Department of Education Early Action for Success Finance Officer, Clerk Grade 7/8 – 198205 Full Time in Sydney NSW

Department of Education

Branch Sydney NSW AU

Early Action for Success Finance Officer, Clerk Grade 7/8 – 198205
Sydney NSW

Department of Education. Intensive English and environmental education centres. (Please find the Aboriginal Education Review – Information)….

Early Action for Success Finance Officer, Clerk Grade 7/8 – 198205 – 0000584Z

  • Full time ongoing appointment for up to 4 years

  • Location: Bridge Street,Sydney

The NSW Department of Education serves the community by leading the provision of world-class education. The department protects young children by regulating preschool and long day care providers. Once children move into school, we provide them with a world-class primary and secondary education. We also work to advance the wellbeing of Aboriginal people.

School Operations and Performance Division leads and directs the operations of more than 2200 NSW public schools to maximise the academic achievements of all students and create a culture of success, learning and a desire to achieve, underpinned by innovative, adaptive and supportive strategies that also supports the quality of teaching and educational leadership at the school level. The division is responsible for managing policy, strategies and operations that support principals, teachers and students in preschools, infants, primary, secondary, central and community schools, specialist and comprehensive schools, specific purpose schools, intensive English and environmental education centres. The overarching goal of School Operations and Performance Division is to achieve the best possible outcomes for the students in our public schools from preschool to year 12.

About the role

The position supports financial management of the Early Action for Success program. Early Action for Success is the department’s strategy for implementing the NSW government’s State Literacy and Numeracy Plan. It aims to improve students’ literacy and numeracy skills through a targeted approach in the early years of schooling.

Talent Pool

A talent pool may be created through this recruitment process. A talent pool is a group of candidates who have undergone an assessment process and have been identified suitable for this role or similar roles for a period of 12 months. Being part of a talent pool means that you may be considered for ongoing, temporary or term employment for a range of similar roles. This offers exciting opportunities for you to gain a wide range of experiences to build your public service career.

How to apply

If you are interested in this role please apply online and include a covering letter (maximum of 2 pages) and your resume (maximum 5 pages) which clearly details how your capabilities, knowledge and experience can contribute to the success of the Directorate. Please also include the name and contact details of two referees.

For the application process, you must answer 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 in your answer, so please develop your response with this in mind.

Note: it is a requirement that all candidates submit their applications online via iworkfor.nsw No paper based, email based or late applications will be accepted.

Note: the selection process will include a range of assessment techniques to assist in determining your suitability for the role.

If you are called to interview you will need to provide the following documents and your employment may be subject to the Department’s National Criminal Records Check to determine your suitability for employment.

Proof of Identity information

Informed Consent Form

Declaration for child-related work

Closing date: 5 May 2017

Location Sydney Region-Sydney City

Work Type Full-time

Number of Positions 1
Total Remuneration Package: $110,697. Package includes salary ($90,215 – $99,682), employer’s contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

Contact Lucille Charles – (02) 9244 5419
Closing Date 05-May-2017, 11:59:00 PM
Job Category Accounting and financial
Organisation Department of Education

Key Application Responses Pre-screening questions:

  • Describe a time when you analysed complex data and made a recommendation. What thought process did you go through? Was the recommendation accepted?
  • When working with a large number of customers, it’s tricky to deliver excellent service to them all. How do you go about prioritising your customer’s needs without comprising on quality?

Essential Requirements:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Finance or demonstrated equivalent knowledge/ or experience.
  • Desirable – undertaking CPA or CA qualification.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the Department’s Aboriginal education policies. (Please find the Aboriginal Education Review – Information)

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Sydney, NSW, AU
Posted on: 2017-04-24
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