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Working with us

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 and into the Goulburn Valley.

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, 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.



Marketing Manager

Ongoing – Full-time

Based out of the Wangaratta or Shepparton Office

The Centre for Continuing Education is seeking a marketing all-rounder to manage our marketing strategy and drive campaign plans. If you are looking to lead a marketing function and can excel in key messaging development we would love to hear from you.

Working across The Centre and our sub brands such as Sport North East, we are looking for someone with a passion for what they do and an ability to innovate and think outside the box.

In this role, you will be responsible for designing and delivering marketing products and campaigns while also driving The Centre’s public relations activities to reinforce our brand message.

Main duties include:

  • Develop marketing and communications campaigns and plans.
  • Drive media advertising, social media campaigns, and digital activity.
  • Work with key stakeholders to develop key messaging to promote programs, course offerings and other services.
  • Write and distribute media releases to support coverage of The Centre’s activities and achievements.
  • Prepare and publish content for key publications including the Course Guide and Annual Report.
  • Arrange printing, production and distribution of promotional products and brand collateral.
  • Maintain the style guide and provide guidance to staff in marketing best practice.
  • Manage The Centre’s three brand websites (using WordPress).
  • To excel in this role, you will have a strong attention to detail, excellent communication skills and proven ability to build relationships with a wide range of stakeholders.

Essential:

  • Appropriate qualifications in marketing, communications, public relations
  • 2-3 years relevant experience
  • Experience using Adobe design products (Indesign)
  • Website (WordPress), social media and digital marketing skills
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Well-developed interpersonal and time management skills
  • Attention to detail, ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Working With Children’s Check
  • Drivers Licence

 

To Apply

For further information please review the Position Description

To apply, please email your resume, cover letter and responses to the key selection criteria to carl.durnin@thecentre.vic.edu.au

Applications will close at Midnight on Sunday the 19th August.

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

 


Enrolment and Administration Officer

The Centre has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Enrolment and Administration Officer to join our team.

The role of an Enrolment and Administration Officer is to organise and conduct enrolment interviews with potential learners, provide commencing and continuing learners with timely and accurate information, and manage data entry of course administration.

The successful applicant will be responsible for supporting The Centre in meeting our contractual requirements for funding and quality and compliance, providing administrative and site support to the Southern Region team.

Strong communication, organisation and time management skills, and a commitment to providing exemplary customer service are essential requirements for 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 please review the Position Description

To apply, please email your resume, cover letter and responses to the key selection criteria to simeon.alexandros@thecentre.vic.edu.au

Applications will close at Midnight on Sunday the 18th of July
*This role may close sooner if the right applicant is found

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

 


Trainer Coordinator

We are seeking an enthusiastic, energetic person who is passionate about supporting people to gain employment and achieve their career goals through successfully completing training and education.

If you are passionate about education and supporting trainers to provide quality education and training in the classroom, online and in workplace environments we would love to hear from you

To excel in this role applicants must have strong people skills, understand V.E.T. compliance requirements, be able to apply the principles of pedagogy and andragogy in an adult learning environment, and want to make a difference in your community.

Required Qualifications

  • Extensive and current industry experience is essential, as is a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116)

Key Selection Criteria

  1. Demonstrated ability to work with individuals or as a team to increase outcomes for learners through the delivery of quality training and assessment.

  2. Demonstrated understanding of androgogy and pedogogy and their application in creating inclusive learning environments, and supporting learners experiencing barriers/difficulties with learning.

  3. Demonstrated ability to support trainers/assessors and other staff to achieve high quality outcomes for learners

  4. Excellent time management skills, including the achievement of key priorities

  5. Ability to coordinate Communities of Practice, and other initiatives supporting the development of shared understanding and providing support and advice to trainers, assessors and other staff

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 please review the Position Description

To apply, please email your resume, cover letter and responses to the key selection criteria  to mathew.byrn@thecentre.vic.edu.au

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


Training Design and Development Officer

Do you have a passion for developing quality training and assessment resources? Inspire the emerging workforce by developing resources for our accredited training programs.

As a Training Design and Development Officer with The Centre you will develop and maintain qualifications and programs in line with VRQA, AQTF and The Centre’s quality and compliance requirements, policies and procedures.

The successful applicant will work closely with the Centre’s education and training personnel to ensure the delivery of high quality programs.

Key Selection Criteria

  1. Demonstrated experience delivering vocational programs to learners, using appropriate methods and meeting compliance requirements for recording and reporting assessment outcomes
  2. Ability to work confidently and conscientiously while unsupervised, off-site and in different delivery areas to provide high quality education and training programs to learners
  3. Experience in developing and accessing activities that incorporate techniques to engage learners who may be disengaged to achieve positive outcomes
  4. Relevant industry experience.

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 please review the Position Description

To apply, please email your resume, cover letter and responses to the key selection criteria  to mathew.byrn@thecentre.vic.edu.au

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


 

 

Project Coordinator – Sports North East (6 Month Contract)

Fulltime or part time – Contracted until 24th December 2021

Are you passionate about community sport and recreation?

We are seeking three enthusiastic, energetic people who are passionate about developing sport and recreation in local communities.

COVID restrictions have significantly impacted regional sporting clubs, leagues, associations, and regional and rural communities. Impacts have included a restricted or non-existent 2020 season.  In this role you will support clubs to develop COVID Safe Return to Play practices, support volunteers and clubs with committee role retention and recruitment, establish a pathway for financial support and sustainability and develop clear pathways for volunteer and player mental health support.

Eligibility

These roles are available for those who have recently lost their job or experienced a significant reduction of income (a reduction of greater than 50%) as a result of the COVID-19  pandemic

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 please review the Position Description

To apply, please email your resume, cover letter and responses to the key selection criteria  to tom.mitten@thecentre.vic.edu.au

Applications will close at Midnight on Sunday the 1st of August

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



Trainer and Assessors

At The Centre we recognise that learning is more than just an education system. It is about providing opportunities to access a brighter future while enabling communities to thrive not only through equitable access to learning, but through embracing diversity and inclusion.

As an an organisation we aspire to provide:

CHOICE that supports equity, access and inclusion
EMPOWER clients, learners, employers and staff
RELEVANCE for our communities

We are searching for trainers who enable meaningful engagement to strengthen and support our learners to achieve their goals. Our Trainers directly impact and influence the future of our learners, developing their skills and abilities to develop connections and build job readiness.

Current Training Opportunities:

  • Health Support Services – Wangaratta, Shepparton & Seymour
  • Disability – Wangaratta & Seymour
  • Civil Construction –  Wangaratta & Seymour
  • Individual Support –  Wangaratta & Seymour
  • Education Support – Wangaratta & Seymour
  • Transition and Work Education – Wangaratta & Seymour

Required Experience:

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

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 please review the Position Description

To apply, please email your resume, cover letter and responses to the key selection criteria  to trainercareers@thecentre.vic.edu.au

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


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.

To express interest in being involved in this program please contact kerri.barnes@thecentre.vic.edu.au