Manager Middle Years Literacy Numeracy Support

Are you someone with experience in managing large-scale programs, ideally in the public or education sectors? Make a difference and help Victorian students by leading this high-profile initiative to build their literacy and numeracy skills! This key role in the Victorian Government public service brings a positive culture, genuine career development opportunities and a guaranteed hybrid environment (working from home and in the office), in a department supportive of flexible working arrangements.
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Education and Training
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DET/RSG/20008766A
Closing Date: 02-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $127,467 - $170,579
Job Duration: Until 31 December 2023
Attachments: BRI22112954_Attachment 6_PD_MYLNS_VPS6.docx (Word, 112KB)
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Contact: Maggie Garrard

Position Details

This role leads implementation of the Middle Years Literacy and Numeracy Support (MYLNS) initiative, a high-profile, state-wide program which supports secondary students who are at risk of finishing school without the literacy and numeracy skills needed for future work, further education or training.

The Manager's key responsibilities include:

  • leading and developing a team of approximately 6 staff
  • coordinating and sequencing implementation of the initiative
  • leading the development of guidance and resources to support implementation
  • leading the design and implemention of professional learning to develop workforce capability
  • monitoring, reporting and refining delivery through collection and analysis of implementation data.

The successful applicant will be required to actively model highly effective engagement and communication practices to influence practice change in others. The Manager will develop productive relationships with regional and central office staff to support the collaborative implementation of MYLNS.

For more details regarding this position please see the 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: and

Applications close 02 February 2023

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