Education Officer – Schools and Community Sector

Permanent Full TimeLocation: Family Planning NSW NewingtonBase Full Time Salary: $58,242 - $94,239 (Salary Level will depend on experience)Full Not For Profit Salary Packaging available increasing take home payAll applications must consist of an up-to-date CV and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria. Written communication skills will specifically be assessed based on the quality of your cover letter. About Family Planning NSWFamily Planning NSW (FPNSW) is the leading provider of reproductive and sexual health services in NSW.  As an independent not-for-profit organisation we offer expert clinical care, information and advice for everybody in every family as well as education and training and evidence-based research to support doctors, nurses and other professionals.Family Planning NSW is committed to excellence in meeting the reproductive and sexual health needs of the community.  We achieve this by providing best practice, accredited clinical services, enhancing the knowledge and skills of service providers, improving the body of knowledge about reproductive and sexual health through rigorous research and evaluation, and leading international development projects to promote the rights of marginalised people in developing countries.Our ValuesFPNSW is a pro-choice organisationStaff are expected to fully support an individual’s right to choose regarding their pregnancy, whether that be parenting, adoption/foster care or abortionAs an abortion service provider, all staff at FPNSW are expected to actively participate in the provision of abortion services within the full scope of their role. Must support the Family Planning NSW values:Human rights focus - promoting the rights of all people to reproductive and sexual healthIntegrity - maintaining a strong ethical base, being accountable and transparentInclusiveness - valuing and respecting diversity without judgmentEquity of access - ensuring access to our services for all including priority populationsClient centred - placing the needs of the whole person at the centre of our workCommitment to excellence - ensuring high standards in all our workA just culture – a balanced accountability for both individuals and the organisationCOVID VaccinationIn accordance with NSW Public Health Orders, all staff employed by Family Planning NSW are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19.Position OverviewThe Education Officer, Schools and Community Sector is responsible for developing and delivering high quality education projects to support the teaching of reproductive and sexual health to young people, people with disability and/or other priority populations. The education projects are diverse and may include training needs analysis, development of professional education and training, conducting focus groups, and contributing to the development of resources to support education of priority populations. The Education Officer, Schools and Community Sector will be required to be actively involved in the planning, development, promotion, delivery and evaluation of these projects and courses.Some travel within NSW is expectedSelection Criteria EssentialTertiary qualifications in education, health or related fieldCertificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116 or equivalent)Minimum 5 years’ recent experience working with young people, people with disability and/or other priority populations and/or in the education sectorDemonstrated ability to design, deliver and evaluate online and face to face professional development courses to meet accreditation requirements, such as NESA and ASQAHigh level of computer literacyDemonstrated ability to use technology to support learningAbility to manage projects independently from initiation to completion within set timeframe and budgetAbility to work as part of a multidisciplinary teamHigh level communication skills (written, oral, liaison, negotiation and presentation)Ability to consult and work in partnership with schools, government agencies and not for profit organisationsCurrent driver’s licenseDesirableKnowledge of reproductive and sexual health issues as they impact on young people, people with disability and /or other priority populationsExperience in teaching reproductive and sexual health to teachers, welfare officers, school counsellors, youth workers, disability workers and other support personnel working with priority populationsOther requirementsA Criminal Record Check and Working With Children Check are required prior to commencement in this roleTo ApplyYour application must include a:Resume (CV); andCover letter outlining how your skills and experience meet the selection criteria listed in the position description.  Incomplete applications will not be considered. To learn more about the role, responsibilities and the required pre-employment checks, please see the position description.  If you are unable to view the attached position description, please visit our careers page at and click on the position description link at the bottom of the relevant job advert.FPNSW is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Aboriginal People and people from racial, ethnic or ethno-religious minority groups and people with disability.Closing date for applications is 14 AUGUST 2022. If interested, we encourage you to apply promptly.  Applications will be assessed as they are received, with suitable candidates contacted and progressed without delay. FPNSW does not accept unsolicited agency resumes or applications and is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited agency resumes or applications. AUD Newington 2127