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Education Sector Aged Care Educator / Product Manager

Location
Belrose, New South Wales
Job Type
Full Time
Posted
13 Jul 2021

OUSTANDING NEW ROLE AWAITS…….

Do you want to join a dynamic, progressive organisation who nurtures creativity, encourages personal growth and is the gold standard of online learning?

Renowned for our superior content and first-class learning platform, Altura Learning is reimagining the education space and is now looking for our next superstar to join the team.

We are a leading provider of training in the aged and social care sectors across Australia, New Zealand and United Kingdom, and looking to expand our reach into the education sector with a focus on vocational education and training.

We are looking for an experienced, creative, innovative and exceptional VET educator to fill the newly created role of Aged Care Educator/Product Manager. It is expected that the role, reporting to the CEO, will develop further as this arm of the business expands and is likely to include work with university partners in Australia and overseas vocational and higher education partners. It will be important for the successful applicant to be experienced in the delivery and assessment of VET and in particular Certificate III in Individual Support (Aged Care).

The successful applicant must be able to contribute their knowledge and experience to the organisation, while working within a team of Altura Learning professionals, already comprising profound mastery in production, learning and development, marketing, project management and operations.

This is currently a contract role for 20hrs per week for 26 weeks, with the potential to become permanent full time and is based at our office in Belrose, NSW.

JOB DESCRIPTION

To develop insights into the learning needs of the health and aged care industries and make recommendations to Altura Learning on current and future opportunities to produce training content, for the Education market in Australia and other markets, based on:

Building and maintaining strong external and internal relationships especially with health and education and training providers

Keeping up to date with relevant industry standards, mandatory qualifications and other educational developments in the VET and corporate sectors.

Provide leadership and expertise in VET to ensure that Altura Learning optimises opportunities to produce education products for the VET sector.

Build relationships with higher education providers to ensure that Altura Learning optimises opportunities to produce education products for the higher education sector.

Ensure that Altura Learning content is designed to support delivery of VET national qualifications, particularly mandatory qualifications, and mapped to appropriate industry standards by:

Maintaining deep knowledge of national health and community services Training Packages

Maintaining current knowledge of relevant Australian VET sector regulatory requirements

Assisting with development of product for overseas markets where feasible

Key Accountabilities:

Gain market insights by building and maintaining relationships with Altura Learning providers, universities, government departments and agencies, peak bodies, recruiters and subject matter experts.

Work with Altura Learning colleagues to develop learning products that meet the needs of the VET aged care education sector including alignment with relevant national qualifications

Ensure Altura Learning's existing and developing content is mapped to appropriate, accredited vocational education qualifications (including mapping of assessments), across various regional markets. Work closely with the L&D Manager and Nurse Educator.

Provide Altura Learning with strategic advice on the current and future training needs of the aged services sector including the need for specific training programs and content for VET sector

Form effective networks with vocational and higher education organisations as a basis for marketing Altura Learning products

Represent Altura Learning with VET stakeholders and maintain currency of VET and aged care industry knowledge

Maintain an intimate working knowledge of the content of Altura's Learning libraries and membership packages

Comply with WHS policies to ensure the workplace (including off-site locations) is safe, and that other employees and contracts comply with WHS policies.

Experience and Education

Mandatory:

Current or recent qualification to teach in the Australian VET sector e.g., Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or a diploma or higher-level qualification in adult education

10+ years' experience in the VET sector including significant teaching and assessment experience.

Current or recent vocational competency to deliver and assess aged services units in the Certificate III in Individual Support (Aged Services) and Certificate IV in Ageing Support

Demonstrated, excellent understanding of the aged care and VET sectors

Demonstrated ability to network with education providers, subject matter experts and peak bodies to develop the learning insights needed to inform Altura Learning's content planning.

Desirable:

Ability to extend aged services approach into developing learning insights for the disability and/or early childhood services sectors in Australia, UK and NZ

Salary package is negotiable, dependent upon experience.

The successful applicant will be required to undergo an Australian Police check and must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident.

Please send your CV and a cover letter addressing the above criteria to our HR Manager, Jo Bohm at

Applications close 13 August 2021.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 328076987-2
  • Date Posted: 13 July 2021
  • Employer: Altura Learning Australia Pty Ltd
  • Location: Belrose, New South Wales
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Aged Care, Education / Training, Other
  • Job Type: Full Time