Overview

Department of Education

Full Time Ongoing Appointment
Location: Dubbo
About the role
The role works as part of a team to develop partnerships and understanding between the Aboriginal community and the Department of Education at all levels, thereby helping to improve the outcomes for Aboriginal school students.

About the Department of Education

The Department of Education is the largest provider of public education in Australia with responsibility for delivering high-quality public education to two-thirds of the NSW student population.

For more information about the Department of Education, please visit NSW Department of Education

How to apply

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from all candidates including people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from all diversity groups, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background or sexual orientation.

To apply for this role, please submit an application by clicking “Apply Online” below. To apply, you will need to attach a cover letter (max. 2 pages) and your resume (max. 5 pages) in either Word or PDF format. In addition to this please include answers to any pre-screening questions and essential requirements. We are looking for you to demonstrate your competence in the focus capabilities as outlined in the role description in your answer, so please develop your response with this in mind.

For further information about the role and how to apply for the role please click here.

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

Note: Aboriginality is a genuine occupational qualification and is authorised by Section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act, 1977.

This is an Aboriginal identified role. When applying for an Aboriginal identified position, applicants must provide confirmation of Aboriginality and a certified statutory declaration upon interview as defined in the Confirmation of Aboriginality Guidelines.

https://education.nsw.gov.au/about-us/careers-at-education/why-work-at-education/diversity-and-inclusion/aboriginal-peoples

This is a child-related role. If you are the successful candidate 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, visit https://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/child-safe-organisations/working-with-children-check

In addition, your employment may be subject to the Department’s Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check  to determine your suitability for employment.

If you are called to interview you will need to provide the following:

Proof of Identity information

Informed Consent Form

Declaration for child-related work

PRE-SCREENING QUESTIONS

  1. Outline your skills and abilities, at a foundation level, to Manage Self (Show drive and motivation, an ability to self-reflect and a commitment to learning).
  2. Outline how you demonstrate, at an intermediate level, a commitment to Customer Services (Provide customer-focused services in line with public sector and organisational objectives).
  3. Outline your ability, at an intermediate level, to Deliver Results (Achieve results through the efficient use of resources and a commitment to quality outcomes).
  4. Provide details of your ability, at a foundational level, to effectively Plan and Prioritise (Plan to achieve priority outcomes and respond flexibly to changing circumstances).
  5.  Outline your Technology skills and abilities (Understand and use available technologies to maximise efficiencies and effectiveness), at a foundational level.
  6. Provide details of your Project Management ability (Understand and apply effective planning, coordination and control methods), at a foundational level.

 

KEY KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

 

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Aboriginality
  • Hold a valid clearance to work with Children (Working with Children Check)

 

For enquiries about this role, contact Bob Dyson, Networked Specialist Centre Facilitator, Department of Education, at 0455 076 107 or by email to robert.dyson@det.nsw.edu.au

Note: A recruitment pool may be created through this recruitment process. A recruitment pool is a group of applicants who have been assessed and identified as suitable for this role, and who may be considered for a range of similar roles, including temporary, term or ongoing roles, over the next 18 months.