Program Manager Engagement

Organisation Name Future Tracks
Location Melbourne
Date Posted 2019-04-12
Job Type Permanent / Full Time
Job Number 90739
  • Join a creative start up social enterprise achieving better educational outcomes
  • Management role leading the design of a new, national, evidence-based program
  • Would suit candidates from the education, not for profit or government sector

 

The Organisation

Future Tracks is a newly established social enterprise under the umbrella of The Front Project committed to transforming the perception of the value placed on the early education profession, making it an attractive career choice for young people and creating a new generation of early years teachers.
Developed in response to a clear need, to address the shortfall of early childhood teachers and provide strong foundations for young children so they have the best chance to thrive now and in the future, Future Tracks will directly benefit children, families and communities by providing new pathways and opportunities to the current and future workforce to improve the quality of early education in Australia.


Benefits & Culture
  • Work with creative colleagues who are committed to the early childhood sector
  • Work in a sought after shared office environment in the CBD
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Progressive leadership team
  • High staff engagement levels.

The Role

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, this leadership position is responsible for program management and delivery.  The “earn and learn” program matches jobs to students in the early childhood sector enabling students to work part time whilst studying.  In conjunction to placing students with early education providers this role is responsible for attracting and recruiting young people from secondary school into the Future tracks program.

Responsibilities include-
  • Design a workable program for Future Tracks students, universities and education/ care providers
  • Establish relationships with early education care providers, universities and prospective students
  • Manage external stakeholders such as VET, secondary schools and tertiary institutions, researchers, academia and practitioners, Federal and State government
  • In collaboration with the CEO develop opportunities to extend the business model.

Skills Required

You have proven relationship management and program delivery experience ideally within the education sector.  A foundation knowledge of early childhood education would be advantageous combined with an adaptable style that enables you to feel comfortable working in a start-up environment.
 You will be able to demonstrate the ability to-
  • Write effective communications to engage a diverse stakeholder group
  • Work collaboratively and feel comfortable with ambiguity whilst delivering within timelines
  • Identify, research and recommend new services within operational and strategic plans
  • Be proactive advocating in the sector building scale within the program.

If you want to drive better outcomes for children using your knowledge of early childhood education then please apply submitting your cover letter responding to the skills required above and resume in MS Word format quoting reference # 90739 or contact Anna Skeels in Melbourne on 03 8319 4070.

Please be advised you can upload two attachments, including your resume and covering letter when submitting your application.