Education Coordinator - MLLLC

Last updated 10 days ago
Location:Northern Territory
Job Type:Full Time

Education Coordinator - MLLLC


As an organisation, the AFL works at all levels to enhance and grow the game – from grassroots to elite. Together, we put on the game, deliver important events, communicate with our fans, run community programs, develop coaches and umpires, and collaborate with partners, delight members, support clubs and so much more. While our roles may vary we are all united by a common goal, to progress the game so that everyone can share in its heritage and possibilities.


The Michael Long Learning and Leadership Centre (MLLLC) in an AFL Indigenous Education Initiative run by AFL Northern Territory. Using football as a vehicle to increase school attendance, MLLLC’s Make Your Mark and Employment Pathways Leadership Programs, focus on improving school attendance and engagement, student behaviour, completions of secondary education, work readiness and awareness of opportunities of students aged 14 to 17.

Our programs encompasses 15 weeks of community-based education and leadership lessons and a one-week residential program at the MLLLC. This program focuses on the AFL values, leadership philosophies, educational opportunities, healthy lifestyles, umpiring and teamwork.


  • Delivery of the MLLLC curriculum
  • Ongoing development of the AFL themed, MLLLC curriculum in line with Federal Government Indigenous Advancement Strategy and NT department of Education Indigenous Education Strategy
  • Develop relationships and provide logistical support for schools involved in the program
  • Development and implementation of strategies to improve and measure attendance in communities prior to and following the residential element of the MLLLC Education Program
  • Develop, implement and report on methods to measure student learning
  • Advise on best practise and strategy for the centre moving forward


  • Bachelor of Education or similar qualification
  • Working with Children’s certification
  • Sound knowledge of schools/Indigenous Australian communities
  • Experienced classroom management skills
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated personal initiative and ability to work effectively in a team environment


  • Prior experience teaching in remote communities
  • Experience teaching literacy and numeracy at a primary level
  • Senior First Aid Certificate
  • Pool supervision certificate or equivalent qualification

The AFL is committed to promoting and protecting the safety and wellbeing of children and young people in our care. The AFL undertakes several screening processes to ensure the appropriate protection of children in its care.

Please note, employment in this position is subject to the successful candidate holding a Valid Working with Children Check and a satisfactory criminal history record check.



  • We believe in aHealthy Mind, Healthy Body and Healthy Workplace and our staff have access to an extensive Health and Wellbeing program
  • My Development – all employees have access to the AFL’s My development program which consists of on the job training, coaching and mentoring and formal learning.
  • AFL Staff Footy Memberships – easy access to the game, staff can share these with family and friends
  • My Benefits – staff have access to over 350 discounts with some of the biggest retailers and the AFL’s Corporate Partners
  • Play Your Way – A flexible approach to your working life

Applications Close: 24 January 2020