Location: Hybrid – World Square, CBD and WFH
Commencement Date: Immediate Start or by negotiation
Closing Date:  Tuesday, 28 March 2023
Capacity: Permanent, Full-time

About us

Catholic schools have been delivering excellence in education to Sydney school students for 200 years. Sydney Catholic Schools (SCS) continues to be a thriving and growing contemporary educational community with 150 schools, more than 71,000 students, 10,000 staff and a large alumni community.

About the role

Reporting to the Manager: Governance, Audit & Compliance,  the Learning and Development Officer ( L&D) is responsible for the design, development, and delivery of engaging and high-quality training on various aspects of SCS’ Governance Framework, for SCS Responsible Persons, Central Office and school staff. This position will work closely with the Governance Team and other staff across the organisation to ensure SCS has effective and contemporary governance training modules that help staff meet their professional learning obligations and legal governance requirements.  

Major Accountabilities

The L&D Officer is required to perform tasks that include but are not limited to:

  • identifying governance professional development needs for SCS’ Responsible Persons (as defined by the NSW Education Act 1990), Central Office and school staff in accordance with legislative, NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) and SCS policy requirements
  • contributing to the whole-of-SCS training calendar in collaboration with relevant directorates
  • developing content for governance professional development modules for SCS’ Responsible Persons which complies with NESA requirements and SCS’ obligations as an accredited training provider
  • liaising with SCS stakeholders to design and facilitate the delivery of engaging and interactive governance training modules that utilise various modes of delivery, including e-learning using Articulate software, PHRIS software platform and face-to-face instruction
  • partnering closely with Governance subject matter experts (SMEs) to ensure that training content is technically accurate, and reflects contemporary practice and frameworks within the SCS context
  • developing, scheduling and conducting training, as required, according to the Governance training strategy and program in partnership with the Governance team and SMEs
  • liaising with external training providers to organise specific training and development programs, as required
  • compiling reports to document attendance and feedback on training and learning activities
  • developing communications to promote internal and external governance training and development opportunities
  • promoting high confidence in your capacity and skills among other directorates as a key stakeholder and collaborator with them to build effective governance capability
  • any other duties as directed from time to time.

The Person

To be successful in this position, you must possess:

  • undergraduate degree or equivalent relevant industry experience
  • minimum two years experience in preparing and delivering training programs, including e-learning modules
  • experience with various Learning Management Systems and software including Articulate, G-Suite, Microsoft Office, Peoplesoft (PHRIS) and SharePoint
  • effective interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal including the ability to collaborate and engage with different stakeholders and tailor communications for different audiences
  • ability to partner and develop strong working relationships with others 
  • flexibility, initiative and responsiveness with an ability to prioritise competing tasks
  • good organisational skills to coordinate and manage a range of tasks
  • willingness to promote and support best practice governance principles.

What We Offer

  • flexible working arrangements/hybrid workplace  
  • offering a competitive salary with salary packaging option
  • on-going training and support
  • practical guidance to ensure you succeed in the role
  • the ability to build your career in a multi-disciplined business environment
  • a supportive team committed to professional excellence and work life balance.

The Process

To apply for this position please click “apply now” and follow the prompts. 

To support your application, you will be required to provide:

  • your current resume
  • cover letter briefly addressing the criteria above.

General Enquiries: For more information about this role or any general enquiries please contact Jai Pradhan, Recruitment Partner via email at jai.pradhan@syd.catholic.edu.au.

If you encounter technical issues please contact the People & Culture Services team on (02) 9568 8297 (8am-5pm Mon-Fri).

If you encounter technical issues or for any general enquiries please contact the People & Culture Services team on (02) 9568 8297 (8am-5pm Mon-Fri).

Working With Children Check (WWCC)

This role is classified as child-related work and therefore requires a WWCC clearance prior to commencement of employment.

To know and love Christ through learning.

Thriving Catholic communities through excellent teaching and learning.

Truth, empathy, excellence, curiosity and collaboration.

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