Hours: Casual, hours as required
Applications close: Tuesday 19 December 2017 at 5pm
The Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngsters (HIPPY) is an early childhood enrichment and parenting program that works with parents/carers of young children. Through regular home visiting and group activities, parents/carers are provided with the materials, skills and confidence to enable them to better support their children in foundation literacy skills and preparation for a successful start to school life.
We are seeking to employ new Home Tutors for the Dallas/Broadmeadows program to work with parents enrolled in the program during 2018 and 2019. This position is open to parents/carers who will be enrolled in the HIPPY Dallas/Broadmeadows program with their own child in 2018/19, or have participated in the program in the previous 12 months. The role will involve meeting regularly with other parents/carers who are participating in the program, to support them to use simple activities/ materials with their children, and to share common learning experiences.
To meet the selection criteria, candidates will require:
Other requirements:Access to reliable child care for your children during HIPPY working hours. Ability to work on Tuesdays (from 9:15am), Wednesday (from 9:30am) and at least one other weekday during school term weeks. There will be 4–5 days of training (9:30am – 3pm) in the first two weeks of employment.
This is a casual position with hours as required. Salary will be in the range of $24.56 - $26.79 per hour plus 25% casual loading, based on skills and experience. Attractive salary packaging provisions are available to increase take home pay.
To learn more, view the HIPPY Home Tutor position description or phone Christine Murphy or Derya Uysal on 0429 450 537.
Applicants are required to submit a resume and complete the screening questionnaire »
Email written applications to: recruitment(at)bsl.org.au
Applications Close: Tuesday 19 December 2017 at 5pm
The Brotherhood of St Laurence has a vision of an Australia free of Poverty. We embrace, and value, diversity of culture, working arrangements, sexual orientation and gender identity to ensure our workforce is representative of the community that we work within. We promote a workplace that actively seeks to include and welcome unique contributions of all people. We embrace and celebrate the value of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff, their skills and contribution to our organisation. Applicants should be aware that as required, we conduct police and working with children checks as we acknowledge the importance of Child Safety.
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Police and Working With Children Checks
The Brotherhood works with children, youth and vulnerable people and requires all staff to undertake a Police Check and, where applicable, a Working with Children check, prior to commencement. A person's criminal history does not automatically exclude an individual from working or volunteering at the Brotherhood. Police Checks are administered and paid for by the Brotherhood.
If you would like some more information about our recruitment process or require assistance with your application please contact our recruitment team at recruitment(at)bsl.org.au or visit Jobs at the Brotherhood on our website.
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