newTeam Leader – Education and Training

Date Posted: 1 day ago
Melbourne VIC

Job Description

About the role

The EDVOS Education and Training Team is responsible for developing and delivering training programs that aim to broaden community understanding and awareness of family violence. The team delivers training to a wide variety of community members and professionals including early childhood educators, school teachers, health and community professionals, salon professionals, people working with animals and more.

The Team Leader- Education and Training is responsible for the operational management, support and leadership of the Education and Training Team. Part of this role will involve reviewing and implementing systems to ensure workflow and training demands are responded to in the most efficient and cohesive manner. In collaboration with the Program Manager of Primary Prevention and Education, the Team Leader- Education and Training will explore funding and partnership opportunities to effectively develop and implement existing and new training packages in the eastern region and beyond. This position will have a particular focus in the development and implementation of early intervention training; however will also contribute to the coordination and promotion of primary prevention training in partnership with EDVOS’ Primary Prevention Team.

Essential to your success

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or experience (or a minimum of 5 years’ work experience in relevant field).
  • Demonstrated experience leading and providing supervision to a diverse team of staff as well as an ability, or keen interest, to supervise family violence trainers.
  • Knowledge of training development practices or experience in designing, delivering and evaluating training packages.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the complexities of family violence including the gendered nature of family violence, social determinants and drivers of violence against women.

Please review the Position Description for a full list of accountabilities and criteria.

What We Offer

  • Flexible working hours including the option of a monthly accrued day off (ADO) for full time staff
  • Generous salary packaging benefits resulting in tax savings
  • Excellent Professional Development opportunities including external training and workshops as well as EDVOS all staff training
  • Regular supervision and management support including access to EAP
  • Internal committees (e.g. Innovation & Development and Quality and Safety) working groups to support staff’s interest and expertise (e.g. Diversity, Consumer Engagement, OHS, Children and Youth)
  • A rewarding opportunity to be part of an organisation that is committed to improving quality of life for women and children experiencing family violence

Salary for this position will be aligned with SCHADS Level 7 and legislated super.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : EDVOS

Eastern Domestic Violence Services (EDVOS) is a not-for-profit specialist family violence service in Melbourne’s Eastern Metropolitan Region (EMR). We provide an integrated range of support and services to empower women and children who are responding to family violence. We operate within a human rights framework and our focus is on supporting the safety of women and children and the accountability of perpetrators.

How to apply

How to Apply

Please download a copy of the position description for this position down below or available on our website at
Applications including cover letter, CV and a separate document addressing the key selection criteria (as outlined in the PD), should be forwarded to using the subject line: ADS 0322 Team Leader Education & Training by COB 01.09.2021
For further information regarding this position, please contact Brianna Myors on (03) 9259 4200.

EDVOS predominantly employs women, including women from the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) communities, as per the findings of Equal Opportunity exemption H327/2017 and by special measure. This is due to the specialist nature of the work and the services that EDVOS provides to women and children who are responding to family violence in the community.

EDVOS actively promotes a safe and inclusive workplace where workers are free from discrimination and are afforded dignity and respect. We encourage applications from women of all abilities, as well as from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people ,women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and those who identify as LGBTI.

EDVOS is a child-focused and child safe organisation and is committed to promoting and protecting the safety and interests of children (including the cultural safety of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children; children with a disability and children who identify as LGBTI)

All appointments with EDVOS are subject to a police records check, working with children check and reference checks.


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