About Australian Learning Group (ALG)ALG is a registered training organisation that has been offering high-quality vocational education and training in the fields of Health and Community Services for over 15 years.We believe in nurturing and empowering people on their path to more meaningful careers, providing the right opportunity for our students to learn, transform and evolve while pursuing their passion. You can learn more about our values and beliefs at https://alg.edu.au/We are currently seeking a National Course Manager, Community Services, Mental Health and Counselling to join our team in Sydney. About the roleThis is a maternity cover role for 6 months. The National Course Manager is the leader for our suite of Diploma level courses in Community Services, Mental Health and Counselling courses nationally. This role will ensure all courses within the course meet RTO standards and our aggressive student satisfaction targets.This is a non-teaching role focused on working with the National team and reporting to the Academic Manager to ensure seamless courses deliver outcomes for our students. About youYou have the ability to work independently and autonomously to identify and achieve the course objectives; you have good interpersonal skills and the ability to work well in a team; you have strong people management skills and a proven ability to deliver group training. You also have good interpersonal skills and the ability to work well in a team, as well as strong verbal and written communication skills, people management skills, and the ability to work under pressure, use one's initiative, and remain calm in stressful situations, and maximise results with the resources available.You also showed the capacity to independently plan, run, and monitor mentoring and support for trainers and assessors, an understanding of educational processes in the vocational education sector, the ability to manage projects and establish and work within strict deadlines, and the willingness to work collaboratively with a diverse group of staff across educational and broader functions in a scholarly and cooperative environment. Key responsibilities:Managing and implementing the Training and Assessment Strategy (TAS) as well as regularly review for updates and improvementsMaintaining ALG’s compliance with the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2019 and National Code of Practice for Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2018Work closely with the Director of Studies & Quality Assurance on course reviews, transition plans and course portfolio including new course roll outEnsuring training and assessments are aligned to TAS and maintain mappingAct as the escalation point for students’ academic enquiries and assist in resolutionAs the Subject Matter Expert (SME), manage and implement outcomes from the validation and moderation processImplement systems and controls for accurate and timely completion of markingWork collaboratively with the Work Placement Team to ensure all students receive the required industry training and assessmentCompleting and maintaining Industry currency and compliance for the training teamConduct trainer observations and provide feedback to deliver improvementsUse the continuous improvement cycle of ALG’s education delivery through the review of trainer and student feedbackParticipate in external and internal auditsLeadership & ManagementLead and foster a high-performance culture in the training and assessment teamImplement the academic policies and procedures in Community Services, Mental Health and CounsellingMaintain your own industry and training and assessment currencySupport in recruitment activitiesConsulting with all stakeholders across ALG to ensure understanding and support of the delivery of the course specialisationsWorking with the Academic Manager, ensuring education budgets (teaching costs, content delivery, course review and development) are metContribute to the suite of reporting to measure and track the success of the delivery of the courseIndustry EngagementImplement the ALG industry engagement planEngage with industry stakeholders relating to the Community Services, Mental Health and Counselling industriesHold and recommend memberships of relevant professional associations (preferred)Obtain key industry endorsements for all qualifications within the Community Services, Mental Health and Counselling fields of studyQualifications and experience:At least five (5) years current experience working in a Registered Training Organisation (RTO)At least one (3) years' experience working in a vocational education management leading a training and assessment teamAt least five (5) years current industry experience in the industry sector as a management role.3+ years of experience as a Trainer and Assessor.Detailed understanding of the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2019Experience delivering education to international students under the National Code of Practice for Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2018 (preferred)Demonstrated understanding of vocational education principles and reporting requirements.Sound knowledge of other training packages and units of competencyHold the most current Diploma qualification in the course discipline area or Bachelor equivalent.Certificate IV in Training and Assessment TAE 40116 or higher or equivalent.Hold detailed knowledge of requirements of the training specifications of the courses on scope for the course discipline area.Hold detailed knowledge of all tasks and skills required of all trainers and assessors within course discipline area. What makes working with us exciting:Paid birthday leaveWork-life balanceTraining and development opportunitiesJob rotation and career progressionA positive culture and fun team Diversity & Inclusion We celebrate our diversity and strive to reflect contemporary Australian society in order to better serve our students. We welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, sexually and gender diverse people, people with lived experience of adversity and from people of all ages. Next steps:  Please apply online or send your resume and a covering letter summarising your relevant skills and experience to bonnie.ballete@eduholdings.com.auWe are only able to consider applicants with the right to live and work in AustraliaOnly shortlisted candidates will be notified of the outcome of their application    100000 AUD Sydney 2000

National Course Manager

About Australian Learning Group (ALG)

ALG is a registered training organisation that has been offering high-quality vocational education and training in the fields of Health and Community Services for over 15 years.

We believe in nurturing and empowering people on their path to more meaningful careers, providing the right opportunity for our students to learn, transform and evolve while pursuing their passion. You can learn more about our values and beliefs at https://alg.edu.au/

We are currently seeking a National Course Manager, Community Services, Mental Health and Counselling to join our team in Sydney.

 

About the role

This is a maternity cover role for 6 months. The National Course Manager is the leader for our suite of Diploma level courses in Community Services, Mental Health and Counselling courses nationally. This role will ensure all courses within the course meet RTO standards and our aggressive student satisfaction targets.

This is a non-teaching role focused on working with the National team and reporting to the Academic Manager to ensure seamless courses deliver outcomes for our students.

 

About you

You have the ability to work independently and autonomously to identify and achieve the course objectives; you have good interpersonal skills and the ability to work well in a team; you have strong people management skills and a proven ability to deliver group training. You also have good interpersonal skills and the ability to work well in a team, as well as strong verbal and written communication skills, people management skills, and the ability to work under pressure, use one's initiative, and remain calm in stressful situations, and maximise results with the resources available.

You also showed the capacity to independently plan, run, and monitor mentoring and support for trainers and assessors, an understanding of educational processes in the vocational education sector, the ability to manage projects and establish and work within strict deadlines, and the willingness to work collaboratively with a diverse group of staff across educational and broader functions in a scholarly and cooperative environment.

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Managing and implementing the Training and Assessment Strategy (TAS) as well as regularly review for updates and improvements
  • Maintaining ALG’s compliance with the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2019 and National Code of Practice for Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2018
  • Work closely with the Director of Studies & Quality Assurance on course reviews, transition plans and course portfolio including new course roll out
  • Ensuring training and assessments are aligned to TAS and maintain mapping
  • Act as the escalation point for students’ academic enquiries and assist in resolution
  • As the Subject Matter Expert (SME), manage and implement outcomes from the validation and moderation process
  • Implement systems and controls for accurate and timely completion of marking
  • Work collaboratively with the Work Placement Team to ensure all students receive the required industry training and assessment
  • Completing and maintaining Industry currency and compliance for the training team
  • Conduct trainer observations and provide feedback to deliver improvements
  • Use the continuous improvement cycle of ALG’s education delivery through the review of trainer and student feedback
  • Participate in external and internal audits

Leadership & Management

  • Lead and foster a high-performance culture in the training and assessment team
  • Implement the academic policies and procedures in Community Services, Mental Health and Counselling
  • Maintain your own industry and training and assessment currency
  • Support in recruitment activities
  • Consulting with all stakeholders across ALG to ensure understanding and support of the delivery of the course specialisations
  • Working with the Academic Manager, ensuring education budgets (teaching costs, content delivery, course review and development) are met
  • Contribute to the suite of reporting to measure and track the success of the delivery of the course

Industry Engagement

  • Implement the ALG industry engagement plan
  • Engage with industry stakeholders relating to the Community Services, Mental Health and Counselling industries
  • Hold and recommend memberships of relevant professional associations (preferred)
  • Obtain key industry endorsements for all qualifications within the Community Services, Mental Health and Counselling fields of study

Qualifications and experience:

  • At least five (5) years current experience working in a Registered Training Organisation (RTO)
  • At least one (3) years' experience working in a vocational education management leading a training and assessment team
  • At least five (5) years current industry experience in the industry sector as a management role.
  • 3+ years of experience as a Trainer and Assessor.
  • Detailed understanding of the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2019
  • Experience delivering education to international students under the National Code of Practice for Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2018 (preferred)
  • Demonstrated understanding of vocational education principles and reporting requirements.
  • Sound knowledge of other training packages and units of competency
  • Hold the most current Diploma qualification in the course discipline area or Bachelor equivalent.
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment TAE 40116 or higher or equivalent.
  • Hold detailed knowledge of requirements of the training specifications of the courses on scope for the course discipline area.
  • Hold detailed knowledge of all tasks and skills required of all trainers and assessors within course discipline area.

 

What makes working with us exciting:

  • Paid birthday leave
  • Work-life balance
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Job rotation and career progression
  • A positive culture and fun team

 

Diversity & Inclusion 

We celebrate our diversity and strive to reflect contemporary Australian society in order to better serve our students. We welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, sexually and gender diverse people, people with lived experience of adversity and from people of all ages.

 

Next steps:  

  • Please apply online or send your resume and a covering letter summarising your relevant skills and experience to bonnie.ballete@eduholdings.com.au
  • We are only able to consider applicants with the right to live and work in Australia
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the outcome of their application

 

 

 

  • Posted Date 30 Sep 2022
  • Location Sydney
    NSW / Australia
  • Industry Education & Training
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Salary Not provided