Area Coordinator, (WSM) Early Years Trials Project

The Department of Education and Training’s (DET) Regional Services Group is responsible for delivering, monitoring, evaluating and improving DET services at the regional level. A key to role of the DET regions is to broker and support partnerships and networks to lift performance and assist vulnerable children and broader community aspirations. The Victorian Government is supporting a pilot innovative model to improve the delivery of early years services to better meet the needs of local families and improve opportunities for children across the Wimmera Southern Malle (WSM) region. Early Years Trials will be undertaken in six sites across the WSM region over three years.
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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: South West - Victoria
Reference: VG/DET/RSG/29117
Closing Date: 20-Dec-2017
Salary Range: $113,156 - $151,426
Job Duration: 3 years
Attachments: Area Coordinator - PD 28112017.doc (Word, 120KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Ms Melissa D'Agostino
(03) 8392 5053

Position Details

An exciting opportunity is available for a VPSG6 Area Coordinator – Wimmera Southern Mallee Early Years Trials Project – (Located in Horsham.)

To be successful in this role you will have had a record of professional experience in facilitating and building effective working relationships between the community, a range of senior cross Government and service delivery stakeholders. The succesful incubment will have demonstrated leadership and networking skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships to succeed in this role.

A key priority for the WSM Regional Partnership is to improve early years outcomes. The Victorian Government is supporting a pilot innovative model to improve the delivery of early years services to better meet the needs of local families and improve opportunities for children across the WSM. Early Years Trials will be undertaken in six sites across the WSM. The trials will operate for three years and entail the development and implementation of six individually tailored service models that reflect the needs of the community.

This position plays a key role in coordinating and supporting the Wimmera Southern Mallee Early Years Trials project with a purpose of improving outcomes for children and families.

The Area Coordinator will be based in the Department of Education and Training's Horsham office however will be required to work across the region.

The position will report to the Area Executive Director, Department of Education and Training, South Western Victoria and work closely with the community and members of the WSM Area Partnership, supporting them in the planning and the delivery of this project.

This is a 3 year fixed term position and some travel will be required.

If this opportunity appeals to you, you may wish to discuss it further with Ms Melissa D'Agostino on (03) 8392 5053.

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 20/12/2017


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