Teacher Engagement and Registration Manager

Are you an experienced leader with a strong background in regulatory environments? Do you have extensive expertise in licensing, registration, customer service and engagement functions? Do you thrive on leading teams through periods of change? Are you passionate about ensuring young Victorians have the best teachers? If so, you could lead the Teacher Engagement and Registration team at the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) with an exciting and challenging mandate for change. The role offers a career opportunity for a professional who is passionate about using their expertise and leadership to support VIT in its regulation of teachers. With extensive knowledge of risk-based practices and process, including the integration and delivery of customer engagement and registration services, the role will ensure VIT meets community expectations and provides for young people’s wellbeing.
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Department: Victorian Institute of Teaching
Work Type: Ongoing - full time or part time
Job Function: Regulatory, Governance and Compliance
Classification: VIT6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/VITTER002
Closing Date: 28-Jan-2019
Salary Range: $113,571 - $151,979
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: VIT-TER-002 Grade 6 Teacher Engagement & Registration Manager.pdf (PDF, 288KB)

VIT-TER-002 Grade 6 Teacher Engagement & Registration Manager.pdf (PDF, 288KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Damien Cricchiola

Position Details

About the role

Be part of a forward-thinking, risk based regulator where ideas and opinions are valued. This role will require you to:

  • Work collaboratively with the Teacher Engagement and Registration Assistant Manager to lead and manage staff members in the Branch, particularly while significant change is implemented, to enable individual and team effectiveness and efficiency, professional growth and positive engagement.
  • Lead and manage the implementation, reporting and continuous review of operational service delivery and stakeholder engagement for VIT registration functions.
  • Use data and business intelligence to report on application progress and the status of the teacher register. 
  • Prepare high-level reports, briefings and advice as required.
  • Assess and report on risk, maintain the relevant Risk Registers and develop and implement mitigations to manage risk. 
  • Participate in strategic planning and decision-making in relation to teacher registration and engagement. 

About you

Our ideal candidate will preferably have strong knowledge and understanding of risk-based regulation. You will ideally have a proven track record of managing and reporting on an end to end registration or licensing function, including triaging and processing of applications and high volumes of contact from stakeholders during the application and renewal processes.

You will be a strong leader with knowledge of stakeholder engagement strategies and a customer centric focus. You will have a proven ability to foster staff capability and positively influence organisational culture and a strong ability to contribute strategically to the development of business objectives.

You will be a future focussed leader with a strong organisational awareness, an ability to think strategically and a proven ability to drive a strong culture of performance in a complex and high-pressure environment. In addition to this, as the successful candidate, you will desirably have a relevant qualification in public administration or management.

About us

VIT offers a supportive, inclusive working environment, plus an attractive remuneration package and flexible work options.

Our team of diverse, high performing individuals are talented, supportive and inclusive. Every role within VIT provides for the safety and wellbeing of children; our work enables quality teaching and the best educational outcomes for young Victorians.

VIT promotes and encourages the VPS Employee's Code of Conduct.

We pride ourselves on allowing our staff to grow to their full potential, by offering new professional challenges and providing career growth opportunities.

VIT is centrally located at 628 Bourke Street near Southern Cross Station in modern and up to date offices.

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Please attach a cover letter, current resume and a document addressing the Key Selection Criteria (KSC).  The KSCs are listed in the attached position description. 

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