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Part Time Position: Independent Contractor 

Remuneration: $2500 per month

Cooperative Learning Ltd (CLL), comprising 15 Community Colleges, is an exciting experiment in collaboration between regional NSW training providers. CLL is a model for collaboration which enhances business development and builds capacity for the individual members. We are seeking an experienced candidate who shares our Collaboration values, and is willing to help further our ongoing commitment to building an innovative future. The location of the candidate is flexible and would ideally be within easy access to one of the member colleges.

The Role

The Purpose of the role is to provide Coordination Services to support the membership. This is a role that requires variable hours subject to activity.

  • Project management of the NSW Department of Industry/NSW Training Market (ACE) Teaching and Leadership Program funded for January-June 2018
  • Coordinate and facilitate F2F Professional Development forums for Executive Officers and Senior Managers
  • Identify and actively pursue funding opportunities
  • Identify and implement Strategic Projects, which will benefit the Member Colleges.

To be successful in this role you must have [specific requirements]:

  1. knowledge and experience of the Vocational and Adult Community Education sector
  2. Demonstrated success in building rapport with a wide range of people and in monitoring and delivering services which meet customer requirements.
  3. Experience of working with government funding divisions and or knowledge of
  4. The ability to work flexibly to meet contract demands.
  5. The ability to address and meet focus capabilities as stated in the Position Description.

Your application for this role must include:

  • A resume, including evidence that you meet the specific requirements of the position.
  • Contact details of 2 referees.

Closing Date: 1st August 2018

If you require assistance with the application process, or have any enquiries about the position, please contact Valerieanne Byrnes ,

WEA Sydney is a long-established and respected adult education and training provider based in the City of Sydney. While it specialises in general adult education programs, WEA Sydney is also an accredited Registered Training Organisation (RTO) licenced by ASQA to offer a small range of accredited vocational and training courses, including TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. WEA Sydney now seeks an experienced VET Manager to ensure its compliance with AQF and ASQA standards and other government legislative requirements, and to develop a range of VET courses in line with both its RTO standing and its general, non-accredited program.

This is a part-time position, for two days per week (14 hours) with a salary of $52.00 per hour, plus superannuation.

We are looking for someone with demonstrated organisational skills in an educational setting; Cert IV TAE40116 (minimum qualification); deep familiarity with AQF and ASQA accreditation frameworks; strong computer skills; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to work independently and as part of a small senior team. The position may suit a current part-time VET manager at a similar institute.

Job Responsibilities

  • ensure compliance with all ASQA and AQF quality standards requirements
  • maintain WEA Sydney’s scope of Recognition
  • manage RTO registration procedures and documentation
  • maintain trainer files, and arrange Personal Development classes to promote VET currency
  • support and promote WEA Sydney’s continuous improvement procedures
  • develop new VET courses that will expand WEA’s overall course offerings
  • revitalise WEA’s computer training program
  • seek out opportunities for government support funding for an enhanced VET course program
  • conduct course and assessment review and validation sessions
  • prepare for and participate in audits of vocational programs, including checks of actual assessments.

Applications (including CV, cover letter and names and addresses of two referees) should be forwarded to: The Executive Director, WEA Sydney, 72 Bathurst St, Sydney NSW 2000, or Closing date 3 August 2018.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.