Passport to Democracy Outreach Officer (VPSG3.1)

Job posted: 14/06/2022
Applications close: 07/07/2022 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Victorian Electoral Commission

Salary: $72,751 - $80,545

Occupation: Education and Training

Reference: VG/VEC-CEB-100372/0622

Reference: VG/VEC-CEB-100372/0622

Occupation: Education and Training

Salary Range: $72,751 - $80,545

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

  • VPSG 3.1 $72,751.00 - $80,545.00 per annum gross, plus superannuation
  • Fixed term (until 30 June 2023), Full-Time position
  • Come and join a team accomplishing great things!

    About the VEC

    The Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC) conducts elections for the Parliament of Victoria as well as elections and polls for local government and various community organisations.

    The VEC's vision is for all Victorians to actively participating in their democracy. Here's a great opportunity to apply your teaching and facilitation skills and assist young Victorians to become active citizens, so that they can fully understand and experience the democratic process.

    About the role

    Are you an educator who loves being in classrooms but who yearns for more variety and the chance to develop new knowledge and skills? Do you enjoy a fast-paced environment working with a collaborative and enthusiastic team of education and engagement professionals?

    This role will include conducting school outreach incursions (either in person or remotely via digital technologies) for the Passport to Democracy program and completing administrative duties related to the program. Administrative responsibilities will involve the coordination of PTD education sessions, events, resources and other projects, and will include collecting and recording program evaluation data. The outreach sessions will involve the provision of hands-on civic education activities (where possible), using the Passport to Democracy program featuring our popular mock election activities, and will aim to build the capacity of young Victorians to participate in their democracy.

    The PTD Outreach Officer may also participate in events such as teacher professional development workshops and related conferences and will support/deliver other sessions for the VEC's Education and Inclusion team as required.

    Reporting to the Education and Youth Engagement Specialist, the PTD Outreach Officer will work as part of the Young People Engagement Team to ensure the PTD program is delivered successfully.

    The successful candidate will be a flexible and engaging educator who can deliver interactive activities and presentations (online and face to face) to audiences of varying size, age and needs, including young people from primary school and secondary school and at tertiary level. Significantly, they will also possess strong administrative, communication and office support skills. They will be able to successfully prioritise and complete tasks including monitoring of online requests, email and diary management, word processing and drafting documents, updating databases and other coordination and records management tasks.

    The successful candidate will hold a current teacher registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching and a current driver's license.

    How to apply

    Applicants must submit:

    • a current CV
    • an Application Form, including responses to Key Selection Criteria 1 to 5 inclusive as listed in the position description.

    The VEC can only accept applications via Victorian Government Careers website. PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY

    The VEC is an equal opportunity employer*.  We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.  As a ‘Child Safe' organisation the VEC is also committed to the health, wellbeing and safety of children and young people. This commitment is taken seriously, and all employees are expected to be aware of and comply with this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to satisfy character clearance requirements, including but not limited to a national police check and working with children check.

    * In accordance with Section 17A of the Electoral Act 2002, the VEC may ask applicants for disclosure of specific political activities that could compromise the perceived independence of the organisation. Please read the Disclosure of Political Activities Fact Sheet before applying.

  • Passport to Democracy Outreach Officer (VPSG3.1)

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    James Fiford | james.fiford@vec.vic.gov.au

    Passport to Democracy Outreach Officer (VPSG3.1)