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Literacy and Numeracy Tutor - Alternate Learning Centre

Education, Tutoring & Mentoring

Position Description: The Gladstone ALC is situated at Roseberry Community Services Flinders Parade and offers a flexible learning environment for those struggling to fit into the mainstream education system. Students will be able to complete core language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) requirements for a sound achievement equivalent to Year 10 before moving onto further studies. The program will cater for different learning styles, preferences and life circumstances; Improve young people’s employability, career development and life skills; Engage or reengage young people in education and Increase opportunities for young people to connect with the community.

Position Location: Gladstone

Required Skills / Experience:

• Demonstrated experience working with the target age group in tutoring or teaching in Maths and/or English including the relevant qualifications (e.g. Teaching degree, Certificates in tutoring, Cert IV in Workplace Assessment and Training)
• Demonstrated high level of interpersonal and communication skill including the ability to assist young people with unconventional learning techniques where necessary i.e. knowledge and understanding of different learning styles
• An understanding of the reasons why young people disengage from school and the issues and problems relating to at risk youth in Gladstone
• Readiness to work within the RCS mission and VALUES ( and within any relevant legislation and program guidelines including service agreements
• Ability to work for a minimum of 3 hours per week and a maximum of 15 hours per week spread across Tuesday to Thursday for at least 12 months

Gained Skills / Experience:

• Work within a team environment and a multi-programmed organisation
• Opportunity to access a range of training opportunities as made available to staff at RCS
• Support and encouragement from all staff at Branchout Youth Development Program and the organisation


Training Offered / Provided:

  • Induction
  • On The Job Training
  • Training Session

Specialised support available for volunteers:

  • With a Disability
  • With Special Needs
  • From a non-English-speaking background

Specical Requirements:

  • Working with Children Check (Blue Card)
  • National Police Check
  • Current Driver's License

Days & Times Available: Tuesday - Friday (10.00am - 2.30pm)


Organisation Name: Roseberry Community Services Limited

Organisation Category: Community Service, Health, Welfare

Purpose/Mission Statement: The RCS Vision states that the organisation is committed to "A Strong, Vibrant, Compassionate Community" through strengthening families, providing pathways for young people and providing accommodation services. Our core values are professionalism, self determination, community connection, people centredness and flexibility.

Services Provided: RCS Branchout is a program area of the organisation. Branchout is a youth development program where young people at risk aged 12 to 19 are provided the opportunity to engage in a learning and social environment, in a therapeutic atmosphere to participate in personal development, community involvement and creative learning activities, including the opportunity to complete a Certificate II in Access 10 (Mathematics and English).


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