Manager Visiting Teacher Service

An exciting, ongoing VPS5 Visiting Teachers’ Manager opportunity is available for an experienced manager to lead the Visiting Teachers’ Service in North East Victoria Region. The primary responsibility of this role is to lead and manage a team of Visiting Teachers who provide support to students in the three streams of: physical/health impairment, vision impairment and hearing impairment as well as to assist their classroom teachers, school and school community with high level advice and information. Working within the Health, Wellbeing and Specialist Services branch, the role will work closely with Area staff, Divisional staff and relevant agencies as part of a multi-disciplinary team across the Region.
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Education and Training
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: North East Region ALL
Reference: VG/DET/NEVR22563
Closing Date: 02-Jan-2018
Salary Range: $92,253 - $111,619
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Manager VTS position description jan2016 (2).doc (Word, 239KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Etty Rosenblum
8392 9200

Position Details

The primary responsibility of this role is to lead and manage a team of Visiting Teachers who provide support to students in the three streams of: physical/health impairment, vision impairment and hearing impairment and to assist their classroom teachers, school and school community with high level advice and information.

To be successful in this role you will have demonstrated experience providing leadership and guidance to achieve program outcomes; managing individual performance planning and development; program planning and reporting; quality improvement and stakeholder management; recruitment and staff development.

Strong time management skills are essential in order to coordinate supervision, oversee workload management and ensure teachers are provided with relevant information and resources. The position is required to promote and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders including Regional staff, school principals and agencies such as the Monash Children's Hospital School and Victorian Deaf Education Institute.

A key part of the role is to ensure the skills of the Visiting Teachers are used in the most effective way to address regional priorities and areas of greatest need.  The role is responsible for 25EFT and will be required to lead and manage service delivery in an innovative manner across diverse geographic areas. 

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 19 December 2017


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