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Remote School Attendance Strategy Coordinator - Santa Teresa, NT

Santa Teresa, Australia

Reference: 6219026

  • LMI Award Level Manager Grade 2 - $81,551 trp (including salary $72,914)
  • Salary packaging option (up to an additional $15,895 p/a)
  • Full time position based in Santa Teresa (till 31 December 2024)
  • Relocation assistance offered
  • Subsidised shared accommodation available (single occupant, No Pets)

Are you looking to join a diverse team making a positive difference to the lives of many?

CatholicCare NT's Remote School Attendance Strategy (RSAS) is a community-focused strategy employing local people to work with schools, families, parents, and community organisations to ensure all children go to school every day. RSAS Team support families to take a lead role in their children's education by supporting students to attend, or return to school, enabling students to fulfill their potential and have more access to more opportunities.

This position is based in Santa Teresa, an indigenous community 80 km south-east of Alice Springs.

About the role
You will be responsible for leading the RSAS team in order for the program to meet its objectives. This position has a particular focus on leading the RSAS team to ensure effective and efficient service delivery in accordance with the RSAS Grants Schedule, Operational Framework and Attendance Activity Plan and facilitate communication and collaboration between all key stakeholders.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Developing strategies and activities to improve school attendance in Santa Teresa;
  • Ensuring the program meets KPIs;
  • Coordinating and maintaining communication with staff, community members, parents, and stakeholders in relation to barriers to school attendance and strategies for improvement, and collating the information to be reported back to the Manager and Funding Agency;
  • Mentoring local RSAS staff.

What we are looking for

  • Experience in an administrative role desirable.
  • Strong time management and organisational skills.
  • Ability to use technology including intermediate skills in Microsoft Office applications, Word, Outlook and other electronic database systems s.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills including ability to engage with people of diverse cultures and backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated cultural competency, particularly in working with Indigenous people.

How to Apply
For a full role description including key selection criteria, please visit our careers website. www.catholiccarentcareers.org.au

Applications Close: 9am Thursday 02 February 2023
Interviews weeks on: 06 February 2023

Applications only progress if made directly through our CatholicCare NT website. Expressions of interest from third party job boards will not be considered.

Safeguarding Children & Young People
CatholicCare NT is committed to maintaining zero tolerance of child abuse and neglect, and the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people who access our activities, programs, services and facilities.
Employment is subject to obtaining a satisfactory National police check and Working with Children (Ochre) Card.

If you have resided in an overseas country for 12 months or more in the past 10 years, this position requires you to complete an International Criminal History check (ICHC) prior to you employment commencement date. The outcome of the initial screening check must be satisfactory.


Applications Close: 02 Feb 2023



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