Advertised Vacancy Number: DOE803125
This is a ten (10) month fixed term, part-time (0.6FTE) position commencing ASAP
The Role and our Branch
The School Curriculum and Standards Division is seeking a motivated and skilled Executive Support Officer with excellent computer, secretarial and administrative skills to work as the Executive Support Officer to the Assistant Executive Director, Curriculum, Assessment and Strategic Planning.
We encourage all applicants with diverse professional experiences to apply.
On a day-to-day basis you will provide a high standard of administrative support to the Assistant Executive Director. This varied role is ideal for an individual with well-developed organisational skills who thrives in a large team environment and undertaking tasks that require the development and achievement of agreed objectives.
The School Curriculum and Standard’s Authority is responsible for Kindergarten to Year 12 curriculum, assessment, standards and reporting for all Western Australian Schools. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work in a collaborative environment across a varied portfolio to support a diverse range of stakeholders.
The successful applicant will ideally possess significant secretarial and administrative experience and a high-level working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook. In this role you will have the ability to self-manage, be proactive in the development and maintenance of effective administrative systems and adapt to changing priorities. In addition, the successful candidate will be committed to supporting and developing teams to provide a high-quality service.
Who are we
Visit our website www.scsa.wa.edu.au to for information about the Authority and its work.
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 and considerable experience in the delivery of administration support services, including the ability to provide executive support to senior managers.
- Demonstrated sound oral communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to liaise effectively with internal and external key stakeholders at all levels.
- Demonstrated sound written communication skills with the ability to prepare correspondence, minutes and briefing notes.
- Demonstrated sound research, conceptual, analytical and time management skills, including the ability to manage conflicting deadlines and work with minimal supervision.
- Demonstrated well developed computer skills, including a working knowledge of databases, spreadsheets, word processing and experience using an electronic records management system.
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 Patricia Dunnett, Principal Consultant – Curriculum, Assessment and Strategic Policy by telephoning 0417 918 522 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 and Torres Strait Islander cultural awareness online course within 3 months of commencement
- 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, 13 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.