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Policy Officer (Vpsg4)

Department of Education and Training - Melbourne, VIC

Education, Childcare & Training
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Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 10 months

Organisation: Department of Education and Training

Salary: $87,640 - $99,438

Occupation: Early Childhood

Reference: VG/DET/ECEG/20010584

This is a fixed-term Policy Officer job in the School Readiness Funding Unit for ten months.

An exciting opportunity for a Policy Officer exists within the School Readiness Funding Unit at the Department of Education and Training.

School Readiness Funding is a permanent and ongoing part of the Victorian kindergarten funding model. It addresses educational disadvantage, and funds programs and supports that builds the capacity of kindergarten services, educators and families to support children's learning and development outcomes.

The School Readiness Funding unit leads the implementation of the School Readiness Funding, a key early childhood reform initiative in the Early Childhood Reform Plan, in collaboration with other central and regional teams across the Department of Education and Training, as well as the sector.

This role supports the development of policy, policy translation, and policy advice to ensure the effective implementation of School Readiness Funding. The role is required to work closely with Departmental colleagues in the Business Support Unit to support the timely and accurate processing of payments to services, ensuring funding commitments to services are made. It is also required to participate in the development of reports, briefings, presentations and correspondence as required.

To exceed in this role you will:
excel in a fast-paced and changing environment
experience driving your own workload and knowing when to raise risks or issues
have excellent written and verbal communications skills and demonstrated experience in building and maintaining effective working relationships with internal stakeholders
be a collaborative and motivated team member, who upholds organisation values in all interactions and actively contributes to a constructive culture.

The role is a fixed-term 10 month position and part-time and flexible work arrangements will be considered.

For more details regarding this position please see the 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. If you require assistance, with the recruitment process, have accessibility or adjustment requirements, please communicate with the contact person listed on this job advertisement or contact the People Division via email: vps.hr.services@edumail.vic.gov.au

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 Tuesday, 4 May 2021.

Melbourne, VIC

Education, Childcare & Training


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