International Education Coordinator

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Deadline: 29 May 2023

Job no: 0056242
Location: Parkville
Role type: Full time; Fixed-term for 12 months
Department/School: Asialink
Salary: UOM 7 – $102,338-$110,780 p.a. plus 17% super 

  • Design and deliver innovative teacher professional learning and student programs 
  • Be a key role in partnering with schools across 23 nations in Asia and the Pacific  
  • UOM 7 – $102,338-$110,780, 17% super, benefits and a flexible work environment! 

About the Role
This is an exciting opportunity for an education professional to join our team-Asia Education Foundation (AEF). As the International Education Coordinator at AEF, you will have the opportunity to design and deliver innovative teacher professional learning and student programs that connect Australian schools with 23 nations in Asia and the Pacific. 

Reporting to the Director-International, you will play a key role in enabling Australian schools to connect with the wider region and contribute to collective prosperity and security. This role offers a chance to make a real difference in education and to develop rich professional networks.  

Your responsibilities will include: 

  • Supports the operational aspects of the International Education Partnerships team  
  • Develop and delivery professional learning programs  
  • Coordinates program resources, schedules, and information services for educators and youth  
  • Communicate and collaborate with key stakeholders to tailor programs  
  • Travel overseas may be required 

Who we are looking for
We’re looking for an individual who has excellent verbal and written communication, with the ability to build a robust relationship with stakeholders from various backgrounds. You need also work well within a team and work independently.  

You will also have: 

  • Completion of a relevant education degree with substantial relevant education-related experience 
  • Demonstrated capacity to coordinate, design and deliver high-impact professional learning and student programs in international education contexts 
  • Experience in coordinating engagement activities and learning strategies focused on primary and/or secondary school-aged students, including sound pedagogical knowledge  
  • Experience working with international education contexts and stakeholders  
  • Proficient in digital skills with online teaching and learning  

For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements please refer to the attached PD. 

To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check. 

This role requires current valid work rights for Australia. 

Your new team – Asialink
Asialink is Australia's premier body promoting Australia-Asia engagement.  Asialink works through increasing Asia capabilities and creating connections between Australia and Asia, and is active in education, business, the arts, health, and dialogues.  Asialink is a partnership between the University of Melbourne and the Myer Foundation. 

Asia Education Foundation (AEF) provides school leaders, teachers and students with the global perspectives and tools to amplify their intercultural skills and mindsets; delivering informative resources, national and international professional learning, innovative programs and rich networks that connect Australian schools with over 20 countries across the Asia-Pacific.  

AEF partners with the Australian Government, state and territory education jurisdictions, education professional associations, business and philanthropic supporters. 

What we offer you!
In addition to making a real difference in international education, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and a enjoy a range of benefits including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information check out our benefits page! 

The University of Melbourne
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We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page. 

We encourage and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds. 

We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact us at . 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants 

We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 

We recognise that reconciliation is central to our purpose. For more information please visit our our Reconciliation page. 

Join Us!
If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with your CV and cover letter outlining your international education-related experience. Please note that you are not required to provide responses against the selection criteria in the Position Description. 

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