Policy Officer

One fixed term position (ending 18/03/2020) is available in the Department of Education and Training's Early Years Workforce Unit within the Early Learning and Development Reform Branch.

The role provides a unique opportunity to have a real impact on the learning and development outcomes of children. The role will have particular responsibility for implementing early childhood workforce supports to assist the implementation of subsidised kindergarten programs for three-year-old children.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DET/ECEG/1407953A
Closing Date: 21-Jul-2019
Salary Range: $85,279 - $96,759
Job Duration: 18/03/2020
Attachments: 10523 - Policy Officer 12-03-19.doc (Word, 356KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Grace Dyson
0419 751 832

Position Details

An exciting opportunity exists to join the Department of Education and Training's Early Years Workforce Team as a Policy Officer. This team is one of many teams implementing the successful roll out of subsidised kindergarten for all three-year-old children, a $5 billion investment over ten years so that every child in the state will have access to two years of kindergarten.

The Early Years Workforce Team implements a wide range of initiatives to support the retention, attraction and professional development of early childhood educators, teachers and leaders across the state. The Policy Officer will play a key role in developing and implementing these initiatives by working with a team of Senior Policy Officers and sector stakeholders. 

For more details regarding this position please see attached position descriptions.

Department of Education and Training is committed to diversity. The Department places considerable effort and resources into responding to the needs of staff with a disability. People from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply for this position. If you require assistance, with the recruitment process, have accessibility or. adjustment requirements, please communicate with the contact person listed on this job advertisement or. contact the People Division via email: vps.hr.services@edumail.vic.gov.au

Information about the Department of Education and Training's operations and employment conditions can be obtained from the following websites: www.education.vic.gov.au and http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx.

Applications close 21 July 2019

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