Advertised Vacancy Number: DOE807950
This is a permanent full-time position commencing ASAP
Working for the Department of Education attracts a range of attractive professional and personal benefits including:
- 10.5 percent employer contributions to superannuation
- More than 20 days of other leave, including sick leave and carers’ leave
The Role and our Branch
The School Curriculum and Standards Authority is seeking a dedicated individual to join its team in the role of Senior Consultant – Primary to Year 10 Achievements, within the Examinations, Certification and Testing (ECT) Branch.
The Examinations, Certification and Testing Directorate is responsible for ensuring equitable and rigorous senior secondary examinations are developed, implemented and reviewed. The Directorate also develops and maintains strategies to acknowledge student performance including the development of online exam structures. The Directorate is responsible for the design, implementation and evaluation of educational measurement activities in Years 11 and 12, including the moderation of external assessment activities.
We encourage all applicants with diverse professional experiences to apply.
The Senior Consultant – Primary to Year 10 Achievements will be responsible for dealing with all school matters associated with the implementation of the collection of achievements from Pre-Primary to Year 10 for all Western Australian Schools.
The successful applicant will possess substantial skills and experience in managing data in a complex database, along with high level conceptual and analytical skills. You will liaise with the Manager, Programs and Data to establish and maintain procedures for the incorporation of the collection of this data into the Authority’s database.
You will have the ability to identify, clarify and analyse processes. These competencies should be partnered with excellent communication skills and the ability to consult with stakeholders at all levels and other organisations. Skills and experience in developing and implementing procedures and processes will also be a key function of this role.
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 substantial skills and experience in managing data within established database programs.
- Demonstrated highly developed conceptual and analytical skills with the ability to identify, clarify and analyse processes and generate appropriate strategies to address issues.
- Demonstrated highly developed oral and written communication skills, including the ability to consult with stakeholders at all levels.
- Demonstrated substantial skills and experience in developing and implementing procedures and processes.
- Demonstrated highly developed interpersonal skills, including the ability to work independently or as part of a team to meet planned outcomes and deadlines.
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 inquiries are welcomed
Please contact Jenny Offer, Manager - Programs and Data ECT by telephoning (08) 9273 6313 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 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 two (2) page statement addressing the selection criteria listed above, in context of the role and business needs of the branch
- 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 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) on Monday, 12 June 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