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The Education Standards Board is supported by four operational teams who undertake regulatory work on behalf of the board.
School Registration Services
The School Registration Services 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.
The quality assurance team comprises authorised officers and staff who 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
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.
The corporate services team supports our regulatory teams and board members to execute regulatory functions. The responsibilities of the team include financial management, human resources, information technology, communications, records management and facilities management.
ASO5 Regulatory Officer (Multiple positions)
Education Standards Board
Job reference: 567776
Location: 5000 - ADELAIDE BC
Job status: Long Term Contract
Eligibility: Open to Everyone
- Are you committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people?
- Would you like to make an impact on the early childhood and care sector?
- Do you want to work for an employer who supports you to learn and grow?
- Do you have stakeholder engagement skills coupled with the ability to interpret standards and regulations?
If you have the knowledge and skills to excel in this role, then apply now!
The Education Standards Board (ESB) is the independent statutory authority that regulates early childhood services and registers schools to improve education and care outcomes for children and young people in South Australia.
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
Situated in the Adelaide CBD in modern office facilities, close to public transport, the ESB offers a supportive and professional work environment in keeping with its values. Our employees enjoy a great work-life balance and flexible work arrangements including working from home.
The ESB values an inclusive workplace that embraces diversity and encourages applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, people with disability, and people from the LGBTQI+ community.
The Regulatory Officer is responsible for coordinating and undertaking regulatory activities associated with assessing applications, assessing and rating service quality under the National Quality Framework, and providing consistent education and guidance to help regulated parties achieve and maintain compliance with their legislative obligations.
Term vacancy up to 24 months. (Multiple roles available)
- The successful applicant will be required to satisfactorily complete a Department of Human Services Working With Children Check (WWCC) prior to being employed.
- Intra or interstate travel may be required.
- Some out-of-hours work may be required.
- Flexible working arrangements are available for this position.
- Annual performance agreement for the achievement of specific service or program outcomes.
- Compliance with Government legislation, Code of Ethics for the SA Public Sector, State Records Act 1997, ESB policies and procedures, including ethical / accountable resources and information management, WHS and injury management, risk management, and the access / equity /diversity strategies of the public sector.
- The incumbent will be required to maintain a safe working environment by adopting appropriate hazard management practices consistent with the role.
Phone: 0411 267 720
All applications must be submitted online via I Work for SA.
If the Regulatory Officer sounds like the role for you, we encourage you to apply. 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: 30/06/2024 11:45 PM
- ASO5_Regulatory Officer_Role Description_18Dec23_signed2.pdf
- Pre-Employment Declaration.pdf
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.