Literacy Centre Manager – Macquarie Park

MultiLit is a leader in effective literacy instruction in Australasia. Our programs are uniquely placed to be successful because they are supported by scientific research and have been demonstrated to be effective in practice through rigorous trials. This high standard of integrity has ensured a pre-eminent reputation for effective literacy instruction and means MultiLit programs are used in thousands of schools around Australia and internationally.

The company operates its own literacy centres, provides professional development for those involved in literacy education and support, undertakes literacy intervention programs and develops, publishes and distributes literacy publications.

About this role

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic professional to lead our MultiLit team at our Macquarie Park Literacy Centre.

You will engage closely with parents and allied health professionals as your primary clientele. 
In addition, you will be part of the company’s management team working alongside other Literacy Centre managers, academic consultants and General Manager, Literacy Services.

 Position Objectives:

  • Provide managerial oversight to the Macquarie Park Literacy Centre’s activities and instructional team
  • Ensure tutoring standards being delivered reflect the approved MultiLit methodology
  • Where required, help support MultiLit research, trials and product development
  • Contribute to the MultiLit management team and provide relevant reporting where required
  • Liaise with the Clinical Director/Research Fellow regarding matters of technical expertise (program, student performance, support with Tutors program delivery)
  • Respond to enquiries from parents and professionals.
  • Ensure the financial stability of the Literacy Centre.

Skills Required:       

  • A recognised postgraduate qualification in special education (or in progress).
  • A recognised qualification in special education, psychology, speech pathology or a related field
  • Extensive experience working with students in the field of education and/or literacy instruction
  • Thorough knowledge and experience using the MultiLit program (training to be provided by MultiLit)
  • Effective stakeholder communication skills (working with MultiLit Tutors and staff, students and parents)
  • Ability to manage and motivate staff to align staff performance to help achieve the Literacy Centre objectives
  • Ability to work in a confidential environment
  • High level computer skills (MS Office, including Word and Excel) and data base management (Hubspot – training to be provided)
  • Student behaviour management skills as exemplified in the Positive Teaching package (training to be provided by MultiLit)
  • Experience in conducting educational assessments
  • Knowledge and experience in best practice in reading assessment and instruction
  • Experience working with students with special learning needs
  • Experience providing feedback to parents, teachers and students
  • A current NSW driver’s licence
  • A current Working With Children Check (WWC) 
  • COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement in MultiLit workplaces. Consequently, candidates must demonstrate full COVID-19 vaccination.

Further Details

The position will be centrally based at our Macquarie Park MultiLit Literacy Centre. All offers of employment with MultiLit Pty Ltd are subject to staff signing a confidentiality agreement and providing a current Working with Children Check.

Please apply below or for further information contact  Andy Russell at  andy.russell@multilit.com or see www.literacycentres.multilit.com.

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