Senior Education Officer

Permanent Full Time but will consider Part TimeLocation: Family Planning NSW NewingtonBase Salary: $81,828 to $94,239 (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 Overview The Senior Education Officer will provide educational leadership in the development, co-ordination, delivery and evaluation of comprehensive sexuality education for the Schools and Community Sector. The Senior Education Officer will supervise a small team of educators and liaise with Education Officer Quality, Instructional Designers and other subject matter experts to achieve this goal.Selection Criteria EssentialTertiary qualifications in adult education or related fieldCertificate IV in Training and AssessmentExtensive experience in the development and delivery of competency based education programs, preferably in a Health or Community Services backgroundDemonstrated knowledge and application of adult learning principles, teaching methodologies, curriculum development, various modes of delivery, including e learning and an understanding of their application to health educationDemonstrated capacity to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team in the development and delivery of specific professional programsExcellent project management, presentation, report writing and communication skillsExpertise in Moodle or a similar Learning Management SystemDesirableSound knowledge of current reproductive and sexual health issuesOther 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. If interested, we encourage you to apply promptly.  Applications will be assessed as they are received, with suitable candidates contacted and progressed without delay.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 https://careers.fpnsw.org.au 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 12 JULY 2022.FPNSW does not accept unsolicited agency resumes or applications and is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited agency resumes or applications. 81828 AUD Newington 2127

Senior Education Officer

Permanent Full Time but will consider Part Time

Location: Family Planning NSW Newington

Base Salary: $81,828 to $94,239 (Level will depend on experience)

Full Not for Profit Salary Packaging available increasing take home pay

All 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 NSW

Family 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 Values

  • FPNSW is a pro-choice organisation
    • Staff are expected to fully support an individual’s right to choose regarding their pregnancy, whether that be parenting, adoption/foster care or abortion
    • As 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 health
  • Integrity - maintaining a strong ethical base, being accountable and transparent
  • Inclusiveness - valuing and respecting diversity without judgment
  • Equity of access - ensuring access to our services for all including priority populations
  • Client centred - placing the needs of the whole person at the centre of our work
  • Commitment to excellence - ensuring high standards in all our work
  • A just culture – a balanced accountability for both individuals and the organisation

COVID Vaccination

  • In accordance with NSW Public Health Orders, all staff employed by Family Planning NSW are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

Position Overview
The Senior Education Officer will provide educational leadership in the development, co-ordination, delivery and evaluation of comprehensive sexuality education for the Schools and Community Sector. The Senior Education Officer will supervise a small team of educators and liaise with Education Officer Quality, Instructional Designers and other subject matter experts to achieve this goal.

Selection Criteria
Essential

  • Tertiary qualifications in adult education or related field
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • Extensive experience in the development and delivery of competency based education programs, preferably in a Health or Community Services background
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of adult learning principles, teaching methodologies, curriculum development, various modes of delivery, including e learning and an understanding of their application to health education
  • Demonstrated capacity to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team in the development and delivery of specific professional programs
  • Excellent project management, presentation, report writing and communication skills
  • Expertise in Moodle or a similar Learning Management System
  • Desirable
  • Sound knowledge of current reproductive and sexual health issues

Other requirements

  • A Criminal Record Check and Working With Children Check are required prior to commencement in this role

To Apply

Your application must include a:

  • Resume (CV); and
  • Cover letter outlining how your skills and experience meet the selection criteria listed in the position description.  

Incomplete applications will not be considered. If interested, we encourage you to apply promptly.  Applications will be assessed as they are received, with suitable candidates contacted and progressed without delay.

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 https://careers.fpnsw.org.au 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 12 JULY 2022.

FPNSW does not accept unsolicited agency resumes or applications and is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited agency resumes or applications.

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Anne Stuart on (02) 8752 4308 , quoting Ref No. 1046588.

  • Posted Date 22 Jun 2022
  • Location Newington
    NSW / Australia
  • Industry Education & Training
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Salary Not provided