Network Student Engagement Team (NSET) Deputy
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 21 November 2019

Classification: School Leader B
Salary: $143,046
Position No: 04093
Directorate: Education
Advertised (Gazettal date): 07 November 2019
Contact Officer: Jo Monteith on jo.monteith@ed.act.edu.au or 0468 516 979

Details: Are you an innovative, high performing school leader? Are you passionate about creating safe and supportive school environments and achieving an inclusive school culture? Do you have a demonstrated understanding of disability and trauma and neuroscience informed education practices? If so, then the role of Deputy, Network Student Engagement Team (NSET) may be for you.

The successful applicant will lead one of the NSET, an interprofessional team, consisting of teaching and allied health staff. Our ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal, communication and relationship building skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with school leadership teams and the Director of School Improvement to develop an effective school-wide support model using evidence-based universal, selected and targeted interventions.

You will build the capacity of your team to provide coaching and support to schools, students and families using a case management approach to co-design strategies, interventions and make reasonable adjustments to the learning program and/or learning environment for students with disability, complex needs and/or a trauma background. You will be self-motivated with a drive to make a difference and work with schools to explore student-centred flexible learning, attendance and curriculum options for students who are disengaged, or at risk of disengaging from school. The ACT Public Service supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, culturally diverse people and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:


  • A minimum of four years full time (or equivalent) tertiary study leading to the award of a recognised school teaching qualification.
  • Current professional teaching registration with the ACT Teacher Quality Institute (or eligibility to obtain).
  • A current registration issued by Access Canberra under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People (WWVP) registration refer to - https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/1804.

Highly Desirable:

  • Qualifications and/or significant experience in teaching students with disability, complex needs and/or a trauma background.

Notes: This is a temporary positions available for two-years with possibility of extension. An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill identical vacancies over the next 12 months. The positions are office-based, and school-based stand down periods do not apply.

How to Apply: Applicants are to provide a curriculum vitae, statement of claims based on the leadership capabilities outlined in the application package (maximum five pages) and two referees (current or recent supervisor). Please also provide a copy of your TQI and WWVP registrations.

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.

Applicants should note that a Joint Selection Committee (JSC) established in accordance with the collective/enterprise agreement provisions will assess all applications for this position.

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