Workshop Facilitator - Melbourne

Green Hat Workshop
Inspiring Creative Minds

Work type: Casual
Location: From Nunawading to Melbourne and surrounding suburbs

The Role
Including a structured period of paid apprenticeship, workshop facilitation is the most valuable face to face role at Green Hat Workshop. This role communicates the links to state curriculum, our philosophy and the value of our work, as well as the often subtle job of timing, intervention and inspiration that facilitate an open-ended, block-play workshop. The Facilitator is accountable for the logistics of driving a manual van from Nunawading in Melbourne’s East, to and from various locations in and around Melbourne. The Facilitator will also be responsible “trolleying” in our collection of 25+ boxes of 1,000 PLANKS, each weighing about 16kg, learning the PLANKS building skills necessary for setting up displays and inspiring workshop participants, setting up banners and presenting a range of different learning opportunities to groups of up to 100 participants, improvising where necessary. The Workshop Facilitator delivers the program while maintaining a caring, patient and professional attitude in what can be a complex and busy, child-centred environment. Facilitator is a leadership role, at Green Hat Workshop, and an ability to analytically reflect on events and processes will actively contribute to ongoing philosophy, policy and program improvements.

About you
You will have experience within child-centred environments, highly patient with children and with an excellent sense of accountability, punctuality, honesty and reliability. You will have a high level of interpersonal communication and personal presentation. Additionally, you will have well-developed problem solving and decision making abilities and a willingness to engage with, interpret, contribute to, and disseminate Green Hat Workshop’s particular philosophies of play-based learning.

The Benefits
Work with a transformative company at the forefront of educational pedagogy and receive ongoing professional development in the area of child development and educational philosophy. Work for a young organisation with further employment opportunities with growth. Work in a creative environment with opportunities to influence programs and policies. The provision of regular opportunities to professionally engage in creative arts and have a positive impact on others, inspiring all ages; as well as the ability to have work scheduled weeks in advance.
For more information please see the position description below or contact Cameron Lee on 0421 383 174.

Advertised: 06 Oct 2017 E. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: 12 Oct 2017 11:55 PM E. Australia Standard Time

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