First listed on: 07 June 2024

Education Advisor


What’s on Offer 

Located in FRV’s Burnley complex this role as an Education Advisor will be responsible for the Fire Education programs delivered in Victorian schools to ensure that they are contemporary and aligned to the Victorian curriculum. 

Being community focused, the role will involve the development and delivery of programs targeted at reducing the fire safety risks identified within the Victorian community.  

You are a positive and people orientated person and these attributes will support you effectively working within a dedicated team, in a role that suits a highly organised individual, with exceptional attention to detail and people skills.    To ensure maximum program participation, you will align school-based education programs with the Victorian Curriculum standards, ensuring seamless integration and relevance to educational objectives and outcomes, delivered via the latest pedagogical principals. 

Part of your remit is to coordinate the Seniors Fire Safety education program, including recruitment of presenters, development of engaging and informative program content, and evaluation of the program and presenters. You will also be required to increase participation through proactive engagement with seniors groups.

As new risks are identified you will develop innovative and effective education programs aimed at reducing community fire risks, utilising research-based strategies, and best practices.  You are driven by your community focus and enjoy working in a supportive team who can guide as you assimilate to your new role at FRV.  

You are an experienced education professional that works well under pressure and makes a genuine and sustained contribution to your team, colleagues across FRV and the Victorian community.

Working With us provides: 

  • Direct influence in helping the community to be fire safe
  • Support for education, career and professional development 
  • An unrivalled suite of wellbeing support services 
  • Access to a monthly Rostered Day Off 
  • Free onsite parking 
  • Free gym access 

To be successful in this position, you will have: 

  • Bachelor of Education (Primary school) or above 
  • Experience in teaching: Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths (STEM) (preferred)
  • A passion for students’ learning and achievements 
  • Demonstrated teaching in a Primary school including in a leadership role
  • Demonstrated experience in working with students with learning disabilities who attend specialist schools (preferred)

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About Us

FRV is a modern fire and rescue service that meets the needs of twenty-first century Victoria.  FRV comprises of 4500 dedicated employees who serve and protect communities throughout Melbourne and Victoria’s major regional centres.

We value and respect workplace diversity and seek to build a workforce that is representative of the community we serve. We welcome applications from people of all ages, genders, cultural and linguistic backgrounds, religious beliefs, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with a disability and people who are diverse in gender and sexuality. 

How to Apply

Please apply via Seek by submitting both a tailored cover letter and resume addressing the qualifications and work experience criteria listed. 

Please ensure to include a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria, 

Applications will be reviewed when received and suitable candidates will be contacted for interview at that time.  

Please note applications close 21st June 2024.

If you require any assistance or adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment and selection process, please contact Veronika Klaic, Recruitment Business Partner at

Important Information

FRV is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees consistent with its obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic).

Therefore, there is a requirement that all FRV employees be fully vaccinated (boosted) against COVID-19 in order to work for FRV outside of their place of residence.  

Prior to commencement of employment with FRV you will need to provide evidence that you are fully vaccinated (boosted) against COVID-19 or unable to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and upload this evidence to the FRV Vaccination Hub. 

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