About the Role
Do you want to make a difference in your community? You can empower people who are deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing to live the life they want and achieve their goals, from the everyday to the extraordinary.
Deaf Connect is looking for a Program Coordinator with a passion for designing, developing and evaluating Auslan courses and programs. This role will be responsible for designing new delivery options as the organisation grows, ensuring alignment across all deliveries and looking at innovative ways of achieving positive outcomes in the delivery of Auslan qualifications. The position will work with others within the team to ensure high quality Auslan programs are delivered through our Registered Training Organisation known as Access Training and Education.
Your role will include:
- Creating Auslan pathways for students and families, as well as advice on classes or programs needed to ensure students and families’ continuous learning journeys
- Developing innovative ways of delivering the Auslan classes and programs using latest technologies and second language teaching methodology
- Identifying opportunities and possibilities by exploring best practice models and reviewing evidence-based research relating to online learning and to video conference delivery
- Coordinating program alignment across all deliveries
- Leading and documenting industry engagement activities and adjusting course delivery as required
- Identifying resource needs across the courses and programs and working with the Community Education Team to ensure the development of these meet course and program requirements
- Assessing the effectiveness of class materials that are produced with a focus on continuous improvement
To succeed in this role, you’ll have:
- TAE50216 Diploma of Training Design and Development or TAE40116 Certificate IV Training and Assessment
- Auslan qualifications
- Strong knowledge of the VET sector and the National Standards for Registered Training Organisations (2015)
- Knowledge of the Deaf community, language and culture and proficiency in Auslan
- Demonstrated highly developed team leadership and management skills, including the ability to manage change and generate a culture of continuous improvement
- Ability to work autonomously
- Sound organisational and time management skills
- Positive and flexible attitude
- Experience working in an educational design environment (Vocational or Higher Education).
- Familiarity with content management systems, operations and concepts
Before you start, you’ll need:
- NDIS Worker Screening Check
- Completed NDIS Worker Orientation Module (we can assist with this)
- COVID-19 vaccination certificate
- A Focus on Work/Life Wellbeing
- Ongoing Training and Development
- Supportive and inclusive team environment where you can be yourself
- Salary Packaging benefits (reduce your taxable income and increase take-home pay)
- Make a real difference with Australia’s largest service provider for Deaf Australians!
Deaf Connect is the new name for Deaf Services and the Deaf Society, Australia’s largest whole of life support service for Deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing Australians.
Every one of us is unique. Whether we are born deaf or hard of hearing; whether we sign, speak, lipread or use a cochlear implant, we are all connected by our culture and community.
We stand with the Deaf community to build capacity and influence social change while paying respect to history, culture and language.