Education Improvement Leader

An exciting opportunity exists to join the South Western Victorian Region as an Education Improvement Leader. This role is a full time (1.0 EFT) position for a fixed period of 2 years and will be based in the Central Highlands Area of the South-Western Victoria Region working with government schools. The start date of this job is negotiable. The successful applicant could commence in January 2017 to accommodate 2016 commitments.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Education and Training
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: South West - Victoria
Reference: VG/DET/SWVR/1261001
Closing Date: 03-Mar-2017
Salary Range: $90,890 - $109,969
Job Duration: 24 Months
Attachments: Education Improvement Leader PD.docx (Word, 244KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Peter Devereux
(03) 5337 8413

Position Details

This position plays a key role in contributing to achieving the Victorian Government’s priority to establish Victoria as the Education State. You will work closely and collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team to improve outcomes for all students regardless of background or circumstance. You will support the Senior Education Improvement Leaders with the integration of the local area learning and development system and facilitate its contribution to lifting learner achievement and outcomes for all schools and early childhood services. You will also contribute to the achievement of community aspirations; monitor learning and development system, school and early childhood service performance (in conjunction with central Groups) and support improvement strategies in the face of school and early childhood service failure where appropriate; and have a broad oversight role for government schools within that same area.

Education Improvement Leaders are accountable for their local area’s contribution to improved learning and development outcomes by:

• Working collaboratively and productively with area based Senior Education Improvement Leaders

• Working proactively with school networks, principals and their teams to build their leadership and school improvement capacity through the Framework for Improving Student Outcomes and create a high-performance learning culture

• Actively supporting principals to manage their workforce, and in particular, helping them to regularly engage in meaningful performance conversations with teachers which use analysis of student outcomes data and evidence to identify professional learning needs, recognise high performance and address persistent underperformance or unsatisfactory performance.

Relevant qualification in curriculum and assessment specialist expertise is highly desirable.

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 Friday 03 March 2017


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