Senior Program Officer

The Early Learning Participation Branch is responsible for managing Victoria’s funded kindergarten program, along with a number of supporting initiatives to engage vulnerable children, including Early Start Kindergarten and Access to Early Learning for three year olds, the Early Childhood Agreement for Children in Out of Home Care and the Best Start program. It comprises three units: • Early Learning Operations • Early Learning Participation and Access • Early Years Management and Best Start While each of these units has specific responsibilities, collaboration is essential and key projects are undertaken with input from across the Branch. Staff may work across the units subject to priorities and resourcing.
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Education and Training
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DET/ECSEG/029110
Closing Date: 21-Feb-2018
Salary Range: $81,354 - $92,304
Job Duration: 2 years
Attachments: 8864 - PD.doc (Word, 223KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Sarah Riddle
03 8392 5048

Position Details

An exciting opportunity is available for a VPS4 Policy Officer within the Early Learning and Participation Branch of the Department of Education Training.

You will contribute to the important work of the Early Learning and Participation Branch through supporting the development, delivery and monitoring of key early learning programs and projects including:

• policy design, monitoring and implementation

• project management

• liaising with regional offices, other Government Departments and key stakeholders

• preparing information for Ministerial offices and senior executives as required

This is an excellent opportunity to use your skills and develop your career.

This is a 2 year fixed-term position.

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

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. Information about the Department of Education and Training's operations and employment conditions can be obtained from the following and

Applications close 21st February 2018

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