45846, several

Deputy Director/Director, Schools Planning
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 17 December 2019

Classification: Senior Officer Grade C/Senior Officer Grade B
Salary: $106,043 - $114,146
Position No: 45846, several
Directorate: Education
Advertised (Gazettal date): 03 December 2019
Contact Officer: Alexander Konovalov on alexander.konovalov@act.gov.au or (02) 6205 2634

Details: The ACT Government school education system is growing at a rapid pace - more than three per cent per annum over the last several years. The ACT Infrastructure Plan was released in October 2019 and committed to investing $2.1 billion for new schools across Canberra and to modernise and expand existing schools.
The Directorate is seeking to recruit two staff for schools planning at either the Senior Officer Grade C or Senior Officer Grade B level, depending upon experience. The successful applicants will help the Directorate get the planning for this investment right.
This will include developing regional demand studies that will propose a long term response to the areas of Canberra that are experiencing enrolment growth, and helping to identify and deliver sites through the planning and development process.
We are seeking candidates who have initiative, the ability to deliver high quality strategic advice and to communicate effectively. The positions will be working in an environment of change and candidates must be show initiative and adaptability. We are open to candidates who have strong general capabilities – a background in education or infrastructure planning is not necessary.
Eligibility/Other Requirements: Tertiary qualifications in economics, planning, demographics or a related discipline would be desirable.
Note: These are temporary positions and will be offered for 12 months, with the potential for extension and/or permanency. 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. Section may be based on application and referee reports only. This position will be moving to a new workplace designed for activity based working (ABW) in 2020. Under ABW arrangements, officers will not have a designated workstation/desk.
How to Apply: Applicants should provide their written response to the Selection Criteria, curriculum vitae and contact details for two referees. Applicants should also identify which level position (SOGC/B) you wish to be considered for.
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These are temporary positions and will be offered for 12 months, with the potential for extension and/or permanency.

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