School Readiness Program Facilitator

About the role:

Bethany is excited to advertise for the role of School Readiness Program Facilitator, based in Geelong. This is a casual position reporting to the Team Leader – Therapeutic Services.

Bethany is a state-wide provider of Working with Vulnerable Children professional development packages within the School Readiness Funding which is an ongoing part of the Victorian kindergarten funding model. The professional development packages aim to build the capacity of kindergarten services, educators, and families to support children’s learning and developmental outcomes. The newly developed packages provide learnings and experiential experiences in managing anxiety, understanding trauma, and building resilience in children aged 3 -5 years.

The core purpose of this role is to deliver therapeutic professional development packages to kindergarten educators and families through the school readiness funding, utilising online platforms and face to face.  Working hours will predominately be evenings (6:00pm – 9:00pm), with occasional daytime and Saturdays required. Some travel and overnight stays may also be required.  The facilitator will be provided with administration support with all session schedules in advance.

About you:

To be successful in this role, you will hold:

  • A tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, and/or related Early Years qualification
  • Demonstrated experience in facilitation
  • Strong knowledge of childhood development and children experiencing anxiety and trauma

What we offer:

  • A diverse and inclusive environment
  • Employee Assistance Program

How to apply:

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please follow the steps below:

  1. Click on the relevant position title and download a copy of the position description for this role. The position description includes the Key Selection Criteria that must be addressed in your application.
  2. Send your resume and cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria to: employment@bethany.org.au by 12:00pm Friday 19 August, 2022.

For a confidential discussion about this position please contact: Lyn Burton, Team Leader – Therapeutic Services on 0428 097 406.

In order to comply with mandatory Child Safety Standards, all employment is subject to a valid and current Police Check and Working with Children Check.

Bethany values and celebrates diversity and is working to create a team of people who reflect the diverse community we support. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTQIA+ and culturally diverse people as well as those living with a disability and those looking to return to the workforce following a break in their career are encouraged to apply for our roles.

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