Project Officer, PSD Transition Project

We are seeking an enthusiastic Project Officer for the Program for Students with Disabilities (PSD) Transition Project in the Wellbeing Health and Engagement Division. The Victorian Government’s commitments to inclusive education are outlined in the Special Needs Plan for Victorian Government Schools and the Government’s response to the Program for Students with Disabilities (PSD) Review. The PSD Transition Project will address the PSD Review’s funding-related recommendations, and pilot and refine tools and processes for the development of a new school disability funding and support model. This position offers an opportunity provide engage in a complex policy area and contribute to a whole-of-Department reform agenda for students with disabilities and additional needs.
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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/228909
Closing Date: 18-Oct-2017
Salary Range: $79,955 - $90,716
Job Duration: Until 31/12/2018
Attachments: 8118 PD Project Officer.docx (Word, 177KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Sharon Barry
03 9097 1120

Position Details

Project Officer, PSD Transition Project VPSG4 1.0 FTE fixed term until 31/12/2018

The Project Officer, Program for Students with Disabilities (PSD) Transition Project, will play a key role in the Department's inclusive education agenda for students with disabilities and additional needs, which includes reform to the existing PSD funding and support model for Victorian government schools.

The successful applicant will contribute to the Department's priorities and a program of activities and policies across the Department and with a variety of internal and external stakeholders. The successful applicant will have an understanding of government processes, program delivery, and strong written communication and organisational skills.

Key responsibilities for delivery of the PSD Transition Project include project planning and implementation, providing policy and program advice, analysis, reporting and conceptual thinking. The capacity to maintain strong and collaborative relationships with school staff will be essential.

The position will report to the Manager, PSD Transition Project.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a CV and a response that addresses the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.

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 websites:www.education.vic.gov.au and http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx.

Applications close Wednesday 18 October 2017


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