Executive Director, Learning and Wellbeing - Department of Education NSW - OHSCareer

First listed on: 30 November 2017

Executive Director, Learning and Wellbeing (Requisition number 00005SUR)

Are you interested in making a difference to education in NSW public schools?

  • Full time ongoing employment
  • This is a Public Service senior executive band 2 role
  • The total remuneration package range for this role is $280,216 - $313,130 per annum
  • This role is currently located in Sydney CBD but will be relocating to Parramatta in May 2018

Applications Close: 11:59pm on 17 December 2017

About the Department
The NSW Department of Education serves the community by leading the provision of world-class education. The department protects young children by regulating preschool and long day care providers. Once children move into school, we provide them with a world-class primary and secondary education. We also work to advance the wellbeing of Aboriginal people.

Senior executives in the department drive the development of an organisational culture which is focused on continual improvement of service delivery.  The department is one of the largest organisations, public or private, in Australia.

About the role
As Executive Director, you will lead the provision of innovative and responsive services, specialist programs and policies that inform quality professional practice in schools and maximise student outcomes.

A key aspect of the role will be to drive systemic change and deliver positive educational experiences for students from preschool to year 12 through learning and wellbeing programs and services that provide timely and effective support to schools.

To be successful, you will have a proven track record of senior leadership in policy and operational delivery, and delivering change in a complex system.
If you are a professional, forward thinking and results oriented individual with a desire to work in a complex, rewarding and challenging environment, apply today.

Recruitment Pool
If the selection panel identifies more than one suitable candidates for the role, a recruitment pool may be created from which these suitable candidates may be chosen and directly offered employment in other similar roles (ongoing or term) in the near future.

How to apply
The NSW Department of Education is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce as an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. We encourage diverse applicants from a range of backgrounds to apply for roles in the department.

If you are interested in this role please apply online and include, a covering letter (maximum of 2 pages) and your resume in a maximum of 5 pages, which clearly details how your capabilities, knowledge and experience can contribute to the success of the directorate. Please also include the name and contact details of two referees.

Please note that it candidates can submit their applications online via I work for NSW or email applications direct to NGS Global viaapplications.australia@ngs-global.com quoting reference number 00005SUR - Executive Director, Learning and Wellbeing. No paper based or late applications will be accepted. Applications must be attached in either Word or PDF format.

The selection process will include a range of assessment techniques to assist in determining your suitability for the role.

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Role description

Essential Requirements:
• Appropriate tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline such as education, business, management, social sciences or communications, and/or equivalent knowledge and experience
• Hold a valid clearance to work with Children (Working with Children Check)
• Capacity to lead staff in implementing the Department’s Aboriginal Education and Training policies and to ensure quality outcomes for Aboriginal people.

Contact Officer
For further information or enquiries, please contact Grant Nichol at NGS Global on 1300 138 863 or +61 3 8626 0600.

1. This is a child-related role. You will be required to obtain a Working with Children Check (WWCC) Clearance number as a condition of employment (if you do not already have this). For more information, visithttp://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check.

2. For information on the Department of Education, visit the Department of Education website.