Education and Training Consultant

Salary: $80,000- $90,000

Deadline: 15/07/2020 5:00pm


  • Join an innovative national not-for-profit to make a difference to young people
  • Based in Sydney National Office
  • Generous Salary packaging opportunities ($80 000 - $90 000), dependant on skills and experience


For the immediate future (as a result of COVID-19) this will be from home. As a result you will need to have access to a safe and confidential work space, and have a reliable internet connection.


Tell me about the role…

An exciting role exists for an energetic and qualified professional to support implementing a state wide program delivering mental health workshops for school staff in state schools across New South Wales. The Education and Training Consultant will deliver evidence informed training packages that will build the capacity of staff to effectively respond to students with mental health concerns with particular focus on anxiety, depression and self-harm. The role will work closely and collaboratively with members of the headspace Schools team and the NSW Department of Education in delivering the project to promote social and emotional health and wellness in schools.

Who are we looking for?

You will be an experienced, dynamic and qualified facilitator possessing considerable knowledge and experience of schools, youth mental health and adult learning. The role would suit someone with experience in educational wellbeing roles, those with counselling experience or persons who have facilitated adult training about mental health.

Your exceptional interpersonal skills combined with a tertiary qualification relevant to either mental health or education and training or equivalent combination of relevant training and experience is essential and vital for your success in this position. An understanding and experience of managing mental health issues in school environments would be an advantage.

This role will require travel, therefore the incumbent must possess the willingness and capability to travel within New South Wales regularly (including overnight stays).

The finer details….

In return we offer a flexible and dynamic environment where you have the opportunity to truly make a difference to young Australians

Based in Sydney, New South Wales, competitive salary ($80,000 - $90,000) plus generous salary packaging benefits. Remuneration is dependent on skills and experience.

This role is offered until 30 June 2021 in line with our funding term.

Application Process: Please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button below to submit your resume and cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria on the Position Description

Only applications that address the key selection criteria will be considered for this role.

Applications Close: Wednesday 15 July 2020 5:00pm

The headspace Reconciliation Action Plan has recently been implemented through a co-design process with staff across the organisation. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply for this role and all current vacancies.

For more information contact:

Name: Narelle Corless
Phone: 0418 528 145

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