Organisation/Entity: NSW Education Standards Authority
Job Category: Education And/Or Training
Job Location: Sydney Region / Sydney City
Job Reference Number: 00008GRS
Work Type: Full-Time
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: Minimum Total Remuneration Package (including superannuation) $243,691 - $267,321
Contact: 9367 8234 - Surbhi Sharma
Closing Date: 21/09/2021 - 11:59 PM
NSW Education Standards Authority (‘NESA’) was formally established on 1 January 2017 to improve quality teaching and student learning across all schools and school sectors. It is responsible for the curriculum, assessment, teacher accreditation and regulatory standards in NSW schools, and accreditation of early childhood teachers.
About the role
We have an exciting opportunity for a Director to Lead and direct the implementation of NESA’s programs for government and non-government school registration and accreditation, the approval of school providers delivering courses for overseas students, and the registration of children for home schooling to ensure the delivery of quality education standards, programs and outcomes, as well as compliance with teaching standards, in accordance with NESA’s objectives and statutory functions, and in line with government and organisation objectives
To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate your immediate proficiency in the focus capabilities as highlighted in the Role Description. All the capabilities listed in the role description will be assessed at different stages of the recruitment process. For more information on how to apply for a role in the NSW Public Sector please click here
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You will be a highly motivated and results-driven leader with demonstrated experience and understanding of the current and emerging registration and accreditation governance practices. You will be a strategic thinker with an ability to strategically lead, influence, promote and motivate staff to deliver desired outcomes, give effective advice to executive leadership while ensuring stakeholder relationships are optimised and risk is minimised.
Applying for the role:
To apply for this role, you need to submit an application online via www.iworkfor.nsw.gov.au
The application and selection process will include a range of assessment techniques to assist in determining your suitability for the role. For the initial application process, you should submit a cover letter (1 page), resume (up to 5 pages) and include a short statement in response to two pre-screening questions.
Answer the two pre-screening questions below - we are looking for you to demonstrate your competency in this focus capability. Answer with concrete examples and in no more than 300 words per question. Briefly describe the context of the situation(s), the actions that you took, the outcome of your efforts and what you learned from the experience.
Under the current employment legislation all current and new Public Service Senior Executive employees are employed in a band and assigned to a role. They may be re-assigned to other roles in the same band in which they are employed over time, in line with organisation priorities and/or personal development plans.
NESA will provide reasonable adjustments in our recruitment processes and in the workplace. If you will require this, please call or email the contact person listed below, and also let us know of your preferred means of communication.
Diverse workforces are more innovative, productive and increase the delivery of high-quality services. NESA is committed to a workplace culture that is respectful and inclusive, valuing the diverse perspectives that our people bring from their homes and communities. We encourage applications from women and people with diverse cultural and personal backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, veterans, refugees, people with disability, LGBTQI+ people and other diversity groups.
Location: 117 Clarence Street, Sydney
Work type: Ongoing Fulltime
Classification: PSSE Band 1
Closing date: 21 September 11.59pm
Total Remuneration: $243,691 - $267,321 p.a
Contact: Surbhi Sharma
Phone: 9367 8234
The New South Wales Department of Education, a department of the Government of New South Wales, is responsible for the delivery and co-ordination of early childhood, primary school, secondary school, vocational education, adult, migrant and higher education in the state of New South Wales, Australia.