Advertised Vacancy Number: DOE679334
This is a permanent full-time position commencing ASAP
The Standards and Integrity Directorate is seeking an experienced, analytical and professional Principal Consultant to join the team to provide leadership and coordinate the delivery of professional learning in accountable and ethical decision making, and working with children compliance monitoring.
The Principal Consultant will assist in the planning, implementation and evaluation of educational resources using varying formats, including eLearning for diverse Departmental audiences derived from the Public Sector Commission Integrity Strategy. You will consult with internal stakeholders on matters of integrity, corruption prevention and education matters, including breaches of discipline, acts of misconduct and child safety and welfare.
The successful applicant will provide specialist advice and assistance to internal stakeholders on corruption prevention matters, as well as implementing a working with children check recording system across the Department.
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 branch 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:
- Substantial knowledge and understanding of the relevant regulatory systems underpinning the development, implementation and maintenance of an integrity framework within a government context.
- Skills and experience in the development management and delivery of robust education and training program in the area of misconduct prevention and best practice controls within a public sector environment.
- Highly developed oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to undertake high level consultations and collaborations and commitment to provide a quality customer service.
- Highly developed skills leading, managing and facilitating a team, including a proven ability to lead individuals and groups.
- Highly developed conceptual and analytical skills, with a proven ability to develop innovative approaches to the development and/or implementation of organisational change in the work environment, in a misconduct prevention context.
Further information about this position can be found in the attached job description form (JDF).
Applications will be assessed against the selection criteria 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 Nick Wells, A/Director, Standards and Integrity, by telephoning (08) 9264 4211 or emailing Nick.Wells@education.wa.edu.au
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 selection criteria, in context of the role and business needs of the directorate
- A CV of up to four (4) 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.
ELIGIBILITY AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS
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 prior to commencement of employment and yearly thereafter
- obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check
- hold a current C class drivers licence
- travel intrastate as required
- complete a declaration prior to employment and annually thereafter disclosing any previous disciplinary findings, criminal charges or convictions, and ongoing conflicts of interest
- provide a statement from previous employer/s with regard to any disciplinary findings
- complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement
- complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy
- complete the Department’s training in Accountable 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 Tuesday, 27 April 2021
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED