Education Officer

Sunshine Coast
Education & Training
Workplace Training & Assessment
Full time
Posted 14d ago

About the business


The Daniel Morcombe Foundation was established in May 2005 as a lasting legacy to Daniel Morcombe. It was established by parents Bruce and Denise after their son Daniel was abducted and murdered in December 2003 while waiting to catch a bus on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland.

The Foundation's key role in the community is the education of all children about their personal safety. By directly assisting educators and parents through the funding and development of child safety educational resources as well as assisting young victims of crime, the Foundation continues to empower all Australians to make their local communities safer places for all children.


About the role

 Position Objectives:

  • Primarily responsible for developing and delivering quality child safety educational resources and training to children, schools, parents/carers and other community members.
  • To produce evidence based, well researched and engaging educational resources as part of the Daniel Morcombe Foundation's National Day of Action on Child Safety - Day for Daniel and Australia's Biggest Child Safety Lesson.



Key Responsibilities:

  • Developing and delivering child safety training to a wide range of audiences, including children and young people, parents, carers, Police and other professionals as appropriate. 
  • Producing content for online resources, such as webinars and e-learning packages.
  • Working as part of a team to produce high quality and innovative educational resources for the Daniel Morcombe Foundation’s key dates and events, including Day for Daniel and Australia’s Biggest Child Safety Lesson.
  • Working with the Daniel Morcombe Foundation to support additional projects as required.


Skills and experience

Selection Criteria:


  • A relevant degree (Education, Social Work, Community Services, Psychology)
  • At least 3 years demonstrated experience working with children and young people, preferably in an educational or child protection context.
  • An understanding of child protection practice and legislation or the ability to develop this knowledge base quickly.
  • Experience in developing, reviewing and delivering innovative training materials. Materials may include videos, Power Point presentations, case studies, role-plays, interactive activities, online forums, webinars and assessments. 
  • Ability to write clearly and professionally for educational and training related documents.
  • Experience in managing projects from conception through to completion.
  • Well developed communication, problem solving and interpersonal skills.



  • An understanding of the Daniel Morcombe Foundation Child Safety Curriculum or the ability to develop this knowledge base quickly.
  • An understanding of what it means to be a 'Child Safe Organisation’.
  • Membership of discipline specific professional association – eg AASW, APS etc.


To Apply

Please address the selection criteria and forward a copy of the following to

1,  Resume

2.  Cover Letter

For additional information please contact Nikki Holmes on 5442 3678

Please forward all applications by COB  Wednesday 1st December 2021. 



Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • Do you have experience working with children?
  • Have you completed a qualification in teaching?

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