4 August 2021
4 August 2021
Our Place works with schools to expand the opportunities open to children and families in highly disadvantaged communities.
Funded mainly via philanthropy, Our Place ostensibly works together with school communities to facilitate a stronger ‘wrap around’ of support services to ensure children and families have the best start possible. They bring together the services and resources children and families need to thrive – integrating high quality early learning, effective schooling, health and community services, and adult education, training and employment support in ways that meet the needs and help fulfil the aspirations of the community.
One of the organisation’s aims is to reshape the service system; their approach informed by data and evidence, with social impact achieved through a quality, evidence-based approach.
This is a leadership role that sits within the Our Place Services group and reports to the Executive Director Services. The role also works with the Our Place Leadership team to further explore and develop key systems change approaches required to support the sustainable implementation of the Our place approach.
Working with the Executive Director, Services this role also engages collaboratively with Our Place leadership and key members of government at local, state and federal levels to identify and strengthen opportunities for further policy development in areas that underpin the Our Place approach.
The role is also responsible for direct oversight and support for the Northern Bay, Carlton, Westall and Robinvale sites.
Experience, knowledge and skills
Success in this role involves:
People for Purpose have been appointed to assist with the search for this role.
More information on Our Place can be found on their website here
To apply, you MUST submit a CV and covering letter outlining why you are interested in joining Our Place, and how your skills and experience align to this opportunity.
If – once you’ve reviewed the above information – you have any questions, please email [email protected]
Applications close midnight Wednesday, 4 August 2021.