The NSW Department of Education is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce as an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. We encourage diverse applicants from a range of backgrounds to apply for roles in the department.
To apply for this role, please submit an application online and attach a cover letter (max. 2 pages) and your resume (max. 5 pages) in either Word or PDF format. Please address any pre-screening questions and any essential requirements. We are looking for you to demonstrate your competence in the focus capabilities as outlined in the role description. Please develop your responses with this in mind.
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.
This is a child-related position. If you are not currently employed in a child-related position in the Department of Education, you will be required to obtain a Working with Children Check (WWCC) Clearance number as a condition of employment (if you do not already have this). For more information, visit http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/working-with-children/working-with-children-check. In addition, your employment may be subject to the Department’s National Criminal Records Check to determine your suitability for employment.
1. What experience do you have that demonstrates your ability to appraise a complex child protection concern? Describe how you would clearly explain the concerns, negotiate agreed outcomes with mandatory reporters and accurately record these activities? (300 words maximum).
2. What strategies do you have for working in a team environment where different perspectives and priorities may require negotiation to reach agreed outcomes? (300 words maximum).
To apply online please visit iworkfor.nsw website and refer to the following keyword: 000070ZD or 70ZD