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Careers Education Coordinator

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Job Listing Date
15 Oct 2020
Ballarat & Central Highlands
Work Type
Part Time
Education & Training, Student Services

The Central Grampians LLEN (CGLLEN) vision is that all young people in our communities are provided opportunities to successfully engage in education, training, or employment.

Local Learning and Employment Networks are a Statewide initiative funded by the Department of Education and Training (DET) to deliver the Structured Workplace Learning initiative. CGLLEN services are delivered within the geographical boundaries of Ararat Rural City Council and Northern Grampians Shire Council.

CGLLEN is an incorporated body which draws together leaders from industry, government, and the community to provide opportunities to youth within the region. CGLLEN auspices several programs in addition to SWL; including the L2P Learner Driver Program, MATES Mentoring and Resilient Ararat.  These programs aim to link young people to community and local industry, build their skills and showcase their abilities, leading to meaningful pathways, employment, and further study opportunities.



The Careers Education Coordinator will be responsible for the management of CGLLENs Careers Education program and supporting the Structured Workplace Learning program, coordinating careers and industry engagement opportunities for students in the Central Grampians region.



  • Develop and implement CGLLENs career education resources and program, consult with schools on a regular basis and implement updates accordingly.
  • In conjunction with the Communications Manager maintain the careers education and SWL information on the CGLLEN webpage and other media platforms, ensuring it is current and meaningful.
  • Responsible for the management of the SWL Support Officer, ensuring all data entry in the SWL Portal is completed.
  • Develop strong relationships with local employers and industry, promoting the Structured Workplace Learning program and generating a sufficient number of placement opportunities.
  • Develop strong relationships with local schools, ensuring the SWL program and SWL Portal are promoted and utilised.
  • Strengthen partnerships between all key stakeholders, particularly youth service providers, the broader community and industry. Participate in or facilitate appropriate committees, networks, and other groups.
  • Facilitate innovation and continuous improvement to meet the changing needs of CGLLEN.
  • Ensure all data collected is maintained in accordance with relevant policy and procedures, and confidentiality compliance.
  • Undertake relevant project work that enhances the participation of youth with the SWL program and careers education.




  1. A qualification (Degree level) in a relevant discipline and/or extensive experience in a similar environment.
  2. Able to confidently establish and maintain collaborative partnerships with a range of stakeholders from business, industry, community, government and education sectors.
  3. Demonstrated ability to establish clearly defined objectives and priorities in order to plan for the achievement of requirements within required timelines.
  4. Demonstrated highly developed communication, presentation, event management, sales and interpersonal skills including the ability to show initiative, problem solve and maintain credibility. Enthusiasm and tenacity are vital.
  5. Demonstrated experience in the preparation of a range of documents using clear, concise and grammatically correct language.  Ability to pay attention to detail ensuring high quality products/outcomes.
  6. Demonstrated ability to interact and communicate positively with young people.
  7. Demonstrated capacity to work effectively in a small team environment and to work independently.
  8. Demonstrated ability to collect, analyse and source relevant data and research then utilise this information to inform evidence-based responses.
  9. Demonstrated high level computer skills including the use of the Microsoft Office suite of applications and relevant software.
  10. Works with others to achieve common goals; engenders a spirit of team work; listens actively and inspires confidence and trust.
  11. Has integrity and principles; is committed to CGLLEN values; reflects expected standards of behaviour.


  1. Knowledge of Local Learning and Employment Network and familiarity with the education sector.
  2. Experience working in the not-for-profit sector.



To apply for this position please email your Resume and a Cover Letter to 

In the cover letter please outline why this role appeals to you and highlight any relevant experience.

Applications will be reviewed and processed as they are received and an applicant may be appointed to the position prior to the closing date. 

Applications close Friday 30 October 2020. 

Please note the position is part-time 0.6 - 0.8 EFT negotiable.


The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?

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