Opportunity to grow in your law profession On-site training, then working from home Fast paced team environment ABOUT THE COMPANY: A vision for all Victorian children and young people to have the best teachers. ABOUT THE ROLE: This role will form part of the newly established ELA Suitability Re-Assessment Project Team that will sit within the Professional Conduct Branch and report to the Legal Manager (Regulation). This Project Team is responsible for identifying and assessing all applicants and registered teachers who have historically committed Category A offences, Category B offences, Category C conduct or who have received negative notices or interim negative notices under the Working with Children Act 2005 (Vic). The purpose of this project is to apply the new legislative provisions to these applicants and registered teachers, and determine whether they can be registered, or remain registered. RESPONSIBILITIES: Assess and categorise the criminal history of applicants and registered teachers to determine whether they meet the definitions of category A offences, category B offences or category C conduct as defined in the Education and Training Reform Act 2006 (Vic). Exercise sound professional judgment about the application of legislation and policy. Be accountable for assessing and managing risk, including by identifying the need to escalate matters as appropriate. Communicate clearly, effectively and sensitively with applicants and registered teachers about VIT legislation, policies, procedures and decisions that may impact on the status of their registration. ABOUT YOU: Admitted as an Australian Legal Practitioner with a current Victorian Practising Certificate OR Tertiary qualifications in law Must have criminal law experience Government experience interpreting legislation or working for a regulator through work experience or voluntary Ability to conduct research and provide authoritative advice on how to apply the relevant legislation and policy to individual applications for registration. Strong verbal communication skills including the ability to explain complex concepts and related policies to applicants, teachers, staff and other internal and external stakeholders. Strong written communication skills including the ability to prepare correspondence and reports that include some factual and legal analysis. High level organisation, planning and prioritisation skills including demonstrated ability to organise workload, determine priorities, define and sequence work tasks, and deliver on agreed outcomes. THE NEXT STEP: If you meet the brief of this role and are keen to proceed, please apply below in WORD format. Further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates. Ref NB64377