New Position Available: Literacy Program Manager

New Position Available: Literacy Program Manager

We're excited to share an exciting new opportunity to work with us in our Programs team. Full details and application instructions below.



Sydney based full-time role with travel to remote communities

Educator / Teacher / Librarian / Early Learning / Project Manager

Not-for profit salary packaging and benefits with relocation allowance

Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander identified position


Full-time role managing the literacy-based programs for the Indigenous Literacy Foundation (ILF). The ILF is a not-for-profit charity whose charter is to raise literacy levels in remote Indigenous communities across Australia. Work with a dedicated and well-respected small team to create positive outcomes throughout Australia.



• Deliver ILF’s core literacy programs.

• Identify opportunities to address literacy needs within remote communities.

• Prepare detailed reports/ proposals for such programs for the Board’s approval.

• Manage the delivery of approved projects with the communities.

• Organise field trips/ workshops for ambassadors and key stakeholders which form the basis of creating new books.

• Act as spokesperson and advocate in the broader community.

• Manage and mentor program supervisors.


Personal Attributes:

• Proactive, energetic, highly motivated, organised with practical project management skills.

• Personal interest in increasing literacy levels throughout Australia.

• Excellent written and spoken communication.

• Ability to initiate and develop partnerships.

• University qualification in related field.

• Experience working in remote communities.

• Must hold a current drivers licence and have a Working With Children and police check.



• 9am – 5pm with flexibility; immediate start; full-time.

• Close to Broadway, Sydney.


To apply:

All interested candidates are requested to send their CV with a cover letter addressing the Personal Attributes above, indicating your Indigenous heritage, and names of two referees to Kirsten at

Applications close 8 February 2019.

  • Posted 11 January, 2019

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