Location: North East Region | Albury/Wodonga
Job type: Full time / 30/06/2022
Organisation: Department of Education and Training
Salary: $101,120 - $122,348
Occupation: Early Childhood
As a LOOKOUT Early Childhood Learning Advisor you will:
LOOKOUT Education Support Centres (LOOKOUT Centres) were introduced in 2017 to build the capacity of all schools, Child Protection Practitioners (CPP) and OoHC services to improve educational outcomes for children and young people in OoHC. LOOKOUT Centres operate in each of the Department's four regions. Each regional LOOKOUT Centre is led by an experienced school principal and is staffed by a team of education specialists, allied health professionals, Koorie Cultural Advisors and administration officers.
In 2019 a statewide two-year pilot to expand the LOOKOUT Centres into the early childhood sector was established to improve the participation of children in OoHC in early childhood education and care services and better support transition to school. In 2020 the Early Childhood LOOKOUT program was funded for another two years and expanded to meet additional demand as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19) and to intervene earlier with children that may be placed in out of home care. To this end the LOOKOUT support will be extended to children subject of Family Preservation Orders.
Through the expansion, LOOKOUT Early Childhood Learning Advisors will be responsible for working across their region to support children in OoHC and on Family Preservation Orders (FPO) to engage and participate in quality early childhood education and care services. They will also support the transition to school and play a key role in the Early Childhood Agreement for Children in OoHC.
The position is based in the Ovens Murray Area. DET has offices in Benalla and Wodonga. Office location is negotiable for the successful applicant. Contact David Rose, Executive Principal, LOOKOUT Centre for further information, 0427 172 928.
For more details regarding this position please see attached position descriptions.
Department of Education and Training is committed to diversity. The Department places considerable effort and resources into responding to the needs of staff with a disability. People from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply for this position. If you require assistance, with the recruitment process, have accessibility or adjustment requirements, please communicate with the contact person listed on this job advertisement or contact the People Division via email: email@example.com
Information about the Department of Education and Training's operations and employment conditions can be obtained from the following websites: www.education.vic.gov.au and http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx.
Applications close 27 July 2021
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