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Principal Education Officer Regional Services , Education

Queensland Department of Education Training and Employment

QLD - Other, Queensland, Australia

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Job Posted: 02/01/2018

Job Category:

Executive / Principal

Job description:

Position status Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Education & Training
Classification AO7
Workplace Location Townsville region
Job ad reference QLD/NQR262619/18
Closing date 22-Jan-2018
Job duration Temporary Full-Time until 31 December 2018 unless otherwise determined
Contact person Cindy Mossop, Director Regional Services
Contact details Ph: 0437 639 181 Email:

As the Principal Education Officer, Regional Services you will:

  • Provide strategic and operational advice to the Director Regional Services and Principals on a wide range of legal, policy and procedural issues, as well as on the delivery of specialist regional services that assist the development of inclusive schooling practices for students with diverse learning needs.
  • Manage the distribution of resources to support the activities for students with additional educational needs.
  • Lead the development and implementation of inclusive schooling practices within schools, including the enhancement of capacity building methodologies and the professional learning needs of specialist regional staff.

Ensure quality systems are in place to manage the reputation of the department through:

  • Complaints and investigations
  • Internal/external communication and relationships
  • Compliance and regulation

While not mandatory, a teaching background in the area of special needs would be highly regarded.

The Principal Education Officer, Regional Services reports to the Director Regional Services, State Schools Division or the nominated delegate.

To apply please provide the following information:

  • a brief resume including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
  • a maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role referring to the key capabilities under how you will be assessed in the attached role description.

Applications remain current for 12 months from the closing date and may be considered for appointment to identical or similar vacancies within the Department.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted. 

Further information

For a full list of the position responsibilities and mandatory requirements, please ensure you download the attached Role Description and Candidate Information Fact Sheet and follow the instructions.


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