04 Apr 2013

Expressions of Interest Sought

Project Officer - Contract Position

ACHPER QLD, in partnership with Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and Nutrition Australian Queensland (NAQ) have been funded under the National Partnership Agreement on Preventive Health, via the Queensland Department of Health to deliver Component 1 of the Queensland Healthy Children’s Initiative. The focus of Component 1 of the Queensland Healthy Children’s Initiative is to facilitate the development and integration of Get Up and Grow (GUG) policies and practices in Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) settings.

ACHPER QLD is calling for Expressions of Interest for the role of Project Officer to assist with the delivery of key milestones in this project. The duration of the offered contract is from April 2013 until December 2013 or until completion of key deliverables.

Duties and Responsibilities

These may include but are not limited to:

  • Development & review of Lesson Plans
  • Development of resource materials, handbooks, fact sheets, FAQ’s,
  • Development of train the trainer materials and self-assessment tools
  • Research, review and recommendations of existing online resources

Essential Criteria

  • Demonstrated experience in planning and delivery of Physical Activity for Early Childhood (0-5 yrs)
  • Demonstrated experience in the preparation of resource materials
  • Knowledge and understanding of adult education principles
  • Knowledge and understanding of early childhood sectors and relevant frameworks and policies
  • Proven ability to work with key stakeholders

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply in writing (no more than two A4 pages, 12 font) plus resume to the Executive Officer ( by 5pm Monday 8 April 2013. Appointments will be made during the week of 8 April and the first key milestone is to be delivered by the successful applicant by Friday 26 April.

Conditions will be negotiated with successful applicant. For further information please contact Linda Marsden on 0404 862 722.

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