Assistant Director, Learning and Teaching
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 24 April 2019

Classification: Senior Officer Grade B
Salary: $123,227 - $138,723
Position No: 34836
Directorate: Education
Advertised (Gazettal date): 27 March 2019
Contact Officer: Martin Hine on martin.hine@act.gov.au or (02) 6205 4685

Details: Applications are sought from highly capable applicants with: highly developed liaison, negotiation, representation and communication skills, both oral and written and the ability to prepare a range of complex correspondence, including briefs and project related documents; proven high level strategic and analytical skills and an understanding of the requirements of government; sound people management skills including the ability to lead, develop and provide feedback to staff; highly developed work management and organisational skills to deliver high quality customer service and meet objectives within tight timelines. This position requires a good understanding of ACT Government processes and reporting frameworks, and very strong organisational skills; an understanding of public service values covering ethical standards and a demonstrated self-awareness, professionalism and a proven commitment to the ongoing integration of workplace respect, equity and diversity work practices and workplace health and safety principles and practices. The successful candidate will work well in a team environment and possess highly developed collaboration skills. 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: Proven experience in government and strong interpersonal and communication skills are considered highly desirable. A Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/1804.
Note: This is a temporary position available for 12 months with the possibility of permanency. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only. 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. This position may become an activity-based working (ABW) workplace in the future. Under ABW arrangements, officers will not have a designated workstation/desk.
How to Apply: Expressions of Interest are sought from potential candidates and should include a supporting statement of no more than five pages outlining experience and/or ability in the above areas, contact details of at least two referees and a current resume. Applications should be sent to jobs@act.gov.au
Applicants should note that a Joint Selection Committee (JSC) will be established in accordance with the collective/enterprise agreement provisions will assess all applications for this position. This selection process is not appealable.

Career interest categories:

Education, Teaching and Training
Leaders and Senior Management