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Deputy Secretary, School Education Programs and Support (SES3)

Job posted: 19/02/2021
Applications close: 12/03/2021 (Midnight)
13 days remaining

13 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Up to 5 years

Organisation: Department of Education and Training

Salary: $360,001 - $479,900

Occupation: Executive Management

Reference: VG/DET/SEPS/1615

Reference: VG/DET/SEPS/1615

Occupation: Executive Management

Salary Range: $360,001 - $479,900

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Education & Training (DET) brings together a range of services for Victorian children, young people and adults – including early childhood development, school education from Prep to Year 12 right through to higher education and skills. With a vision for Victoria as the Education State, government is investing significantly and focusing on educational excellence, equity and the opportunity to engage in lifelong learning. The School Education Programs and Support Group (SEPS) has a lead responsibility to shape the Victorian school system to provide every student with knowledge and capabilities and to ensure it fosters development and wellbeing, that equips children and young people for the 21st century world in which they live.

Deputy Secretary, School Education Programs and Support

The Deputy Secretary, SEPS is a pivotal leadership role for the Department to ensure ongoing improvements for students, schools and communities and, to provide strategic direction in building an education system that produces excellence and reduces the impact of disadvantage.

SEPS leads policy development and program design to ensure improved educational and wellbeing outcomes and that all students, regardless of their background, are engaged and active learners. SEPS leads a diverse range of responsibilities which include:

  • ensuring high standards for curriculum, pedagogy, assessment and reporting
  • leading the Department's efforts to improve and reform child and learner wellbeing, health and engagement and enhance service delivery
  • leading the improvement of educational and wellbeing outcomes for children and young people with disability and additional needs
  • leading Koorie education, engagement and workforce matters, including corporate inclusion
  • ensuring that all learners have the skills to be interconnected, active and informed global citizens in a modern world
  • shaping initiatives that better engage disadvantaged or at-risk students and leading programs with this focus on vulnerable cohorts, including Koorie, students with disability, EAL and new arrivals, and rural and regional students
  • partnering with education sector stakeholders to help shape the schooling system to be responsive, effective and streamlined to deliver for all children and young people, including key relationships with the non-government school sectors

For more details regarding this position please see attached position descriptions.

Department of Education and Training is committed to diversity. The Department places considerable effort and resources into responding to the needs of staff with a disability. People from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply for this position. If you require assistance, with the recruitment process, have accessibility or adjustment requirements, please communicate with the contact person listed on this job advertisement or contact the People Division via email: vps.hr.services@edumail.vic.gov.au

Information about the Department of Education and Training's operations and employment conditions can be obtained from the following websites: www.education.vic.gov.au and http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx.

Applications close 12 March 2021

Deputy Secretary, School Education Programs and Support (SES3)

Job type:

Up to 5 years

Job classification:

SES3

Contact:

Jarrod McLauchlan | 0407 808 517

Deputy Secretary, School Education Programs and Support (SES3)