Principal (Teacher) Practitioner

Are you an exceptional teacher? Do you have strong knowledge of teacher practice and a wide professional network? Do others respect your expertise and seek your guidance/ If you fit this profile, then you could be the first Principal Practitioner for the Victorian Institute of Teaching. This new teacher practitioner role offers an outstanding career opportunity for a professional who is passionate about using their expertise to support the VIT in their regulation of Victorian teachers.
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Department: Victorian Institute of Teaching
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Education and Training
Classification: VIT6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1366769
Closing Date: 30-Nov-2018
Salary Range: $113,571 - $151,979
Job Duration: 2 years +
Attachments: VIT-APP-004 - Grade 6 - Principal Practitioner.pdf (PDF, 364KB)

Contact: Jillian Houston

Position Details

This position is designed for a teacher who has deep knowledge of Victorian education across the pre-service, school and early childhood teaching education sectors. It offers a great opportunity to build the knowledge of staff within VIT, and to work with key stakeholders of the profession to provide an authoritative and expert voice about teacher regulation.

The successful applicant will contribute to strategic decision-making, and provide advice that contextualises VIT's regulatory functions and practice into the contemporary learning and teaching environment.

The Principal Practitioner reports directly to the Director of Accreditation and Professional Practice and will be required to work closely with the VIT Executive.

What's in it for you?

VIT offers a supportive, inclusive working environment, plus an attractive remuneration package and other valuable benefits. VIT will support applicants who are interested in the role as a secondment from their ongoing employment.

How to Apply

Your application needs to include the following:

  • a cover letter (no more than two pages, addressing your claims against the Key Selection Criteria in the attached position description)
  • a resume, including the names of at least two professional referees, one of whom should be your current or a recent supervisor.

The Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) has extended the period of application for the recently advertised role of Principal (Teacher) Practitioner.  VIT wishes to ensure that all suitable applicants have time to apply for this new and important role. 

Applications will now close on 30 November 2018.


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