Kindergarten Improvement Advisor (Western Melb) (VPSG5)

Job posted: 07/09/2021
Applications close: 21/09/2021 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: South West Region

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Education and Training

Salary: $102,637 - $124,183

Occupation: Education and Training

Reference: VG/DET/SRSG/20011185

Reference: VG/DET/SRSG/20011185

Occupation: Education and Training

Salary Range: $102,637 - $124,183

Work location: South West Region

An exciting opportunity to work in the Early Childhood Improvement Branch to deliver early childhood government reform to improve quality and educational outcomes for children.

Early Childhood Improvement Branches deliver significant Victorian Government early childhood initiatives. Within the Branch, Kindergarten Improvement Advisors will work collaboratively with kindergarten services through reflective discussion, advice and support to improve the quality and capability of funded kindergarten services. 

The main purpose of this role is to advise, support and build the capacity of funded kindergarten services to continuously improve service quality, particularly through the implementation of school readiness funding and subsidised Three-Year-Old Kindergarten.  You will have experience in an educational context, with a strong understanding of the early childhood education and care system.  The role will actively seek to provide high quality opportunities for early childhood professionals to work and learn together.  You will need to draw on past experience and knowledge in an early learning context, administration of early childhood services and curriculum delivery.  

To be successful in this role you should have excellent interpersonal, negotiation and analytical skills, and possess a strong understanding of quality pedagogical practices. 

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree or postgraduate qualifications in Education - Early Childhood
  • Recent relevant experience in an early childhood setting or have other clearly relevant and transferable knowledge and skills

Work Location: Footscray Office, Western Melbourne, South Western Victoria Region

Time Fraction: 1.0 FTE, fulltime, ongoing

For further information please contact Sarah Duke - Early Childhood Reforms Learning Places Officer, 0416 150 662.

How to Apply: Applications should include a cover letter, resume and response to the Key Selection Criteria (maximum 2-3 pages).

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

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: 21 September 2021

Kindergarten Improvement Advisor (Western Melb) (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time

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Jodie Douglas | 0459 882 021

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Kindergarten Improvement Advisor (Western Melb) (VPSG5)