Education Supervisor (Senior Education Officer) (VPSG4)

Job posted: 16/03/2023
Applications close: 10/04/2023 (Midnight)
13 days remaining

13 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Justice and Community Safety

Salary: $91,418 - $103,725

Occupation: Education and Training

Reference: VG/7514M

Reference: VG/7514M

Occupation: Education and Training

Salary Range: $91,418 - $103,725

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, we’re looking for people who want to make a difference. People who take pride in their work. People who get things done. People who are committed to making Victoria a safer place.

We embrace diversity and strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We’re all about recruiting the best people, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation or cultural background. If you think you can do the job and would be a good fit for our department, we’d love to hear from you.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of young people and recognises that young peoples’ rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit justice.vic.gov.au/careers

We’re proud of the important work we do across Victoria. Want to be part of it?

  • Support the implementation of the Education and Training Strategy.
  • Ongoing opportunity to help make a difference.
  • VPS Grade 4: $91,418 - $103,725 plus superannuation. 

The Department of Justice and Community Safety is currently seeking an Education Supervisor to provide a critical role based at Judy Lazarus Transition Centre and Melbourne Assessment Prison.


About the business unit

Corrections Victoria (CV) is responsible for the management and funding arrangements relating to the delivery of education and training in Victorian prisons.  The Prisoner Employment Pathway Framework supports a whole of system integrated approach to education and training. The aim it to increase ex-prisoner employment prospects and access to other socio-economic opportunities which will ultimately contribute to a reduction in the rate at which ex-prisoners reoffend.

About the role

As the Education Supervisor you will assist with the implementation of the Prisoner Employment Pathway Framework by monitoring the provision and delivery of education and vocational training, and supporting the coordination and planning of services for prisoners engaging in VET, industry specific training, and on-the-job training. Where required, you will also support prisoners undertaking Distance Education when transferring to JLTC.

Some of your duties will include:

  • Responsible for monitoring and reporting on the prison's compliance with the relevant service delivery outcome requirements and identifying and resolving any issues relating to non-compliance. (MAP only)
  • Negotiate with and manage education providers to deliver services in accordance with contractual obligations and resolve service delivery issues where required. (MAP only)
  • Develop, implement, and manage local prison processes to maximise opportunities for prisoner participation in VET, and identify and introduce process improvements where required.

This is a full-time position with the Education Supervisor working across the adjacent locations of Melbourne Assessment Prison (0.4 EFT) and Judy Lazarus Transition Centre (0.6 EFT).

To learn more about this role before applying, please read the attached position description.

About you

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience in the coordination of operational service delivery across a variety of business units and program areas, including service performance monitoring and reporting.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience within an education environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience within a correctional services environment or with disadvantaged cohorts

A tertiary qualification in education, social sciences or criminal justice is desirable.

How to Apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.


  • For this particular vacancy, priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.
  • For all VPS employees, due to the new Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) policy, please apply through the JSE to be eligible to be considered for this position in the first round.



The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees consistent with the department's obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic). Therefore, there is a requirement that all DJCS employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to undertake duties outside of their homes.

At interview stage and prior to commencement of employment with the department, you will need to provide evidence that you are vaccinated against COVID-19 with three doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. 

Upon commencement of employment with the department you will be required to provide evidence that you have an up-to-date vaccination status within the timelines specified by the department into the DJCS Service Portal. This includes evidence of three doses of a COVID-19 vaccine required by the department (from time to time).

Acceptable evidence includes:

  • COVID-19 digital certificate or ATAGI exemption certificate (available via your myGov account)
  • Your immunisation history statement (available via your myGov account)

Other documentation outside the above will not be accepted as evidence of having received your COVID-19 vaccine doses.




Education Supervisor (Senior Education Officer) (VPSG4)

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Rodney Naidoo on (03) 9321 4150 | Rodney.naidoo@justice.vic.gov.au

Education Supervisor (Senior Education Officer) (VPSG4)