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Working with us

Careers at The Centre

Staff at the centre

Thank you for your interest in pursuing a career with us.

At The Centre we work with local communities to empower individuals through participation, connections, pathways and learning.

We have a longstanding history of providing education and training within the north east, and have recently expanded our reach down the Hume to Seymour and surrounding areas.

We are a community-based organisation with strong links to Federal, State and Local Government; business and industry; schools, TAFE, and universities; community groups and organisations, building alliances and partnerships for the benefit of learners and the community.

As an organisation we encourage our clients and ourselves to be lifelong learners – this includes being curious and taking responsibility for our own learning, whether it is formal learning for the job, or learning about what each of us do here at The Centre, or learning how to productively connect with each other to achieve our vision. We achieve wonderful outcomes with our clients that are often life changing and transformational.

We encourage you to read more about our organisational culture 

The Centre encourages all people of diverse backgrounds to apply to join its team including but not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI), Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD), Sex, sexuality and gender diverse (LGBTQIA+) community and those living with a disability.

The Centre is an equal opportunity employer and a Child Safe Organisation.


Individual Support Trainer 

Southern Region ( Seymour & surrounds)

We are looking for a passionate, enthusiastic and vibrant educator to help our learners to build their skills for a career in supporting people with a disability.

Our Trainers are experts in their field who care deeply about supporting our learners to achieve their goals. This role is a fantastic opportunity for anyone wishing to improve the lives of others and to give back to their industry.

Take the opportunity to shape the skills of the emerging workforce, as a trainer for CHC33015 Certificate IV in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community) with The Centre for Continuing Education.

To be successful in this role, applicants must be able to demonstrate an effective communication ability, strong personal organisational and time management skills. Trainers must be highly motivated, positive and able to engage with learners from a variety of backgrounds, skill and education levels.

Required Qualifications

  • Extensive and current industry experience is essential, as is a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116) or significant progress towards it.

About The Centre 

The Centre is an adult community education provider based in North East Victoria which provides programs along the Hume Corridor from Baranduda to Wallan.

At The Centre, we work with local communities to empower individuals to unlock their potential through participation, connections, pathways and learning. We have a long-standing history of providing education and training throughout Victoria’s Hume Region. We are a community-based organisation with strong links to Federal, State and Local Government; business and industry; schools, TAFE, and universities; community groups and organisations, building alliances and partnerships for the benefit of learners and the community.

To Apply

If you have a passion for education, commitment to lifelong learning and want to be part of an amazing team environment, we would love to hear from you!

For further information on this role, please review the Position Description

To apply for this role please review and complete the Position Application.

Email your resume, cover letter and responses to the key selection criteria to sharee.castagna@thecentre.vic.edu.au  or call (03) 5721 0240

Applications will close at midnight on Sunday 19th July 2020.

The Centre encourages all people of diverse backgrounds to apply to join its team including but not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI), Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD), Sex, sexuality and gender diverse (LGBTQIA+) community and those living with a disability.

Applications submitted without a cover letter and responses to Key Selection Criteria will not be considered for this role.

 

 


Disability Trainer 

Based in Wangaratta

We are looking for a passionate, enthusiastic and vibrant educator to help our learners to build their skills for a career in supporting people with a disability.

Our Trainers are experts in their field who care deeply about supporting our learners to achieve their goals. This role is a fantastic opportunity for anyone wishing to improve the lives of others and to give back to their industry.

Take the opportunity to shape the skills of the emerging workforce, as a trainer for CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability with The Centre for Continuing Education.

To be successful in this role, applicants must be able to demonstrate an effective communication ability, strong personal organisational and time management skills. Trainers must be highly motivated, positive and able to engage with learners from a variety of backgrounds, skill and education levels.

Required Qualifications

  • Extensive and current industry experience is essential, as is a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116) or significant progress towards it.

About The Centre 

The Centre is an adult community education provider based in North East Victoria which provides programs along the Hume Corridor from Baranduda to Wallan.

At The Centre, we work with local communities to empower individuals to unlock their potential through participation, connections, pathways and learning. We have a long-standing history of providing education and training throughout Victoria’s Hume Region. We are a community-based organisation with strong links to Federal, State and Local Government; business and industry; schools, TAFE, and universities; community groups and organisations, building alliances and partnerships for the benefit of learners and the community.

To Apply

If you have a passion for education, commitment to lifelong learning and want to be part of an amazing team environment, we would love to hear from you!

For further information on this role, please review the Position Description

To apply for this role please review and complete the Position Application.

Email your resume, cover letter and responses to the key selection criteria to sharee.castagna@thecentre.vic.edu.au  or call (03) 5721 0240

Applications will close at midnight on Sunday 19th July 2020.

The Centre encourages all people of diverse backgrounds to apply to join its team including but not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI), Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD), Sex, sexuality and gender diverse (LGBTQIA+) community and those living with a disability.

Applications submitted without a cover letter and responses to Key Selection Criteria will not be considered for this role.


 

Trainers at The Centre have access to a variety of support services including our Trainer Coordinator and Community of Practice. Be supported in your role to develop your professional skills and in your ability to engage learners.

Learners at The Centre are able to access the support network of our Learner Engagement Officers who support them through any difficulties or challenges they may face while studying at The Centre.

 


Finding Strengths is funded by the Federal Government to pilot an initiative to profile learning difficulties (for example, ADHD or dyslexia) in offenders on Parole, or on Community Corrections Orders, and to help them understand that underlying learning difficulties may have resulted in negative education and employment experiences, and as a result poor life outcomes.


Learner Engagement Officer
Full time Fixed Term Contract to 28/2/2021

Based in Wodonga, this is an exciting opportunity to be part of the Centre’s innovative and ground-breaking project – Finding Strengths.

As a Learner Engagement Officer within the Finding Strengths project team, you will provide case management and support to facilitate the engagement and learning journey of people who are on Parole or Community Corrections Orders who have learning disorders.

Preferred Qualifications not essential

  • Diploma or Bachelor qualification in social work, youth work, family therapy, education, social sciences

Key Selection Criteria

  • Extensive experience and capability to interact and relate to people with significant barriers to accessing education and employment, including low educational attainment, lack of self-confidence, mental health issues and interaction with the criminal justice system.
  • Experience and demonstrated understanding of using a strength’s based approach to providing support and case management to those experiencing disadvantage or difficult circumstances.
  • Through an individual and client-centred approach, ability to display empathy and build trust with vulnerable learners to assist them in understanding their personal goals, and to assist them in planning and taking action to achieve engagement in learning.
  • Experience and capability to work within a case management framework, including maintaining accurate case management records, and participating in team case management support mechanisms.

To Apply

If you have a passion for education, commitment to lifelong learning and want to be part of an amazing team environment, we would love to hear from you!

For further information on this role, please review the Position Description or contact Kerri Barnes on  0436 288 556

To apply for this role please review and complete the Position Advertisement.

Email your resume, cover letter and responses to the key selection criteria to anthea.pratt@thecentre.vic.edu.au

Applications will close once a suitable candidate has been appointed.

The Centre encourages all people of diverse backgrounds to apply to join its team including but not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI), Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD), Sex, sexuality and gender diverse (LGBTQIA+) community and those living with a disability.

Applications submitted without a cover letter and responses to Key Selection Criteria will not be considered for this role.

 


Learner Engagement Officer
Full time Fixed Term Contract to 28/2/2021

Based in Shepparton, this is an exciting opportunity to be part of the Centre’s innovative and ground-breaking project – Finding Strengths.

As a Learner Engagement Officer within the Finding Strengths project team, you will provide case management and support to facilitate the engagement and learning journey of people who are on Parole or Community Corrections Orders who have learning disorders.

Preferred Qualifications not essential

  • Diploma or Bachelor qualification in social work, youth work, family therapy, education, social sciences

Key Selection Criteria

  • Extensive experience and capability to interact and relate to people with significant barriers to accessing education and employment, including low educational attainment, lack of self-confidence, mental health issues and interaction with the criminal justice system.
  • Experience and demonstrated understanding of using a strength’s based approach to providing support and case management to those experiencing disadvantage or difficult circumstances.
  • Through an individual and client-centred approach, ability to display empathy and build trust with vulnerable learners to assist them in understanding their personal goals, and to assist them in planning and taking action to achieve engagement in learning.
  • Experience and capability to work within a case management framework, including maintaining accurate case management records, and participating in team case management support mechanisms.

To Apply

If you have a passion for education, commitment to lifelong learning and want to be part of an amazing team environment, we would love to hear from you!

For further information on this role, please review the Position Description or contact Kerri Barnes on  0436288556

To apply for this role please review and complete the Position Advertisement.

Email your resume, cover letter and responses to the key selection criteria to anthea.pratt@thecentre.vic.edu.au

Applications will close once a suitable candidate has been appointed.

The Centre encourages all people of diverse backgrounds to apply to join its team including but not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI), Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD), Sex, sexuality and gender diverse (LGBTQIA+) community and those living with a disability.

Applications submitted without a cover letter and responses to Key Selection Criteria will not be considered for this role.


Industry Liaison Officer
Hume Region

This is a full time contracted opportunity to be a part of the Centre’s innovative and ground-breaking project – Finding Strengths.

As an Industry Liaison Officer, you will liaise with external agencies to build and manage relationships, securing employment opportunities for project participants.

This role is based in Wangaratta, with regular travel to Seymour, Shepparton and Wodonga.

To be successful in this role, applicants will understand emerging labour market needs and ensure appropriate training pathways are available.

Required Qualifications

  • Experience in the Employment Services industry, training and assessment or qualifications in Marketing or Business Development would be advantageous to this role.

To Apply

If you have a passion for education, commitment to lifelong learning and want to be part of an amazing team environment, we would love to hear from you!

For further information on this role, please review the Position Description or contact Kerri Barnes on  0436288556

To apply for this role please review and complete the Position Advertisement.

Email your resume, cover letter and responses to the key selection criteria to anthea.pratt@thecentre.vic.edu.au

Applications close at Midnight on Sunday the 22nd of March 2020

The Centre encourages all people of diverse backgrounds to apply to join its team including but not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI), Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD), Sex, sexuality and gender diverse (LGBTQIA+) community and those living with a disability.

Applications submitted without a cover letter and responses to Key Selection Criteria will not be considered for this role.

 


Interested in working with us?

We are always searching for trainers with experience in training in First Aid, Forklift, Special Education, Inclusion programs, Disability, Individual Support, Education support & Employability skills.

For further information and to obtain a position description on these opportunities please contact Yair Kellner on 03 5721 0217 or email yair.kellner@thecentre.vic.edu.au