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HIPPY Home Tutor

Apply Job no: 501232
Work type: Part Time
Location: Regional Victoria – Gippsland
Categories: Community Development

Exciting opportunity to work within HIPPY Latrobe program, supporting families with young children.

  • Ongoing support and guidance
  • Work with children and families and network with a range of professionals
  • Part Time, 15 hours per week

About Us:

At Anglicare Victoria our focus is on transforming the futures of children and young people, families and adults. Our work is based on three guiding pillars, Prevent, Protect, Empower. We offer a comprehensive network of services and seek to ensure the provision of high quality services that will bring about significant improvements in the life experience of the young people, children and families/caregivers with whom we work.

The Position:

HIPPY (Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngster) is a free, two‐year, home‐based early childhood learning program that empowers parents and carers to be their child's first teacher.

The program delivers to families who have a child aged 4 years and 5 years – delivering support during the year before the commence school and their first year of school. In the first year of HIPPY, families learn skills to get their children ready for school. In the second year, parents learn more about supporting their children's learning and development at school and at home. Families spend 10 to 15 minutes a day doing education activities with their children. A trained HIPPY Tutor meets with the family to practice HIPPY Activities.

The Home Tutor is encouraged to participate in available traineeships and training opportunities in the local area or provided by the program.

To Be Successful in this Position You Will Need:

  • Have an understanding of the HIPPY program
  • Be comfortable visiting homes in the community.
  • Have basic computer, communication and literacy skills.
  • Have a Driver's license and be able to travel across the Latrobe area.

Please Note: It is mandatory for the successful applicant to hold a current Working with Children Check and be prepared to undergo a National Criminal History Check prior to commencement.

How to Apply:

For a detailed position description, Download File PD_HIPPY Tutor_HIPPY_Gippsland_ Fixed Term_May 2019.pdf

To apply for this position you will need to complete the online application. You will be requested to attach your resume and your responses to the Key Selection Criteria as separate documents.

For further enquiries contact Tracey Andrews on 5135 9555.

Applications close: 24 May 2019

Anglicare Victoria acknowledges Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which we operate. We commit to working respectfully to honour their ongoing cultural and spiritual connections to this country.

Diversity and inclusivity are important to Anglicare Victoria and we are committed to ensuring our workplace and services reflect this.  Everyone is welcome at Anglicare Victoria, regardless of age, ethnicity, cultural background, gender, sexual orientation, religious affiliation and physical ability.

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