Manager, Professional Learning Communities (Central)

Make a difference to education in Victoria by helping teachers harness their potential. This is a fantastic, VPS6 fixed-term (to June 2024) opportunity as Manager, Professional Learning Communities (PLC) Unit, to lead one of the Department of Education and Training's key initiatives. Reporting to the Director, Quality Teaching Branch, this role leads and coordinates the state-wide delivery and ongoing enhancement of this high-profile Professional Learning Communities initiative which supports teacher professional learning and capability building. The Manager engages with regionally-based teams who work directly to support schools. As part of the branch leadership team, the Manager, PLC Unit will share collective responsibility for maintaining a positive branch culture and clear strategic direction. The position is based in the CBD, with up to 2 days working from home per week.
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DET/RSG/20005851A
Closing Date: 05-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $127,467 - $170,579
Job Duration: Until June 2024
Attachments: 63054 - Manager, Professional Learning Communities (Central) 09-12-22 (1).doc (Word, 238KB)
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Contact: Kate Brady
kate.brady@education.vic.gov.au

Position Details

Make a difference to education in Victoria by helping teachers harness their potential.

This is a fantastic, VPS6 fixed-term (to June 2024) opportunity as Manager, Professional Learning Communities (PLC) Unit, to lead one of the Department of Education and Training's key initiatives. Reporting to the Director, Quality Teaching Branch, this role leads and coordinates the state-wide delivery and ongoing enhancement of the high-profile Professional Learning Communities initiative which supports teacher professional learning and capability building. The Manager engages with regionally-based teams who work directly to support schools. As part of the branch leadership team, the Manager, PLC Unit will share collective responsibility for maintaining a positive branch culture and clear strategic direction. The position is based in the CBD, with up to 2 days working from home per week.

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • leadership experience
  • strong project management skills
  • the ability to build and maintain effective relationships with diverse stakeholders
  • experience in, or a commitment to, the education sector.

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

The Department values diversity and inclusion in all forms - gender, religion, ethnicity, LGBTIQ+, disability and neurodiversity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about our work, working for the Department, diversity and inclusion, and our employment conditions visit the Department website , HRWeb and our Diversity and Inclusion page

The Department of Education and Training (the Department) is committed to, so far as is reasonably practicable, providing and maintaining a working environment for its employees that is safe and without risks to health and that other persons are not exposed to health and safety risks arising from the Department's activities. The Department COVID-19 Vaccination Policy (Policy) requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against coronavirus (COVID-19).

The Department's Policy outlines the requirements for all employees, prospective employees who (or may need to) work outside of their ordinary place of residence and attend a workplace of the Department or workplace of another Employer on behalf of the Department and its portfolio agencies. Subject to exceptions, only employees, and prospective employees with up-to-date vaccination status (see definitions section of the policy) against COVID-19 and who provide evidence of their Vaccination Status are permitted to work for the department outside their ordinary place of residence.

For this role, you are required to submit proof of full vaccination as part of the recruitment process and prior to commencement employment. Please refer to the above link for more information. This role requires onsite attendance at one or more Department work locations.

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 05 February 2023


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