STEAM Programs Coordinator

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Lynette Loone
Contact Number
08 8930 0202
City of Darwin, NT



STEAM Programs Coordinator

(Parental Leave Coverage- March to November 2020)

(Parental Leave Coverage- March to November 2020)

Are you a passionate educator, committed to make a difference in the lives of young people?

Do you want to make a genuine, tangible difference to our community and staff?

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing team of specialists, driving change and operational excellence across City of Darwin.

Creating great together
We're finding innovative ways to improve efficiencies across Council, so we back people who bring their A-game, think differently and ask questions because they're curious. Here you can carve out a career path that plays to your talents, and we'll provide the platform for you to shine.

Our growing Community and Regulatory Services team are a critical part of our transformation agenda, working to achieve the City Of Darwin Strategic Directives towards the year 2030. This cross-functional and diverse team identify opportunities for improvement and drive business delivery of solutions using design thinking and a dynamic approach. The team's focus is squarely on our community and staff and how we can use analytical insight to deliver value to them in an optimised and efficient way.

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to make their mark. Reporting to the Manager - Casuarina Library, your objective is to design, deliver and evaluate digital literacy and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) programs in the Library section. You would be responsible for creating learning opportunities, enhancing visitor and member experience by communicating a full range of exhibitions, program and events, effectively providing education, service and support. You will also acquire, operate and maintain a range of IT equipment and software including laptops, robots, 3D printers and tech toys to establish and oversee Tech Zones in libraries.

About you

You will have knowledge of current best-practice in STEM/STEAM education and experience in coaching teachers and/or leading professional development over time. You will be organised and will use high-level communication skills to build effective working relationships and lead change with staff, students and the community. High-level innovative teaching practices, IT literacy, leadership, communication and change management skills are essential.

You will have:

  • Tertiary qualification in Creative Technology or related field and/or relevant experience
  • Current Working with Children Card
  • Class C Drivers Licence

Working at City of Darwin

At City of Darwin, we're passionate about building and sustaining a high-performance culture that motivates our people to deliver exceptional results. We know that every person is unique, with a wide range of goals, ambitions and lifestyles, so we offer a wide range of benefits and working styles to suit you.

  • Wellbeing: Your wellbeing is important to us. When we're at our best, physically and mentally, in and out of work, we can truly create great things together. We're here to support you to be your best with a number of wellbeing initiatives.
  • Leave: We all need a bit of time off every now and then. At City of Darwin we're proud to offer the generous leave options you need and deserve - whether it's for a special occasion, an unexpected event, or an extended vacation.
  • Flexibility: We're big on helping you balance life and work. We offer a range of flexible working options that help you be your best, wherever you're based. Talk to us about how we can make this work for you.

This position is classified as a Level 4 under our Enterprise Agreement and has a base salary of $76,319 plus superannuation and district allowance per annum. For further information regarding this position, please contact Lynette Loone on 08 8930 0202.

Ready to talk?

How to Apply:

For a copy of the position description and information on how to submit an application, please visit & enter reference number: 4988237

As part of Council's recruitment process applications may be required to undergo pre-employment assessments, such as a Medical Assessment, National Police Check and Psychometric Assessment.

Applications close 5pm Sunday, 19 January 2020

Applications Close: 19 Jan 2020