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Current Positions available

Manager Quality Training and Assessment

ABOUT US

Cire Services is an advanced community based not for profit organisation located in the Yarra Ranges.  Cire operates a range of services to meet community needs through education, training and the provision of family and community services.

We are committed to Child Safety and pride ourselves in advocating for the rights of children.

 ABOUT THE JOB
We are seeking an experienced Manager, Quality Training and Assessment to assist us maintain high professional standards for the design and development of quality programs and accredited courses.

Further objectives of this compliance focused roles include:

  • The design and development of quality programs and accredited courses to reflect the guidelines of the AQTF and the VRQA;
  • Monitoring the quality of training via industry consultation, validation and client feedback;
  • A consistent participation towards a positive teamwork environment.

The successful candidate will work closely with our Executive Leadership Team and other key stakeholders across various sites.

ABOUT YOU

Ideally, you will have the following:

  • Demonstrated skills and high level of knowledge relevant to current industry standards;
  • Hold current qualification Diploma of VET and or Diploma of Design and Delivery;
  • Proven ability to deliver quality training and assessment and to product supporting training and assessment materials;
  • High level time management and organisational skills as well as acute attention to detail;
  • Competent in the use of on-line platforms such as Google Classroom;

·       Demonstrated ability to work professionally with all stakeholders at varying levels;

·       Experience in instructional design is highly desirable

  • Have well developed computer skills and competent in use of the suite of Microsoft Office programs and computer processes;
  • High level of customer service;
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written; and
  • Ability to work autonomously and within a team.

·      Valid Victorian Working with Children Check (employee status);

  • Be willing to undertake a National Police Check.
  • Have the right to work in Australia
  • Hold a current driving licence and have a reliable car.

Benefits

  • Generous salary packaging options
  • Support from the leadership team across the business.
  • Professional development opportunities.

How to Apply

Apply by sending through a letter of introduction addressing the points raised in this advertisement and a current resume.  Only complete applications will be considered.

Click here to view the Position Description

For further information, please contact Anna-Louise Allen, Executive Manager, Education and Training on 0419 370 542.

Applications close 5.00pm, 15 November 2018.  Interviews will commence before the closing date.

Thank-you for your interest in Cire Services Inc. as a prospective employer.

IT Strategist

ABOUT THE JOB
Cire Services is an advanced community based not for profit organisation. Cire operates a range of services to meet community needs through education, training and the provision of family and community services.

We are committed to Child Safety and pride ourselves in advocating for the rights of children.

We are seeking an exceptional, experienced leader and IT Strategist to head up our IT Department and drive the IT plan to support the future growth of the organisation.  In parallel, the IT Strategist will provide strategic and operational leadership in all areas relating to IT management, performance, systems and processes.  This is an outstanding opportunity for someone who is passionate about assisting organisations to advance its IT strength in practices, hardware and software whilst always keeping an eye on the future.

The successful candidate will work closely with our Executive Leadership Team and other key stakeholders across various sites.

Some of the objectives of the role are:

  • Recommend, present and successfully lead implementation of leading-edge IT concepts and solutions.
  • Lead, inspire and mentor a small team of IT Support Officers and others in Cire.
  • Support a continuous improvement ethos to ensure the alignment of business objectives, risk, value and contribution to Cire’s strategic priorities.
  • Engage and support employees in changing practices by harnessing and promoting the benefits of technology.
  • Ensure Cire’s IT Department runs efficiently.
  • Develop relationships with key experts and SME’s to manage major change programs.

 A little bit more about the role:

  • As a leader, operating with respect, diligence, honesty, commitment and care for all employees, the children we work with, their families, our volunteers, our systems and practices..
  • Manage projects as well as key BAU programs and activities such as architecture reviews, security, DRP’s and purchasing.
  • Measure and maintain IT service quality.
  • Develop and manage the IT budget.
  • Be involved and contribute to strategic planning processes.
  • Effectively collaborate with others across the business.
  • Familiarity with Google for Education, highly desirable.
  • Committed to maintaining knowledge of all frameworks, legislation and regulatory requirements pertaining to privacy principles and confidentiality.
  • Work effectively as a team member.

About you

Ideally, you will have the following:

  • Recent leadership experience in IT in Australian organisations that are leaders/adopters of new ways of working.
  • A vision with an ability to know and experience on how to get things done.
  • Agility in shifting gears and projects as required.
  • Strong problem solving and project management skills.
    Strong EQ..
  • Bachelor’s degree from an Australian tertiary institution or equivalent local experience
  • Articulate communicator of complex issues in both oral and written form.
  • Experience in business re-engineering.
  • Share the Cire Values.
  • High level of know-how in a wide range of systems.
  • Experience in a school IT environment desirable.
  • Hold a valid Working with Children Check.
  • Have the right to work in Australia.
  • Be willing to undertake a National Police Check.
  • Hold a current driving licence and have a reliable car.

Benefits

  • Cire offers a vibrant workplace working within a close-knit team.
  • We offer salary packaging and sacrificing options.
  • Support from the leadership team across the business.
  • Professional development opportunities.

How to Apply

Apply by sending through a letter of introduction addressing the points raised in this advertisement.  Please also send a current resume. Only complete applications will be considered.

To view the Position Description please click here

Applications close 5.00pm, 11 October 2018.  Interviews will commence before the closing date.

Thank-you for your interest in Cire Services Inc. as a prospective employer.

Principal

Cire Services seeks to appoint an exceptional and dynamic Principal for the Cire Community School at Yarra Junction and Mt Evelyn, Victoria from Term 1, 2019 or earlier by agreement.

Cire Services Incorporated is an advanced community-based organisation. Cire operates a range of services including a community school, family and children’s services, and is a Registered Training Organisation offering accredited, pre-accredited, work skills and leisure courses.

Cire Community School is a registered independent school providing VCAL curriculum to students in an alternative school environment for Years 7 to 12 at two campuses, Yarra Junction and Mt Evelyn. The school has experienced considerable growth this year due to the inclusion of Years 7 to 9.

The Principal will be an inspiring leader, a successful teacher, role model and mentor, and will lead and manage a school currently meeting the holistic needs of students seeking to re-engage in their secondary education.

The Principal will be a creative, caring and motivated leader, who will serve as a role model for colleagues through professional practice, mature thought and leadership skill. The Principal will lead and develop Cire Community School colleagues, with the capacity to inspire them to deliver premium quality pedagogy in a challenging school environment. Enabling high quality and consistent outcomes in engaging students in developing appropriate cognitive, social, emotional, and physical skill development at all levels is key to this leadership role.

Importantly, the Principal will lead to ensure that the curriculum is differentiated to reflect the individual needs, interests and abilities of students at all levels, enabling consistently high standards of teaching and learning. This leadership role will ideally suit an education professional with an interest in educating, developing and providing young people with challenging needs, with varied opportunities to secure their future in a range of career pathways.

To Enquire and Apply:

Cire Services has engaged Hutton Consulting to assist with the search and selection process for this position. For a full position description, a confidential discussion or enquiries regarding the application process, please contact:

Bruce Simons
0423 663 627 or email bruce.simons@hutton.education

Applications must include a full cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria (maximum 2 pages), a detailed curriculum vitae (maximum 8 pages) and the contact details of three professional referees.

Closing date for applications is COB Friday 14 September 2018.

Chair and Board Positions

 Chair and Board Positions

  • Education and Community Focus
  • Outstanding Board opportunities
  • Lilydale Head Office

Cire Services, one of the region’s largest and most respected Education Services providers, is now seeking to appoint a new Chair and Board Members.

The term for an appointed Chair or Board Member is 3 years, with the opportunity for re-appointment.

About Us

Cire Services Inc. is an advanced community based, not for profit, registered charity. Cire operates a range of services to meet community needs through education and the provision of services in the East of Victoria.

Cire is a child safe organisation.

Our organisation currently supports clients comprised of students, adults and children from six weeks of age through the provision of a wide range of services covering all aspects of development and training with a focus on vocational education for those entering or re-entering the workforce.

We have been successful in supporting over 900 individuals find a new path over the last three years.  Our parenting programs and child care education is sought after.  Our school is gaining a reputation for being one of the best of its kind in the Eastern Region.

Cire Training is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and offers accredited, pre-accredited, workskills and leisure courses.

Cire’s Community House is the key centre in Yarra Junction which aims to empower people to learn, connect and belong.  It is a friendly, vibrant and inclusive community hub which offers an extensive ranges of services, education and leisure programs and community development activities that reflect community needs and interests.  Programs include parenting education, environment education, health and wellbeing support activities and craft and hobby tuition.

In addition, Cire Community House facilitates a range of supports and services on a daily basis, such as public internet access, Centrelink access and free bread and meals.

We are an active member of Neighbourhood Houses Victoria (NHV) and the Community Houses Association of the Outer Eastern Suburbs (CHAOS).

Community School is a registered independent school providing secondary curriculum to students in an alternative school environment.

Cire Children’s Services provides children’s services for long day care, pre-school programs, occasional care, before and after school care and vacation care.

Cire has a strong focus on the professional development of over 160 employees and provides learning opportunities for employees at all levels.

Chair

We are seeking to appoint an experienced and committed Chair to lead the Board of Governance into the next phase of development of the organisation.  The Chair will be a leader in the governance of not for profits and demonstrate experience in either

  • Finance
  • For Social Purpose Business Development,
  • Education and Training or
  • Executive Management in the not for profit sector.

In addition, we are seeking two Board Directors to join its Board with experience in either;

  • Finance,
  • Social Purpose Business Development,
  • Board Secretary role,
  • Education and Training,
  • Strategy and Policy
  • Marketing

As Chair and Board Member you will be expected to:

  • Align with our Mission, Vision and Values
  • Have the time to commit to Board meetings (once per month in Lilydale) and represent the Board at various Cire events
  • Be accountable to the Cire community, employees, volunteers, clients and their families or carers/guardians for the effectiveness, integrity and viability of the organisation
  • Have a strong understanding of governance roles, duties and obligations
  • Have strong communication, EQ and interpersonal skills together with the ability to operate collaboratively in a team environment

To apply in confidence, please submit your application to the attention of Andrew Hunter, Acting Chair, c/o tammyconnelly@cire.org.au.  Position Descriptions are also available from our website www.cire.org.au.

Applications close 14 September, 2018.

Position Description

Early Childhood Education and Care – OSHC Assistant

Part Time
2 positions located in Yarra Junction and Badger Creek

ABOUT US

Cire Services is an advanced community based not for profit organisation. Cire operates a range of services to meet community needs through education, training and the provision of family and community services.

We are committed to Child Safety and pride ourselves in advocating for the rights of children.

ABOUT THE JOB

The role of the Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) Assistant is to support the delivery of before and after-school programs.  Working collaboratively with the team, your duties will include;

  • Completing observations
  • Support and assist in the provision of a safe environment for children
  • Arrange play spaces that are inviting to encourage children to express themselves creatively
  • Support and assist in the ongoing sharing of information with families in relation to the care, welfare and development of their children
  • Support and assist in the provision of a program that in innovative, culturally appropriate and values individuals needs

ABOUT YOU

Ideally, you will have the following:

  • Experience working with stakeholders at varying levels and skills
  • Share the Cire Values
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written
  • Hold relevant qualifications, minimum III in Early Childhood and Care (ECEC)
  • Hold a valid Working with Children Check (employee status) or be willing to undertake.
  • Have the right to work in Australia
  • Be willing to undertake a National Police Check
  • Hold a current driving licence and have a reliable vehicle

Benefits

  • Cire Services Incorporated offers a vibrant workplace working within a close-knit team.  We offer generous salary packaging options.
  • Support from the leadership team across the business.
  • Professional development opportunities.

How to Apply:

If you have relevant experience in a similar role and want to make a difference, then apply now.

Position description download

Applications close 5.00pm, 7 September 2018.

Address the key selection criteria and send a covering letter with your CV to jobs@cire.org.au.

Please note only successful applicants will be contacted.

Early Childhood Education and Care Educator

Profile

Cire Services Inc is an advanced community based not for profit organisation.  Cire operates a range of services to meet community needs through education and provision of services.

Cire Family and Children’s Services operates Early Learning Services across seven sites in the Yarra Valley. This includes Long Day Care, Occasional Care, Playgroup and Out of School Hour Care.  Our two main campuses are based in Mt Evelyn and Yarra Junction.

Cire is a child safe organisation and Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Job

An opportunity to work in a values’ based, not-for-profit community childcare service. Qualified staff are required to support the growth of the service across all sites. The successful applicant will be working with a team of dedicated professionals who are passionate about engaging with young people in a natural care setting.

You will work collaboratively with your peers to deliver high-quality learning experiences for children based on Cire philosophy and have a full and thorough understanding of the National Quality Framework.

About You

Ideally, you will have experience working with children from the ages of six weeks to six years old.

You will hold a minimum Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care [ECEC] or equivalent.

The successful applicant will:

  • Minimum Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) or equivalent
  • Have experience working in the Early Childhood Sector with children between the ages of 6 weeks to six years old.
  • Current First Aid Certificate (including Anaphylaxis, CPR and Asthma)
  • Food Handlers Certificate
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • A passion for working with children
  • Prepared to undertake a National Crim Check and
  • Hold a current Working with Children Check.

A minimum of 2 employment reference is required.

How to Apply

To discuss this position further, please contact Diletta Lanciana on 0439 994 778 or forward your details, including resume to jobs@cire.org.au  

Sessional Trainer

Cire Service Inc is an advanced community based not for profit organisation with its base at Yarra Junction.  Cire provides a broad range of services within the Yarra Ranges covering Accredited and Pre-accredited Training Program, Childcare Services and Independent Secondary Schooling.

Cire is a child safe organisation.

The role:

The Sessional Trainer / Assessor is responsible for delivering accredited training sessions for Cire’s RTO and for assessing the competency of students engaged in community services accredited training and assessment programs.

The RTO Sessional Trainer / Assessor;

  • develops and manages the learning for students, using the learning and assessment materials provided
  • evaluates applications for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
  • active involvement in decision making during RTO staff meetings and as part of the ongoing validation and moderation process.
  • completes training and assessment documentation as required, including evaluation documentation
  • provides support and advice to students of diverse cultures, backgrounds and abilities

About you:

You will have;

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110) or its equivalence
  • Successful, relevant industry or sector experience, relevant qualifications and understanding of the competencies required in the workplace environment.
  • Experience working in the Vocational Education and Training Sector
  • Commitment to a high level of service and improving outcomes for students
  • Have a well-developed ability to work with diverse populations and within a broad range of community and public partners and stakeholders;
  • Highly developed communication skills, including skills in facilitation, negotiation and conflict resolution;
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills, including demonstrated computer skills;
  • Strong organisational and administrative skills, including demonstrated computer skills

Employment is subject to a satisfactory police check and Victorian Working with Children Check.

Position description download

To discuss the role in more detail please contact Anna-Louise Allen, Executive Manager Education and Training on 0419 370 542

Please apply by sending your resume, and cover letter, addressing the key selection criteria, to jobs@cire.org.au

Please note, only successful candidates will be contacted.