43974, several


Quality Assurance Officer
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 31 May 2019

Classification: Professional Officer Class 2
Salary: $83,135 - $95,146
Position No: 43974, several
Directorate: Education
Advertised (Gazettal date): 16 May 2019
Contact Officer: Susan Sullivan on susan.sullivan@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 1093


Details: Early Childhood Policy and Regulation is seeking Quality Assurance Officers to work in partnership with education and care providers delivering positive outcomes for children and their families in education and care settings under the Education and Care Services National Law (ACT) Act 2011 (National Law). Children’s Education and Care Assurance (CECA) currently has various vacancies in the Quality Assurance team, ranging from a permanent vacancy to temporary 12 month leave backfill positions. CECA is a team within Early Childhood Policy and Regulation (ECPR), a branch of the ACT Education Directorate. CECA is the ACT Regulatory Authority administering legislation covering approved early childhood education and care services and licensed childcare services in the ACT. CECA is responsible for assessing quality under the National Quality Standard, for issuing approvals and waivers for providers and services, for monitoring and enforcing compliance and investigating matters under the National Law. The Quality Assurance Officers will undertake assessment and rating processes and compliance monitoring activities in accordance with the National Law. They will provide professional support and information on all aspects of education and care services to providers, educators, families and other stakeholders.
Eligibility/Other Requirements: Qualifications in Early Childhood Education and Care are required. Related qualifications may be considered.
Note: Successful applicants will be required to undertake Authorised Officer Training delivered by Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQ). An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only.
How to Apply: Applicants should submit a response to each Selection Criteria which outlines skills and experience relevant to the position. Applicants should submit a current Curriculum Vitae and the names and contact details of two referees. Interested applicants are encouraged to contact the Contact Officer prior to submitting an application. Applications should be sent to jobs@act.gov.au.

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