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Head of Learning - Sport and Outdoor Recreation (VETiS)

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Job Information

Job Listing Date
29 Jun 2020
Melbourne, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Education & Training, Management - Vocational

About the business


The IVET Group is a client-focused organisation that is rapidly expanding its student base, scope of registration and corporate partnerships to ensure it can offer the very best service and pathways to all of its learners and partner schools.

The IVET brand is well known in Secondary schools for its products and services, including:

  • VET in Schools programs (Auspiced)
  • Teaching, Learning and Assessment Resources
  • The IVET electronic Learning Management System 
  • Professional development activities and opportunities for VETiS Teachers
  • TAE delivery for VETiS Teachers
  • Quality Assurance.


About the role


As the resident Subject Matter Expert, you will use your knowledge of VET in Schools and Sport and Outdoor Recreation programs to convey your expertise and provide specialist advice and guidance, to both internal and external stakeholders, on all course-specific matters, including but not limited to:

  • Advising and guiding; the design of training & assessment strategies, solutions and methodologies; the development of training and assessment resources; training and assessment practices; professional development activities 

  • Assisting Schools Relationship Officers with course-specific enquiries and advice

  • Establishing stakeholder reference groups and facilitating meetings for the purpose of advising the improvement of associated programs

  • Assisting the Sales Manager with the creation or periodic updating of marketing collateral

  • Writing, or overseeing the writing of unit-based School Assessed Coursework (SAC) and practice exams, and course-based teacher guides     

  • Fostering (sport & outdoor recreation) industry connections/relationships 

The incumbent will report directly to the CEO and will work closely and collaboratively with a number of internal stakeholders, including but not limited to; Schools Relationship Officers; Product Manager; Digital Learning Manager; Sales Manager and; Portal Manager. Externally, the role will enjoy liaising and working directly with Schools and other stakeholders. 


Benefits and perks


  • Attractive salary and conditions
  • Flexibility in work arrangements 
  • Friendly and supportive environment
  • Close proximity to public transport, or conversely, loads of free parking


Skills and experience


Key Selection Criteria:

  • A certificate, diploma or degree in teaching or training and/or curriculum development (VET and Secondary teaching qualifications will be highly regarded)

  • A certificate, diploma or degree relevant to the Sport & Recreation industry, or relevant and equivalent vocational experience

  • Secondary teaching experience, especially VET in Schools will be highly regarded

  • A solid understanding of Training Packages and their components 

  • A solid understanding of the VET Quality Framework and RTO compliance 

  • Experience designing curriculum and/or learning and assessment tools 

  • Demonstrated ability to plan, design, develop and evaluate program training programs and resources

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to provide educational leadership and advice

  • Experience with Learning Management System(s) will also be highly regarded

  • Candidates must also have a current Driver's license and the ability to travel interstate from time to time


The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?

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