School Based Apprenticeships And Traineeships Engagement Officer, Clerk Grade 7/8

$99,431 - $110,064 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • NSW, Australia
  • 14 Oct, 2021
Full time - Permanent Workplace Training & Assessment

Job Description

Organisation/Entity: Department of Education
Job Category:
  • Education And/Or Training
Job Location:
  • Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley
  • Illawarra & South Coast
  • Statewide
  • Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley / Gosford, Central Coast and Region
  • Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley / Lake Macquarie
  • Illawarra & South Coast / Southern Highlands
  • Regional NSW / Tamworth & North West NSW
  • Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley / Newcastle, Hunter & Region
  • Sydney Region / Sydney - Greater West
Job Reference Number: 00008K03
Work Type: Full-Time
Total Remuneration Package: $99,431.00 - $110,064.00
Contact: 02 7814 3578 or - Robyn Pemberton
Closing Date: 03/11/2021 - 11:59 PM

Immediately available temporary full-time opportunities
Multiple locations
Multiple roles

About Us

The Department of Education is the largest provider of public education in Australia with responsibility for delivering high-quality public education to two-thirds of the NSW student population.

Our purpose in Education is to equip young people to lead rewarding lives in a complex and fast-changing world. This is important because the learners of today are the foundation of a prosperous Australia tomorrow.

To support our young people to thrive, we must ensure we are one of the best education systems in the world. This means building a system focused on student outcomes, and a system that offers a great place to work. For more information about the Department of Education, please visit NSW Department of Education

The Skills and Higher Education Directorate supports students to access secondary and post-school education and training services. We collaborate to develop policy, pilot innovative ideas, and deliver programs to enhance skills, knowledge and qualifications.

About the role

Our Educational Pathways Program (EPP) is an innovative, Ministerial and executive priority program designed to improve career advice, increase School-Based Apprenticeships and Traineeships (SBATs) and help students and young people further their education.

We are currently expanding our team of School-Based Apprenticeship and Traineeship (SBAT) Engagement Officer’s, with multiple opportunities available across both regional and metropolitan locations within New South Wales.

Come and join a passionate team of people engaged in inspiring the next generation of apprentices and trainees building strong careers and contribute to a growing economy and society.

Locations include:

  • Blacktown
  • Central Coast
  • Hunter Valley
  • Illawarra
  • Newcastle and Lake Macquarie
  • New England and North West
  • Parramatta
  • Southern Highlands and Shoalhaven

About you

Would you be interested in applying your project management, stakeholder engagement, communications and business skills to successfully implement and deliver a strategic initiative that aims to improve higher education and career outcomes for young people across NSW?

Would you enjoy working in a team minded environment, that actively encourages proactivity, creative thinking, values learning, and supports staff to successfully lead projects to timely completion?

As an SBAT Engagement Officer you will join a team focused on increasing the number of students and employers participating in School Based Apprenticeships and Traineeships and provide tailored support to students, parents, schools, RTOs and employers to make the SBAT process as easy as possible.

You will be collaborative, solution focused and passionate about supporting young people reach their career and vocational goals.

In addition to the above and to be successful in this role, we are looking for you to have:

  • Demonstrated experience in Vocational Education and Training, Apprenticeships and Traineeships and/or work-based youth programs
  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline such as education, business, youth work and/or equivalent knowledge and experience
  • Capability to work with industry to source employment opportunities
  • Well-developed communication, engagement, negotiation and planning skills
  • A valid Working with Children Check (WWCC) clearance
  • A valid NSW Drivers Licence
  • Knowledge of and commitment to implementing the Department’s Aboriginal Education Policy and upholding the Department’s Partnership Agreement with the NSW AECG and to ensure quality outcomes for Aboriginal people.

How to apply

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from all candidates including people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from all diversity groups, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background or sexual orientation.

To apply for this role, please submit an application by clicking “Apply Online” below.

To apply, you will need to complete and attach:

  • a cover letter (max. 2 pages) demonstrating your suitability for the role, addressing the essential requirements and your competence in the focus capabilities as outlined in the role description
  • your resume (max. 5 pages) in either Word or PDF format.
  • complete your response to all of the mandatory pre-screening questions and address any essential requirements.

Applications close Wednesday 3 November 2021, 11.59pm.


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School Type


Job Closing Date

03 Nov, 2021