Kindergarten Improvement Advisor

The Kindergarten Improvement Advisor will need to draw on past experience and knowledge in an early learning context, administration of early childhood services and curriculum delivery. To be successful in this role you should have excellent interpersonal skills, negotiation skills, analytical skills, and possess a strong understanding of quality pedagogical practices. You will play a lead role in improving the quality of early learning experiences for educationally disadvantaged children.
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Early Childhood
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Mallee - North West
Reference: VG/DET/RSG/20014248
Closing Date: 03-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 9084 - Kindergarten Improvement Advisor PD 1.0.doc (Word, 298KB)
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Contact: Jodie Arnold
Jodie.Arnold@education.vic.gov.au or 0437734991

Position Details

Kindergarten Improvement Advisor - Ongoing / Full Time

A new and exciting opportunity has become available to join the Mallee Early Childhood Improvement Branch as a Kindergarten Improvement Advisor. This ongoing role is a 1.0 FTE and can be located in either the Mildura or Swan Hill offices.

Working in a high-performing team, you will be a highly self-motivated team player providing responsive early childhood advice and support to kindergartens and other key stakeholders across local government areas in Mallee. The successful applicant will be able to provide specialist advice on change management and quality pedagogical practices, and influence practices through evidence-based strategies.

You will consult, liaise with and influence key stakeholders, find innovative solutions to resolve stakeholder issues, and apply extensive knowledge of the early childhood sector and the local community to inform decisions and advice to stakeholders.

The role requires leadership skills, well developed problem-solving and stakeholder management skills. The ability to form strong relationships and networks with early childhood providers is essential.

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 (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'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 03 February 2023


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