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to principles of cultural diversity. Applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged.

The Smith Family is obligated to comply with Federal, State and Territory Government Rules and Health Orders. For roles that fall under Health Orders, to be eligible applicants will either need to provide proof of Vaccination or a Medical exemption.

A position description is attached.

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