Leader DE International - CEO (ETS)

$162,154 - $202,839 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Sydney NSW, Australia
  • 25 Nov, 2021
Full time - Fixed Term Management - Schools Other

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Northern Sydney Region
Job category:

Education And/Or Training | School Education

Job location:

Sydney Region / Sydney City

Job reference number: 00008NJW
Work type: Full-Time
Number of positions: 1
Total remuneration package: Maximum salary package up to $202,839. Package includes salary ($162,154 - $182,163), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
Contact: hilary.hughes1@det.nsw.edu.au - Hilary Hughes
Closing date: 09/12/2021 - 11:59 PM


Temporary Full-time appointment up to 29 January, 2025

Location: Sydney CBD

About the Role

Providing strategic direction and leadership to develop and implement the business operations of the NSW public schools International Programs unit, and identify and manage new opportunities to grow and strengthen the international student market.

Please address the selection criteria in relation to the Statement of Duties for the position in your application. Please note that it is a requirement that all candidates submit their applications online. No paper based, email based or late applications will be accepted.

Please Note:

Permanent officers temporarily appointed to Chief Education Officer positions will maintain Right of Return for a period not exceeding twelve months as described in Chief Education Officers – Department of Education) Salaries and Conditions Award 2017.

Existing internal employees are encouraged to refer to the vacation guide for teachers taking up a temporary Non-School Based Teaching Service position.

This is a child-related role. As a condition of employment you will be required to provide a Working with Children Check (WWCC) Clearance number and complete a National Criminal Record Check. For more information, visit https://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/child-safe-organisations/working-with-children-check

You will also need to provide the following forms:

  • Proof of Identity information
  • Informed Consent Form
  • Declaration for child-related work


  • Tertiary qualifications and extensive current educational leadership experience
  • Demonstrated superior liaison, consultation and negotiation skills with internal and external stakeholders in a politically sensitive environment
  • Demonstrated superior oral and written communication and interpersonal skills and the capacity to apply these to a wide range of reports, submissions and strategic planning
  • High level management skills and experience, including leadership, people and resource management skills and the capacity to develop staff through the implementation of the Performance Development Framework
  • Demonstrated successful leadership of change management processes to achieve organisational goals, objectives and priorities
  • Proven ability to initiate, research, develop and use performance information to design strategic plans, monitor and report on practices to drive improvement 
  • Superior analytical, planning, and conceptual skills, combined with innovative and creative problem solving skills for the provision of expert advice and the development of innovative solutions and strategies
  • Capacity to lead staff in implementing the Department's Aboriginal Education and Training policies to ensure quality outcomes for Aboriginal people


Not Applicable

School Type


Job Closing Date

09 Dec, 2021