Senior Director - Inclusive Education Reform

$151,002 yearly
  • ACT Government - Department of Education
  • Dickson ACT, Australia
  • 14/01/2021
Full time - Fixed Term Management and Leadership

Job Description

Full-time Temporary with a Possibility of Permanency

Closes: 25 January 2021

Classification: Senior Officer Grade A
Salary: $151,002 plus superannuation
Position No: 36738
Directorate: Education
Contact Officer: Nicole Moore on or (02) 6205 4999

Details: The Strategic Policy branch of the ACT Education Directorate are seeking a Senior Director to lead the Inclusive Education Reform project. In this role, you will:

  • Lead a strategic reform program to build a shared vision for inclusive education for students with disabilities and a roadmap to guide reforms in key areas, such as funding, education settings, workforce capability, and teaching and learning practice.
  • Collaborate with cross directorate partners to oversee the project planning and ongoing monitoring of the reform program.
  • Design and deliver targeted stakeholder and community engagement activities to inform the reform program.
  • Prepare and review comprehensive reports and advice for government and executive audiences, including policy and legislative analysis.
  • Represent the Directorate in senior forums and liaise with external partners and stakeholders if required.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to -


  • Experience in strategic reform programs and change management processes
  • Understanding of the ACT Education Directorate and inclusive education practice

Note: This is a temporary position available immediately until 30 June 2021 with the possibility of extension and/or permanency. This position will be moving to a new workplace designed for activity-based working (ABW) in 2020. Under ABW arrangements, officers will not have a designated workstation/desk. This position may require attendance at multiple worksites during the completion of a new Government Office Block in Civic. Alternate sites include HBCTL in Stirling and Nature Conservation House in Belconnen.

It will also include a significant amount of home-based work while the transition is finalised.

How to Apply: Applicants are asked to please provide your current curriculum vitae, the contact details of at least two referees and a response to the Selection Criteria located in the Position Description of no more than three pages.

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.

Applicants should note that a Joint Selection Committee (JSC) established in accordance with the collective/enterprise agreement provisions will assess all applications for this position.


This is a temporary position available immediately until 30 June 2021 with the possibility of extension and/or permanency.


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