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Education Programs Manager - Ipswich


At yourtown, we believe every young person has the right to a brighter future and aim to be part of the solution by delivering services that get results. Our services include Kids Helpline, training and employment services, parent education and specialist accommodation for families. At yourtown you will be part of the solution.

As the Education Programs Manager, you will lead the development and delivery of yourtown’s education engagement programs that keep young people in school or offer other positive pathways. Responsibilities include:

  • manage a small team across several locations, including yourtown sites and in school settings
  • oversee the operations and program management of the Education Programs across South East Qld to achieve quality client outcomes and program objectives
  • develop, manage and achieve program budgets and performance
  • represent and promote yourtown through networking and stakeholder engagement and identify and develop new opportunities

This position will be appointed on a full time contract basis, ending 30 June 2022.

About You

You will have experience in managing multi-disciplinary teams as well as operational management of community service programs.

Successful candidates will also bring:

  • university level qualifications in a relevant discipline
  • a strong understanding of the education system and Qld Education Department requirements
  • well-developed communication, liaison and networking skills and ability to influence and successfully negotiate across internal and external stakeholders
  • strong understanding of the issues and challenges that young people face and the ability to identify and implement program and service responses that meet their needs

If you are looking for an opportunity where you can be innovative, drive change and have a positive impact on the lives of young people we would love to hear from you. We offer attractive employment conditions including access to salary packaging arrangements and paid parental leave. Find your place at yourtown.

For a full Position Description please visit: careers.yourtown.com.au.

Contact: Marnie Elliot – Talent Acquisition Specialist on 0434 609 384

yourtown is committed to providing services that protect and keep children, young people and adults at risk free from harm. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Criminal History Check and retention of a valid Working with Children Check.

"In our team we value diversity, inclusivity and people who want to make a difference"

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