Education Supervisor

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Department: Department of Justice and Community Safety
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Prison and Corrective Services
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: North East - Indigo
Reference: VG/5532_OCT
Closing Date: 07-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 5532 - Education Supervisor - BCC -Position Description - Ongoing Full Time - October 2022.docx (Word, 546KB)


Contact: Sheryl Mitsch on 0417 415 030
Sheryl.Mitsch@justice.vic.gov.au

Position Details

  • Exciting opportunity to deliver and manage distance education support services to prisoners in the Hume region.
  • Ongoing full time role to work with a high-performing and passionate team in the Victorian Public Service.
  • VPS Grade 4: $90,067 - $102,192 plus superannuation.

 

The Department of Justice and Community Safety (the department) is seeking an Education Supervisor to provide a critical role at the Beechworth Correctional Centre.

 

About the business unit

Corrections Victoria is responsible for the direction, management and operation of Victoria's corrections system, which incorporates prisons and Community Correctional Services. Beechworth Correctional Centre is a minimum security prison for men located in Beechworth, Victoria and focuses on prisoner re-integration into the community.

 

About the role

In the prison environment, the Education Supervisor manages the delivery of educational services to prisoners, within the unique operational environment of a correctional facility. The Education Supervisor role requires a strong focus on organising and planning, relationship building, stakeholder management and both written and verbal communication skills.

The Education Supervisor works within the Programs team to coordinate and support the operational relationship between education providers and prison program areas. Developing, implementing, and managing prison processes at Beechworth Correctional Centre to maximize opportunities for prisoner participation in education and learning programs, whilst also identifying process improvements where required.

Some of your duties will include:

  • Deliver and manage distance education support services to prisoners and coordinate assessments regarding prisoners' capacity to participate in distance education.
  • Responsible for monitoring and reporting on the prison's compliance with the relevant service delivery outcome requirements, and identifying and resolving any issues relating to non-compliance.
  • Negotiate with and manage education providers to deliver services in accordance with contractual obligations and resolve service delivery issues where required.
  • Develop, implement and manage local prison processes to maximise opportunities for prisoner participation in VET, and identify and introduce process improvements where required.
  • Coordinate and support the operational relationship between education providers and prison program areas, prison education areas, prison industries and other key stakeholders (such as Offender Management and Sentence Management staff).

To learn more about this role before applying, please read the attached position description.

 

About you

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience in the coordination of operational service delivery across a variety of business units and program areas, including service performance monitoring and reporting (preferred but not essential).
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience within an education environment (preferred but not essential).
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience within a correctional environment (preferred but not essential).
  • Experience in an educational environment (preferred but not essential).
  • Experience in working in a diverse environment driven by needs and focused outcomes.
  • Experience in delivering services within an energetic environment, meeting relevant timeliness standards would be an advantage.
  • A Cert IV in Workplace Training and Assessment (preferred but not essential).

 

How to apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

FOR INTERNAL VPS EMPLOYEES:

For all VPS employees, due to the new JSE policy, please apply through the JSE only to be considered for this position.

For this particular vacancy, priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees consistent with the department's obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic). Therefore, there is a requirement that all DJCS employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to undertake duties outside of their homes.

At interview stage and prior to commencement of employment with the department, you will need to provide evidence that you are vaccinated against COVID-19 with three doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. 

Upon commencement of employment with the department you will be required to provide evidence that you have an up-to-date vaccination status within the timelines specified by the department into the DJCS Service Portal. This includes evidence of three doses of a COVID-19 vaccine required by the department (from time to time).

Acceptable evidence includes:

  • COVID-19 digital certificate or ATAGI exemption certificate (available via your myGov account)
  • Your immunisation history statement (available via your myGov account)

Other documentation outside the above will not be accepted as evidence of having received your COVID-19 vaccine doses.


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