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The role provides administrative support to the program managers in the Department of Education International. Duties vary from reception to information management while working as a member of a small team.
About the role
The primary purpose of the role is to provide administrative and clerical support to the management team of DE International. The unit contributes to the success of the Department by promoting international education as a catalyst for inter-cultural understanding and as a major influence in developing global citizens.
About the Department of Education
The NSW Department of Education provides, funds and regulates education services for NSW students from early childhood to secondary school, delivering world-class education through its public schools and providing funding support to non-government schools. We employ, develop and support teachers, leaders and other staff to deliver the best outcomes for students and to advance the wellbeing of Aboriginal people.
How to apply
The NSW Department of Education is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce as an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. We encourage diverse applicants from a range of backgrounds to apply for roles in the department.
To apply for this role, please submit an application by clicking “Apply Online” below. To apply, you will need to attach a cover letter (max. 2 pages) and your resume (max. 5 pages) in either Word or PDF format. Please address 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: the selection process will include a range of assessment techniques to assist in determining your suitability for the role.
This is a child-related role. If you are the successful candidate you will be required to obtain a Working with Children Check (WWCC) Clearance number as a condition of employment (if you do not already have this). For more information, visit [Content Moderated]
In addition, your employment may be subject to the Department’s Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check to determine your suitability for employment.
If you are called to interview you will need to provide the following:
Proof of Identity information
Informed Consent Form
Declaration for child-related work
Describe a situation that demonstrates your administrative and organisational skills including the ability to balance competing priorities and shows your attention to detail in a high volume work environment. (maximum 300 words)
Describe how your effective communication skills and ability to use MS Office has enabled you to support a management team. (maximum 300 words)