Financial Literacy Facilitator

Job Description

The Smith Family is a children's education charity that helps young Australians experiencing disadvantage to create better futures for themselves through harnessing the power of education.

  • Become part of our family and make a difference to young Australians through supporting their education
  • Must hold a current Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or high qualification in Adult Education
  • Must be confident in delivering to Years 10 - 12 Students in a classroom
  • Must have availability to deliver the first program for Term 3 for six Tuesday afternoons (Around 12 noon to 3pm)
  • Will consider opportunities to deliver other primary and secondary in school, face-to-face based programs if interested and suitably skilled.
  • Casual positions based in Mackay, QLD

The Smith Family is a children's education charity that helps young Australians experiencing disadvantage to create better futures for themselves through harnessing the power of education.

We are currently seeking a casual facilitator to deliver the Certificate 1 in Basic Financial Literacy (a qualification we give you access to for completion before delivery, along with training sessions on how to use our comprehensive program resources).

These programs are evidence based with data-driven continual improvements and they focus on supporting students' attendance, advancement, and engagement at school, for better outcomes in the future, breaking the cycle of disadvantage.

A casual Facilitator may consider delivering one or more of the following programs, depending on local participating schools' needs:

  • Delivering Certificate I in Basic Financial Literacy to Years 10-12 (facilitators must have a current Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or higher qualifications in Adult Education to deliver this program. Not required to deliver any other programs)
  • Facilitating engaging sessions to Year 6 students transitioning to secondary school (Passport to Success)
  • Increasing Years 4-6 and/or junior secondary students' knowledge of the world of work, and how these relate to their own interests and strengths (Future Seekers), and other programs

About our role
You will be responsible for:

  • Delivering prescribed session content and activities in a manner that is responsive to participant needs and enhances engagement
  • Program administration including collecting participant attendance and reporting
  • Managing a professional relationship with participants, schools and internal staff according to program and organisational requirements

About you
As well as passion for community, you will bring the following:

  • Demonstrated qualifications and/or experience in the delivery of training programs or classroom-based learning
  • A current drivers' license, access to a reliable and insured vehicle and a willingness to travel up to one hour each way to deliver the program sessions
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to build strong working relationships with people from various backgrounds
  • Highly developed organisational and administrative skills with the ability to manage your time effectively
  • Commitment to The Smith Family's Facilitator Quality Standards, informed by existing frameworks including the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers

About our culture

The Smith Family has employees at the centre of its values and operations. We nurture a supportive and inclusive culture that enables people to achieve personal and professional goals, through collaboration and innovation. With a proven work-life balance, wellbeing and health are our top priorities. Enjoy many other benefits, such as tax concessions and flexible working arrangements.

If you are passionate about what you do and committed to making a difference, we'd love to hear from you. You may view the position description by copying and pasting the link in your browser

Please contact us today by sending your resume to Susan Thompson, Programs Facilitator Manager via

*Please note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

Closing date: Applications will be assessed immediately on receipt so the successful candidate can be determined quickly and trained before Term 3, or by the closing date of Wednesday 14 June 2023.

Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate must be prepared to undertake a National Police Check and a Working with Children's Check. We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to principles of cultural diversity. Applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged.

The Smith Family is obligated to comply with Federal, State and Territory Government Rules and Health Orders. For roles that fall under Health Orders, to be eligible applicants will either need to provide proof of Vaccination or a Medical exemption.