Advertised Vacancy Number: DOE802437
This is a twenty-four (24) month fixed term, full-time position commencing ASAP with possible extension and/or permanency
The Role and our Branch
Non-Government School Regulation is seeking to appoint a highly motivated Risk and Compliance Principal Consultant to join our vibrant team, providing regulatory services assessing and monitoring that Independent and Catholic non-governments schools in Western Australia are safe places where students learn.
We encourage all applicants with diverse professional experiences to apply.
The successful applicant will provide strategic leadership in the research development and implementation of a contemporary risk- and evidence-based framework for compliance assessments of non-government schools. A key focus of the role will be to review school policies and procedures for managing risks such as those arising from concerns, critical incidents and challenging behaviours.
The successful applicant will also establish and maintain effective working relationships with key stakeholders to progress and monitor, where necessary, system improvement at the individual school level and across the Independent and Catholic school sectors.
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.
Your written application will be assessed against the following Selection Criteria
- Demonstrated considerable experience in conceptualising, analysing and assessing risk in a complex environment and an ability to apply this in a school regulation context.
- Demonstrated proven ability to interpret, apply and provide advice on legislation and policy in a complex environment.
- Demonstrated experience in leading and undertaking complex evidence-based assessments and providing cogent reports and high-level advice.
- Demonstrated substantial experience in leading teams and the delivery of services, including the ability to contribute to the development of quality systems.
- Demonstrated high-level oral communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills and proven ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with stakeholders.
- Demonstrated high-level written communication skills, including experience in preparing reports and correspondence for a range of stakeholders and contexts.
For a full outline of the role responsibilities and selection criteria, please refer to the JDF.
It is recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.
All enquiries are welcomed
Please contact Owen Kelly, Manager by telephoning (08) 9441 1947 or emailing Owen.Kelly@education.wa.edu.au.
All applications are submitted online. Select “Apply for Job”, at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow all instructions. It is recommended you have relevant documents completed and ready to attach with your online application. Please allow enough time to complete this process as applications must be received prior to the closing date and time.
Your application should include:
- A three (3) page statement addressing the selection criteria listed above, 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 who can attest to the claims made in your written application, preferably one being your current line manager.
After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please phone (08) 9264 4127.
If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please phone (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 before commencing employment
- complete the Department’s Aboriginal Cultural Appreciation course
- obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check
- the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement;
- training specific to this role required by Department policy; and
- 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) Wednesday, 8 February 2023.
Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions at, or after, 4:30pm will not be accepted.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED
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.