New Position Available: Literacy Program Manager

Indigenous Literacy Foundation

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