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Curriculum Manager

Organisation : Mental Health First Aid Australia

Location : Melbourne (Parkville)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Healthcare & Medical

Sector : Education & Training

Salary type : Annual Package

About the role

  • Leading Mental Health Educational provider
  • Manage a team of learning and development professionals
  • NFP, based in Parkville - hybrid WFH model
The Organisation
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Australia is a national not-for-profit organisation focused on mental health training and research. MHFA courses teach members of the public how to provide initial help to a person who is developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening of an existing mental health problem, or in a mental health crisis. The first aid is given until appropriate professional help is received, or the crisis resolves.
COVID-19 has presented immense challenges for the community, and the continued dissemination of their evidence-based courses into the community has never been more important.

The Position
Under the direction of the Director Research & Curriculum, the Curriculum Manager will manage a small team of learning and development professionals across a range of training programs to develop and produce creative and effective learning content using contemporary learning and development practices. You will write and produce learning content in various formats, including digital for diverse population groups, ensuring that learning outcomes are met.
The Curriculum Manager will use instructional design principles to establish quality standards for the design and implementation of various learning methods.
Key responsibilities:
  • Use project management methodologies to scope and develop learning activities
  • Effectively translate research and evaluation into suitable materials
  • Design and write learning content using various styles
  • Assess the quality of all learning content developed by ensuring that the learning needs have been met
  • Identify external learning and development initiatives or strategic opportunities

The Person

With a commitment to evidence-based practice in mental health, you have:
  • Tertiary Qualifications in Mental Health, Adult Learning, Human Resource Management (or another relevant discipline), or equivalent work experience
  • Project management experience
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the development and delivery of adult education curriculum materials
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of learning theories and andragogy, instructional design and contemporary learning and development practices
  • Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of mental illnesses and mental health services

The Offer

On offer is a very competitive remuneration package, offered as a full-time ongoing position. In addition, attractive PBI/NFP packaging is available along with flexible working arrangements.
If you have exceptional skills in the above areas and are looking for a new and exciting challenge, please make an application by clicking the ‘Apply’ tab below to submit your resume and cover letter in Word format. To confidentially discuss this role further, please feel free to call Debbie Ewington (0476 270 309) or Nick Body (0477 013 709) from Johnson Recruitment.
This is a retained, exclusive assignment and any direct applications or referrals will be forwarded to Johnson Recruitment. 

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Mental Health First Aid Australia

How to apply


Please quote in application: Curriculum Manager via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Healthcare_and_Medical
Sector: #Education_and_Training

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