About IDRS and the Ability Rights Centre
The Ability Rights Centre, is the community legal centre of IDRS (Intellectual Disability Rights Service). The Ability Rights Centre works to ‘make rights real’ for people in NSW who live with intellectual or other cognitive disability including acquired brain injury, brain damage, autism, foetal alcohol spectrum disorder. We value and demonstrate justice, respect and persistence in all our work.
IDRS is looking for a full time educator to join our education and group programs team. This innovative team develops and delivers education programs and projects designed to advance the rights of people with cognitive disability. Ability Rights Centre educators develop and deliver education with employed co-educators with cognitive disability.
Ability Rights Centre, also employs solicitors and disability advocates. Staff work collaboratively to advance the rights of people with cognitive disability through a range of services and strategies.
For more information about the work of IDRS see the IDRS Annual Report 2018-19 on our website www.idrs.org.au
- Full time contract position until 3 July 2020
- Start as soon as possible in 2020
- Based in Sydney CBD
- Salary range $78,312 – $82,134 depending on experience + 9.5% Superannuation
- Excellent not for profit tax benefits
IDRS values a diverse workforce and encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply for these positions.
Key Responsibilities – see full position description attached below
|1) Design educational programs and projects|
2) Delivery and Evaluation
3) Information and Service Provision
4) Staff Support and Development
5) Develop and Support client consultation pathways
6) Individual advocacy
8) Contribute to a cohesive, reliable, high quality service
Essential skills and knowledge – selection criteria
Your application must include a statement explaining how you meet each of these following selection criteria in your application
- Experience in designing educational programs for people with cognitive impairment or people from other marginalised groups. Experience in co-designing educational programs with people from marginalised communities would be an advantage.
- Experience in facilitating and delivering educational programs for people with disability
- Proven ability to produce creative information resources to support educational programs
- Experience in advocating for individuals with cognitive impairment or for individuals from other marginalised groups
- Demonstrated commitment to supporting empowerment and leadership skills in people with cognitive impairment or people from other marginalised groups
- Demonstrated ability to plan and complete projects efficiently in accordance with goals and time lines
Desirable experience and skills
- Experience in producing Easy read information resources
- Experience with E-Learning platforms
To apply email your cover letter, resume and a statement addressing the above 6 areas of essential and desirable skills and knowledge to firstname.lastname@example.org Please write Educator Position’ in the subject line.
Closing time: 10pm Sunday 12 January 2020
Enquiries – Contact: Janene Cootes – email@example.com on 02 9265 6316