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Operational teams

The Education Standards Board is supported by four operational teams who undertake regulatory work on behalf of the board. 

School registration services

Led by Lynette Bellwood, the team registers and reviews schools and maintains the Schools Register. The team recommends schools for registration on the CRICOS; monitors schools’ compliance under the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 and registers student exchange organisations.

Quality assurance 

Gemma D'Angelo leads the quality assurance team. Authorised officers and staff receive and assess applications from education and care providers and services under the National Quality Framework (NQF) and develop and monitor the annual regulatory strategy.

In executing the strategy, the team is responsible for assessing and rating early childhood services and delivering education and support to regulated entities.  

Compliance and investigation

Amanda Nash leads the compliance and investigation team monitors and responds to notifications and complaints received under the NQF. The team undertakes investigations and recommends statutory and administrative compliance action in response to non-compliance, in accordance with the National Law and regulatory principles and to deliver or advance regulatory outcomes.

Corporate services

The corporate services team supports our regulatory teams and board members to execute regulatory functions, led by George Keros. The responsibilities of the team include financial management, human resources, information technology, communications, records management and facilities management.

Vacancies

ECS Project Officer


Job reference: 510612
Location: 5000 - ADELAIDE BC
Job status: Short Term Contract
Eligibility: Open to Everyone

The role

The Early Childhood Services Project Officer is responsible for contributing to efficient operations of the applications team by implementing streamlined processes.  The Project Officer is also responsible for supporting the applications team through the provision of effective administration services to ensure effective management of day-to-day workflow.

About you  

  • You have sound knowledge of process improvement or change management methodologies.
  • You work at a fast pace, determine priorities, meet deadlines, are self-motivated and produce a high standard of work with limited direction.
  • You have well-developed knowledge of current project coordination and administration practices including scoping, initiating, implementing, and evaluating a range of projects.

To find out more about this role, please click on the attached role description.

Our vision

Making a positive difference to the lives of South Australian children and young people by ensuring they have access to high quality education and early childhood services.

About us

We are the independent statutory authority that regulates early childhood services and registers schools to improve education and care outcomes for children and young people.

Our main functions are:

  • approving early childhood services
  • assessing and rating early childhood services
  • educating and monitoring compliance with the law
  • taking regulatory action in the event of non-compliance
  • registering schools
  • reviewing the registration of schools.

The Education Standards Board is located in the CBD in modern office facilities close to public transport and Rundle Mall. We employ approximately 40 staff.

As a small agency, we offer our employees a diverse and broad scope of work, and the opportunity to work closely with the education and early childhood sector to influence and support quality improvement and performance.

Special conditions

  • Term vacancy 6 months from date of commencement
  • The successful applicant will be required to satisfactorily complete a Working with Children Check prior to being employed and regularly as required.
  • Flexible working arrangements are available for this position.
  • Must have a valid working visa.

Enquiries

Gemma D’Angelo

Manager Quality Assurance

Phone:  8226 0536

Email:  Gemma.DAngelo [at] sa.gov.au

Application instructions

All applications must be submitted online via I Work for SA.

Please submit a cover letter of no more than 2 pages that demonstrates your suitability against the role description. Please also submit a current CV including the name and contact details of three referees (including a current or recent line manager).

Applicants who do not address these requirements will not be considered.
Applications close: 01/12/2022 11:45 PM

Attachments:
- ECS Project Officer_Job and Person Spec_1Nov22 - signed.pdf
- Pre-Employment Declaration_240522.pdf

Flexibility Statement
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Executive Assistant

Education Standards Board
Job reference: 512082
Location: 5000 - ADELAIDE BC
Job status: Short Term Contract
Eligibility: Open to Everyone

 

The role

The Executive Assistant is responsible for facilitating and coordinating the provision of a confidential, high quality and timely administrative support service for the Chief Executive and senior management team.  The Executive Assistant is also responsible for development, monitoring and review of effective administrative processes that maintain highly efficient and professional standards.

About you  

  • You can work under limited direction at a fast pace, under pressure, determine priorities, be self-motivated and display excellent organisational skills.
  • You have a positive attitude towards change.
  • You are experienced in coordinating and providing a comprehensive range of executive support services to committees and meetings, including preparing agendas, minutes, papers and organising events.
  • You are an effective communicator and can liaise with people both verbally and in writing at all levels, both internal and external to government.
  • You have well-developed knowledge of the protocols in supporting senior executive including current project coordination and administration practices and skills in scoping, initiating, implementing, and evaluating a range of projects.

To find out more about this role, please click on the attached role description.

Our vision

Making a positive difference to the lives of South Australian children and young people by ensuring they have access to high quality education and early childhood services.

About us

We are the independent statutory authority that regulates early childhood services and registers schools to improve education and care outcomes for children and young people.

Our main functions are:

  • approving early childhood services
  • assessing and rating early childhood services
  • educating and monitoring compliance with the law
  • taking regulatory action in the event of non-compliance
  • registering schools
  • reviewing the registration of schools.

The Education Standards Board is located in the CBD in modern office facilities close to public transport and Rundle Mall. We employ approximately 40 staff.

As a small agency, we offer our employees a diverse and broad scope of work, and the opportunity to work closely with the education and early childhood sector to influence and support quality improvement and performance.

Special conditions

  • Term vacancy 12 months from date of commencement
  • The successful applicant will be required to satisfactorily complete a Working with Children Check prior to being employed and regularly as required.
  • Flexible working arrangements are available for this position.
  • Must have a valid working visa.

Enquiries

George Keros

Senior Manager, Corporate Services

Phone:  8207 2081

Email:  George.Keros [at] sa.gov.au

Application instructions

All applications must be submitted online via I Work for SA.

Please submit a cover letter of no more than 2 pages that demonstrates your suitability against the role description. Please also submit a current CV including the name and contact details of three referees (including a current or recent line manager).

Applicants who do not address these requirements will not be considered.


Applications close: 06/12/2022 11:45 PM

Attachments:
ASO4 Executive Assistant_Role Description_Oct2022 - signed.pdf
Pre-Employment Declaration_240522.pdf

 

Flexibility Statement
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Apply via iWorkforSA