MHIPS Learning Leader

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Deadline: 26 Nov 2023

Job no: 0057374
Location: Parkville
Role type: 
Full-time or Part-time (0.8 FTE); Fixed-term until December 2025
Melbourne Graduate School of Education
Department/School: Learning Intervention
Level A – $77,171 – $104,717 p.a. (pro rata for part time) plus 17% super
Start: Must be available to no later than 8 January 2024.

About the Role
The MHiPS Learning Leader will be part of the Teaching and Learning Team and responsible for content delivery, learning coordination and support for a group of Mental Health and Wellbeing Leaders (MHWLs) and their schools participating in the Mental Health in Primary Schools Project (MHiPS). The Learning Leader will guide and support each MHWL on their learning pathway including assisting with individual development plans, facilitating specific learning content through the MHiPS Training Program delivered throughout the year.

The Learning Leader will have a diverse group of MHWLs to work with and therefore must have exceptional organisation skills and able to work collaboratively with the broader MHiPS Team, schools and Department of Education Regional Mental Health Branches. The Learning Leader will have experience in learning support roles, content knowledge/experience of mental health and wellbeing strategies and approaches for schools, excellent communication skills and be able to develop and sustain relationships with their MHWL group and other project stakeholders.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting each Mental Health and Wellbeing Leader on their learning pathway in the MHiPS program
  • Delivering core training modules via seminars and workshops
  • Scheduling and facilitating Communities of Practice (CoPs), including facilitating a regular check-in with MHWLs

Who We Are Looking For
You should possess knowledge and hands-on experience with evidence-based strategies aimed at supporting the mental wellbeing of primary school students, ideally within a classroom setting. Excellent communication and facilitation skills are essential; you'll be regularly presenting and facilitating learning sessions for your MHWL group, both in person and on platforms like Zoom. Superior organisational and time management skills are crucial for success in this role. Additionally, the ability to cultivate and maintain multiple relationships, both with individuals and within a group, is key.

You will also have:

  • A tertiary qualification in an appropriate field (education, wellbeing, psychology, social work or other Allied Health). 
  • An ability to work as part of a delivery team.
  • Demonstrated capacity to earn and acquire new digital skills and get the best out of existing software.

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

This position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check to ensure the University provides a safe environment for everyone.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

Your New Team – Melbourne Graduate School of Education

The Melbourne Graduate School of Education (MGSE) fosters staff productivity, growth and engagement in a collective effort to enrich the contribution that education makes to society.

We conduct research and teaching that leads to the transformation of education practice both within and beyond the profession. MGSE stimulates learning that enriches the potential of students from around the world, enabling meaningful careers and profound contributions to communities. We provide research leadership, setting the direction for high-impact, innovative and responsive research that addresses the pressing issues of our time. We lead purposeful engagement with society, sharing our resources and expertise as part of collaborative efforts to build a resilient, equitable and sustainable future.

What We Offer You!
In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and 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!

About the University of Melbourne
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The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity.  First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

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 the email address listed at the bottom of the page.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants
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Join Us!
If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents: 

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience

Please note that you are not required to respond to the selection criteria in the Position Description.

If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Nick Petersen via email at [email protected] , ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

If you have any particular questions regarding the job please follow the details listed on the Position Description.

Position Description

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