Education Officer - Vocational Education and RTO Compliance, Newcastle West

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Catholic Schools Office Maitland- NewcastleNewcastle West
Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
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Location NEWCASTLE WEST Catholic Schools Office
Vacancy TypeContract
Description The Director of Schools invites applications from qualified and experienced personnel for the position of Education officer, Vocational Education and RTO Compliance.

The successful applicant will have significant expertise in secondary schools VET curriculum and course requirements, and management of VET in a school setting. The role is based within Teaching and Learning Services at the Catholic Schools Office; the position provides VET and RTO advice and support to 11 diocesan secondary schools in the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle and to the Newcastle Trade Training Centre (Yula Panaal).
Position Requirements • Demonstrate a clear understanding of and personal commitment to the mission of Catholic schooling in the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle

• Have a four year teaching classification with significant and successful teaching/work experiences

• Have a high level of communication, organisation, ICT and networking skills

• Have a clear understanding of NESA and ASQA requirements within the context of the NSW VET agenda

• Have a sound knowledge of RTO audit processes

• Have a sound knowledge of competency-based training and assessment

• Provide high quality information, advice and support for the effective delivery of Vocational Education in secondary schools

• Have effective interpersonal skills and the ability to relate positively to school leaders, teachers, work colleagues and representatives of industry and other agencies

• Coordinate training and provide professional learning for VET teachers in schools and liaise with the Project Officer for Yula Panaal TTC at Mandalong

• Have skills in managing the area of responsibility including budgetary requirements and relevant initiatives

• Have an understanding about Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) and addressing related requirements for schools

• Support Careers Advisers in providing career and transition education in diocesan schools

• Ability to liaise with Catholic Schools NSW networks and industry leaders at a regional level

• Use initiative, work in a team setting or unsupervised, as required by Head of Service
Essential Criteria • Current NESA and Working With Children number must be recorded on application.

• Be appropriately qualified as a four year trained secondary teacher.

• Hold a post-graduate qualification in Career Education

Note: To start or return to working as a teacher in a NSW school, you must be accredited by NESA.
Conditions of EmploymentConditions and salary commensurate with the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle Catholic Schools Office Employees Enterprise Agreement 2017 - Education and Professional Officers salary scale 3.3.
Applications Close Friday 23 August, 2019
InstructionsForward your Curriculum Vitae together with a covering letter addressing selection criteria via email (preferred) as one pdf to the contact person.
Contact Name Telephone
  Rosa Tomassetti ( ) 02 4979 1269
Applications to:

By email (preferred):

Rosa Tomassetti

By post:

Staffing Officer
Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle
PO Box 714

Specific School Requirements/ Additional Info The covering letter attached to your curriculum vitae (full personal details and contact details of referees) should address the criteria as outlined above. Applications together with current Curriculum Vitae to be emailed as one pdf document (Ref 7637) to no later than 4PM Friday 23 August 2019. Applications should address each of the position requirements as listed for this position and provide names and contact details of three referees, one being the applicant's immediate supervisor.

More about Catholic Schools Office Maitland- Newcastle
Address: PO Box 714, Newcastle, New South Wales, NSW 2300, Australia. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +61 2 4979 1200