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The NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) is an independent statutory authority responsible for the curriculum, assessment, teacher accreditation and regulatory standards in NSW schools, and accreditation of early childhood educators. NESA is responsible for developing policies and initiatives for evaluating and improving quality teaching and student learning across all schools and school sectors. NESA was formally established on 1 January 2017, in response to the need to adopt a more strategic and outward-looking focus, greater clarity of regulatory roles and responsibilities, and streamlined processes and systems.

The Administrative Officer provides administrative support for planning, completing and implementing the online application functions for home schooling registration in accordance with relevant legislation and government, NESA and Executive objectives and records management policies and procedures.

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate your immediate proficiency in the focus capabilities as highlighted in the Role Description. All the capabilities listed in the role description will be assessed at different stages of the recruitment process. This assessment will determine your suitability for appointment and may assist in identifying any learning and development needs for you to reach your full potential in this role.

Applying for the role:
To apply for this role you need to submit an application online via www.iworkfor.nsw.gov.au

The application and selection process will include a range of assessment techniques to assist in determining your suitability for the role. For the initial application process, you should submit a cover letter (1 page), resume (up to 5 pages), address any essential requirements noted above, and include a response to two pre-screening questions provided in the ‘Key Application Responses’ section below. In answering the questions, we are looking for you to demonstrate your competency in the focus capabilities. Answer with concrete examples and in no more than 300 words per question.

Under new employment legislation, all current and new Public Service non-executive employees are employed at a classification level and assigned to a role rather than appointed to a position. Employees may be re-assigned to other roles at the same classification over time, in line with organisation priorities and/or personal development plans.

NESA will provide reasonable adjustments in our recruitment processes and in the workplace. If you will require this, please call or email the contact person listed below, and also let us know of your preferred means of communication.

Diverse workforces are more innovative, productive and increase the delivery of high-quality services. NESA is committed to a workplace culture that is respectful and inclusive, valuing the diverse perspectives that our people bring from their homes and communities. We encourage applications from women and people with diverse cultural and personal backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, LGBTQI+ people and other diversity groups.

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Location: 117 Clarence Street Sydney

Work type: Full-time, temporary (12 months)

Total Remuneration: Up to $87,894. Package includes salary ($72,419 – $79,297p.a.), employer’s contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading

Contact: Pearl Benn

Phone: 02 9367 8267

Closing date: April 14, 2020 at 11:59 pm

Key Application Responses

The following questions will be asked during your application. Please prepare your 300 word maximum response prior to starting the application and copy and paste the responses as required

Provide an example of when you successfully contributed to the development of practical solutions. How did you share your ideas? How did you help to resolve any issues? How did you contribute to improvement in the workplace?

Describe a recent situation where you had several competing priorities and you were required to adjust your schedule of priorities. What strategies did you use to maintain the quality of your work? How did you ensure you still completed tasks within the required timeframe? How did you address any challenges that this change created?

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