For 35 years, Life Ed Qld has been empowering children to make safer and healthier choices through education, and as Queensland’s largest non-government provider of health education to children, we are well-recognised for our trusted health and and safety messages.
Our staff share a vision to empower young people to thrive and reach their full potential and supported by our much loved mascot Healthy Harold, we empower more than 200,000 children each year to live a safe and healthy life.
As we look towards the future, and refine our reach and impact goals across Qld, we are looking for a passionate part time Sexual Health Educator.
A visit from Life Ed Qld is greatly valued by schools, and in this exciting and unique role, you will deliver vital content aligned with the national Health and Physical Education curriculum. Topics include body image, identity, puberty, hygiene, friendships, consent, personal boundaries and personal safety. This is a relationships and sexual health focused role, delivering mostly to senior primary school children. From time to time you will also be required to deliver age appropriate health education content to students in early learning centres and secondary schools.
To be successful, you must demonstrate confidence to deliver the required content to school age children, and parents, and also supporting classroom teachers with content integration.
Applicants with a background in education, health promotion, sexual health or nursing will be highly regarded.
You will be flexible and able to engage students in a variety of settings, whether it be a classroom, hall or library.
You will be comfortable delivering parent information sessions, either face to face or online, be a confident speaker, and able to build and maintain positive relationships with schools. You will be able to deal with sensitive topics and provide reassurance of the value of the program to address any parental concerns.
This is an exciting opportunity to work alongside schools to help inform and empower young Queenslanders to make safer and healthier choices for themselves and in their relationships that will lead to positive health outcomes in the future.
Applicants must address the following selection criteria in their application:
We are a great fun team with a strong passion for the work we do. We are inspired by the impact we make in the lives of children and young people and we love to share our success stories.
We have a Gold Coast head office, with our Education team spread across the State. We offer attractive NFP salary packaging benefits to lower your taxable income. We value the health and wellbeing of our staff and provide an Employee Assistance Program and run regular staff events.
We will provide full paid training; laptop; mobile phone; 3 extra weeks of annual leave (to be taken during school holidays), mileage reimbursement for reasonable work travel and regular access to professional development.
This role will be offered as part-time basis as .5 or 19 hours per week. There is some flexibility with the schedule of these hours.
As part of our recruitment process and before starting work with us, you will need to undertake any qualification checks and provide work referee details. As part of our commitment to keeping children and young people safe, you must provide a current Qld Working with Children Blue Card prior to commencement.
If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of children and young people, we would love to hear from you. Please note that only applicants who have addressed the selection criteria above will be considered.
Life Ed Qld is committed to the protection, safety and wellbeing of children and young people. Keeping children and young people safe is at the heart of everything we do.
Your application will include the following questions: