Director - Early Learning Participation Branch (SES1)

Job posted: 22/11/2022
Applications close: 06/12/2022 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 5 years

Organisation: Department of Education and Training

Salary: $207,116 - $267,445

Occupation: Executive Management

Reference: VG/DET/ECE/20014099

Reference: VG/DET/ECE/20014099

Occupation: Executive Management

Salary Range: $207,116 - $267,445

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

SES 1 Director, Early Learning Participation Branch

The Early Childhood Education group (ECE) plays a key role in operational policy development, service program design and commissioning to ensure a child and family centred outcomes focused integrated system. ECE oversees and works with partners to support the funded kindergarten sector, regulates early childhood education and care services and implements relevant legislative reforms to create a comprehensive, integrated and equitable system.

Under the leadership of the Executive Director, Early Learning Practice and Participation Division, the role will work closely with leaders across ECE, the Department and other Victorian agencies including the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing to deliver on key early learning initiatives and reforms that support participation, attendance and inclusion, particularly for vulnerable children

Applications must include a CV and a cover letter which addresses each of the key selection criteria (within three pages).

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

The Department values diversity and inclusion in all forms - gender, religion, ethnicity, LGBTIQ+, disability and neurodiversity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about our work, working for the Department, diversity and inclusion, and our employment conditions visit the Department website , HRWeb and our Diversity and Inclusion page

The Department of Education and Training (the Department) is committed to, so far as is reasonably practicable, providing and maintaining a working environment for its employees that is safe and without risks to health and that other persons are not exposed to health and safety risks arising from the Department's activities. The Department COVID-19 Vaccination Policy (Policy) requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against coronavirus (COVID-19).

The Department's Policy outlines the requirements for all employees, prospective employees who (or may need to) work outside of their ordinary place of residence and attend a workplace of the Department or workplace of another Employer on behalf of the Department and its portfolio agencies. Subject to exceptions, only employees, and prospective employees with up-to-date vaccination status (see definitions section of the policy) against COVID-19 and who provide evidence of their Vaccination Status are permitted to work for the department outside their ordinary place of residence.

For this role, you are required to submit proof of full vaccination as part of the recruitment process and prior to commencement employment. Please refer to the above link for more information. This role requires onsite attendance at one or more Department work locations.

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 6 December 2022

Director - Early Learning Participation Branch (SES1)

Job type:

Full time / 5 years

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Mathew Lundgren | +61 3 5215 5283

Director - Early Learning Participation Branch (SES1)