Assistant Director, Early Childhood Regulatory Policy
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 22 July 2019

Classification: Senior Officer Grade C
Salary: $106,043 - $114,146
Position No: 44622
Directorate: Education
Advertised (Gazettal date): 09 July 2019
Contact Officer: Susan Sullivan on susan.sullivan@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 1093

Details: Early Childhood Policy and Regulation is seeking an experienced Policy Officer to work with the Regulatory Policy team within Children’s Education and Care Assurance (CECA). CECA is a team within the Early Childhood Policy and Regulation (ECPR) branch of the ACT Education Directorate. CECA is staffed by professionals with experience and qualifications in either Early Childhood and/or Government Policy. ECPR is the ACT Regulatory Authority administering legislation covering approved early childhood education and care services and licensed childcare services in the ACT. ECPR is responsible for issuing approvals for providers, services and certified supervisors and assessing, monitoring and enforcing compliance with the National Law. CECA comprises four teams; Regulatory Policy, Quality Assessment and Rating, Audit and Risk Management and Investigations. The Policy Officer will have demonstrated experience in strategic communication, co-ordination of Government responses and briefings, and policy development in a government context. The successful candidate will have well developed interpersonal communication and leadership skills, including the ability to liaise, consult and negotiate with key stakeholders. They will also provide comprehensive and sound reports and recommendations to management. Applicants should contact the Contact Officer prior to submitting an application.
Eligibility/Other Requirements: Experience in the preparation of complex ministerial briefings, cabinet submissions, assembly questions and speeches within the context of government, education or early childhood education, will be highly regarded. Applicants currently working as a School Leader C are also encouraged to apply.
Note: This is a temporary position available from 9 September 2019 until 27 March 2020 with a possibility of extension. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only. An order of merit list may be established to fill future vacancies at level over the next 12 months.
How to Apply: Applicants should address each of the Selection Criteria in no more than one page per criteria. Applications should include a current curriculum vitae and the names and contact details of two relevant referees.
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This is a temporary position available from 9 September 2019 until 27 March 2020 with a possibility of extension.

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