Advertised Vacancy Number: DOE845760
This is a permanent full-time position commencing January, 2024
Working for the Department of Education attracts a range of attractive professional and personal benefits including:
- 11 percent employer contributions to superannuation
- More than 20 days of other leave, including sick leave and carers’ leave
We encourage all applicants with diverse professional experiences to apply.
Wheatbelt Education Region is seeking to appoint a highly motivated and organised Engagement and Transitions Manager. The position is based at Narrogin Senior High School.
The successful applicant will work with the Wheatbelt Engagement and Transitions Team to provide support and advice to ensure the development and implementation of strategic directions to maximise transition services across the region and schools. You will monitor and assess the effectiveness of the programs and strategies, as well as facilitate links between schools, State Training Providers, Registered Training Organisations (RTOs), Education Regional Office and the Department in implementing policy and key initiatives.
The Engagement and Transitions Manager will be required to evaluate, monitor and report on programs, service maintenance and operational standards across the region. You will also develop effective risk management plans and identify student support service gaps and provide advice accordingly.
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 knowledge of youth, education, training, industry and support services and to foster career transition and work prospects for students in the 12-18 year old population.
- Demonstrated highly developed skills in leading, managing and facilitating a team, including a proven ability to lead individuals and groups through continuous change.
- Demonstrated high-level oral and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to communicate effective and professionally and build high level relationships and networks cross-sectorally.
- Demonstrated high developed conceptual and analytical skills, with a proven ability to provide innovative thinking in developing and implementing organisational change, programs and plans.
- Demonstrated high-level written communication skills, including experience in the preparation of reports and risk management plans.
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 Douglas Cook, Director of Education Wheatbelt, by telephoning (08) 9622 0200 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 four (4) 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
- complete the Department’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural awareness online course within 3 months of commencement
- consent to a Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check and obtain a current Screening Clearance Number issued by the Department of Education’s Screening Unit prior to commencement of employment
- obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check if required
- obtain or hold a current ‘C’ class driver’s licence
- 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, 27 November 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.