Project and Policy Officer

$88,899 - $101,743 yearly
  • ACT Government - Department of Education
  • ACT, Australia
  • 15 Oct, 2021
Full time - Fixed Term Administrative and other Support Services

Job Description

Full-time Temporary with a Possibility of Permanency

Closes: 28 October 2021
Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 6
Salary: $88,899 - $101,743 plus superannuation
Position No: 48494, several
Directorate: Education
Contact Officer: Jane ShunWah on or (02) 6205 3312

Details: Would you like to join a committed, collaborative and welcoming team? and…..

Do you good attention to detail, the ability to work within short time frames and an analytical approach that could support the development of policy documents? and…..

Are you passionate about learning and wellbeing outcomes for children and young people?

This may be the job for you- please read on.

The Strategic Policy Branch in the ACT Education Directorate leads strategic reforms that deliver improved outcomes for children and young people in the ACT. We do this by driving the vision for education in the ACT; engaging meaningfully with strategic partners to conceptualise and design solutions to local challenges; and leveraging research, evidence and expertise in innovative ways to meet the ACT context. We have several temporary ASO6 positions in the Inclusion Reform and Early Childhood Policy teams available immediately for six months, or to 30 June 2022, with the possibility of extension up to 12 months and/or permanency.

If you are interested in applying, please contact the contact officer Jane ShunWah on or 6205 3312.

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 -

Notes: There is one temporary position available immediately for a period of six months with the possibility of extension up to 12 months and/or permanency, and a temporary position available up till 30 June 2022 with the possibility of extension up to 12 months and/or permanency. An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months. Our branch is currently working from home wherever possible. The successful candidate will be provided information on how to safely and effectively work from home. A gradual return to the workplace is anticipated, including for the advertised roles. This position will be moving to a new workplace designed for activity-based working (ABW). Under ABW arrangements, officers will not have a designated workstation/desk.

How to Apply: To apply, please submit a response to the Selection Criteria of no more than two (2) pages outlining experience and/or ability, alongside a current curriculum vitae and the details of two (2) referees, at least one of whom should be a current or past immediate supervisor.

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Job Closing Date

28 Oct, 2021