Principal Behaviour Support Adviser

Job posted: 27/06/2024
Applications close: 17/07/2024 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Education

Salary: $130,673 - $174,869

Occupation: Education and Training

Reference: VG/DE/SEPS/20008961

Reference: VG/DE/SEPS/20008961

Occupation: Education and Training

Salary Range: $130,673 - $174,869

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Take the Lead in Behaviour Support! Join Us as the Principal Behaviour Support Adviser Are you an influential and visionary leader with a commitment for transforming educational environments? Do you have the expertise and drive to shape the future of behaviour support in our government schools? This is your chance to make a significant impact

Position: Principal Behaviour Support Adviser

An exciting opportunity exists to provide the strategic leadership and guidance to the Departments approach to behaviour support across our education system. As the Principal Behaviour Support Adviser, you will spearhead the Department's approach to behaviour support, restraint, and seclusion in schools. Your leadership will guide the strategic vision for supporting evidence-based practice across our education system.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Expert Advice: Provide authoritative advice to senior leaders on behaviour support, restraint, and broader clinical issues.
  • Strategic Vision: Develop high level strategies and policy, using evidence, consultation, and awareness of current and emerging issues.
  • Lead with Influence: Drive the development and adoption of behaviour support strategies.
  • Proactive Leadership: Identify and act on opportunities to improve outcomes.
  • Adaptability: Navigate changing priorities and new ideas with ease.
  • People Management: Develop and manage a high-performing team.
  • Policy Development: Revise and establish policies using evidence-based practices.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Project Leadership: Oversee multiple projects with financial responsibility.

Why This Role?

  • Impact: Directly influence the lives of students, teachers, school leaders and the success of our schools.
  • Innovation: Be at the forefront of educational transformation.
  • Leadership: Join a leadership team committed to excellence and continuous improvement.

About You:

  • Recognised specialist in behaviour support with experience in primary, secondary, and tertiary consultation.
  • Strong track record in policy development, stakeholder engagement, and providing expert advice.
  • Proven ability to identify risks and implement effective mitigation strategies.
  • Experience in leading projects and managing teams.

Join Us:This is more than a job; it's an opportunity to lead and inspire change in our education system. If you are ready to take on this exciting challenge and make a lasting difference, we want to hear from you!

Application Details:

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 and our Diversity and Inclusion page

Applicants requiring adjustments can contact the nominated contact person.

Application close 17 July, 11:59pm.

Principal Behaviour Support Adviser

Job type:

Full time

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Kerrie EkinSmyth | kerrie.ekinsmyth@education.vic.gov.au

Principal Behaviour Support Adviser