Advertised Vacancy Number: DOE611975
Please note: As of 10 January 2020 there has been an amendment to the attached JDF
This is an eighteen (18) month fixed term, full-time position commencing January, 2020 with possible extension
Teaching and Learning Services Division is seeking to recruit a highly motivated and committed Principal Consultant, Resources in the Road Safety and Drug Education branch.
The Principal Consultant, Resources assists in the planning, development, delivery and evaluation of resources, professional learning programs and services produced by the Road Safety and Drug Education branch.
This position provides expertise, leadership and strategic advice to support schools to deliver road safety and drug education initiatives.
You will also engage in research and analysis of school and regional needs to inform planning, program implementation and resourcing decisions. Your experience and innovation in the production of contemporary resources, including digital resources, will enhance program outcomes and meet the needs of specific target groups.
The Road Safety and Drug Education Branch is a specialised centre of expertise delivering the School Drug Education and Road Aware Program (SDERA). SDERA is the State Government’s primary strategy for road safety and drug education for young people. The program provides prevention education keeping children and young people safer. Program initiatives and resources target early childhood service providers and educators, school administrators, teachers, school support staff, parents/carers and the broader education community throughout Western Australia.
This role requires some work to be conducted after-hours and on weekends.
This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout our division for up to 12 months following this initial appointment. This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position.
To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate the following work related requirements:
- Highly developed written communication and presentation skills, including extensive experience in preparing educational resources, professional learning and general communication.
- Highly developed skills and experience in managing and implementing system-wide projects or programs in a large and complex organisation.
- Highly developed leadership skills with the ability to develop strategic directions in accordance with program objectives, visions and goals.
- Highly developed conceptual and analytical skills, including the ability to provide innovative solutions to strategic and complex problems and issues that inform decision-making.
- Highly developed oral and interpersonal skills, including the ability ot undertake high-level consultations, collaborations and negotiations and build high-level relationships, alliances and networks.
Further information about this position can be found in the attached job description form (JDF).
Applications will be assessed against these work related requirements of the position. The business needs of the branch may also be considered. It is therefore recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.
The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.
For further job related information:
Please contact Kerry O’Hare, Manager, Road Safety and Drug Education, by telephoning (08) 9402 6414 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
All applications are submitted online. Select “Apply for Job”, at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions on your screen.
Your application should include:
- A three (3) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirements, in context of the role and business needs of the branch
- A CV of up to five (5) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
- The contact details for two (2) work related referees (one being your current line manager)
It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready to attach before selecting “Apply for Job”.
You are asked to complete an online application form and attach your documentation, please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.
After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please telephone (08) 9264 4127.
If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please telephone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.
Employees will be required to:
- provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy
- obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance before commencing employment
Employees will be required to:
- complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement;
- complete any training specific to this role required by Department policy; and
- complete the Department’s training in Accountability and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Monday, 20 January 2020.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED