Education and Experience Co-ordinator

Wollongong, Australia
10 May 2019
End of advertisement period
28 May 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


  • Fixed-term, full-time appointment (until June 2020)
  • Weekend work will be required

The Early Start initiative is focused on creating educational programs, experiences and networks that enrich the way we understand and interact with children, families and communities. The initiative aims to give children the best possible start in life and is particularly focused on bringing about better outcomes for children from regional, rural, remote and disadvantaged communities.

The Education & Experience Coordinator will develop and implement education programs and experiences within the Discovery Space. This will involve development and evaluation of school excursions, public programs, including school holiday workshops, and delivering new encounters and experiences for the Discovery Space floor along with other Education & Experience Coordinators. The coordinator will train Education Officers in the delivery of the various programs as well as delivering programs, as required.

The role entails working with early childhood, primary school and professionals working with children and families to promote and develop Discovery Space utilisation within the community. The Education & Experience Coordinator will have a shared responsibility for coordinating safety and risk management within the Discovery Space, ensuring best practice is in place, risks are minimised and safety of both staff and visitors is ensured.

You will be prompted to respond to the selection criteria as part of the online application process, based on the position description below. You will be able to save your application at any time and submit at a later date if required, you will only be able to do this before the closing date of the position.

For further information about this position, please contact Martha Johnson on + 61 2 4239 2246

Note: Applications submitted via email will not be considered. All applications must be submitted online via the UOW job portal. For further information please contact

The University of Wollongong is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion. As an equal opportunity employer, and a recognised leader in gender equality, we encourage and welcome applications from a diverse range of backgrounds and people including: culturally and linguistically diverse, women, disability, LGBTIQ+, and Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders.

Primary Location: Australia-New South Wales-Wollongong
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Schedule: Full-time
Closing Date: 28/05/2019, 9:59:00 PM
Salary Details: Level 5: $67,247 - $76,180 + superannuation
Reference Number: 190529
HR Contact: Jess Morgan
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