Education Consultant

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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Education and Training
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - Eastern Metro
Reference: VG/E20031131
Closing Date: 05-Oct-2022
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 1. Position Description C1326.docx (Word, 436KB)


2. VPS Application Form.docx (Word, 628KB)


Contact: Acting Inspector Mandy Ashby
(03) 9265 3080 or Mandy.Ashby@police.vic.gov.au.

Position Details

About the role:

As an Education Consultant you will utilise your skills as an experienced educator to assist in the development and management of the Policing Diploma. This is an extraordinary opportunity to improve outcomes and ensure service delivery excellence in the training and development of Police Recruits.

Working in a small team of Police Officers and other specialist educators, you will conduct research, design, develop and review training materials in line with competency standards under an RTO framework.

Positioned with the Police Foundation Co-Ordination Unit, you will provide expert advice to other areas of the Foundation Training Division about matters pertaining to the policing diploma. This may also include project work consistent with striving to achieve educational excellence.


Victoria Police is a contemporary and agile workplace and supports flexible working arrangements.


Your duties will include:

  • Facilitation of written assessments;
  • Review of academic performance and student development plans;
  • Management of training resources and specialist police equipment;
  • Facilitation of practical training activities including liaising with external stakeholders;
  • Administrative duties consistent with student absenteeism;
  • Support to ongoing project development and delivery;


As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience working in Vocational Education and Training sector;
  • Experience in facilitation and/or design of training programs and material;
  • Exceptional communication skills;
  • Ability to build productive relationships and engage key stakeholders;
  • Passion for driving educational excellence;
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement and quality assurance;
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or higher tertiary qualification;


Requirements and relevant information:

  • One (1) x full-time, ongoing position available;
  • This position is located at Victoria Police Academy,View Mount Road Glen Waverley.
  • Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa.
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include fingerprint checks and misconduct screening.
  • In accordance with the Acting Chief Health Officer's Direction – COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions, you are required to be fully vaccinated (this includes a booster vaccination) and your employment with Victoria Police is subject to proof of vaccination.


Your application must include:

  • Resume
  • Completed application form – the word document (2. Application form) for you to complete and attach to your submission, is attached to the job advertisement.


Applications close midnight, Wednesday 5 October 2022.


Please Note:
All applications will need to be submitted through one of the following platforms; Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) websit or Victorian Government careers website (Careers.vic). Applications will not be accepted via other platforms or email.

Current Victorian Government employees must apply via Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE). 

For further information, please contact: Acting Inspector Mandy Ashby on (03) 9265 3080  or Mandy.Ashby@police.vic.gov.au.

If you have a disability/medical condition and require a copy of this advertisement and attached documentation in an accessible format or would like to discuss an access requirements/reasonable adjustment for the recruitment process, please contact VPS Recruitment via email VPSRECRUITMENT@police.vic.gov.au or on (03) 8335 8081.


About Us:

Victoria Police has a dedicated workforce of more than 22,000 employees consisting of police, protective services officers, police custody officers, and public service staff. Each employee plays a vital role in providing the 24/7, 365 days a year emergency response and public safety capability the organisation delivers to its community. As a Victoria Police employee, you have a dedication and commitment to community safety. 

Having a workforce that reflects the community we serve is important to Victoria Police. We want to attract and retain people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities, and cultures including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage. If you are interested in a position, we encourage you to apply as we celebrate the benefit that diversity brings to our employees, our services, and our community.

Find out what it is like working as a Victorian Public Servant for Victoria Police: https://www.police.vic.gov.au/vps


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