Senior Standards Adviser

We are seeking an education professional with excellent analytical, communication and presentation skills to join our small but highly motivated Standards Unit. This team oversees teacher understanding and use of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers in regulatory processes. The successful candidate will work closely with the Department of Education & Training and the Teacher Learning Network on a project to build the capability of casual relief teachers to proactively manage their professional learning and meet registration requirements.

Job Details
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Department: Victorian Institute of Teaching
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Education and Training
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1265659
Closing Date: 27-Mar-2017
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: 3 Years
Attachments: Exec-PN1.2.2-SeniorStdsAdviser-Gr5-PD-Mar2017.docx (Word, 139KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Fran Cosgrove, Strategic Advisor
03 8601 6123

Position Details

• Project-based work to build the professional capacity of casual relief teachers

• Exciting opportunity to work in the field with teachers and in a collegial team-based environment

• Attractive CBD office close to excellent public transport connections

Do you have sound knowledge of the teaching profession and the challenges facing casual relief teachers (CRTs)? Do you have an interest in teacher outreach, helping them manage their registration obligations? This busy and dynamic medium-sized organisation is seeking an education professional who can work with external partners to develop, manage and deliver resources and information that build the professionalism of CRTs to meet the expectations of their teacher registration.

To do this you will have the ability to build and sustain positive relationships with:

  • Registered teachers, including CRTs and CRT network leaders, and teacher employers
  • External partners and stakeholders
  • Your VIT colleagues

As well as your proven people skills, you are also organised and able to deliver project-based activities on time, on budget and with acceptance from the teaching profession.

To be successful in your application, you will have well developed stakeholder engagement and presentation skills. You are able to negotiate and influence to achieve desired outcomes. You have sound conceptual and analytical skills, and ability to provide clear, concise and authoritative advice on complex matters.

This position requires travel within Victoria and a current Australian driver’s license is required.

You must apply online. Please attach a succinct cover letter and current resume. In the cover letter you should address the Key Selection Criteria (KSC). The KSCs are listed in the position description.

Employment is subject to the terms and conditions of the Victorian Institute of Teaching Certified Agreement 2012. This position is classified as VIT Senior Officer Grade 5.

you would like more information about the role and KSC, please phone Fran Cosgrove on 8601 6123

Closing date for applications Monday 27 March 2017



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