Assistant Director Flexible Education (Identified Position)
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 06 November 2020

Classification: School Leader C
Salary: $126,542 plus superannuation
Position No: 48597
Directorate: Education
Advertised (Gazettal date): 14 October 2020
Contact Officer: Sam Seton on EDUDSEOffice@act.gov.au or (02) 6205 7029

Details: Are you a reflective practitioner, able to create dynamic learning environments and authentically personalised education programs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students? Do you have a demonstrated understanding of trauma and neuroscience informed education practices? Are you passionate about inclusion, social justice, innovation, and equity? If so, then the role of Assistant Director Flexible Education may be for you. Our ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal, communication and relationship building skills. You will be a team player with the ability to work collaboratively as part of a small interprofessional team within the newly established Flexible Education Section. The schools and sites within Flexible Education include Murrumbidgee Education and Training Centre, Muliyan, Boomanulla, the Hospital School, the educational program at The Cottage and Distance Education.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: This is a designated position in accordance with s42, Discrimination Act 1991 and is only open to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander heritage is considered essential and therefore a Confirmation of Aboriginality may be requested. A current driver’s licence and use of private vehicle is required.

Prior to commencing in this role a minimum of four years full time (or equivalent) tertiary study leading to the award of a recognised school teaching qualification; a current full teaching registration with the ACT Teacher Quality Institute (TQI) (or eligibility for teacher registration with the ACT TQI) and a current registration issued under the 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 immediately up until the 30 June 2021 with the possibility of extension 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. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only. Interested Applicants located outside of Canberra – Relocation expenses will be reimbursed to the successful applicant in accordance with Clause C18 of the ACT Public Sector Education Directorate (Teaching Staff) Enterprise Agreement 2018 - 2022

How to Apply: Please submit your curriculum vitae, statement of claims based on the five leadership capabilities outlined in the application package (maximum five pages) and the contact details of two referees.

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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.


This is a temporary position available immediately up until the 30 June 2021 with the possibility of extension or permanency.

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